This report from the Pew Research Center offers readers a glimpse into the dynamics of parenting in 21st century America. In addition to the prominent take-home message -"outlook, worries, aspirations are strongly linked to financial situation" - readers will find many other insightful conclusions throughout the study's results. For instance, the survey confirms that, on average, mothers are more overprotective than fathers and that kids and parents are, on the whole, both surprisingly busy. It also seeks to answer the question of how much parental involvement is too much. Readers will find much to appreciate in the overview of the article on the landing page, or may delve deeper by downloading the full report in PDF form and examining the questionnaire that was used to gather data.