You’ve heard the good news (& wrinkle), no doubt.
Windsor knows to be watchful!
The royal family keeps its eye on the main chance, even as the light goes out in the West:
The retreat from child rearing is, at some level, a symptom of late-modern exhaustion — a decadence that first arose in the West but now haunts rich societies around the globe. It’s a spirit that privileges the present over the future, chooses stagnation over innovation, prefers what already exists over what might be. (h/t Marginal Revolution)
This too comes to mind, alas.