Playing benefits both parent and child.
Research shows that “Parental separation was significantly associated with almost all disorders.”
Research shows that parental divorce has impacts right into adulthood.
Mental distress can be lessened by a secure family unit.
A Danish study shows that children born in a fatherless home are physiologically prone to obesity.
Filing for divorce accelerates after the holiday season, and the effect on kids is long-term.
A surprisingly real video by BuzzFeed.
Children from one-parent families have higher odds of obesity than children from two-parent families.
Simple tips for raising your kids to be happy people.
Married parents are economically advantaged and less likely to separate.
A phone’s not a pacifier - 10 reasons to keep technology away from the kids.
It's uncomfortable to admit, but childhood obesity often starts with family life patterns.
"If you want your kids to sleep better and live a healthier lifestyle, get the technology out of the bedroom," says Canadian public health professor Paul Veugelers.
Moms who are employed full-time outside the home simply have less time for everything outside of working hours. It’s a logistical reality, not a moral judgment.
The Obama Administration has gone nuts. Literally. The czars fiddle with peanut vending machines while Washington burns ever deeper into multi-trillion dollar debt. But oh, it’s for the children.
Remember baked rice puddings? I do. In fact rice was pretty well the only milk pudding I could stand as a child.
I have just taken another look at the Obama's Christmas present to the nation -- the nutrition bill
and I do not find it to my taste.
With Michelle Obama heading up a new anti-obesity programme in the United States studies analysing the problem of childhood obesity are coming thick and fast.
British family researchers seem to be working overtime to keep up with
trends that have won the UK the label, Breakdown Britain. A new report
from the relationship support organisation One Plus One reviews the
evidence on the effects of marital or partnership breakdown on the
wellbeing of both adults and children. It finds a definite negative
impact and argues that better interventions to support parents could
prevent some family ruptures.
Last night on New Zealand television the British female lead of the
live show Mamma Mia! joked about how she went to work to get away from
her four young children -- a firstborn plus triplets who are on tour
with her. Great for her, but how are the kids doing?