A review of research about what encourages children to show kindness and helpfulness points to the interactions the children have with adults.
Mothers had more gender-stereotyped attitudes than fathers did, but fathers’ gender beliefs made more difference to their parenting than mothers.
Child & Family Blog EditorOctober 2016
It is well known that children of depressed mothers do less well at school. Why?
Child & Family Blog EditorSeptember 2016
The interactive style of child-rearing characterised by intensive motherhood may be too demanding, research suggests.
Almudena SevillaSeptember 2016
Boys playing with Disney princess toys were kinder to their peers but playing with these toys did not affect body esteem among either boys or…
Mothers’ poor health, particularly if chronic or occurring later in the child’s life, is linked to more sadness/introspection on the part of the child.
Children born to unmarried mothers had more frequent behavior problems when the mother had multiple partners - three or more in succession.
A new study at Oxford challenges the idea that a child with more siblings gets less parental attention and so does worse in literacy and…