fathers

Father’s age at childbearing associated with psychiatric, academic problems in kids
Father’s age at childbearing associated with psychiatric, academic problems in kids February 25, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An Indiana University study in collaboration with medical researchers from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm has found that advancing paternal age at childbearing can lead to higher rates of psychiatric and academic problems in offspring than previously estimated. Examining an immense ... Read More »

Boys suffer from their father’s long working hours
Boys suffer from their father’s long working hours August 30, 2013 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Fathers’ extremely long working hours can be detrimental to their sons´ wellbeing. This is the key finding of a longitudinal study by Jianghong Li (senior researcher at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center) and four Australian co-authors, published in the Journal ... Read More »

Poems for Dad
Poems for Dad August 18, 2013 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

My Daddy by Ranja Kujala I sit and look back to how far I can remember, And you are always there next to me. Each and everyday you were helping me grow up, And making me be the best that ... Read More »

Caregiving dads treated disrespectfully at work
Caregiving dads treated disrespectfully at work June 24, 2013 (1 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Toronto – If policy-makers want to do something about falling birth rates, they may want to take a look at improving how people are treated at work when they step outside of traditional family roles at home. New studies show ... Read More »

Good marriage can buffer effects of dad’s depression on young children
Good marriage can buffer effects of dad’s depression on young children June 12, 2013 (1 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

What effect does a father’s depression have on his young son or daughter? When fathers report a high level of emotional intimacy in their marriage, their children benefit, said a University of Illinois study. “When a parent is interacting with ... Read More »

Father and Teenagers: Desire for Children Affects Relationship
Father and Teenagers: Desire for Children Affects Relationship May 20, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The relationships of fathers to their teenaged children are apparently influenced by the nature of their previous desire for children. The more acute that this feeling is, the more closely fathers engage with their children at an everyday level. This ... Read More »

Family life and work: How one career woman found a balance
Family life and work: How one career woman found a balance May 12, 2013 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Getting the mix of work and family just right requires an expert juggling act from any parent. This juggling act can become even trickier when you throw in long hours, demanding conditions and shift work. Someone who knows a lot ... Read More »

Dad’s obesity linked to child’s risk of disease
Dad’s obesity linked to child’s risk of disease February 12, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A father’s obesity is one factor that may influence his children’s health and potentially raise their risk for diseases like cancer, according to new research from Duke Medicine. The study, which appears in the journal BMC Medicine, is the first ... Read More »

Choosing pregnancy and parenting information
Choosing pregnancy and parenting information January 27, 2013 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

There’s no shortage of information on how to be a good parent. And that information relates not only to what you should do once your child is born. There’s also lots of information on what you should do while you’re ... Read More »

10 tips for choosing parenting books
10 tips for choosing parenting books January 27, 2013 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The best book on parenting and raising children will be different for every parent, but the steps you need to take to determine which one is right for you are the same. The following tips will help you work out ... Read More »







 
 
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