happiness

Making the morning rush a positive experience for parents and children
Making the morning rush a positive experience for parents and children (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Weekdays can be stressful for both parents and children. There’s a lot to get done and time is short. In the rush of preparing school lunches, getting children (and parents) dressed for the day ahead and ensuring everyone gets a ... Read More »

How do your parenting methods affect your child’s future?
How do your parenting methods affect your child’s future? (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A research group led by NISHIMURA Kazuo (Project Professor at the Kobe University Center for Social Systems Innovation) and YAGI Tadashi (Professor at the Doshisha University Faculty of Economics) have released survey results showing that children who receive positive attention ... Read More »

Household happiness and relationships
Household happiness and relationships (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Australians who live in towns of less than 1,000 residents or rural locations have significantly higher levels of life satisfaction than those living in major cities, according to Australia’s most comprehensive household survey. The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in ... Read More »

Does having children make us any happier?
Does having children make us any happier? (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The birth of a first and a second child briefly increases the level of their parents’ happiness, but a third does not, according to new research from LSE and Western University, Canada. According to the research, published in the journal Demography, ... Read More »

Social connections key to happiness for “at-risk” teens
Social connections key to happiness for “at-risk” teens (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An RMIT University report on the happiness of disadvantaged Australian teenagers has emphasised the vital role of family and friends in mental wellbeing. The research examined the happiness of more than 23,000 “at-risk” Australian youth. While the survey of more ... Read More »

How to have sharing and caring children
How to have sharing and caring children (8 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

We all want our children to have the best opportunities and facilities to help them grow,  learn and play, but we also want them to grow up to be empathetic, compassionate adults who care for those less fortunate than themselves ... Read More »

10 tips for encouraging sharing (and discouraging self-interest) this Christmas
10 tips for encouraging sharing (and discouraging self-interest) this Christmas (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Kids are naturally caring and generous; provide opportunities for them to care and share. And it’s never too early to start talking to them about sharing. Use Christmas as an opportunity to discuss sharing and share what you can with ... Read More »

Reducing sibling rivalry in youth improves later health and well-being
Reducing sibling rivalry in youth improves later health and well-being (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sibling conflict represents parents’ No. 1 concern and complaint about family life, but a new prevention program — designed and carried out by researchers at Penn State — demonstrates that siblings of elementary-school age can learn to get along. In ... Read More »

Happy kids, happy future
Happy kids, happy future (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

At-risk children are more likely to successfully transition to secondary school if they take part in support programs during upper primary, a new study by ECU researchers has found. The project, entitled Happy Kids, was conducted by ECU researcher Professor ... Read More »

Growing up grateful gives teens multiple mental health benefits
Growing up grateful gives teens multiple mental health benefits (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Grateful teens are more likely than their less grateful peers to be happy, less likely to abuse drugs and alcohol and less likely to have behavior problems at school, according to research presented at the American Psychological Association’s 120th Annual ... Read More »

 
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