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A Baby Before Marriage Doesn't Increase Divorce Risk, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 09.17.2015 | Divorce

First comes love, then comes baby, then comes a higher risk of divorce should the couple marry? That may have been the case in the past, but it's not ...

Is Parenthood Truly As Bad As That New Study Suggests?

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.17.2015 | Parents

A recent survey found that the first two years with a new baby take quite a toll on new parents. After studying more than 2,000 Germans from before th...

What if the Parenting Study on Happiness Was About Compassion Instead?

Katey Zeh | Posted 08.14.2015 | Parents
Katey Zeh

Maybe becoming a parent has made me less happy, at least in the short-term. But I also know that it's made me more compassionate and more committed to advocate for women and families.

Why Some People May Be More Likely To Become Parents

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 07.06.2015 | Parents

Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you. ...

One Big Factor In A Child's Early Life That Can Have A Lasting Impact

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 12.29.2014 | Parents

With all the child development research out there, figuring out which methods to follow can be crippling. Should you embody helicopter parenting? Ban ...

Have American Parents Got It All Backwards?

Christine Gross-Loh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Christine Gross-Loh

Though parents around the world have the same goals, American parents like me (despite our very best intentions) have gotten it all backwards.

Dad Matters More Than Mom? What New Research Says

Posted 06.17.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 06/15/2012 04:02 PM EDT on LiveScience For decades, psychologists and other researcher...

Why Kids Wish Their Parents Would Split

Natasha Burton | Posted 08.15.2012 | Divorce
Natasha Burton

When kindergarten-age children witnessed conflict between their parents, this eventually lead to issues in their teenage years, including depression and anxiety.

Fathers Have More Fun

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 08.12.2012 | Parents
Christine Carter, PhD

Are parents happier than their childless peers?

Are Parental Decisions Driven By Reason Or Passions?

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

Parenting is an emotional business, where even the lessons of science can be trumped by fears, needs and hopes.

Dad Helping With The Kids? Moms: Expect Conflict, Not Cooperation

TIME | Bonnie Rochman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

By Bonnie Rochman TIME We women talk a good game about wanting our partners to step up and parent alongside us -- to change diapers, cut off crusts f...