Hear how after school programs in Chicago empowered parents, and how those design principles could improve other government programs.
Sept. 21, 2020 • ~3 min
New research links perfectionism and over-parenting. The effects of this "helicopter" parenting include psychological distress, narcissism, and alcohol and drug use.
Sept. 17, 2020 • ~10 min
The pandemic and focus on racial justice in 2020 may end up transforming the workplace for good, one expert says. He also has tips for the "new normal."
Sept. 16, 2020 • ~9 min
An expert in child psychology has advice for how parents can fight stress and meet both their own needs and those of their kids.
Sept. 15, 2020 • ~12 min
During the pandemic, children are struggling with difficult issues and parents are struggling over how to help them. Listening may be the best thing to do.
Sept. 2, 2020 • ~11 min
Several factors shape how involved dads can be with their kids when they don't have custody and their child is living in kinship care, researchers say.
Sept. 2, 2020 • ~6 min
Most research on testosterone has focused on heterosexual couples. New research looks at the hormone's role in pregnancy in lesbian couples.
Sept. 2, 2020 • ~3 min
Americans' support for returning to in-person classes varies by gender, ethnicity, and political affiliation, a new survey shows.
Aug. 20, 2020 • ~4 min
Families can support kids' mental health whether they're learning remotely or at school – here's how
Good mental health is the ability to adapt to changes and stress. Whatever school looks like, parents can help keep kids' social-emotional development on track in these four areas.
Aug. 19, 2020 • ~9 min
Disagreements between parents and grandparents over issues like discipline and TV can strain relationships. Here's how families can ease tensions.
Aug. 18, 2020 • ~10 min