Children reveal what they really think of adults – in their own research paper

Children think adults should be more transparent about not knowing everything,

Sarah Barton, Senior Lecturer in Education, University of Portsmouth • conversation
Aug. 7, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: education children parenting child-development child-psychology

Screens are keeping us connected now – but they're still disruptive to in-person communication

Research shows smartphone use disrupts an essential facet of human connection – eye contact.

Tracy Dennis-Tiwary, Professor of Psychology, Hunter College • conversation
April 15, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: human-evolution parents homo-sapiens parenting teamwork smartphones mobile-technology young-children cell-phones

5 expert tips for working from home in a crowded house during the coronavirus pandemic

How does a family of five with different priorities and attention spans get work done and still have fun in the same small space?

Brittany Harker Martin, Associate Professor, Leadership, Policy & Governance, University of Calgary • conversation
March 20, 2020 ~6 min

Tags:  covid-19  coronavirus  parenting  work-life-balance  remote-working  telecommuting  self-isolation

4 ways to help kids relax as the coronavirus upends everyday life

Families should establish new daily routines, avoid bombarding children with current events or exposing them to misinformation, and practice basic methods that keep anxiety in check.

Mirae J. Fornander, Clinical Psychology PhD Student, University of Nevada, Las Vegas • conversation
March 18, 2020 ~6 min

Tags:  children  mental-health  covid-19  anxiety  coronavirus-2020  parenting

Newborn babies weigh less today – possibly due to the increased popularity of cesarean sections and induced labor

The decline in US birth weight is somewhat of a puzzle for public health researchers.

Andrea Tilstra, Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology, University of Colorado Boulder • conversation
March 11, 2020 ~4 min

Tags:  children  pregnancy  parents  mothers  parenting  research-brief  demography  birth  obstetrics  babies  caesarean-section  cesarean-section

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