Category: Parents

From “16 and Pregnant” to “30-Something Grandma”

by Ian Rowe

Should Couples in Unhappy Marriages Stay Together?

by Harry Benson

Should We Ban Donor Anonymity?

by Alana Newman

Workplace Flexibility for Moms and the Gender Gap

by Ashley McGuire

Parents’ Shared Time in the U.S., Spain, and France

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

Cohabitation Contributes to Family Instability Across the Globe

by Laurie DeRose

Family Traditions Help Kids Make Sense of Life

by Justin Coulson | @justincoulson

Making the Case for Married Parenthood to Millennials

by Jennifer Murff

Affirming Life and Family in Hollywood

by Ashley McGuire

This is Us Honors Marriage and Respects Fatherhood

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

New Research on the Intergenerational Transmission of Divorce

by Nicholas H. Wolfinger | @NickWolfinger

Work-Family Reconciliation Policies for the Public Good

by Laurie DeRose

Three Reasons Not to Make This January Your Divorce Month

by W. Bradford Wilcox and Samuel Sturgeon

The Treachery of Divorce

by Luma Simms | @lumasimms

What Kids Really Want for Christmas

by Rhonda Kruse Nordin

When Mothers Can’t Afford Unpaid Leave

by Amber and David Lapp

The Power of a Dad, a Kid, and a Game of Catch

by Kevin E. Stuart

Married-Parent Families Boost Student Performance in Ohio

by Nicholas Zill and W. Bradford Wilcox

Balancing Kids’ Activities with What’s Best for the Family

by Naomi Schaefer Riley | @NaomiSRiley

The Modern Dance of the Honor Commandment

by Amy Ziettlow and Naomi Cahn

Mothering Suffers from Union Transitions

by Laurie DeRose

Is Adoption on the Cusp of a Political Boost?

by Ashley McGuire

Most U.S. Children Live With Two Married Parents

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

Post-Election: What if We Trust in Love, Not Fear?

by Amy Julia Becker | @amyjuliabecker

Kids Need to Learn That Disappointment is Part of Life

by Naomi Schaefer Riley | @NaomiSRiley

Positive Parenting is Ideal, But Many Children Need Time-Outs, Too

by Robert E. Larzelere

Parents: The Digital Media Gatekeepers

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

The Overlooked Fatherless: One Donor-Conceived Woman’s Story

by Alana Newman

Like Mother, Like Daughter: Does Family Instability Affect Girls, Too?

by W. Bradford Wilcox | @WilcoxNMP

The Negative Effects of Time-Out on Children

by Justin Coulson | @justincoulson

Family Policy Should Not Ignore One-Third of American Families

by W. Bradford Wilcox and Tanner Eastmond

Stable Families and Educational Progress in Latin America

by Laurie DeRose

Step-Families and Estate Planning

by Amy Ziettlow and Naomi Cahn

Philip Cohen Misses the Mark

by W. Bradford Wilcox and Nicholas Zill

To Close the Gender Gap in Schools, Strengthen Families

by Alysse ElHage and W. Bradford Wilcox

Do Gender-Neutral Family Leave Policies Disadvantage Women?

by Ashley McGuire

The Benefits of Monthly Date Nights for Married Couples

by Harry Benson

The “Brangelina” Break-up: Shocking or Predictable?

by Melissa Langsam Braunstein | @slowhoneybee

Why I Choose the “Gold Standard” of Family Forms

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

Five Steps to Becoming a Better Parent

by Justin Coulson | @justincoulson

Family-Focused Interventions Are Key to Social Change

by Kindra Heilpern

The Long Shadow of the Nurture Assumption

by Robert VerBruggen | @RAVerBruggen

Married-Parent Families Predict Graduation Rates in Florida

by W. Bradford Wilcox and Nicholas Zill

To Strengthen Florida Schools, Start With the Family

by W. Bradford Wilcox and Nicholas Zill

The Impact of Deployments on Military Marriages

by Thomas E. Trail | @TomETrail

The Marriage Imprint

by Rhonda Kruse Nordin

Two Ominous Trends for Society

by Michael Jindra

The Marriage Gap in Europe

by Harry Benson

Do Children Have a Right to Know Their Biological Families?

by Helen Alvaré

Why Some Dads Stay Home

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

TANF and Two-Parent Families

by Shawn Fremstad | @inclusionist

Establishing Paternity and Responsible Fatherhood

by Rhonda Kruse Nordin

Universal Child Care? This Work-at-Home Mom Says, No Thanks!

by Melissa Langsam Braunstein | @slowhoneybee

The Unique Contributions of Fathers to Child Health

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

‘I’m Not the Baby Daddy’

by David Lapp | @AmberDavidLapp

The Unacknowledged Worlds of Unmarried Fathers

by Rhonda Kruse Nordin

UK Teens With Married Parents Have Higher Self-Esteem

by Harry Benson

Facilitating Father-Child Contact

by Joy Moses

Practical Tips to Help Parents Stop Yelling

by Justin Coulson | @justincoulson

The Many Reasons More Young Adults Are Living With Their Parents

by Naomi Schaefer Riley | @NaomiSRiley

Better Ways for Airlines to Help Parents with Young Kids

by Ashley McGuire

Following Adoption, Walking Through Pain Formed Us More Fully

by Sara Hagerty

Does Subsidized Child Care Really Give Children a Healthy Start?

by Jenet Erickson

The “Big Four” Factors in Americans’ Divorce Decisions

by Kelly M. Roberts, Payton Birlew, Steve M. Harris, and Sarah M. Allen

Erin Callan Montella: From Wall Street Hot Shot to Wife and Mother

by Melissa Langsam Braunstein | @slowhoneybee

The Complicated Problems of Children with Incarcerated Parents

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

Almost Four in Ten Families with Kids Report Struggling Financially

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

Why Young Adults with Immigrant Parents Are Doing So Well

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

How Deployment Affects Military Families

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

Does the Family That Prays Together Really Stay Together?

by Ashley McGuire

The Family-Friendly Future of the Gender Revolution

by Frances Goldscheider

The Lost World of Ramona Quimby

by Naomi Schaefer Riley | @NaomiSRiley

Does the “Marriage of Equals” Exacerbate Educational Inequality?

by Nicholas Zill

How Lifestyle Diversity Contributes to Inequality

by Michael Jindra

How Businesses Like Chick-fil-A Can Help Families Thrive

by Ashley McGuire

Almost 25 Percent of U.S. Kids Have an Immigrant Parent

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

Baby Steps Toward Paid Maternity Leave

by Patrick Brown | @PTBwrites

Alleged Gang Rape Says More About Family Than Law Enforcement

by Naomi Schaefer Riley | @NaomiSRiley

Going Hungry in America

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

Justice Antonin Scalia on Family Life

by Ashley McGuire

What Couples with Children Argue About Most

by Nicholas Zill

The Childhood Stage That’s Hardest on Moms

by Naomi Schaefer Riley | @NaomiSRiley

A New Legal Tool to Encourage Co-Parenting?

by Helen Alvaré

How the Internet Is Defeating America’s Parents

by Naomi Schaefer Riley | @NaomiSRiley

How Education Influences Our Experience of Parenting

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

The Cycle of Violence in the Family

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

Fighting Teen Suicide

by Ashley McGuire

Raising a Boy Without a Father

by Naomi Schaefer Riley | @NaomiSRiley

For Kids, Large Families Have Pros and Cons

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

Three Ways to Develop Empathy in Children and Students

by Justin Coulson | @justincoulson

Parental Divorce Can Have a Lasting Effect on Children’s Health

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

The Confidence of Millennial Moms

by Ashley McGuire

Religion Is Good for Families and Kids

by W. Bradford Wilcox | @WilcoxNMP

How Technology Makes Parenting Easier

by Ashley McGuire

How Adopted Children Fare in Middle School

by Nicholas Zill

Are Non-Religious Children Really More Altruistic?

by Robert D. Woodberry

The Parenting Gap Is Widening

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

Marriage and Moms’ Mental Well-Being

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

Are Working Parents As Busy As They Think?

by Naomi Schaefer Riley | @NaomiSRiley

How Family Transitions Affect Students’ Achievement

by Nicholas Zill