Journalists who cover parenting issues find topics far more complex than potty-training or first day of school jitters. Parenting issues encompass transgendered teens, playground bullying, social networking, sexual harassment, bipolar disorder and life-career balance.
Researchers say parenting style influences adolescent drinking patterns.
The report finds that the number of childless American women in their 40s has risen sharply since 1970s.
The study explores first-time fathers' feelings about parenting and their careers.
The difference in mothers' and fathers' interactions with their toddlers during playtime may influence toddlers' perceptions of gender difference.
Approximately 71 percent of females and 64 percent of males said they “agree” or “strongly agree” that “it is okay for an unmarried female to have a child.”
The report finds that today's new mothers are older, better educated and more likely to be single than their counterparts two decades ago.
The study suggests that adolescents who experience family instability are more likely to engage in risky behaviors.
The study underscores the strong association between parent body satisfaction and adolescent body satisfaction.
The report finds that 1 in 3 teens sends more than 100 text messages a day, or 3000 texts a month.
The analysis finds that the teen birth rate in the United States fell 2 percent between 2007 and 2008, after rising the previous two years.
The study finds that working women with husbands who work 50 hours or more a week are more likely to quit their jobs in order to take care of domestic duties.
The report reviews and suggests policies to improve the economic state of unmarried women.
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