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2014-04-25 09:46:01

Children living with a step-parent or a lone parent are as happy as those living with two biological parents, the British Sociological Association's annual conference in Leeds heard today [Thursday 24 April]. In a major UK study on wellbeing, researchers from NatCen Social Research analysed data from the Millennium Cohort Study on 12,877 children aged seven in 2008 and found no significant difference in happiness. Whether the children lived with two biological parents, a step-parent and...

2014-01-06 10:25:33

On 50th anniversary of War on Poverty, expert says new approach needed As the United States marks the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty this month, a new report suggests one recent weapon in the battle has been a disappointing failure. The federal government has made marriage promotion among single mothers a key part of its continuing effort to fight poverty. But that approach has missed the mark because marriage doesn’t provide the same benefits to poor, single mothers as it...

2013-11-21 23:21:28

Cindy J. Marvin is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Garden City, NY -- NAPW honors Cindy J. Marvin as a 2013/2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in parenting coaching with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of...

2013-09-06 23:22:09

MillionaireMatch.com finds that more than 250,000 people want to have children on its site. Most of them are females. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 MillionaireMatch.com, a millionaire dating site, finds that over 250,000 members on its site want to have children in the future. These people who want children are made up of two groups: 150,000 females(64%) and 100,000 males(36%). In the U.S, 14.79% of females and males choose “Yes” when asked whether they want children....

2013-03-05 13:53:19

Factors other than divorce itself may play a role Adults whose parents were divorced are more likely to switch religions or disassociate themselves from institutional religions altogether – but growing up in a single-parent family does not have any effect on private religious life, including praying, according to a study by a Baylor University sociologist. The findings also suggest that being a child of divorced parents is not in itself as important a factor in a person's...

2012-09-27 23:04:28

Rev. Dr. Dee Adio-Moses and Joanie Winberg are calling all divorcing and divorced couples, divorce attorneys, mediators, therapists, financial planners, clergy and other professionals to help divorced parents access the tools to stop the conflict epidemic in the U.S. This collaboration is to wake up divorced parents to be aware of how their behavior is influencing their children and how to make the best decisions for themselves and their children's well-being during and after divorce....

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2012-07-26 05:45:37

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Times are tough. Job opportunities are low. Financial costs are high. While many adults must face the difficulties of the recession, the fallout of the recession has also affected children and young adults. A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation found that the well-being of U.S. children, particularly in their family life, education, and health, has been impacted. According to USA Today, the report compiled data from...

2012-06-19 23:54:54

A group of three Kansas State University researchers is studying ways to help single mothers improve their relationship with their children. Among many of their findings, they have discovered that single mothers who engage with children in daily activities -- such as reading stories or playing games -- may experience lower levels of stress. The researchers -- Blake Berryhill, Tulsa, Okla.; Kristy Soloski, Parma, Ohio; and Rebekah Adams, Ripon, Calif. -- are all doctoral students in...

2012-06-11 11:37:27

Despite considerable research showing that children of same-sex parents fare just as well as children with heterosexual parents, two papers - a review of existing studies and a new study - published today in Elsevier's Social Science Research, find insufficient data to draw any definitive conclusions. The review by Dr. Loren Marks from Louisiana State University finds that much of the science that forms the basis for the highly regarded 2005 official brief on same-sex parenting by the...


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