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Collection:  Research - Parenting

 
Evidence demonstrating the remarkable potential of the father-daughter relationship and the disastrous consequences for all when it is ignored.
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For every type of “adverse childhood event” (ACE) a parent went through, their children had 19% higher odds of poorer health and 17% higher odds of having asthma.
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To become a confident, competent adult, should children go outside more, make their own mistakes and figure things out? Putting children in control helps them learn to solve problems, and cope better in new environments.
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Reading aloud has been found to be significantly beneficial to both children and their parents.
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Touch sends a powerful message – it can do and say much more than words ever could.
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With the exception of France, parents these days spend a lot more time with their offspring - especially fathers. Britain is one of the leading countries.
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Children who know a lot about their family tend to be more resilient and therefore have better chances for good outcomes when faced with challenges.
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Divergent paths toward adulthood are associated with markedly different economic fortunes among Millennials.
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A report on how language development in early years links to social, emotional and learning outcomes in later years.
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Research into role of mothers and fathers - different impact on development?
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Research into Adverse Childhood Experiences has meant trauma-informed practices are rising globally in schools, prisons, etc.
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Not only does the pain of divorce continue into adulthood, but the suffering is not lessened even if the child experienced a 'good divorce'.
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As well as factors including location, income, etc., the importance of parental engagement in education was assessed.
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There is a narrative of absent fathers who had multiple children with different women and abandoned them. However, research on those fathers offers another, more uplifting story.
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A study shows that the more that people were exposed to faith-based actions, the higher their religiosity and the more certain they were of God’s existence.
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Confirms family stability and marriage but it also contains some observations which run counter to media headlines. You may be surprised.
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From pregnancy and early years through to adolescence, fathers are a major influence on a child’s emotional and behavioural health.
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While parents have a general understanding that what happens in a child’s early years can last a lifetime, many don’t realize at what age babies and toddlers can begin to feel complex emotions.
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20% of the population accounts for the lion’s share of social costs such as crime and welfare dependence as adults. Can we predict at age 3 and intervene?
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How is the Church working with families today? What does this ministry look like? What training and resources are available for those working in this field?
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Results of research of the costs of ‘late intervention’: the acute, statutory and essential benefits and services that are required when children and young people experience significant but preventable difficulties in life.
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Earlier this year, Working Families published their 3rd Modern Families Index - a snapshot of family life in the UK today. In particular, it focuses on how families combine work and family life.
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A simple guide which takes parents of 0-5 year olds through the expectations of each age band and how they can support their children’s learning and development.
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Developmental psychologists have identified four parenting styles and all have different impacts on children; Authoritarian, Authoritative, Permissive, Uninvolved. What is impact on children?
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A fixed mindset believes intelligence is static which leads to children not achieving their potential. A growth mindset on the other hand believes that intelligence can be developed and leads to higher levels of achievement.
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What is daily life really like for Britain’s families? 4Children began to dig deeper into the hopes, fears and aspirations of our country’s families. Their report identified six themes
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A multi-year survey of 17000 patients looked at their health and also asked what childhood traumas they had experienced. When the doctor conducting the research first saw the results, he was stunned. “I wept,” he says.
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"Social mobility begins in the home. Parenting has not received the attention it deserves. Parents provide the foundations for children’s progress in later life"
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The quality of the inter-parental relationship, specifically how parents communicate and relate to each other, is increasingly recognised as a primary influence on effective parenting practices and
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