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2012 study in the journal Demography showing how American parents are spending increasing amounts of resources on their children.
2012 literature review by Journalist’s Resource featuring a half-dozen studies.
2012 study from the University of Iowa and the University of Texas at Austin showing the complexity of this evolving work practice and the potential downsides of telecommuting.
2012 study from Rutgers finds that overly broad definitions of mental illness have resulted in improper categorization of some poor mothers as suffering from psychiatric conditions.
2012 study from Brown University and the University of Rhode Island on the body burden and risk factors for U.S. women of child-bearing age.
2012 review article from the University of California-Berkeley published in Science on how young children think scientifically and implications for early education reform.
2010 study in Sociological Perspectives on changing attitudes toward traditional marriage structures and child bearing.
2012 study in the journal Pediatrics on the amount of background television that infants and young children are exposed to as well as related demographic factors.
2012 study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill surveying the disadvantages of rural students and examining the relationship between income and education.
2012 study in the Journal of Marriage and Family on the causes and effects of helicopter parenting .
2012 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association on the tripling of rates of babies affected by maternal opiate use over the past decade.
2012 government report spotlighting data relating to children of alcoholics in the United States.
2012 study published in Environmental Health Perspectives on the relationship between maternal prenatal insecticide exposure and a child’s gestational age and birthweight.
2011 report by the Pew Research Center exploring the link between per capita income and birth rates, with particular attention to the 2008 recession.
2011 study for the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on evolution and natural selection in human beings within recent generations.
2011 paper in The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science explores the broad changes to work/life balance in the American family.
2011 study in the online journal First Monday on the online practices of 1,007 U.S. households with children.
2005 study in the American Political Science Review on genetics and political predisposition.
Paper in the Journal of Social Sciences & Medicine on the long-term economic costs associated with childhood psychological illness
2011 study in the European Early Childhood Education Research Journal on risk-taking behaviors children engage in during play.