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Spirituality May Help Buffer Some New Mothers Against Postpartum Depression

Half a million American mothers experience postpartum depression each year — new research suggests that religiosity and spirituality may mitigate the risk of postpartum depression in African American women. ... More>


Dads Who Share the Load Bolster Daughters’ Aspirations

Fathers who help with household chores are more likely to raise daughters who aspire to less traditional, and potentially higher paying, careers, researchers find. ... More>


Mothers’ Symptoms of Depression Predict How They Respond to Child Behavior

Depressive symptoms seem to focus mothers' responses on minimizing their own distress, which may come at the expense of focusing on how those responses impact their children. ... More>


More Teenage Boys Get Jobs as Baby Sitters, Find Parents Are Fans


Thinking of Requesting a Specific Teacher for Your Child? Think Twice