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Americans share parenting traits across income groups, but poverty a tough barrier to overcome

Americans share parenting traits across income groups, but poverty a tough barrier to overcome

Parents read to their kids, monitor their screen time and engage them in extracurricular activities, but poverty is a tricky challenge to overcome, according to a briefing paper released Wednesday by the Council on Contemporary Families.


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Americans share parenting traits across income groups, but poverty a tough barrier to overcome
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Americans share parenting traits across income groups, but poverty a tough barrier to overcome

Parents in different income categories and family structures read to their kids, monitor their media use and sign them up for activities, but there are some striking d... » Read More
Posted: feb. 01, 2015 10:38 a.m. | Americans share parenting traits across income groups, but poverty a tough barrier to overcome Comments 0 Comments
Don't want rain on your wedding day? Go to France with $150,000
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Don't want rain on your wedding day? Go to France with $150,000

Want to make that rain, rain go away on your wedding day? » Read More
Posted: feb. 01, 2015 8:58 a.m. | Don't want rain on your wedding day? Go to France with $150,000 Comments 0 Comments
Super Bowl ads urge spotlight on domestic violence
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Super Bowl ads urge spotlight on domestic violence

In light of the Super Bowl this Sunday, ad campaigns are challenging the NFL to stop ignoring the issue of domestic violence. » Read More
Posted: feb. 01, 2015 8:48 a.m. | Super Bowl ads urge spotlight on domestic violence Comments 0 Comments
Tips for remodeling a bathroom
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Tips for remodeling a bathroom

Home remodeling takes money. How much depends on the level of remodeling you intend to do. Obviously, the more involved the project the more expensive it will be. » Read More
Posted: jan. 30, 2015 11:29 p.m. | Tips for remodeling a bathroom Comments 0 Comments
Local congregation seeks to introduce the SCV to Orthodox Christianity
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Local congregation seeks to introduce the SCV to Orthodox Christianity

After years of driving 70 miles roundtrip every Sunday with his wife and two children to attend St. Nicholas Orthodox church in Los Angeles, Mark Nassief decided to ge... » Read More
Posted: jan. 30, 2015 10:42 p.m. | Local congregation seeks to introduce the SCV to Orthodox Christianity Comments 0 Comments
5 great tips on how to make friends with other moms
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5 great tips on how to make friends with other moms

Motherhood is a unique stage of life. As a mother, I've felt simultaneously busy and lonely. Sometimes life with kids forces friendships to the bottom of your priority... » Read More
Posted: jan. 28, 2015 6:00 p.m. | 5 great tips on how to make friends with other moms Comments 0 Comments
The Clean Cut: Madilyn Paige of 'The Voice' releases 'Irreplaceable' music video
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The Clean Cut: Madilyn Paige of 'The Voice' releases 'Irreplaceable' music video

Although she was eliminated after making it to the top 20 on NBC’s “The Voice,” Madilyn Paige shares what she learned from her experience on the hit television show in... » Read More
Posted: jan. 28, 2015 5:59 p.m. | The Clean Cut: Madilyn Paige of 'The Voice' releases 'Irreplaceable' music video Comments 0 Comments
This 'mother hood' video has us laughing and crying in under 3 minutes
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This 'mother hood' video has us laughing and crying in under 3 minutes

A playground gang fight? With ... moms? » Read More
Posted: jan. 28, 2015 10:19 a.m. | This 'mother hood' video has us laughing and crying in under 3 minutes Comments 0 Comments
Parenting after infertility — why am I still sad?
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Parenting after infertility — why am I still sad?

For most couples, parenting after infertility brings solace and a relationship that is long awaited. But for some, the undercurrent of feelings related to infertility ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 28, 2015 9:48 a.m. | Parenting after infertility — why am I still sad? Comments 0 Comments
Child welfare system of every state fails to meet minimum standards, report says
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Child welfare system of every state fails to meet minimum standards, report says

All three branches of the federal government and every state have failed to meet minimum standards to protect abused and neglected children, according to a report issu... » Read More
Posted: jan. 28, 2015 9:29 a.m. | Child welfare system of every state fails to meet minimum standards, report says Comments 0 Comments
4 things your newborn wants you to know
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4 things your newborn wants you to know

Your newborn baby is cute, for sure, but it doesn't seem like there is much going on in there. The baby eats. The baby cries. The baby fills diapers. The baby sleeps. ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 28, 2015 12:00 a.m. | 4 things your newborn wants you to know Comments 0 Comments
11 gorgeous things men should say to their wives
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11 gorgeous things men should say to their wives

Every woman wants to feel beautiful in the eyes of her husband. It seems safe to say every man wants his wife to feel beautiful—even gorgeous. When a woman feels that ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 27, 2015 11:59 p.m. | 11 gorgeous things men should say to their wives Comments 0 Comments
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Is free-range parenting risky or wise?

Do you let your children roam the neighborhood alone? Would you let them walk unsupervised to a park a mile from your house? » Read More
Posted: jan. 27, 2015 10:49 p.m. | Is free-range parenting risky or wise? Comments 0 Comments
The Crock-Pot effect: Surprising impacts of the slow cooker
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The Crock-Pot effect: Surprising impacts of the slow cooker

The Crock-Pot is 75 years old this month, and while you can use this nifty gadget to whip up some sticky wings for your Super Bowl party, cook oatmeal overnight for an... » Read More
Posted: jan. 27, 2015 10:38 p.m. | The Crock-Pot effect: Surprising impacts of the slow cooker Comments 0 Comments
10 ways to be a powerful parent
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10 ways to be a powerful parent

As kids' #1 teacher – parents know the drill. We must teach, instill and then hope our kids will be blown away by our power of influence. But it's not the A-bomb momen... » Read More
Posted: jan. 27, 2015 9:18 p.m. | 10 ways to be a powerful parent Comments 0 Comments
New Yorkers look for cuddle buddies during the Juno blizzard
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New Yorkers look for cuddle buddies during the Juno blizzard

New Yorkers know they can get Chinese food at 3 a.m. » Read More
Posted: jan. 27, 2015 8:59 p.m. | New Yorkers look for cuddle buddies during the Juno blizzard Comments 0 Comments
9 absurd reasons your toddler might be crying right now
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9 absurd reasons your toddler might be crying right now

I remember the advice we got when we were newly married — » Read More
Posted: jan. 27, 2015 8:39 p.m. | 9 absurd reasons your toddler might be crying right now Comments 0 Comments
Pornography addiction: another reason for the U.S. marriage decline
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Pornography addiction: another reason for the U.S. marriage decline

New research has added another reason for the trend of young adults delaying marriage: substituting easy access to pornography on the Internet for intimacy with a real... » Read More
Posted: jan. 27, 2015 7:10 p.m. | Pornography addiction: another reason for the U.S. marriage decline Comments 0 Comments
The Clean Cut: New BMW i3 Super Bowl ad remembers pre-Internet era
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The Clean Cut: New BMW i3 Super Bowl ad remembers pre-Internet era

It’s hard to remember a time when the Internet wasn't a part of everyday life, but a new BMW ad set to air during the Super Bowl on Sunday reminds us of a simpler era ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 27, 2015 9:59 a.m. | The Clean Cut: New BMW i3 Super Bowl ad remembers pre-Internet era Comments 0 Comments
If you want your marriage to last, do this
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If you want your marriage to last, do this

Marrying young offers Americans a lot of benefits. The Atlantic’s Karen Swallow Prior reported two years ago that those who marry young avoid depression and drinking a... » Read More
Posted: jan. 27, 2015 9:40 a.m. | If you want your marriage to last, do this Comments 0 Comments
9 principles to improve your people skills
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9 principles to improve your people skills

Question: » Read More
Posted: jan. 27, 2015 8:49 a.m. | 9 principles to improve your people skills Comments 0 Comments
10 things you should never say to a new mom
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10 things you should never say to a new mom

A new mom has just experienced the biggest adrenaline rush — more feelings of pain and love than ever before. If you've never been there, you may not know how simple q... » Read More
Posted: jan. 26, 2015 10:19 a.m. | 10 things you should never say to a new mom Comments 0 Comments
5 reasons I desperately need my husband
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5 reasons I desperately need my husband

My husband ruined me. Yes, he completely ruined me. Growing up, I was quite the independent girl. I could stay all alone overnight without grasping a baseball bat at e... » Read More
Posted: jan. 26, 2015 12:29 a.m. | 5 reasons I desperately need my husband Comments 0 Comments
Why your wife won't say what she's really thinking
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Why your wife won't say what she's really thinking

You don't have to be a marriage counselor to hear stories of frustrated men who just wish their wives would say what they really wanted. This happens all the time. Bir... » Read More
Posted: jan. 26, 2015 12:08 a.m. | Why your wife won't say what she's really thinking Comments 0 Comments
Celebrity moms, like the rest of us, have trouble breastfeeding
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Celebrity moms, like the rest of us, have trouble breastfeeding

Celebrity moms Amanda Peet and Zoe Saldana have both spoken out publicly about their breastfeeding troubles, as reported recently by Parents magazine, providing a cont... » Read More
Posted: jan. 25, 2015 11:29 p.m. | Celebrity moms, like the rest of us, have trouble breastfeeding Comments 0 Comments
11 ways pornography is destroying your future
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11 ways pornography is destroying your future

No one in his right mind would ever purposefully eat daily doses of arsenic. It’s poison. When consumed, it eventually causes the heart to stop beating, and the brain ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 25, 2015 11:18 p.m. | 11 ways pornography is destroying your future Comments 0 Comments
15 reasons why you love your husband
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15 reasons why you love your husband

My 10th wedding anniversary is rapidly approaching. We are planning on renewing our vows. While brainstorming, I realized my vows are strongly reflecting on the many r... » Read More
Posted: jan. 25, 2015 7:18 p.m. | 15 reasons why you love your husband Comments 0 Comments
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5-star system provides guide to dialysis facilities

Seniors who need dialysis now have a new tool to help them select a quality facility. » Read More
Posted: jan. 25, 2015 5:00 p.m. | 5-star system provides guide to dialysis facilities  Comments 1 Comment
Some of the top honeymoon destinations for 2015
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Some of the top honeymoon destinations for 2015

You are engaged and dreaming about the perfect honeymoon. Or perhaps you just want to take a romantic getaway with your significant other. Whatever the case, now is th... » Read More
Posted: jan. 25, 2015 10:09 a.m. | Some of the top honeymoon destinations for 2015 Comments 0 Comments
Child adversity, mental health challenge may speed up physical aging process
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Child adversity, mental health challenge may speed up physical aging process

Maturing early may not be the only way children who face adversity age. Researchers have found that children who experienced childhood adversity or psychiatric disorde... » Read More
Posted: jan. 25, 2015 9:49 a.m. | Child adversity, mental health challenge may speed up physical aging process Comments 0 Comments
 

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