Fathers who sleep more than other fathers experience lower overall well-being and closeness with their partners and children, while women who are able to sleep more report a greater sense of well-being. The study also found exercise impacts parental moods, reporting on days where men exercise more than usual, they are less likely to argue. By contrast, mothers who embark on more physical activity during the day experienced higher levels of emotional negativity and were more likely to have arguments. Researchers speculate this could be a result of paternal 'stress' of taking up the primary caregiving role for a time to allow his wife time to herself, causing a more argumentative state in males.
Researchers explore why our time perception alters and why we think our children are growing up faster than they actually are.
Rejection from fathers may lead to an increased risk of social anxiety and loneliness in children and teens, a new study reports.
According to researchers, resources, relationships and parenting beliefs play key roles in how a father spends time with his children.
According to researchers, dads with toddler daughters are more responsive to their child's needs than fathers with toddler sons.
According to researchers, dads who interact more with their children during the first few months of life have a positive impact on their baby's cognitive development.