Study reveals few differences in life satisfaction and limited differences in personality traits between those who are child-free and those who are parents.
Researchers explore why our time perception alters and why we think our children are growing up faster than they actually are.
A new study reports that young girls who are forced to take on burdensome care-giving roles become less sensitive to their own children's needs than kids who are allowed to just be kids.
A new study reports a father's advancing age at childbearing can lead to higher rates of psychological and academic problems for the offspring.
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.
A new study reports the increased risk of mental health problems in children of older dads is unlikely to result from the men's genes maturing with age.
According to a new study, a mother's sense of maternal identity is closely linked to the relationship she has with the father both during and after pregnancy.