How teens and parents navigate screen time and device distractions
Jingjing Jiang - Pew Research Center, 22 August 2018.
Two-thirds of parents express concern over their teen’s screen time, but they face their own challenges of device-related distraction
Life after critical illness in children
The Journal of Pediatrics, July 2018.
When it is a child whose life is saved, the mental health effects can extend to parents and siblings. Anxiety and stress may crop up as a reaction to what they have seen.
The impact of family structure on children: Effects of divorce
Jane Anderson - The Linacre Quaterly, 2014.
The best scientific literature to date suggests that, with the exception of parents faced with unresolvable marital violence, children fare better when parents work at maintaining the marriage. Consequently, society should make every effort to support healthy marriages.
The triple bind of single-parent families
Rense Nieuwenhuis and Laurie C. Maldonado, March 2018.
This book —multi-disciplinary and comparative in design— shows evidence from over 40 countries of the triple bind of inadequate resources, employment, and policies which single parents face.
A new indicator for assessing sustainable progress
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, 3 August 2018.
This paper discusses the requirements needed for a new indicator, to be used as a sustainability criterion and as the dependent variable of a well-being production function, in the framework of the SDGs.
Australia: fertility facts, figures and future plans
Eugenie Prior, Raelia Lew, Karin Hammarberg and Louise Johnson - Human Fertility, 30 July 2018.
Survey on university students’ intentions and expectations for future parenthood, knowledge about fertility and preferred sources of fertility information.
The long-term effect of parental separation on childhood poverty
Marion Leturcq and Lidia Panico - INED, September 2016.
In this paper, the British Millennium Cohort Study is used to consider how parental separation affects the experience of childhood poverty and multi-domain deprivation over a relatively long period of time.
The EU in the world — 2018 edition
Eurostat, July 2018.
This report, published every second year, provides a statistical portrait of the European Union in relation to the rest of the world, presenting a broad range of indicators for the EU and the non-EU members of the G20.
Social inequalities in mortality
Øystein Kravdal - Population Europe, June 2018.
Married individuals live longer than the non-married, and in some countries, this mortality gap has become larger over recent decades.
Returns home by children and changes in
parents’ well-being in Europe
London School of Economics, April 2018.
Boomerang children who return to live with their parents after university can be good for families, leading to closer, more supportive relationships and increased contact between the generations, according to this study.