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Articles
51 Next generation holds the key to family giving
Steven Crandell - The Huffington Post, 9 January 2015. [10-01-2015]
Some people look to philanthropy to provide the glue for a dysfunctional family. But without effort by family members, even the most carefully laid out giving program can run into problems. In some cases, family giving can become a place for airing old resentments, and a project designed to bring the family together can do just the opposite.
52 A letter to my children whom I never wanted
Toni Hammer - The Huffington Post, 5 January 2015. [06-01-2015]
The author never wanted kids and she started off her journey to motherhood without a map. But then it turned out that they have given her a greater purpose to get up every morning than any other job could ever give. And the most important lesson, they have taught her to love herself.
53 The unbelievable rise of single motherhood
Emily Badger - The Washington Post, 18 December 2014. [22-12-2014]
Few institutions in America have evolved over the last 50 years quite like motherhood. More women are having their children later in life. Or they're doing so in less traditional ways: before marriage, without marriage, or with unmarried partners. Single motherhood has grown so common in America that demographers now believe half of all children will live with a single mom at some point before the age of 18.
54 Before children, after children
Linda Sapadin - Psych Central, 21 December 2014. [22-12-2014]
Now that it’s the A.C. (after children) era, you acknowledge that things have gotten more complicated than you ever imagined. But you have learned a lot.
55 Family diversity is the new normal for America
Philip Cohen - Council on Contemporary Families, 4 September 2014. [05-09-2014]
People often think of social change in the lives of American children since the 1950s as a movement in one direction – from children being raised in married, male-breadwinner families to a new norm of children being raised by working mothers, many of them unmarried. Instead, we can better understand this transformation as an explosion of diversity, a fanning out from a compact center along many different pathways.
56 Motherhood at 40: How women came to believe a modern myth
Miriam Zoll - MercatorNet, 29 May 2014. [31-05-2014]
The price many couples pay for not understanding the nitty-gritty facts of their reproductive lifespan is huge.
57 8 tips for new parents
Angie M. Campbell - The Greenville News, 1 May 2014. [02-05-2014]
Parents of multiple and older children give advice for new parents, starting with the one thing they wish they had known when they were a new parent.
58 Children respond better to parenting that 'explains' rather than disciplines
Thomas Carannante - Science World Report, 20 March 2014. [21-03-2014]
If children don’t receive an explanation as to why they shouldn’t be doing a particular action,they will did it anyway.
59 The New Unmarried Moms
Kay Hymowitz, W. B. Wilcox, Kelleen Kaye - Wall Street Journal, 15 February 2014. [28-02-2014]
Today’s typical unmarried mother is a high-school graduate in her early 20s who may very well be living with her child’s father.
 
Studies
60 The triple bind of single-parent families
Rense Nieuwenhuis and Laurie C. Maldonado, March 2018. [16-08-2018]
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.
61 Why mothers matter
Glenn T. Stanton - Family First New Zealand, May 2018. [12-05-2018]
As part of the celebration of Mother’s Day this year, Family First NZ has released this report which provides a concise but broad and well-documented overview of the distinct way mums love, care for, protect and teach their children, drawing from the last few decades of leading research from the worlds of professional child psychology and child-development science.
62 Motherhood penalties in the US, 1986-2014
Eunjung Jee, Joya Misra and Marta Murray-Close - Washington Center for Equitable Growth, March 2018. [16-03-2018]
This study estimates the wage gap between mothers and childless women. While the gross gap in pay has narrowed, it has only done so because mothers’ have increased their investments in human capital, such as education and workforce experience.
63 US: Mean age of mothers is on the rise
NCHS Data Brief, January 2016. [01-03-2016]
This report updates the earlier report (1970 to 2000) and present trends in the mean age at first and higher birth orders by race and Hispanic origin of mother and by state from 2000 to 2014
64 FamiliesAndSocieties first Report Summary
FamiliesAndSocieties, September 2015. [15-09-2015]
The main objectives of the FamiliesAndSocieties project are to investigate the diversity of family forms, relationships, and life courses in Europe; to assess the compatibility of existing policies with these changes; and to contribute to evidence-based policy-making. We seek to extend the knowledge on how policies promote well-being, inclusion and sustainable societal development among families.
65 US catholics and non-traditional families
Pew Research Center, 2 September 2015. [03-09-2015]
This new study published before the Pope’s visit to the US finds that nine-in-ten U.S. Catholics say, when it comes to parenting, a married mother and father are ideal – as good as, or better than, any other arrangement for bringing up kids. But large majorities of Catholics think other family configurations generally are acceptable, too.
66 Maternity leave provisions in the EU Member States
Eurofound, 13 July 2015. [20-08-2015]
Asked by the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality of the European Parliament to conduct a study on national regulations regarding maternity leave against the background of the possible revision of the directive, Eurofound drew upon recent information provided by its Network of European correspondents to produce the report.
67 Valuing the invaluable: 2015 update
AARP Public Policy Institute, July 2015. [16-07-2015]
Family caregivers in the U.S. provided 37 billion hours of care—worth — an estimated $470 billion—to their parents, spouses, partners, and other adult loved ones in 2013, according this report. The total estimated economic value of this uncompensated care provided by the nation’s family caregivers surpassed total Medicaid spending, and nearly equaled the annual sales of the four largest U.S. tech companies combined.
68 Indicators of Immigrant Integration
OECD - European Commission, July 2015. [09-07-2015]
This joint publication by the OECD and the European Commission presents the first broad international comparison across all EU and OECD countries of the outcomes for immigrants and their children, through 27 indicators organised around five areas: Employment, education and skills, social inclusion, civic engagement and social cohesion.
69 Women in the EU gave birth to their first child at 29
Eurostat, 15 May 2015. [16-05-2015]
In 2013, a majority (51.2%) of women in the European Union (EU) gave birth to their first child when aged in their 20s, while 40.6% became mothers in their 30s. In addition, more than 127 000 births of first children in the EU in 2013 were to women aged less than 20 (teenage mothers) and around 65 500 to women aged 40 and over. On average, women in the EU were 28.7 years old when they became mothers for the first time.
70 Does the time mothers spend with children matter?
Journal of Marriage and Family, April 2015. [30-03-2015]
Though American parents are with their children more than any parents in the world, many feel guilty because they don’t believe it’s enough. That’s because there’s a widespread cultural assumption that the time parents, particularly mothers, spend with children is key to ensuring a bright future. Now this new research upends that conventional wisdom and finds that that isn’t the case. At all.
71 Families in the economic crisis
Eurofound, march 2014. [16-01-2015]
This report is part of the 3rd European Quality of Life Survey and it describes the changing quality of life across the EU for different types of families with children and compares their living standards and social situation. Families are divided into two main groups: lone-parent families, working or not, and living alone or with relatives; couples with children, both dual and single earners, and again, living as a family unit or with other relatives.
72 Trends in family transitions, forms and functioning
Ruth Weston and Lixia Qu - Australian Institute of Family Studies, 2014. [12-01-2015]
This article focuses on various ways in which family formation pathways and the characteristics and functioning of families have changed over the decades. The picture is largely one of increasing diversity, with important implications for policies and legislation designed to protect the wellbeing of all families—the bedrock of society.
73 Effects of stay-at-home parents on education
Statistics Norway - Research department, May 2013. [13-08-2014]
In 1998 the Norwegian government introduced a program that substantially increased parents’ incentives to stay home with children under the age of three. Many eligible children had older siblings, and we investigate how this program affected long-run educational outcomes of the older siblings. Using comprehensive administrative data, we estimate a difference-in-differences model which exploits differences in older siblings' exposures to the program.
74 Maternity and paternity at work across the world
L.Addati, N.Cassirer y K.Gilchrist - OIT, 13 de mayo 2014. [13-05-2014]
Current picture of where we stand and what we have learned to help parents not to have to sacrifice their lives, well-being and the care of their families to earn an income.
 
Videos
75 The journey
Travelers [08-07-2019]
Relations between teenager girls and their moms are never easy, but time changes usually the situation, like on a trip.
 
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