Since probably the beginning of time, we’ve heard that daughters marry their fathers. But is it really true? While there have been some studies to give some weight to that theory, few have actually examined why or how the father-daughter relationship works in regards to a little girl’s future.
What makes one child more stressed than his or her peers? Is it nature or nurture? Genetics or hormone imbalances? Many have sought out the answers to these questions, but the data still comes up mixed. Some have found that nurture is more important while others are convinced that nature is more influential on the emotional development of a child.
In honor of Father’s Day, we’d like a moment to talk about dads. After all, they’re just as important as mothers in the lives of our children according to a recent study, and in some situations, even more.
For new moms, there is a lot of pressure to drop the baby weight, not just for appearance purposes, but also for health reasons. Thankfully, there are tons of resources out there to help; almost every parenting site in existence has something to say about postnatal weight loss.
Calling all Super Dads! If you’ve ever doubted that your hand-on parenting can make a real difference to your child; this one’s for you!
A new study on the emotional lives of new dads has found that men can suffer from postpartum depression also. The large study highlights the need for men to be screened for depression as well as mothers after the birth of a new baby.
Food cravings, morning sickness, weight gain? Symptoms of a pregnancy? But what if it is dad getting all of these?
For some men, pregnancy affects them almost as much as women. Dr Arthur Brennan of Kingston University, London, studied 282 men that were about to become fathers.