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New College of Education study explores how tenure-track fathers negotiate work-family conflicts

New College of Education study explores how tenure-track fathers negotiate work-family conflicts

Sick kids. Sleepless nights. Conflicts between work and daycare. Although research suggests that most dual-income couples share parenting duties, many people still believe that mothers are the true primary caregivers. And the most beleaguered. Dr. Richard Reddick and his son Karl But according to a new qualitative study out of The University of Texas at…   » Continue Reading

Educational psychologist says practicing self-compassion can relieve stress, improve relationships

Educational psychologist says practicing self-compassion can relieve stress, improve relationships

Try a Little Tenderness: This can be a touchy subject, especially for parents, but recent research cautions there’s such a thing as too much self-esteem. Many child-rearing books now tentatively suggest it’s not necessary for parents to lavish “good job, good job” on their five-year-old when he blows his nose on his sleeve. As it turns out, criminals, bullies and bigots often have high self-esteem.