This week in parenting: 2/7/16

Teenagers whose parents underwent sessions on conscious parenting were found to have improved emotional and social adjustment and improved parental bonding.

Children's reports of parents, mother's reports of parenting and observers reporters were found to not relate well with each other but to all be influential on children's emotional and academic functioning.

Obesity and parental smoking have been identified as risk factors for sleep apnea in children.

Teenagers who were victimised by their peers in high school were found to be more likely to have depression and suicidal ideation that those who were not.

Children of parents who were permissive only were found to do worse academically than those who were fully authoritative or used a mixture of authoritative and permissive parenting.


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