Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Research Article: More than Just the Breadwinner: The Effects of Fathers' Parenting Stress on Children's Language and Cognitive Development

Authors
Tamesha Harewood (Michigan State University)
Claire D. Vallotton (Michigan State University)
Holly Brophy-Herb (Michigan State University)

Paper Highlights

  • Fathers’ parenting stress affects children’s language and cognitive development from the second to third year of life.
  • Fathers’ parenting stress is especially detrimental to boys’ language development from the second to third year of life.
  • Fathers’ effects on their children’s development are significant even when accounting for maternal parenting qualities.
Author keywords: parenting stress, fathers, father involvement, cognitive development, language development, gender differences

DOI: 10.1002/icd.1984

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