Category Archives: Mothers

Mothers’ personality traits and the climate for creativity they build with their children

Parents’ attitudes, behaviors, and traits are significant predictors of their children’s creative ability. Not much is known, however, about intentional actions taken by parents to develop and support children’s creativity. Based on a literature review and a pilot study (Kwaśniewska … Continue reading

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Mothers more influential than fathers when it comes to children’s weight

Overweight and obesity often continue for generations in families. The links can be genetic, but are also related to family relationships and lifestyle habits. “Parents have a major impact on their children’s health and lifestyle. Behaviors that lead to obesity are … Continue reading

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Why Income Inequality Increases Maternal Infanticide

Natural selection has provided mothers with an early warning system, one that can alert them to danger before others are even aware of the risk. After all, humans have the ability to make conscious choices and design political systems that … Continue reading

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Mothers in Academia

While more mothers are increasingly occupying institutions of higher learning, they still struggle to make headway in a world that privileges a commitment to countless hours of scholarly research and study. Despite some advances in institutional policy, these women continue … Continue reading

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