Tag: Mothers

 

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Articles: Which Workplace Policies Help Parents the Most?

By Jill Suttie | March 14, 2017

New studies reveal how different policies affect parental well-being—and what obstacles we face in bringing them to America.

 
Elissa Epel, who runs the Maternal Adiposity, Metabolism, and Stress Study.

Articles: Mindful Mamas, Healthy Mamas

By Jill Suttie | May 6, 2013

New research on low-income pregnant women reveals how our minds and bodies are connected—and how all of us can live healthier, more balanced lives.

 

Articles: How Childcare Boosts Social Capital

By Meera Lee Sethi | January 18, 2012

New research says mothers using childcare can reap social, psychological, and financial rewards.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Nurturing Moms Are Better than Money

 
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Raising Happiness: Video: Less Busyness, More Flow

By Christine Carter | September 14, 2011

 
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Raising Happiness: Video: Why Parental Happiness Comes First

By Christine Carter | September 7, 2011

 
Christine Carter, Ph.D., and Lindsay Reed Maines discuss why kids benefit when parents prioritize their own happiness. Part of a video series on parenting produced by the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.

Videos and Podcasts: Why Parental Happiness Comes First

By Christine Carter | September 5, 2011

Christine Carter, Ph.D., and Lindsay Reed Maines discuss why kids benefit when parents prioritize their own happiness. Part of a video series on parenting produced by the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.

 

Articles: Emotionally Intelligent Kids Share More with Others

By Whitney Patterson | May 12, 2011

A new study suggests it's important to talk with young kids about emotions.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Dads Matter, Too

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Happy Meals Make Happy Kids?

 

Articles: Social Connections Keep Pregnant Moms Healthy

By Eliana Osborn | December 6, 2010

A study suggests how a sense of community can help at-risk pregnant women.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Why Some Babies Are Calmer than Others

 

Raising Happiness: June: The Father’s Day Challenge

By Christine Carter | June 17, 2010

Announcing the winners of the Mother's Day Happiness Challenge, and a new challenge for Father's Day

 

Articles: Mindful Motherhood

By Cassandra Vieten | June 16, 2010

Cassandra Vieten reports on her innovative training program offering stress relief to new moms.

 

Articles: Father’s Day Gift

By Katie Goldsmith | June 14, 2010

New research suggests dads matter in their own unique way

 
Looking for the Half Full blog?!?  This is it!  We've renamed it Raising Happiness.  Same author (Christine Carter) same content.

Raising Happiness: Mother’s Day Happiness Challenge

By Christine Carter | April 29, 2010

If you haven't read The Trouble with Motherhood yet, I think you'll like it. I've never gotten so many calls, texts, or emails in response to a posting before.

 

Raising Happiness: The Trouble with Motherhood

By Christine Carter | April 26, 2010

 

Raising Happiness: Tired Working Mother Sleep Saga

By Christine Carter | April 14, 2010

 

Raising Happiness: Are You Sadder Than Your Mother?

By Christine Carter | October 1, 2009

 

Raising Happiness: Put Your Own Oxygen Mask on First

By Christine Carter | May 9, 2009

 

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