Why Some Families Laugh Together and Others Fight

How to laugh more and fight less. By Daniel S. Lobel, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist in private practice in Katonah, NY, as well as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry. Published in psychologytoday.com Family traditions are often passed down from generation to generation. These patterns families have of relating … Read more

Fathers' participation in parenting key to larger families: survey

Couples are likelier to have more than one child when fathers are actively involved in child-rearing and housework, a Japanese government survey has found. By Kyodonews While only 50 percent of couples in which fathers did not actively participate in child-rearing and housework had two or more children, the percentage rose to 72.5 among those … Read more

Russia’s Government approves bill improving system of support of large families

The Governmental Law-Making Commission has approved an initiative envisaging expanded range of uses of payments intended to improve living conditions of multi-children families. The document sets forth that such families purchasing housing in need of alteration works or unfinished houses, as well as those taking out building loans are to be eligible for these payments. … Read more