Yes, Your Time as a Parent Does Make a Difference - NYTimes.com
by Parent Co.April 04, 2015
The claim that parenting time doesn’t matter is the bottom line of a single recent study by a team of sociologists who suggest that child outcomes are barely correlated with the time that parents spend with their children.
"This nonfinding largely reflects the failure of the authors to accurately measure parental input. In particular, the study does not measure how much time parents typically spend with their children. Instead, it measures how much time each parent spends with children on only two particular days — one a weekday and the other a weekend day."
"I understand why so many of us might seize on studies suggesting that we should take more time for ourselves. "
Read the rest:
Yes, Your Time as a Parent Does Make a Difference - NYTimes.com.
If there is one thing to know about doing chores with your toddler, it’s this: You need to plan for it to take twice as long while looking half as good. Even if that makes the Type A side of you bristle, there are benefits to involving your little ones in household chores.