Category Archives: parents

Parents key to preventing alcohol, marijuana use by kids

ScienceDaily: Relationship News

Parents key to preventing alcohol, marijuana use by kids

New research finds that parental involvement is more important than the school environment when it comes to preventing or limiting alcohol and marijuana use by children.

Greater parental stress linked to children’s obesity, fast food use, reduced activity

ScienceDaily: Stress News

Greater parental stress linked to children’s obesity, fast food use, reduced activity
Parents with a higher number of stressors in their lives are more likely to have obese children, according to a new study. Children also ate fast food more often if their parents perceived themselves as stressed.