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Five ways parents can help kids avoid gender stereotypes

In the last century, significant progress has been made in advancing gender equity in the United States. Women gained the right to vote, fathers have become more involved parents and more people and institutions recognize ...

Children persist less when parents take over

Watching a child show off newly mastered shoe-tying skills is often an exercise in parental patience. The normally quick task seems endless, particularly when motivated by any sort of underlying rush. But, according to research ...

Expansion of parental benefits saved marriages

An expansion of parental benefits in Quebec 15 years ago revolutionized the province's labour force—the intended outcome—but it also saved some marriages, a Western study has found.

Image: The sun in 2020

These 366 images of the sun were made by ESA's Proba-2 satellite in 2020.

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Parent

A parent is a mother or father; one who sires or gives birth to and/or nurtures and raises an offspring. The different roles of parents vary throughout the tree of life, and are especially complex in human culture.

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