Behavior: Woe Is One

Two parents are better, it seems

As the divorce rate rose in the '70s, so did the comforting theory that most children do not really need both parents at home to grow up straight. Children are amazingly resilient, said the theory, and besides, one parent can do the job because quality of emotional care is more important than mere quantity. According to a new study of children who get in trouble at school, however, that is apparently not the case. The study, conducted by the Kettering Foundation and the National Association of Elementary School...

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