A new study in Sociology based on Danish data, shows that the link between family type and how much time parents spend with their children, is more complex than what has previously been shown. Although parents in non-traditional families at first glance tend to spend less time with their children, this can to a large … Mer Do separated parents really spend less time with their children?
By: Kieron Barclay & Martin Kolk When is the best time to have another baby? This is a question that might intrigue parents planning to have more kids. But does it really matter for long-term outcomes in Sweden? In our new study, we find – in contrast to previous research – that birth spacing actually … Mer The spacing between siblings doesn’t matter
By: Juho Härkönen Recent decades of family change have seen increases in cohabitation rather than marriage, family dissolution, step-family formation and joint residential custody. Children are involved in many of these increasingly common family transitions and family forms. In the 2000s, the share of children born to lone mothers varied between less than 5 % in … Mer This is how family change affects children