1. Harsh Parenting Can Hurt Academics and Peer Relationships

        Harsh Parenting Can Hurt Academics and Peer Relationships

        A new study helps to explain how parenting affects children’s educational outcomes via relationships with peers, sexual behavior, and delinquency.

        Children exposed to harsh parenting are at greater risk of having poor school outcomes.

        Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh discovered that both direct and indirect effects of parenting play a role in shaping children’s behavior, as well as their relationships with peers.

        The study appears in the journal Child Development.

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