Parenting Styles

How do Parenting Styles Affect a Childs Development

A new study investigated the relationships between parenting styles, parent-child relationship characteristics, and mediator characteristics of parents and children. The study found that parenting styles were related to parent-child relationship characteristics such as warmth and authoritarianism, and how those relationships were related to the mediator-spouse relationship quality. Parenting styles also seemed to affect the beliefs …

Child Support

Who Pays Child Support in a Co-Parenting Relationship?

A common misunderstanding about child support is the assumption that if you have joint physical custody and your child spends half of his or her time with you and half of the time in the other parent’s household, then neither parent must pay child support. Joint physical custody is usually the situation where the child …