September 15, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic sent millions of households into isolation. While dads report doing more household chores, mothers are still doing the majority of the work, says a new study from researchers from Ball State University and two other schools.
June 12, 2019
Taking parental leave shortly after the birth of a new son or daughter may be the key to developing strong father-child bonds that last for years, says new research from Ball State University.
December 4, 2017
Story notes that preventing and responding to incidents of teen dating violence is not a high priority for most American schools, even though the majority of high schools have assisted survivors, says a new study from Ball State University. Note: Placement is due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
October 31, 2017
December 11, 2013
While children spend weeks — if not months — anticipating gifts on Christmas, the same activity may leave some parents nauseated as grandparents, uncles and other family members attempt to outdo each other on that special morning. One way to quell potential problems is to open lines of communications and set healthy boundaries, says Jill Walls, who teaches classes in family relationships and parenting in the Department of Family and Consumer Science at Ball State University.