Wave goodbye to another parenting myth

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Wave goodbye to another parenting myth

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Jun 11, 2013 6:08 am

Wave goodbye to another parenting myth: Children whose mothers go out to work do not suffer academically

Children’s academic performance is not harmed if their mothers work during the first years of their lives, comprehensive research seen by The Independent shows.

A new analysis of six studies looking at 40,000 children over the past four decades has provided conclusive evidence that there is no link between mothers continuing their careers and children going on to achieve less at school, debunking a common parenting myth.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/educa ... 52922.html

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