March 26, 2005

Single-Parent Families

Of course it's bad for a kid to grow up in a single-parent family, right? Er, no. "[T]he great majority of children brought up in single-parent families do well. In particular, differences in well-being between children from divorced and those from intact families, tend, on average, to be moderate to small." This and more fascinating research from Trish Wilson here.
-- Brad Plumer 5:12 PM || ||