The Relationship between Work-Family Role Strain and Parenting Styles in Mothers of Young Children

The Relationship between Work-Family Role Strain and Parenting Styles in Mothers of Young Children

Date: August 1997
Creator: Lucas, Kimber Ghormley
Description: The relationship between work-family role strain and parenting styles (permissive, authoritarian, and authoritative) was examined. Questionnaires were completed by 45 mothers whose children (ages newborn to three years) were enrolled in early childhood centers in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Denton, Texas, area. Participants were primarily Caucasian, high-income mothers who had attended college. Results indicated no significant relationship between role strain and parenting styles. Open-ended questions revealed insights into mothers' reported role strain. This research may provide employers and professionals who work with families with information to assist mothers in reducing role strain. They may also recognize that parenting style may be independent of a successful balance of work and family.
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America will be as strong as her women.

America will be as strong as her women.

Date: [1938]
Creator: Baldridge, Cyrus Leroy, 1889-1977.
Description: Charcoal sketch of a woman holding up a young girl.
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The Relationship Between Aggression and Parental Contact in Institutionalized Mentally Retarded Males

The Relationship Between Aggression and Parental Contact in Institutionalized Mentally Retarded Males

Date: June 1967
Creator: Boggess, Carol
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the possible effect of varying amounts of parental contact on the behavior of the institutionalized child. The effect that is being investigated is overt aggression. Also, the variable of peer support will be studied because of its important role when there is a lack of parental support.
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"This is everybody's war. The enemy has made it so. May you never know what it means to be  a refugee -- to be hungry -- to be homeless. Be sure this never happens to you!" : produce for victory!

"This is everybody's war. The enemy has made it so. May you never know what it means to be a refugee -- to be hungry -- to be homeless. Be sure this never happens to you!" : produce for victory!

Date: 1942
Creator: Sheldon-Claire Co.
Description: Poster shows a photo of a mother holding a child with two small children walking beside her through a war torn area with damaged buildings in the background.
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Americans suffer when careless talk kills!

Americans suffer when careless talk kills!

Date: 1943
Creator: Anderson, Harry Martin.
Description: Color illustration of an older man in overalls, with his arm around a weeping older woman in a simple dress and apron. The woman holds a "Western Union" telegram and wipes her tears with her apron skirt. On the wall behind them hangs a service flag with a blue star centered on a white background, with a red border. (A blue star signifies a family member who is alive and serving in the war.)
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"In the strength of great hope we must shoulder our common load" : buy Victory Bonds.

"In the strength of great hope we must shoulder our common load" : buy Victory Bonds.

Date: 1945
Creator: Beall, C. C. (Cecil Calvert), 1892-1967.
Description: An image of Franklin D. Roosevelt hovers in the sky above a family standing near a grave site. On the horizon line is a cemetery monument (a cross with a wreath) and a view of the the rising sun.
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Back your future with U.S. savings bonds.

Back your future with U.S. savings bonds.

Date: 1946
Creator: Englert.
Description: Small color poster. A neatly-dressed family (father, mother, young boy and slightly older girl) smiles and looks upward. The boy holds a red toy plane and the girl holds a book. In the foreground, an arm wearing an "Uncle Sam" style sleeve pulls back the corner of a large U.S. flag which appears to be hanging curtain-like over the family. In the background is a desert landscape.
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I gave a man! : will you give at least 10% of your pay in war bonds?

I gave a man! : will you give at least 10% of your pay in war bonds?

Date: 1942
Creator: Sarra, Valentino, 1903-
Description: A young woman (presumably a widowed mother) holds a smiling infant. A young blond girl embraces the woman while smiling at the baby. The woman has dark hair, is wearing dark clothing, and has a somber facial expression.
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Ours-- to fight for : freedom from fear.

Ours-- to fight for : freedom from fear.

Date: 1943
Creator: Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978.
Description: Color poster of a mother and father tucking two children into bed. The father is holding glasses and a newspaper that reads "BOMBINGS KI- HORROR HIT."
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Risk and Resilience Faced by Children of Deployed Service Members

Risk and Resilience Faced by Children of Deployed Service Members

Date: August 2011
Creator: Geddes, Jeffrey D.
Description: The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of military deployment on children, and the roles that risk and protective factors and parenting stress play in emotional symptoms and behaviors exhibited by children while their parents are deployed. A sample of 143 parents (recruited from all branches of the military) who remained at home while their spouses were deployed completed online self-report questionnaires measuring demographic and background information, child internalizing and externalizing behavior, parenting stress, child adaptability, valuing behavior, family cohesion/environment, and parenting behaviors. The sample primarily consisted of mothers (n = 141) and Caucasian individuals (n = 126), which may limit the generalizability of the findings. Results of the study suggest risk factors including parenting stress, corporal punishment, length of time a parent is deployed, and type of deployment (combat vs. non-combat) were predictive of poorer child outcomes. Protective factors including values consistent behavior, child adaptability, and family cohesion were predictive of better childhood outcomes. Parenting stress served as a mediating variable between the relationship of total risk and child outcomes, while values consistent behavior served as a mediating variable between the relationship of protective factors experienced by children and child outcomes. Military deployments not only impact ...
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