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03 February 2011

Parents have stronger relationship when dad plays with kids

In families where dads play more with their young children, couples tend to be more supportive of each other's parenting styles.

In families where dads play more with their young children, couples tend to be more supportive of each other's parenting styles.

The researchers then observed each couple for 20 minutes while they helped their child complete two tasks: drawing a picture of the family and using a toy building set to make a house.

'Findings are surprising'

 
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