ERIC Number: EJ270810
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Oct
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Mothers' Perceptions of Their Competence in Managing Selected Parenting Tasks.
Ballenski, Cathryn Brackett; Cook, Alicia S.
Family Relations, v31 n4 p489-94 Oct 1982
Examined mothers' perceptions of their competence in managing selected parenting tasks for five stages of parenting: infancy, toddlerhood, preschool, school-age and adolescence. Mothers reported feeling highly competent in most areas of parenting. However, each stage presented unique challenges; mothers of adolescents felt the least comfortable about their effectiveness. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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