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Yaremych, Haley E.; Volling, Brenda L. – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
This study examined the links between mothers' and fathers' emotion socialization practices and social behaviour between siblings. We utilized parent reports from 57 two-parent families with preschool- and toddler-aged siblings to assess parental responses to children's negative emotions, as well as siblings' engagement in positive involvement,…
Descriptors: Mothers, Fathers, Socialization, Emotional Development
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Toran, Mehmet; Hacifazlioglu, Özge – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
This study aims to reveal the meanings attached to the concept of childhood and discuss how it is conceptualized and shaped with cultural attributes by parents and preschool teachers. The study was based on both quantitative and qualitative stance. One hundred and thirty parents and 125 preschool teachers participated in the first phase of the…
Descriptors: Children, Cultural Influences, Parent Influence, Teacher Influence
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Sugiyo Pranoto, Yuli Kurniawati; Hong, Jianzhong – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
This study aims to evaluate whether mothers and their children have the same perspective on the children's happiness. It enriched studies gap concerning agreement on perspective about young children happiness. Some studies showed agreement, the others showed disagreement. In total 777 children and 367 mothers were involved in this study. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychological Patterns, Mothers, Parent Attitudes
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Zhang, Qilong; Morrison, Val – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
Inclusive education has long been implemented in regular educational settings in many jurisdictions including New Zealand (NZ). Since many children with special educational needs (CSEN) are not identifiable in a family environment, to ensure all CSEN are supported in a timely manner, early identification should be an integral component of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Early Childhood Education, Special Needs Students
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Lizama-González, D. V.; Ramos-Ramírez, M. J.; Lozano-Contreras, C. L.; Bricio-Barrios, J. A.; Sanchez-Ramirez, C. A. – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
To identify the concordance between the nutritional status of preschoolers and the maternal perception of the children's nutritional status and physical appearance, a cross-sectional study was conducted and included 165 randomly selected preschoolers. The BMI-for-age was calculated in the preschoolers and their mothers were asked to give their…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Mothers, Parent Attitudes, Nutrition
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Snell, Emily K.; Hindman, Annemarie H.; Wasik, Barbara A. – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
New technologies offer exciting opportunities for improving home-school communication, family engagement, and children's learning in early childhood. This paper presents the results of an exploratory study focused on understanding how texting might enhance family-school engagement in early childhood settings. Using focus groups and surveys of…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Family School Relationship, Early Childhood Education
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Yang, Hsiu-Wen; Ostrosky, Michaelene M.; Meadan-Kaplansky, Hedda – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
Children with disabilities tend to participate in fewer physical activities than typically developing children. To promote participation in physical activities for children with disabilities, it is important to understand (a) parents' experiences and roles in supporting their children's physical activities and (b) factors that might influence…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Preschool Children, Mothers, Disabilities
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Tuladhar, Charu T.; St. John, Ashley; Tarullo, Amanda R. – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
This study investigated women's perceptions of caring and control in their fathers versus their mothers in relation to specific ways in which they interacted with their infants during freeplay. Participants were 73 mothers and their 6 month-old infants. Results revealed that women's perceptions about their mothers compared to their fathers in the…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Mothers, Parent Attitudes, Parent Child Relationship
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Kokkinaki, Theano – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
We compared the structure and the content of mothers' and fathers' infant-directed speech as a function of infant birth order. Seven first-born and four second-born infants were video-recorded during their natural dyadic interactions with their mothers and fathers at home from the second to the sixth month after birth at 15-day intervals.…
Descriptors: Mothers, Fathers, Parent Child Relationship, Video Technology
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Baker, Erin Ruth; Jensen, Cjersti Jayne; Moeyaert, Mariola; Bordoff, Samantha – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
With nearly half of all children under age six living in poverty, it is imperative to explore the development of income-related childhood aggression. Here, we specifically examine how family socioeconomic status (SES) relates to children's physical and relational aggression, and how this relation may be moderated by burgeoning social cognition.…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Aggression, Theory of Mind, Interpersonal Relationship
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Samadi, Sayyed Ali; Abdollahi-Boghrabadi, Ghasem; McConkey, Roy – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
Background: Parenting of children with Developmental Disabilities is considered to be a challenging task. This group of parents are at risk for lower levels of being satisfied with caregiving to their child compared to parents of typically developing children. Methods: Participants were recruited from different services in four provinces across…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Satisfaction, Developmental Disabilities, At Risk Persons
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Ionio, Chiara; Mascheroni, Eleonora; Banfi, Annamaria; Olivari, Maria Giulia; Colombo, Caterina; Confalonieri, Emanuela; Lista, Gianluca – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
This study aims to evaluate the influence of fathers' negative feelings, parenting stress and post-traumatic symptomatology experienced after the premature birth of their infant on mother-child interaction and on infant's development in the perinatal period. Forty-five fathers and 45 mothers of preterm infants (GA = 30.25 ± 2.95; birth weight =…
Descriptors: Fathers, Negative Attitudes, Premature Infants, Parent Child Relationship
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Martinviita-Hietala, Mariia; Joskitt, Leena; Ebeling, Hanna; Yliherva, Anneli; Moilanen, Irma – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
Risk factors for parenthood, early interaction and parents' perception of their 1-year-old child were examined in relation to the demographic and pregnancy-related background factors and to the further training for public health care nurses (PHCNs), according to European Early Promotion Project (EEPP). The short version of the Parenting Stress…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parents, Child Rearing, Infants
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Zhu, Jie; Li, Hui; Hsieh, Wu-Ying – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Inclusive education has been promoted in primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong since the 1990s, and it has now spread to pre-primary education. Without qualified teachers and sufficient resources, however, it is difficult to implement inclusion in early childhood settings. This case study investigated how inclusive education was practised in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Inclusion, Case Studies
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Ahmetoglu, Emine – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The purpose of the current study was to examine the associations between child characteristics (i.e. gender, age, enjoying outdoor) and familial characteristics (i.e. parent education and income), and Turkish children's biophilia (innate tendency to connect with nature). In addition, the current study also attempted to examine the association…
Descriptors: Correlation, Age Differences, Gender Differences, Parent Background
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