Moms working outside of the home: Good for the kids?

July 2016

The research of Wendy Goldberg, Associate Dean of Academic Programs and Professor of Psychology and Social Behavior, and her colleagues, was referenced in Psychology Today.

From Psychology Today:

It turns out – according to a systematic review by researchers at the University of California-Irvine  – that children of mothers who return to work while the children are infants and toddlers fare the same behaviorally and in school achievement compared to children whose mothers stay home. The review looked at 69 studies over a period of 50 years that included data about children’s school performance and behavioral problems.


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