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Researcher concerned: Are parents too focused on their smartphones?

Nina Misvær has five tips for parents: "Be conscious of your mobile phone use when you’re with your baby," she emphasises.

Parents can prevent kids’ criminality

Parents can keep their teenagers away from criminal circles and help prevent them from breaking the law. This is a conclusion of research in Sweden’s third largest city, Malmö.

Immigrants embrace the Norwegian father’s quota

Men from Central and Southern Europe like the fact that the father’s quota is already negotiated and indisputable.

Watching sex on TV does not make teenagers sexually active

There is no correlation between what kids watch on TV and their sex life, shows new study. Instead, parents and friends may play a bigger role.

Older teens tackle divorces adeptly

Today’s adolescents generally excel at taking care of one another. Researchers think such empathy and friendship is helping them come to grips with parents’ divorces.

A nurturing father has a positive influence on a child's development

But only if he spends a considerable amount of time with the child during its first year.

Parents benefit from their child attending therapy

In a new study, researchers demonstrate parents’ emotional response to the therapy their child receives.

Supportive mums important for pregnant victims of partner violence

Having a helpful mother is important for most women who themselves become pregnant. She is, however, even more essential for victims of partner violence, researcher believes.

Absent-minded lullabying does not put your baby to sleep

The good news is that you needn't be a great singer.

A quarter of Norwegian men never father children

Nearly one out of four men in Norway are childless at the age of 45.

Danish Viking fortresses were designed to fend off other Vikings

After four years, the excavation of the famous Viking fortress, Borgring, is coming to a close and archaeologists can now describe the fortress in a broader perspective: An anti-Viking defence that allowed the Danish King to forge a new, mobile army.