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Two UGA faculty members named Regents’ Professors

…by the Georgia Clinical and Translational Science Alliance, and the Best Family Economics Paper of the Year by the National Council on Family Relations. “Dr. Beach’s work has had a…

Strict parenting may cause adolescents to act out

…children’s behavior had progressed and found a link between firm parenting and the likelihood of acting out. Tailored parenting “When you ask yourself how should I behave as a parent,…

Peabody Awards, PBS to host documentary discussion

…on phones, this autobiographical account of his refugee family’s journey from Afghanistan to Hungary is an arresting and deeply moving testament to the power of parenting through trauma. It offers…

Peabody Awards names 30 winners for best storytelling

family’s journey from Afghanistan to Hungary is an arresting and deeply moving testament to the power of parenting through trauma. It offers a remarkably rare and valuable humanizing picture of…

Peabody Awards announces 60 nominees

…IQ190 Productions, American Documentary | POV (PBS) “POV: Midnight Traveler” Filmed on phones by Hassan Fazili, this poignant autobiographical account of his refugee family’s journey from Afghanistan to Hungary is…

In trying times, maintain your mental health

…Extension specialist and family life education professor in the department of human development in the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences, specializes in family relationships, many of which can…

Margaux Charbonnet Murray: Complex Caregiver

…But for some families, parenting revolves around much more than a toddler tantrum or an angsty teen. Take the Smith family, whose 8-year-old daughter was born with structural abnormalities in…

After-school specialist promotes youth development

Emilie Smith, a professor of human development and family science, has spent her career working on local and national projects designed to promote positive parenting and youth development….

Assaf Oshri

…in New York. At the moment, I am an associate professor at the department of human development and family science in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences. My responsibilities…

Working parents fight image battle on two fronts

…bosses and companies to help working parents manage work-family image issues is to provide family-friendly policies and positive role models, Little said. She encourages working parents to embrace “positive distinctiveness,”…

How fathers, children should spend time together

…be problematic. But play seems more important when there’s more time and less pressure. “Ultimately, fathers who engage in a variety of parenting behaviors and adjust their parenting to suit…

Want to help your teens? Make their lives predictable

…in the everyday,” said lead author Allen Barton, an assistant research scientist at the Center for Family Research and the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences. “Routines play an…

Parenting intervention can result in lower BMIs

…Obesity Professor within the University of Georgia College of Family and Consumer Sciences and director of the UGA Obesity Initiative, said because parents are often concerned about making sure the…

Trial run

…witnesses. One by one the students took the stand—one as a case manager from the Department of Family and Child Services, one as a forensic interviewer, others as the child’s…

Childhood obesity: UGA experts are on the front line

Family and Consumer Sciencescjcot@uga.edu706-542-3073 The overall goal of Cotwright’s work is to create healthy early care and education environments to prevent obesity in our youngest children, ages 0-5, while working to…

Family communication study

Researchers in the psychology department are conducting a study to learn more about how families communicate about emotions in their marital and parenting relationships. Those eligible to participate in the…

Family communication study

Researchers in the psychology department are conducting a study to learn more about how families communicate about emotions in their marital and parenting relationships. Those eligible to participate in the…

Family communication study

Researchers in the psychology department are conducting a study to learn more about how families communicate about emotions in their marital and parenting relationships. Those eligible to participate in the…