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To Help Divorced Parents, Educational Programs Should Focus on Addressing Financial and Parenting Barriers

Family researchers offer suggestions to improve co-parenting plans

Oct. 25, 2016

Prior research has shown that cooperative co-parenting after divorce is often best for children’s well-being. To promote this, more than half of America’s courts require some type of education for divorcing parents to help them establish workable co-parenting plans. Now, a new study from the University of Missouri shows that concerns about co-parenting differ by gender, impacting the ability of divorced parents to work together in supporting their children’s development. By understanding the implications of these concerns, better programs for divorcing parents can be developed that can have a positive impact on the overall health of the children involved.  Full Story
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Calendar Item: MU Hosts “Haunted” Observatory, Ghostly Historical Scientists Will Bring Astronomy to Life

Oct. 25, 2016

WHAT: With Halloween approaching, scientists from the University of Missouri’s Department of Physics and Astronomy will host a Halloween-themed observatory to teach children about astronomy. The event will feature deceased astronomers from history who will be available to talk with parents and their kids as they view the night sky from the observatory. Candy and other […]  Full Story

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