Children mean stress for mums, joy for dads

ITHACA, N.Y. – A new study from a Cornell University sociologist shows that while parents enjoy the time they spend with their children, parenting carries more strain for mothers. That is likely, the researchers found, because moms spend more time with their kids while doing more onerous chores like basic childcare, cooking and cleaning, whereas […]

Premarital births no longer predict breakups

ITHACA, NY – Premarital births no longer predict breakups so long as couples marry after a child is born, according to a study by Cornell University professor Kelly Musick. The research, published this month in the journal Demography, marks a significant change in behavior from only two decades ago. In the early 1990s couples who […]

International law, sound parenting, argue against US attack on Syria

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE Sept. 9, 2013 International law, sound parenting, argue against US attack on Syria Michael C. Dorf, professor of law, is a former clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, and author of more than 70 law review articles and essays on constitutional law and related subjects. He comments on […]