Fathers Influence Child Language Development More Than MothersMore news about the importance of dads in a kid's development.
In families with two working parents, fathers had
greater impact than mothers on their children's language development
between ages 2 and 3, according to a study by the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill's Frank Porter Graham (FPG) Child Development
Institute and UNC's School of Education
he children whose fathers used more diverse
vocabularies had greater language development when they were tested one
year later. However, the mothers' vocabulary did not significantly
affect a child's language skills.
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