Predicting change in parenting stress across early childhood: child and maternal factors.

@article{Williford2007PredictingCI,
  title={Predicting change in parenting stress across early childhood: child and maternal factors.},
  author={Amanda P. Williford and Susan D. Calkins and Susan Phillips Keane},
  journal={Journal of abnormal child psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={251-63}
}
This study examined maternal parenting stress in a sample of 430 boys and girls including those at risk for externalizing behavior problems. Children and their mothers were assessed when the children were ages 2, 4, and 5. Hierarchical linear modeling (HLM) was used to examine stability of parenting stress across early childhood and to examine child and maternal factors predicting parenting stress at age 2 and changes in parenting stress across time. Results indicated that single parenthood… CONTINUE READING