Cell Phone Coaching May Improve Parenting, Study Finds


University of Kansas and Notre Dame researchers learned that when parenting coaches texted and called participating moms in a home-based parenting program, they were more likely to learn and use positive parenting strategies.

Following the parenting program, their kids were more adaptable, less anxious and had better communication and social skills. The research is published in the November 2013 Pediatrics.

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