RESEARCH – Why Mothers Matter (2018)


Released 11 May 2018

First NZ has released a report entitled Why Mothers Matter which provides a concise but broad and well-documented overview of the distinct way mums love, care for, protect and teach their children, drawing from the last few decades of leading research from the worlds of professional child psychology and child-development science.

The most significant differences explained in the report include the physical difference of mothers to fathers in their interaction with the child; the different styles of play, problem-solving, protecting and discipline of the children; and the important role of mums in a child’s language development and her influence as the child develops into a young woman or man.

Read the report…

Full Report



Media Release – Why Mothers Matter” Report Celebrates Role Of Mothers

For additional copies, please contact Family First NZ [email protected]

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