It is normal for parents to argue, but the way these disagreements affect children varies greatly. What can parents and carers do to limit the harm caused by their rows?
What happens at home really does affect children’s long-term mental health and development.
But it is not only the relationship between the parent and child that is important.
How parents get on with each other also plays a big role in a child’s wellbeing, with the potential to affect everything from mental health to academic success and future relationships.
But there is the chance for some good to come out of a “positive” row.