Problems and Challenges to the Modern Bulgarian Family with Children

Keywords: challenges, family, parents, children


The main purpose of the article is to present some of the problems and challenges modern Bulgarian families with children are facing, revealed empirically, and to make suggestions for their regulation and overcoming. To achieve the goal, answers to the following questions are being sought: what changes have occurred in modern Bulgarian families over the previous three decades, what challenges lie ahead of the families, how do they affect children, and how to be regulated and overcome?


Gragnano, A., Simbula, S., & Miglioretti, M. (2020). Work-life balance: Weighing the importance of work-family and work-health balance. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(3), 907.

Holmes, Е., Thomas, C., Petts, R., & Hill, E. (2020). The work-family interface. In W. K. Halford, & van der Vijver, F. (Eds), Cross-Cultural Family Research and Practice (pp.323-354). Academic Press.

Kineva, Т. (2020). Rolevite konflikti na savremennata balgarska zhena: mezhdu semeystvoto i karierata. [Role conflicts of present-day Bulgarian woman: between the Family and the Career]. UNWE Publishing House.

Kovacheva, S. (2010). Balans mezhdu rabota i semeystvo. Mladite raboteshti roditeli mezhdu vazmozhnostite i ogranicheniyata. [Balancing between work and family. Young working parents between possibilities and limitations]. East-West Publishing House.

National Statistical Institute. (2020). Demografski protsesi prez 2019 godina [Demographic processes in 2019]. NSI.

National Statistical Institute. (2021). Demografska i sotsialna statistika [Demographic and social statistics].NSI. Retrieved July 20, 2021 from

Stoyanova, M. (2014). Konfliktite prez prizmata na sotsiologiyata. [Conflicts through the prism of sociology]. (2nd ed). UNWE Publishing Hause.

UNICEF. (2017). The state of the World's Children 2017 - Children in a Digital World. Retrieved July 05, 2021from

UNICEF. (2018). Situation analysis of children and women in Bulgaria, 2017. Retrieved May 2021 from

Yordanova, G. (2020). Virtualniyat ofis: nova vazmozhnost za balansa rabota-semeystvo v IKT sektora v Bulgaria. [The virtual office: a new opportunity for work-family balance in the ICT Sector in Bulgaria]. Academic Publishing House „Prof. M. Drinov“.

How to Cite
Kineva, T. (2021). Problems and Challenges to the Modern Bulgarian Family with Children. Postmodernism Problems, 11(2), 124-136.