Candidates for Friday Five

1. Opportunities for Intimate Partner Violence Disclosure in Adult-Serving Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education (HMRE) Programs



The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ)

3. English idioms about family life and conjugal felicity


4. Parent-child separations focus of virtual symposium

Kristie Auman-Bauer, PSU

5. Whether online or in-person, deep connection is key

By Dr. Josh Packard

6. Relationship Education: Learning practical skills that focus on commitment, communication and good conflict
Shane Smith  

7. Shifting the Lens Toward Prevention During a Time of Crisis

Written by Cara Kelly, Julie Fliss, and Elaine Stedt from the Children's Bureau, Office on Child Abuse and Neglect

Family and Child Well-Being: An Urgent Call to Action

Written by Bryan Samuels, M.P.P., executive director, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago

Success Sequence = Optimal Health for Youth

8. Factors Impacting Program Retention

Sarah Hokanson 

9. Harvard Study Points to Improved Dad-Child Relationships During Pandemic

Posted by Christopher A. Brown

10. Here’s how Happy Couples argue differently then Unhappy Couples

Published ByDrew Simms

11. I’ve Been Married to the Military for 15 Years. Our Luck Just Ran Out.
Esau McCaulley  


Infertility Was Distressing. The Military Made It Even More Complicated.

Victoria Chamberlin

12.  Divorce after 50 is soaring. Married Swarthmore therapists have a guide for keeping love alive | 5 Questions

by Sandy Bauers, For The Inquirer,


Candidates for Friday Five

My beach reading...

1. A guide for supporting new parents

2. Kitchen confrontations: Average household sees 217 arguments annually — just over cleaning dishes!
 John Anderer

3. Virtual meetings offer tips, strategies to cope with Covid-19

4. What Happens to Parents When Community Spaces Close?

By Daniel Cox & Samuel J. Abrams

5. Look at the Numbers

Frank Lamas  

6. Parental warmth on high-conflict days helps teens to feel loved

7. Building Data Capacity in Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Grantees: Challenges and Recommended Support


8. At the Center of Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Programs Data Snapshot: Program Staff and Support

Sarah Avellar, Alexandra Stanczyk, Nikki Aikens, Mathew Stange, and Grace Roemer 

9. 3 Ways Empathy Can Strengthen Your Marriage

Gena Ellis

10. Absence: Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder, and Marriage 

Wendy Singleton Christin
Schizophrenia Bulletin

11. Utah Sen. Mike Lee says Congress must undo policies that penalize marriage

A new Joint Economic Committee report ponders the demise of “happy two-parent” homes and how to stop the trend.

By Lois M. Collins




Candidates for Friday Five

1. Webinar: Strategies for Helping Young Fathers


What: Supporting Young Fathers of Color: Lessons From the Field
When: Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at 2 p.m. ET
Registration password: Two-gen  


Introduction to Strengthening Implementation in Responsible Fatherhood Programs (SIRF)

Aug 12, 2020 02:00 PM


2. Machine learning predicts satisfaction in romantic relationships

3. Highlights from the First FRAMING Research Healthy Marriage Technical Work Group


Improving Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education (HMRE) Programs for Unmarried Couples with Children

4.  Couple conflicts: our neurons like mediation

5.  Recruitment and Partner Participation in Online Relationship Education

Sarah Hokanson 

6.  Cohabitation vs Marriage: Mating Strategies by Education in the USA

 Fabio Blasutto

7.  For The Maidens on Tu B’AV – NOW WHAT?

Susan Barth  


The Rambam’s Best Newlywed Advice

Susan Barth

8. Pathways-to-Outcomes: How Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Program Activities May Lead to Intended Outcomes

This webcast is now on-demand, should you like to view it again.

9. Revised Procedures and Standards: Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness (HomVEE) Review

Request for public comment  

10. Growing Through Adversity

11. The Discourse of Marriage in the Greco-Roman World

Edited by Jeffrey Beneker and Georgia Tsouvala

OBX, NC (week 1 of 2)

candidates for Friday Five

1. Flourishing in Adolescence: A Virtual Workshop

2. Developing Strong Recruitment Practices for Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education (HMRE) Programs Serving Adults

3. Most Families That Received SNAP Benefits in 2018 Had At Least One Person Working


4. Effectiveness of the Family Foundations Co-parenting Education Program

Sarah Hokason 

6. Families Keep Going, In Pandemic and Health


7. Father-child playtime may improve children’s ability to control emotions, aggression later in life

Brianna Sleezer

8. Communicating in everyday life

9. Mom and Dad Are Fighting

10. OSU Extension addresses top economic and family issues
 Trisha Gedon | Agricultural Communications Services  

11. Pathways-to-Outcomes: How Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Program Activities May Lead to Intended Outcomes

Date: Monday, July 27, 2020

Time: 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

In case you were wondering...
New study suggests we have 6,200 thoughts every day

Enjoy your vacation. 


Candidates for Friday Five

if any of you would like to stop getting these weekly emails just let me know...thanks.  BC

1. Promoting Character Development in Youth Programs through Professional Development for Staff and Volunteers

Authors: Hannah Lantos, Alison McClay, Brandon Stratford, Zakia Redd, Salomon Villatoro

2. We welcome new report on psychology of loneliness

3. Implementing Evidence-Informed Practices in Maternal and Child Health: Bridging Domestic and International Methods
July 22, 2020, from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. ET 


The 2015 Cohort of Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Grantees: Interim Report on Grantee Programs and Clients

4. Helping Couples in the Shadow of COVID‐19

Scott M. Stanley  Howard J. Markman

5. Everyone Experiences Stress, Protective Factors Keep Families Strong


How cultural factors shape children's economic outcomes

A Princeton-Brookings Future of Children event

Thursday, July 23, 2020, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EDT


Click here to register for the webinar on the Pathways-to-Outcomes models for Responsible Fatherhood programs:
 Thursday, July 23rd from 2:00 to 3:00 PM EDT.  

7. Parents back demand for post-pandemic Relationships Education in schools


8. Meet the Man Leading the Charge on America's Boy Crisis | Opinion


9. Developing Strong Recruitment Practices for Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education (HMRE) Programs Serving Adults

10. How the Pandemic Can Teach Kids About Compassion