Candidates for Friday Five

1. How paternity leave can help couples stay together


2. Healing and Supporting Fathers: Principles, Practices, and Resources for Fatherhood Programs to Help Address and Prevent Domestic Violence


3. The Role of Constructiveness in Interparental Conflict for Mothers' Perception of Children's Health

Martina Zemp  Marlene Jockers  Jutta Mata

4. The case for wearing see-through face masks

5. Distributions of Age at First Marriage, 1960-2018

Paul Hemez, National Center for Family & Marriage Research (NCFMR)  

6. Births in the United States have dropped to a 34-year low
Aimee Cunningham

8. Webinar Thursday, June 11th, at 4 pm EST for Marriage in a Dangerous Time  

9. Being Healthy and Ready to Learn is Linked with Socioeconomic Conditions for Preschoolers

Authors: Gabriel Piña, Kristin Anderson Moore, Katherine Paschall, Samantha Anderson

10. Things You Can Do Each Day as a Parent That Make You a Superhero

Alex Watt

11. Are You Married But Lonely?

12. New study examines impact of major life events on wellbeing

Leilah Schubert 

13. Connection in Marriage During a Pandemic

by The Allender Center

Candidates for Friday Five

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1. Princeton University's Index Of Medieval Art Available Free Until June 1st

David Clayton  

2.  How social and emotional learning can succeed

Jal Mehta  AEI

3. Mental Health during the pandemic: Understanding how your mind responds to disasters

CAPT Jamie Reeves  

4. Trends in Relationship Formation and Stability in the United States: Dating, Cohabitation, Marriage, and Divorce

Kasey Eickmeyer, Paul Hemez, Wendy D. Manning, Susan L. Brown, and Karen Benjamin Guzzo


5. New Census Household Pulse Survey Shows More Households with Children Lost Income, Experienced Food Shortages During Pandemic


As Millennials Near 40, They’re Approaching Family Life Differently Than Previous Generations


6. State-Level Strategies to Promote Prevention Practice, Policy, and Science

7. Executive Function Skills Concepts and Models Websites

Office of Family Assistance 


8. Learning Through Play: More Than Laughter And Smiles

Play and Learning Scholars Around the World (PALS)


Webinar Recording: Covid-19 and the Return of the Free Range Kid

Sandra Knispel

10. Divorce and Diverging Poverty Rates: A Risk‐and‐Vulnerability Approach

Bram Hogendoorn  Thomas Leopold  Thijs Bol

11. What have we learned about intimate partner violence?


Candidates for Friday Five

1. 5 ways to teach our children empathy in these challenging times

Richard Weissbourd  

2. Father involvement linked to better academic progress

Research by D.P. Miller, M.M.C. Thomas, M.R. Waller, L. Nepomnyaschy & A.D. Emory

3. The Wife's Protector: A Quantitative Theory Linking Contraceptive Technology with the Decline in Marriage

Jeremy Greenwood, Nezih Guner ( and Karen Kopecky

4. Helping couples strengthen their relationship remotely: A guide to working with couples online

 Shane Smith  


COVID and domestic dissonance: 'The aim is equality with your wife – not your dad'

Wendy Tuohy

5. Resilience Is The Most Powerful Skill Kids Can Develop Right Now

Caroline Bologna

6. Weekly Census Bureau Survey Provides Timely Info on Households During COVID-19 Pandemic


7. Create a Culture of Generosity and Communication in Your Family Business

by Christina Wing and Rohit K. Gera

8.  Why Americans Are More Stressed Today Than They Were in the 1990s

Brian Mastroianni  

9.Maine-ly Dads 

10. Wired for Marriage

Jim Logan

11. Exceptional Family Member Program Survey: 'We Want to Hear from Our Sailors'

Coleen R. San Nicolas-Perez




Candidates for Friday Five

1. Opinion: We need a national prevention strategy for health and behavioral health problems

Jeffrey Jenson

2. The Production of Inequality: The Gender Division of Labor Across the Transition to Parenthood

Jill E. Yavorsky  Claire M. Kamp Dush  Sarah J. Schoppe‐Sullivan

3. Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus Crisis
Rachel Ehmke 


National Families Week@HOME

5. How Social Capital Helps Communities Weather the COVID-19 Storm

6. Working Together, Supporting Relationships

7. Being A Couple Again

8. Canadians becoming less concerned about healthcare, more about relationships during COVID-19: survey

9. How the pandemic can strengthen bonds between fathers and daughters
Laurie D. Willis

10. Psychologists Recommend We Parent in "Shifts," and It Is Single-Handedly Saving Our Marriage

11. Families in lockdown, some struggle while others thrive

Megan Dilworth   


How to Improve Your Marriage Without Leaving the House

Kelsey T. Chun  

Candidates for Friday Five

1. All I Want for Mother’s Day Is an Equitable Division of Labor



A working mom’s quarantine life

Ellen McCarthy, Caitlin Gibson, Helena Andrews-Dyer, Amy Joyce

2. Inside, Outside, Round and Round: Sustaining Engagement in Responsible Fatherhood Programs


3. “This Is What Happens to Couples Under Stress”: An Interview with Esther Perel

 Rachel Syme

4. 10 ques­tions to ask your part­ner to get to know them even bet­ter dur­ing lockdown

5. Emotionally Supportive Parenting Can Help Disadvantaged Children Stay On The Rails

Xutong Zhang, Lisa M. Gatzke-Kopp

6. Harry reads a short extract from 'Commit or Quit - The Two Year Rule and Other Rules for Romance'


7. What is Marriage Week?

28th Annual National Symposium on Family Issues  

9. Marlo Thomas, Phil Donahue share the secrets of celebs’ successful marriages

New book by the couple, wed 40 years, gathers advice from famous spouses from Jesse Jackson to Jamie Lee Curtis.

By Miriam Di Nunzio  May 5, 2020, 6:19pm CDT

10. In our opinion: Take note of declining marriage rates

11. What Comes First: Marriage or Kids?

Thanks. Happy Mothers Day!