Candidates for Friday Five

1.  FDA allows marketing of first direct-to-consumer app for contraceptive use to prevent pregnancy


OR

A new birth control app has been approved by the FDA

Heather Marcoux 







2.  Communicating With Congress: Writing Letters

Jennifer Crosswhite


OR

U.S. Census Bureau Seeks Input on its Data Products





3
.
How (and Why) Government Should Invest in Marriage
by Alan J. Hawkins and Hal Boyd
within Education, Marriage
Aug 20, 2018 08:02 pm http://www.thepublicdiscourse.com/2018/08/22304/





4.  Getting married? DC area boasts some of nation’s most expensive marriage costs

Alejandro Alvarez






5.  Education Week: Freaking out about marriage

Camille Baker





6.  Long-lasting marriage does not translate to happy marriage

Azuka Onwuka





7.  10 tips for dealing with arguments in relationships

LINDA LEWIS GRIFFITH






8.  For Better or Worse: The Marriage-Health Connection

Aaron Cheesman





9.  There is More Power in a Marriage Vow Than You Realize - PART 1

Brad Miller






10.  The 2018 AEI-Brookings Project on Paid Family Leave

Friday, September 7, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 4:45 pm






11.  How Teens and Parents Navigate Screen Time and Device Distractions

JINGJING JIANG




Thanks Alysse

Bill

Candidates for Friday Five

1.  Immigration and Families Resources




2.  Families of Character Conference 2018-Intent to Thrive-Raising Kind Kids


OR

Parenting, Child Wellbeing and Development







3.  Episode 20: What If You Had Never Met?






4.  Civil Society Strategy: building a future that works for everyone





5.   This is the best state to have a child in this year

Jane Burnett


(i would have to say that the best state is the married state ~ BC)






6,  Self-control develops gradually in adolescent brain

Miranda Buckheit





7. 
THE PARENTING SWEET SPOT WITH COLLEGE-BOUND KIDS

Jacob Goldsmith






8.  State TANF Policies - A Graphical Overview of State TANF Policies as of July 2016






9. Back to School with Hope & Fear

Joshua Freedman 



10.   How to Plan a Wedding That Predicts a Happy Marriage

Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D.





11.   Commentary: Utah should help people understand the benefits of marriage






12.  More and more babies born outside of marriage in the EU





Thanks Alysse.

Bill

Candidates for Friday Five

1. RECS Closing Remarks and Plenary

Parents and Children Together: Findings from an Experimental Evaluation of Six Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Programs

http://recsconference.net/2018videos.htm



2. Video: Explains Marriage and Relationship Education
This video explains what Marriage and Relationship Education is, what a program can look like, the topics covered and how to find a course or a facilitator.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyuUl-JnIhM



3.  How Sleep Affects Your Relationships, According to Science

CASSIE SHORTSLEEVE  


http://time.com/5348694/how-sleep-affects-relationships/




4.  The Joys of Grandparenting

By Diana Divecha


https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/how_to_navigate_the_joys_and_challenges_of_grandparenting




5.  The Co-Parenting Relationship scale is a validated measure created by the FRPN that is available for free in both English and Spanish. This scale was developed specifically for low-income, nonresident fathers and looks at a variety of co-parenting domains, including alliance, gatekeeping and undermining. http://www.frpn.org/sites/default/files/The%20FRPN%20Coparenting%20Relationship%20Scale%20.pdf

 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29143335



6. You can find more tips like these in our tip sheets for service providers, or informational handouts for families, also available in Spanish.

https://www.healthymarriageandfamilies.org/level-1-basic-engagement




7.   

Family Transitions & Children: Trends Over 25 Years for Cohabitation and Marriage


Dr. Scott Stanley

http://slidingvsdeciding.blogspot.com/2018/08/family-transitions-children-trends-over.html




8.   Asking ten “critical” questions before embarking on a serious relationship can help couples thrive

http://www.familylawweek.co.uk/site.aspx?i=ed191319



9. St. Michael Academy welcomes Richard Brake as new principal


https://www.petoskeynews.com/news/local/st-michael-academy-welcomes-richard-brake-as-new-principal/article_90ba967c-ccc2-594b-b562-f6a3cd745c54.html



10.What is Helicopter Parenting and Why is it Bad?

By Chloe Bennett

https://www.news-medical.net/health/What-is-Helicopter-Parenting-and-Why-is-it-Bad.aspx



11. 

Tips for a successful weekly marriage meeting


https://www.deseretnews.com/article/900027379/erin-stewart-tips-for-a-successful-weekly-marriage-meeting.html




12. 

How To Have A Happy Marriage: 7 Powerful Secrets From Research


https://www.bakadesuyo.com/2018/08/how-to-have-a-happy-marriage/



thanks alysse

Bill

OBX

Candidates for Friday Five

1. FOR THE LOVE OF RELATIONSHIPS – Helping boys, stabilizing marriages

Joneen Mackensie






2. WATCH: Marriage Education

for Children?






3.  Study: Prayer makes families connected, unified and bonded with less relational tension



OR

Mismatches in the Marriage Market

Joseph P. Price






4.  An Introduction to the Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening and Support






5.  Strong Families Initiative






6.  Father Engagement and Father Involvement Toolkit








7.  Fatherhood Initiatives: Connecting Fathers to Their Children 

Jessica Tollestrup



OR

Dads Rock! Engagement Toolkit






8.   Parents for Healthy Schools






9.  Parenting Knowledge among First-time Parents of Young Children

JESSICA DYM BARTLETT, LINA GUZMAN, MARIA A. RAMOS-OLAZAGASTI





10.  Family Hubs






11.  The Facilitator Alliance in RE: “Who” Matters, Not Just “What”

McKell Jorgensen and Alan J. Hawkins






Thanks Alysse.

Bill (on the Outer Banks of NC)

Candidates for Friday Five

1.  25-27 July 2018 | Australian Institute of Family Studies | Melbourne VIC

https://aifsconference2018.com.au/program/?

OR

Children of divorcing parents want more information and more say in what happens, study finds

Angus Randall





2.  Sensible, family-loving teens behind pregnancy rate drop


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-44860598




3.  
Fathers develop children’s social skills to make friends


Ross D. Parke






4.  DIFI, ­­­QNRF grant backs studies on issues faced by Arab families






5.  Words of Wisdom on a Silver Anniversary

By MICHELLE MALKIN







6.  LET'S TALK: COUPLES THERAPY | PODCAST

Neil Venketramen, AMFT
 •  
Cheryl Rampage, Ph.D.




OR

7.  Divorce, American style, is a little more urgent for some

By LEANNE ITALIE





8.   What to Do When Your Family Is Struggling


OR

What Do Teens’ Emotions Feel Like?

JAMES MCCONCHIE







9.  Navy Releases 2018 Personal and Professional Choices Survey Results

Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs



OR

Single Sailors Think Navy Hinders Likelihood of Marriage, Survey Says







11.  ACWF President Urges to Promote Family Work

Editor: Yang Peng





12. Joint Facebook accounts not for everyone






Thanks Alysse.

Bill