Candidates for Friday Five

1. Median Age at First Marriage, 2021

Christopher A. Julian

2. Costs of Evidence-Based Early Childhood Home Visiting: Results from the Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation

OFFICE OF PLANNING, RESEARCH & EVALUATION, An Office of the Administration for Children & Families

3. Young people need more than Relationship Sex Education (RSE) in the classroom to achieve the relationships they want

Emily Laber-Warren

5. 10 Things Kids Learn from Their Parents’ Marriage

By Doug Fields

6. Fatherhood Programs Can Support Fathers’ Healthy Relationships With Children and Coparents

Lisa Kim,Elizabeth Karberg

7. Focusing on Families: How Districts and States Can Support Families to Form Strong Partnerships with Schools

Jaimie Grazi Orland

8.  OFA Webinar: TANF and Relationship Education: Lessons Learned from Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Grantees Providing Stability Through Challenging Times (PPT)

9. Children Living with at Least One Foreign-Born Parent More Likely to Live with Two Parents than Children with Native-Born Parents


10. 1 in 4 Britons don’t think they will meet the ‘right’ person to marry, survey shows

Kate Ng to see Top Gun with one of my grandsons.

Candidates for IFS Friday Five

I'll be on vacation the next two Thursdays in the Canadian Rockies and won't be providing input 

Amy Joyce

2. How Paternity Leave Helps Dads and Babies Bond

By Maryam Abdullah

3. Unhappy Father’s Day: the dad-shaped hole in UK postnatal services


Bringing Baby Home: UK fathers in the first year after the birth 

Adrienne Burgess & Rebecca Goldman


Children’s National Hospital psychologist Eleanor Mackey, PhD

5. The kids who have never known life without Covid-19


Tuesday, June 28, 2022

2:00-2:45 p.m. Eastern Time

7. These Fathers are Unseen and Unsupported

Posted by Christopher A. Brown

8. Vatican releases suggestions for lengthier, revamped marriage preparation

By Cindy Wooden

9. 4 Reasons to Get Premarital Counseling

10. Romney Revamps His Family Security Act

11. 1 in 4 singles in 30s not willing to marry: Japan gov't survey

Thanks.  I'll provide my next input on July 7


Candidates for IFS Friday Five

1. Professional Development Grants


2. Strengthening Partnerships Between Fatherhood and Human Services Programs to Improve Father Engagement

3. Forget the Great Resignation: The Great Renegotiation Has Begun as Parents Prioritize Employer-Sponsored Child Care Benefits

4. How mother-youth emotional climate helps adolescents cope with stress

by Marianne Stein, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

5. What North Carolina counties have the highest marriage rates?

by: Braley Dodson

6. Getting Married? Let's Talk Taxes

Rocky Mengle

7. Why does this family-focused tax credit emphasize marriage and employment?

8. Season of birth is not related to risk of developing anxiety or depression

By Emily Reynolds


Upcoming Webinar

Reimagining Black Family and Child Well-Being in Research, Programming, and Public Policy
Wednesday, June 15, 2:00pm-3:30pm Eastern | Register here.


WEBINAR Replay: The Success Sequence: New Research Findings

10. When you're the mom of a high school senior

Suzanne Hayes


Candidates for IFS Friday Five

1. Marriage, Divorce, and the COVID-19 Pandemic in the U.S.

Krista Westrick-Payne & Wendy D. Manning

2. The Success Sequence: New Research Findings

 Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 4:00 pm Eastern/1:00 pm Pacific

3. The Challenging Future of Long-term Care for Older Adults

Stuart M. Butler, PhD1

4. Agency: A Book Event with Ian Rowe and Yuval Levin

5. Leading the DRIVE: A Fatherhood Summit on Diversity, Reentry, Inclusion, Vision, and Employment

National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse Virtual Event , Jun 15, 2022 --Jun 16, 2022

6. 5 workplace behaviors that hurt your marriage

Mary Jo Rapini

7. Perspective: The benefits of marriage shouldn’t only be for elites

By Brad Wilcox and Chris Bullivant

8. Coparenting and Healthy Relationship and Marriage Education for Dads (CHaRMED) Project

Child Trends

9. Finding Love (and Marriage) by Accident in Upstate New York

Aileen Weintraub

10. 11th Annual NARME Summit   Salt Lake City, UT


Candidates for IFS Friday Five

1. The 21st Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency (RECS) will be held virtually on June 1–3, 2022

2. Who Is Receiving Social Safety Net Benefits?

3. Tell The Post for Father's Day: What does it mean to you to be a man?

4. People Are Dating All Wrong, According to Data Science

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

5. Marriage rates for opposite-sex couples drop to lowest on record

By Laura Mowat, news reporter


Before you go down the aisle — the growth of marriage prep

Abigail Frymann Rouch

6. Is there finally some good news on the birthrate front?

By Lois M. Collins

7. 7 important life lessons learned from 'This Is Us'

Elizabeth Wellington - The Philadelphia Inquirer (TNS)


Call the Midwife star explains why Turner marriage resonates with fans

8. Does Living Together Before You're Married Make Divorce Less Likely?

9. Seven Spring Date Ideas

Marlee Arnold

10. Realizing the Dream: What Does the Success Sequence Have to Do with the Economic Welfare of Black and Hispanic Young Adults?

Thursday, May 26, 2022 | 5:00 PM to 6:15 PM ET

Thanks. Have a great weekend!