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Subject: Institute for Family Studies Newsletter, 10/24/13
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This Week on Family-Studies.org

We discussed young Americans’ growing preference for cohabitation over marriage, the way expressive individualism undermines the family, exaggerated claims about misattributed paternity, and David Koch’s controversial state-of-the-art on-site daycare center at MIT. For daily links to our articles, you can like our page on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.

David Koch’s Daycare

by Ashley McGuire

David Koch’s lavish new daycare center at MIT won’t solve the woes of most parents. But it’s a step in the right direction. In convincing the culture of the nobility of caring for children, we shouldn’t exclude daycare centers.

Delaying Marriage, But Not Cohabitation

by Anna Sutherland

Americans are putting off marriage longer than ever, but most of them aren’t putting off cohabitation. That spells trouble for not just their future relationships but also for their kids.

Why Moral Structures Matter, Too

by David Lapp

To rebuild a thriving marriage culture for the working class, we must not only improve the economy and provide stable jobs but also respond to erroneous claims about love and marriage.

Doubting Dads, Take Heart

by Anna Sutherland

The widely cited statistic that at least 10% of American kids are fathered through cuckoldry is false. That’s good news: men are more apt to be actively involved dads when they’re confident that children are biologically theirs.

IFS Around the Web

Looking for even more articles on marriage and family issues around the web? Every day on our homepage, we share five great links in our “Of Note” round-up. For dozens of other relevant links each week, check out IFS senior fellow Bill Coffin’s ScoopIt page.
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