tag:billcoffin.org,2013:/posts Coffin Corner 2018-11-15T00:00:25Z Bill Coffin tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1344027 2018-11-15T00:00:20Z 2018-11-15T00:00:25Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. FRPN Grantee Report: Evaluating Mother and Nonresidential Father Engagement in Coparenting Services in a Fatherhood Program

Nov 2018 | Sarah Whitton, Kimberley Sperber, Karen Ludwig, Aaron Vissman & Harold Howard





2. Child Trends News Service: Engaging Parents Through Social Science and Television News





3. The truth behind long-term relationships revealed: Half of millennials make out their relationship is happier than it really is


OR

80 relationship tips





4. A SIMPLE WAY TO DE-ESCALATE COUPLE CONFLICTS

The Family Institute at Northwestern University  





5. Multiple Intelligences Theory: Widely Used, Yet Misunderstood

Youki Terada



8. The Bridesmaids Are Multiplying

CAROLINE KITCHENER
 




9. THREE GOOD THINGS





10. Research Grants
To support research on the self, virtue and public life, approximately 10 new research projects will be funded




11. How Do the Best Films of 1968 Look Today?

ARMOND WHITE





Posted by Bill Coffin on Friday, May 20, 2016


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3 . For Families: 5 Tips for Cultivating Empathy


OR

WHAT'S STOPPING YOU FROM RAISING KIND AND EMPATHIC CHILDREN?




4. A  new report by the Early Intervention Foundation describing the value of early intervention, including in the three major risks of substance misuse, risky sexual behaviour and child maltreatment. In order to realise the potential of early intervention, says the Foundation, government should:

·        Establish a new long-term investment fund to test the impact of a whole-system approach to early intervention in a small number of places

·        Establish a new What Works Acceleration Fund to support a wider set of places across England to deliver effective early intervention

·        Set up a new cross-government taskforce on early intervention to coordinate the work of relevant Whitehall departments and to oversee the delivery of these commitments


OR

New FI project with Fulham FC supports dads and daughters



OR


Italy's populist government plans to reward fertile families with state land in bid to boost birth rate

 Andrea Vogt





5. Pregnancy Center Builds Stronger Fathers in Just 15 Minutes with New Initiative

   





6. Start a Home Group






7.  101 Ways to Thank a Veteran



OR

ASU instructor and former Army wife creates close-knit culture for students to advocate for veterans

Marshall Terrill, Reporter, ASU Now





8.  Keys to Integrating Relationship Education into Safety-Net Delivery Systems  

  Amy Laura Arnold, Ph.D., CFLE, Kristin Abner, Ph.D., and Robyn Cenizal, CFLE  






9. Friday, November 16, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Saving international adoption



OR

November 15, 2018

2018 Antipoverty Forum






10. Premarital Cohabitation and the Odds of Divorce: The Latest

11. FOR THE LOVE OF RELATIONSHIPS – The retreat from marriage

Joneen Mackenzie






12. When the Military Takes a Toll on Your Marriage: Reflections on 'Indivisible'

Gary Chapman 






Thanks!
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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1339102 2018-11-02T00:09:32Z 2018-11-02T00:09:33Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. Education and Enrichment sessions at NCFR conference




2. Divorce Rate in the U.S.: Geographic Variation, 2017





3. When you are unhappy in a relationship, why do you stay? The answer may surprise you

University of Utah via ScienceDirect

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/10/181022122848.htm




4. UTEP professor highlights the struggles of being a student parent





5. U of M program tracks conversations between parents and children


WMCActionNews5.com Staff  









7. How Expectations Affect One's Happiness in Marriage






8. Pathways to high-quality jobs for young adults

Martha Ross, Kristin Anderson Moore, Kelly Murphy, Nicole Bateman, Alex DeMand, and Vanessa Sacks





9. Participation in Responsible Fatherhood Programs in the PACT Evaluation: Associations with Father and Program Characteristics





10. How Early Head Start Prevents Child Maltreatment






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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1335774 2018-10-25T01:43:13Z 2018-10-26T00:36:22Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. Parent-free Nation?

Amy Guliker  


OR

'Til Death Do Us Part' Might Delay Death

PETER STOCKLAND 



2. FRPN Webinar: Findings from FRPN-Funded Projects I: Home Visiting, Child Welfare Cases & a Meta-Analysis





3. Why today's marriages are more likely to survive

Melanie Lawson  






OR

Dennison’s Bogie Book for Halloween (1920)



5. The impact of marriage on the overall survival of prostate cancer patients: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) analysis


OR

  T H E  M A R R I A G E  B E N E F I T: Why Marriage Is Healthy Except When It Isn’t  

  Tamara Sher, Ph.D., LCP 






6. How states can improve well-being for all children, from birth to age five

By Jimmy Sarakatsannis and Bryony Winn



OR


7. Challenges Facing Rural America Deeply Rooted In Economic And Social Distress, Researchers Say

MIN XIAN



8. Children growing up in families under housing stress



OR





9. What upticks in U.S. economic inequality and incarceration mean for marriage

Alix Gould-Werth


Thanks.

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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1333619 2018-10-18T21:26:28Z 2018-10-18T21:26:28Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. How to Help Kids Consider Forgiveness

MARYAM ABDULLAH

https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/how_to_help_kids_consider_forgiveness?




2. AMERICA'S CHILDREN IN BRIEF: KEY NATIONAL INDICATORS OF WELL-BEING, 2018

https://www.childstats.gov/americaschildren/index.asp




3. Teaching people about money doesn’t seem to make them any smarter about money – here’s what might

PHILIP FERNBACH & ABIGAIL SUSSMAN





4.  Keeping Your Family Strong





5. Family Strengthening Research (FY2017)


OR

Putting Fathers and Families at the Center of ACF Programs





6. Kids' sleep may suffer from moms' tight work schedules

Katie Bohn  

https://news.psu.edu/story/541084/2018/10/16/research/kids-sleep-may-suffer-moms-tight-work-schedules




7. IMPROVED MARRIAGE TRENDS NOT JUST ABOUT THE MILLENNIALS

http://www.relationshipsca.org/blog/2018/10/improved-marriage-trends-not-just-about-the-millennials/




8. Researcher discusses on-again, off-again relationships

 Akhila Reddy





9. 40 percent of American children were born outside of marriage in 2015, UN study says

Alex Hider


OR





10. Why Does Graduate School Kill So Many Marriages?

Kathryn R. Wedemeyer-Strombel  





11. CDR Investing in Fatherhood Process Study & Evaluation




12. Commentary: Want more babies? Help couples build stronger marriages first

June Yong






13. Are Siblings More Important Than Parents?




thanks for separating the wheat from the chaff

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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1331362 2018-10-11T22:48:06Z 2018-10-11T22:48:06Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. What We Know about Military Family Readiness: Evidence from 2007-2017

Hawkins, Stacy A; Condon, Annie; Hawkins, Jacob N; Liu, Kristine; Melendrez Ramirez, Yxsel; Nihill, Marisa M; Tolins, Jackson  






2. The bride all dressed in white bows out [part 2]






3. College Drinking:

Prevention Perspectives-Lessons Learned at Frostburg State University





4. Research affirms the power of 'we'





5. Invest in Relationships

Relate and the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) 






Kevin A.Thompson




7. Family Reunions and Tips on Planning
Carol Sanders 





8. What Is the Actual Divorce Rate In America? It’s Complicated.

Virginia Pelley  





9. Marriage in decline in America?


OR

Scott Stanley, "Unequally Into Us" 2018 Family Process video abstract




OR

Are Millennials Better at Marriage?




10. Millennials and the Future of Marriage

Caleb Sutherlin

http://www.frcblog.com/2018/10/millennials-and-future-marriage/





11. The great partisan divide in the US is now deciding who Americans marry

Michael J. Coren




Thanks.

Bill
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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1329074 2018-10-04T22:03:18Z 2018-10-04T22:03:18Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. In light of Brett Kavanaugh, an indepth look at how and when character is formed in kids

Jennifer Graham






2. WED OCT10

The forgotten Americans: An economic agenda for a divided nation









4. The Health of Parents and Their Children: A Two-Generation Inquiry





5. The Office of Family Assistance (OFA) has posted the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) financial data tables, along with an interactive map and national and state pie charts.





6. Hands-on fathers ‘less likely to break up with partners’

Mark Rice-Oxley  


OR

Every marriage has its rocky patches. And given good sense, survives

Harry Benson  





7. Learning Is a Complex and Active Process That Occurs Throughout the Life Span, New Report Says




8. 

A Good Marriage May Help You Live Longer. Here’s Why


OR



9. How can we discuss sex ed without talking about marriage?

Andrea Mrozek   









Thanks.

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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1326415 2018-09-27T14:41:43Z 2018-09-27T14:41:43Z Candidates for Friday Five
in other news today...


1. How black neighborhoods have changed 50 years after the civil rights movement

Marcus Casey and Bradley Hardy





2.  The Jordan Institute for Families has launched its inaugural newsletter.






3. DIVORCE RATE FOR NEWLY MARRIED COUPLES HALVES IN 25 YEARS

Chelsea Ritschel



OR

 Over a quarter of relationships are ‘sexless’ 



OR 


New CEO for Relationships Foundation




OR


Divorce rate falls to lowest level since 1973 - but how many couples have split since the year you got married?

 Patrick Scott & Ashley Kirk 





4. Pay and play: to enhance early childhood development, fathers should do both

Natasha J. Cabrera






5.  WHAT'S STOPPING YOU FROM RAISING KIND AND EMPATHIC CHILDREN?

The Family Institute


OR

Can a Video Game Boost Empathy?

By Marianne Spoon

Read More https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/can_a_video_game_boost_empathy_in_kids?




6. The Future for Cooperative Extension and What it Means for Military Families





7. In a few years we’re probably not going to have enough doctors to treat our aging population

By Katherine Ellen Foley






8. Millennials, Gen X committed to marriage and driving down divorce rates

Carla Wade



OR

The Not-So-Great Reason Divorce Rates Are Declining

JOE PINSKER





9.  Is student debt keeping Americans away from marriage?




10.  University of Texas study: What you know about finances is determined by your relationships

Nicole Villalpando





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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1323613 2018-09-20T15:08:23Z 2018-09-20T15:08:23Z Candidates for Friday Five
1.  Did we win the War on Poverty? 
Monday, September 24, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


OR


Thursday, September 27, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Child welfare and poverty in America: How welfare policies have created an intergenerational cycle of poverty and dysfunction







2.  What Makes a Good Life? 3 Lessons on Life, Love, and Decision Making from the Harvard Grant Study












4.   Communicating with older people can be difficult

Sam Asano






5.  The No. 1 Thing That’s Killing Your Happiness

David Schramm, Ph.D., CFLE








6. These Couples Are Putting Off Marriage Because Of Student Loan Debt

LUDMILA LEIVA





7.  Married men earn far more than any other American group






8. Marriage, what is it good for?






9. Researchers Explain How Arguing Can Improve Your Marriage





10. Trauma-Informed Approaches for Programs Serving Fathers in Re-Entry: A Review of the Literature and Environmental Scan





thanks.

Bill
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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1321212 2018-09-13T00:11:39Z 2018-09-13T00:11:39Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. 

Restoring Respect is the First Step to a Better Society






2. How to make friends as an adult










Charlotte Shoup Olsen, Ph.D., Professor and Extension Specialist, School of Family Studies and Human Sciences, Kansas State University


OR


Cenizal, Robyn (2017). My Family Album. Fairfax, VA: National Resource Center for Healthy Marriage and Families.







4.   Resources for Weathering Hurricanes and Other Disasters


OR

Why do people stay put during hurricanes? Here’s what psychology says.









5.   A bagless approach in early intervention? What is that?

Crystal Williams






6.   

Why We Need Hopeful News








7.  Understanding change in violence-related attitudes for adolescents in relationship education 
Rachel Savasuk-Luxtona, ∗, Francesca Adler-Baeder, Megan L. Haselschwerdtb






8.   

ALICE: A NEW LENS FOR FINANCIAL HARDSHIP






9. HA!

A marriage matching function with flexible spillover and substitution patterns







10. Wedding Photography Stats | Your Survival Guide To The Changing Marriage Market








11. 

FSU research highlights the love-hate relationship between testosterone and marriage






12.  What do Millennials think of Marriage?


Vimeo 





thanks
Be safe
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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1318870 2018-09-06T01:20:32Z 2018-09-06T01:20:32Z Candidates for Friday Five
 1. Communication-Skills-Based Job Prep Program Boosts Confidence In Nailing The Interview

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/communication-skills-based-job-prep-program-boosts-confidence-in-nailing-the-interview-300705742.html




2.   Opening Lines of Communication: Asking Financial Questions before Marriage

Carol Church & David Lee Sexton, Jr.

https://militaryfamilieslearningnetwork.org/2018/08/13/opening-lines-of-communication-asking-financial-questions-before-marriage/





3.   Close ties with fathers help daughters overcome loneliness

The Ohio State University

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180828121422.htm


OR

Good Fathers Are Vital For Optimal Child Development – Report

https://www.familyfirst.org.nz/2018/08/good-fathers-are-vital-for-optimal-child-development-report/


OR

Playing with dad could make a big difference in  school

Pallavi Singhal

https://www.smh.com.au/education/playing-with-dad-could-make-a-big-difference-in-school-20180831-p500zx.html



4. Alabama’s Parenting Assistance Line (PAL) helps parents and caregivers across Birmingham

Patience Itson

https://bhamnow.com/2018/09/04/alabamas-parenting-assistance-line-pal-helps-parents-and-caregivers-across-birmingham/





5.   Is Conflict With Your Spouse Undermining Your Health?

Michael O. Schroeder, Staff Writer

https://health.usnews.com/wellness/family/articles/2018-09-04/is-conflict-with-your-spouse-undermining-your-health




6. Marriage protects against malnutrition in old age

https://www.fau.eu/2018/09/04/news/research/marriage-protects-against-malnutrition-in-old-age/




7.   In Sickness and in Health: Marriage and Chronic Illness

Marisa Zeppieri

https://lupusnewstoday.com/2018/09/04/lupus-sickness-health-marriage-chronic-illness-tips/





8.  Falling marriage rates of young adults

Chang Se-moon

https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/opinion/2018/09/652_254797.html





9.  How Not to Be a Helicopter Parent

By Mark Bertin

Parents can help their children most by getting back to the basics and not trying to solve everything.

Read More https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/how_to_support_your_kid_at_school_without_being_a_helicopter_parent?


OR

How to Raise a Kid with a Conscience in the Digital Age

By Caroline Knorr

Nudge kids to be their best selves by encouraging them to consume positive, inspiring media and online content.

Read More https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/how_to_raise_a_kid_with_a_conscience_in_the_digital_age





10.   Highlights and Resources from The Power of Family Mealtimes: Strategies to Promote Health and Wellbeing

 ROBIN ALLEN

https://militaryfamilieslearningnetwork.org/2018/09/05/highlights-and-resources-from-the-power-of-family-mealtimes/

OR

The Distance Between Two Hearts: Veteran Parenting Training

Bari Sobelson, MS, LMFT

https://militaryfamilieslearningnetwork.org/2018/09/03/the-distance-between-two-hearts-veteran-parenting-training/





11. Cartoons: The Funny Thing About Marriage…

By: Post Editors

http://www.saturdayeveningpost.com/2018/08/30/humor/funny-marriage.html



Thanks.

Bill
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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1316576 2018-08-30T14:36:36Z 2018-08-30T14:36:36Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. The Four Keys to Happiness at Work

EMILIANA R. SIMON-THOMAS 





2.  E M E R G I N G A D U L T S ’ R E L A T I O N S H I P S WITH THEIR PARENTS

Jacob Goldsmith, Ph.D.





3.  On-again, off-again relationships might be toxic for mental health

University of Missouri






4.  HHS Blog Post: Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education: Strengthening Family Bonds and Increasing Economic Independence


O R

Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education: Strengthening Family Bonds and Increasing Economic Independence






5.  Episode 1, How to Disagree: A Beginner's Guide to Having Better Arguments - BBC Radio 4

Timandra Harkness 







6.Marriage: More than a Century of Change, 1900-2016





7.  2 officials want condoms distributed in all Montgomery Co. high schools





8 .    

Top Ten Parenting Blogs in 2018


Maria Rabinovich







9. Exceptional intelligence and easygoingness may hurt your prospects: Threshold effects for rated mate characteristics https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/bjop.12342






10.   

When We Don’t Apologize


Elizabeth A. Segal, Ph.D.







1 1. 

Study: Children of Divorce Less Likely to Earn Degree

By 




O R







1 2.   UNH Researchers Find Chaos at Home Can Adversely Affect Adolescents







Thanks Alysse

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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1314478 2018-08-23T13:09:26Z 2018-08-23T13:09:27Z 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

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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1312402 2018-08-16T15:29:49Z 2018-08-16T15:29:49Z 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.

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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1310627 2018-08-09T17:15:14Z 2018-08-09T17:15:14Z 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

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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1308728 2018-08-02T18:13:27Z 2018-08-02T18:13:28Z 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)
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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1306834 2018-07-28T00:24:11Z 2018-07-28T00:24:11Z 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
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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1304606 2018-07-19T23:36:04Z 2018-07-19T23:36:04Z Re: Candidates for Friday Five
SINGLE BEDS WERE MADE FOR ONE

Social isolation starts in families—thankfully it can end there too.

Appears in Summer 2018 Issue: Social Isolation
by Andrea Mrozek 


On Thu, Jul 19, 2018 at 4:09 PM, Bill Coffin <billcoffin68@gmail.com> wrote:
1.  Kids' Share 2018: Report on Federal Expenditures on Children through 2017 and Future Projections

Julia B. Isaacs
Cary Lou
Heather Hahn
Ashley Hong
Caleb Quakenbush
C. Eugene Steuerle






2.  Air Force Couple Ties the Knot Aboard C-17

Air Force 1st Lt. Marquel Coaxum



OR

Wedding Cruises Help Couples Sail Into Marriage

Anne Artley, Staff Writer








3.   Encouraging Attendance and Engagement in Parenting Programs: Developing a Smartphone Application with Fathers, for Fathers






4. Seven Lessons from Mister Rogers That Can Help Americans Be Neighbors Again SHEA TUTTLE





5.  “Parent Education and Family Life Education: A Critical Link in Early Childhood Education Policy” 

by Glen Palm, Ph.D., CFLE, and Betty Cooke, Ph.D., CFLE






6. Parental leave promotes coparenting, a key to early child development

Philip Hwang is Professor of Psychology at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.







7.  World Congress of Families in Chisinau, Moldova,  September 13th to September 16th, 2018





8.  2018’s Most & Least Stressed Cities in America

 Adam McCann, Financial Writer


OR

Where are you most likely to get married -- or divorced -- in Pennsylvania?

By Linda Hasco





9. 
Ministry launches Harmony initiative
 SALMA ALALEM

http://www.gulftoday.ae/portal/92ddb35b-13d5-45ec-9ab9-8d534adaaed9.aspx





10.  Early puberty in white adolescent boys increases substance use risk





11.  A bad marriage can seriously damage your health, say scientists

Layal Liverpool





12.  In our opinion: Marriage rates are down. How should the country reverse that?

Deseret News editorial board





Thanks Alysse

Bill
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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1304500 2018-07-19T20:10:11Z 2018-07-19T20:10:12Z Candidates for Friday Five
1.  Kids' Share 2018: Report on Federal Expenditures on Children through 2017 and Future Projections

Julia B. Isaacs
Cary Lou
Heather Hahn
Ashley Hong
Caleb Quakenbush
C. Eugene Steuerle






2.  Air Force Couple Ties the Knot Aboard C-17

Air Force 1st Lt. Marquel Coaxum



OR

Wedding Cruises Help Couples Sail Into Marriage

Anne Artley, Staff Writer








3.   Encouraging Attendance and Engagement in Parenting Programs: Developing a Smartphone Application with Fathers, for Fathers






4. Seven Lessons from Mister Rogers That Can Help Americans Be Neighbors Again SHEA TUTTLE





5.  “Parent Education and Family Life Education: A Critical Link in Early Childhood Education Policy” 

by Glen Palm, Ph.D., CFLE, and Betty Cooke, Ph.D., CFLE






6. Parental leave promotes coparenting, a key to early child development

Philip Hwang is Professor of Psychology at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.







7.  World Congress of Families in Chisinau, Moldova,  September 13th to September 16th, 2018





8.  2018’s Most & Least Stressed Cities in America

 Adam McCann, Financial Writer


OR

Where are you most likely to get married -- or divorced -- in Pennsylvania?

By Linda Hasco





9. 
Ministry launches Harmony initiative
 SALMA ALALEM

http://www.gulftoday.ae/portal/92ddb35b-13d5-45ec-9ab9-8d534adaaed9.aspx





10.  Early puberty in white adolescent boys increases substance use risk





11.  A bad marriage can seriously damage your health, say scientists

Layal Liverpool





12.  In our opinion: Marriage rates are down. How should the country reverse that?

Deseret News editorial board





Thanks Alysse

Bill
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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1302588 2018-07-12T22:02:38Z 2018-07-12T22:02:39Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. Diagnosis in child mental health

Rhys Price-Robertson



OR

Don't dismiss tech solutions to mental health problems

Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman







2.  Strong Relationships, Strong Families Curriculum Module II












4. Associations Between Participant Ratings of PREP for Strong Bonds and Marital Outcomes 1 Year Postintervention


(My Disclosure: It was 28 years ago this week that I brought Navy folks (SWs and Chaplains)to UD for first mil PREP training)





5.  Advancing ACF Priorities with National, State, County and Local Partners



OR

Decisions Related to the Development of a Clearinghouse of Evidence-Based Practices in Accordance With the Family First Prevention Services Act of 2018






6. 

The Extinction of the Middle Child

 









7.  Five myths about marriage

John Gottman and Christopher Dollard 






8. How the Marriage Penalty Is Hurting Low Income Communities




OR

Congress should end marriage penalties in the tax code and welfare system







9.  Study Finds a Possible Biological Reason for Health Benefits From Marriage






10. Marriage in Ireland compared with other EU countries



OR

Number of divorces, annuments down while marriage rate went up last year  


By TOH EE MING







11. Growth in Interracial and Interethnic Married-Couple Households





Thanks Alysse

Bill
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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1300232 2018-07-05T20:43:50Z 2018-07-05T20:43:50Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. A video series for building evidence on effective programs



2.
Want to #KeepFamiliesTogether? Protest Divorce, Too

 Larry Denninger




3. Using Psychology-Informed Strategies to Promote Self-Sufficiency: A Review of Innovative Programs




4.

 

Understanding the Importance of Fathers and How to Help Them






5.

 

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Getting Married

SARAH TRELEAVEN




6.

COST OF FAMILY BREAKDOWN





7.

 

Marriage tied to lower risk of fatal heart attacks and strokes

Lisa Rapaport





8.   Bad behavior to significant other in tough times has more impact than positive gestures





9.  Loneliness event demonstrates the challenges of our time





10.

 

BBC launches new 'bingeable box set' shows for teens


Simon Austin



OR


The share of teens with summer jobs has plunged since 2000, and the type of work they do has shifted

DREW DESILVER







11. What if we thought of our employees' families as assets?


Adam Goldberg




12.

 

Anticipating stress messes up memory—and your day

Posted by Katie Bohn-Penn State





Thanks Alysse


Bill 

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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1297856 2018-06-28T18:28:53Z 2018-06-28T18:28:53Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. HAPPY TOGETHER WITH JAMES PAWELSKI AND SUZIE PILEGGI PAWELSKI




OR



SARAH TRELEAVEN 







2.   Family Therapy Magazine





3. Screaming children, traumatic news photos: How to stay plugged in without letting anxiety take over

Lauren Chval






4.  PROMPT EACH OTHER






5. Americans Love Families. American Policies Don’t.


 Emily Badger and Claire Cain Miller


https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/24/upshot/americans-love-families-american-policies-dont.html






6.  People Who Live Together Before Marriage Have Less Money

Alexa Lardieri

https://www.usnews.com/news/national-news/articles/2018-06-27/people-who-live-together-before-marriage-have-less-money





7.  Study Finds Marriage, Church Attendance Improve Black Men’s Economic Success

Juliana Knot

https://thefederalist.com/2018/06/27/study-finds-marriage-church-attendance-improve-black-mens-economic-success/






8.  Happiness doesn’t change much in long marriages. But something else does

​​
Corinne Purtill and Dan Kopf



OR


The unromantic, untold story of the great US divorce spree of 1946

Corinne Purtill







9.  For Young Adults, Economic Security Matters for Marriage

Benjamin Gurrentz
 






10.  Veterans, spouses invited to ‘Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage’ in Sequoia National Park






Thanks Alysse

Bill
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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1296023 2018-06-21T22:42:12Z 2018-06-21T22:42:12Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. Why 9 to 5 isn't the only shift that can work for busy families



OR



OR







2.  Allegorical Maps of Love, Courtship, and Matrimony







3.   Sharing research and innovation across home visiting and early care and education can better serve families








4.  Harry Benson’s marriage lines: How family breakdown costs us all dear






5. Good news: Today’s teens are less likely than earlier generations to smoke, drink or have sex. Bad news: They’re not eating their veggies, either.

By Christopher Ingraham







6.  Marital status and risk of cardiovascular diseases: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  • Chun Wai Wong,et.al  (
  •  8 others)




    OR



    OR







    7.  Airplane Mode Strengthened My Marriage

    Danny Forest






    8. Want a better marriage? These core values keep families close







    9.  Age-specific marriage rates per 1,000 unmarried males, all marriages







    10. Pedaling Uphill, on a Bike and in a Marriage

    By Dwight Garner





    Thanks Alysse

    Bill
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    tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1294045 2018-06-14T18:10:02Z 2018-06-14T18:10:03Z Re: Candidates for Friday Five

    On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 10:53 AM, Bill Coffin <billcoffin68@gmail.com> wrote:



    OR

    A State Multi-Sector Framework for Supporting Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs


    KRISTEN HARPER, FADUMO M. ABDI, ARI NE’EMAN








    2.  Welfare Indicators and Risk Factors: Seventeenth Report to Congress






    3. Should school quality and spouse employment help decide where troops are based?

    Karen Jowers



    OR

    Marriage retreat rekindles relationships

    By Airman 1st Class William Tracy



    OR

    Chaplain’s Pulpit: Make spouse priority: Good parenting starts with good marriage

    Chap. (Capt.) Daniel Melin







    4.  The Arab Family Strength In Qatar, Jordan, and Tunisia






    5.  Data Shows California Fatherhood Program Is A Gift For The Whole Family





    6.   Seven TV Shows that Highlight the Best in Fatherhood

    JEREMY ADAM SMITH, SHAWN TAYLOR






    7.  Moms, Here’s How You Can Help Dads Bond With Your Babies

    BELINDA LUSCOMBE



    OR

    Fathers’ early parenting quality affected by mothers

    Jeff Grabmeier







    8.  2018 Family Prosperity Initiative Index links family health to economic vitality, ranks states

    By Bethany Blankley






    9. Residential Propinquity as a Factor in Marriage Selection: Fifty Year Trends in Philadelphia

    Ray H. Abrams





    10. Marriage Matters

    by Bill Hartley







    11. 

    Mark as favorite

    Tuesday, June 26, 2018 | 9:00 am - 10:30 am

    Economic success for black men in America






    12.  Fewer couples are marrying in churches. Does it matter?








    Thanks Alysse.

    Bill
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    tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1293979 2018-06-14T14:54:18Z 2018-06-14T14:54:18Z Candidates for Friday Five



    OR

    A State Multi-Sector Framework for Supporting Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs


    KRISTEN HARPER, FADUMO M. ABDI, ARI NE’EMAN








    2.  Welfare Indicators and Risk Factors: Seventeenth Report to Congress






    3. Should school quality and spouse employment help decide where troops are based?

    Karen Jowers



    OR

    Marriage retreat rekindles relationships

    By Airman 1st Class William Tracy



    OR

    Chaplain’s Pulpit: Make spouse priority: Good parenting starts with good marriage

    Chap. (Capt.) Daniel Melin







    4.  The Arab Family Strength In Qatar, Jordan, and Tunisia






    5.  Data Shows California Fatherhood Program Is A Gift For The Whole Family





    6.   Seven TV Shows that Highlight the Best in Fatherhood

    JEREMY ADAM SMITH, SHAWN TAYLOR






    7.  Moms, Here’s How You Can Help Dads Bond With Your Babies

    BELINDA LUSCOMBE



    OR

    Fathers’ early parenting quality affected by mothers

    Jeff Grabmeier







    8.  2018 Family Prosperity Initiative Index links family health to economic vitality, ranks states

    By Bethany Blankley






    9. Residential Propinquity as a Factor in Marriage Selection: Fifty Year Trends in Philadelphia

    Ray H. Abrams





    10. Marriage Matters

    by Bill Hartley







    11. 

    Mark as favorite

    Tuesday, June 26, 2018 | 9:00 am - 10:30 am

    Economic success for black men in America






    12.  Fewer couples are marrying in churches. Does it matter?








    Thanks Alysse.

    Bill
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    tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1291789 2018-06-07T21:44:35Z 2018-06-07T21:44:36Z Candidates for Friday Five
    1. Parents and Children Together: Effects of Two Healthy Marriage Programs for Low-Income Couples






    2.  Working with Asian American Individuals, Couples, and Families Webinar
    Thursday, June 14, 2018 2:00:00 PM EDT





    3.  Put a ring on it? Millennial couples are in no hurry

    ERROL F. RICHARDSON





    4. Criteria for Evidence of Effectiveness To Be Applied to Projects Identified for Inclusion in the What Works Clearinghouse of Proven and Promising Projects To Move Welfare Recipients Into Work






    5.   One Big Happy "Blended Family:" Tips to Help Fathers Co-Parent Effectively

     Anna McKittrick, ICF, and Eugene Schneeberg, ICF








    6.  In the #MeToo Era, Raising Boys to Be Good Guys

    David McGlynn






    7. Quarter of married and cohabiting Britons are in the dark over partner’s finances

    Kate Hughes Money Editor
    @hughesthehack






    8. Latest PACT Report Provides Great Advice for Fatherhood Programs

    Christopher A. Brown





    9.  Spotlight: Australia's been in a baby-making slowdown since 1976

    Greg Callaghan





    10.  I Married a Millennial. I Married a Gen Xer. Now What?

    Brooke Lea Foster






    11.  How to Repair the National Marriage

    By David Brooks





    12. Marriage educators national gathering







    Thanks Alysse

    Bill
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    tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1289658 2018-05-31T22:39:48Z 2018-05-31T22:39:49Z Candidates for Friday Five
    1. When is your spouse’s birthday? Chinese authorities set couples a test before granting divorce

    Louise Moon




    2.  Integrating Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education (HMRE) and Employment Services: Design Choices of Two HMRE Grantees

    Daniel Friend and Diane Paulsell 
    Mathematica Policy Research





    3.  If we don’t want our sons to be monstrous men, we have to help them curb their anger

    Jessica Machado 






    4.   AN OPEN LETTER TO PRINCE HARRY AND MEGHAN: FOUR THINGS I WISH I’D KNOWN AS A NEWLYWED

    Harry Benson







    Select sessions will be livestreamed on #RECSLive








    6.  Premarital Relationship Education and Its Effect on Newlywed Help-Seeking

    Jennifer Griffith








    7. 
    As part of its work to expand the number of researchers and practitioners collaborating to evaluate fatherhood programs, the Fatherhood Research and Practice Network (FRPN) provided funding and oversaw 13 research projects. Recently, three of the studies published their findings on the FRPN website. The full reports are available here.





    8.  SECRETS OF A SUCCESSFUL SPY MARRIAGE

    ALEX BOLLFRASS






    9.This Is How Long Today’s Average Couple Dates Before Getting Married

    By DIANA BRUK






    10.  Does marriage make husbands or wives more grumpy? Yes, science says.




    Thanks Alysse. GO CAPS!


    Bill
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    tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1287010 2018-05-24T13:27:23Z 2018-05-24T13:27:23Z Candidates for Friday Five
    1.  Six Habits of Highly Compassionate People


    HOORIA JAZAIERI


    https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/six_habits_of_highly_compassionate_people?






    2. The Interdependence of Families, Communities, and Children’s Health: Public Investments That Strengthen Families and Communities, and Promote Children’s Healthy Development and Societal Prosperity
    By Kimberly Eaton Hoagwood, Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus, Mary Ann McCabe, Nathaniel Counts, Harolyn M. E. Belcher, Deborah Klein Walker, and Kay A. Johnson

    https://nam.edu/the-interdependence-of-families-communities-and-childrens-health-public-investments-that-strengthen-families-and-communities-and-promote-childrens-healthy-development-and-societal-prosperity/






    3.  Unable to attend in person? Select sessions will be livestreamed on #RECSLive. You can also follow @RECS_OPRE and use #RECS2018 to join the conversations taking place at the conference.

      Friday, June 1
    10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. light blue icon yellow icon 

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

       
    • Moderator: Robin McDonald (Administration for Children and Families)
    • Sarah Avellar (Mathematica Policy Research)
    • Halbert Sullivan (Ramsey County Workforce Solutions)
    • Scott Wetzler (Montefiore Medical Center)
    • Wade Horn (Former Assistant Secretary for Children and Families/Deloitte Consulting)


    http://recsconference.net/livestream.htm







    4.  FORGIVENESS: THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH?

     Kathi Norman

    http://positivepsychologynews.com/news/kathi-norman/2018052238293








    5. How the NYT chose 'parenting' https://www.poynter.org/news/how-nyt-chose-parenting







    6.  Community Collaborations to Strengthen and Preserve Families

    HHS-2018-ACF-ACYF-CA-1351

    https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/index.cfm?switch=foa&fon=HHS-2018-ACF-ACYF-CA-1351







    7. It Took My Grandmother's Death to Finally Appreciate My Mom's Incredible Strength
    Suzanne Hayes (my niece, writing about my mother-in-law and sister-in-law)

    https://www.womansworld.com/posts/grandmother-death-my-mother-159650?




    OR

    Grandpa's 6 tips for a successful marriage

    Jackie Pilossoph


    http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/ct-ahp-pilossoph-column-tl-0524-story.html







    8.  Sleep better, parent better: Study shows link between maternal sleep and permissive parenting

    http://news.aces.illinois.edu/news/sleep-better-parent-better-study-shows-link-between-maternal-sleep-and-permissive-parenting










    9.  Key Findings on Families, Family Policy and the Sustainable Development Goals

    http://www.familyperspective.org/safs/SynthesisReport.pdf








    10. A more Measured Approach: An Evaluation of Different Measures of Marriage Rates and Implications for the Family

    Mary Ann Bronson and Maurizio Mazzocco
    https://econpapers.repec.org/article/ctllouvde/v_3a84_3ay_3a2018_3ai_3a2_3ap_3a189-207.htm




    11.   Integrating Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education (HMRE) and Employment Services: Design Choices of Two HMRE Grantees
    https://www.acf.hhs.gov/opre/resource/integrating-healthy-marriage-and-relationship-education-hmre-and-employment-services-design-choices-of-two-hmre-grantees



    Thanks Alysse...Go CAPS!
    Bill
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    tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1284276 2018-05-17T01:30:44Z 2018-05-17T01:30:44Z Candidates for Friday Five
    1.  Temporary Assistance for Needy Families 12th Report to Congress






    2.  Women work-hours constraint is associated with their own depression and their partners’ low relationship satisfaction: Evidence from the Growing up in Ireland Infant Cohort Study

     Eamonn Barron1 , Jennifer Mulligan-Rabbitt3 and Ela Polek1,2*





    3. Love hurts: Spats with spouse may worsen chronic pain, other symptoms

    Katie Bohn



    OR

    Parents may help prep kids for healthier, less violent relationships








    4.  MFRI at Purdue University releases research and showcases innovative tool to support service members, veterans and families









    5.  Why Mothers Matter 
    Report to Family First New Zealand, Mother’s Day 2018









    6.  When the secret to a happy marriage is shockingly simple









    7. I asked a top relationship psychologist for his 3 best pieces of advice about marriage





    8. SEEING MARRIAGE THROUGH THE PRISM OF TIME














    10. 1940s MOTHER’S MARRIAGE ADVICE FOR NEWLYWEDS STILL RINGS TRUE TODAY





    11. Marriage may be good for catching melanoma early

    Lisa Rapaport







    12. How Do I Know If She Is The One?

    by 






    Thanks Alysse. We're headed to Fairfield U (CT) for my 50th reunion weekend. 
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