tag:billcoffin.org,2013:/posts Coffin Corner 2020-07-09T21:12:48Z Bill Coffin tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1571349 2020-07-09T21:12:48Z 2020-07-09T21:12:48Z Candidates for Friday Five

1. Pathways-to-Outcomes: How Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Program Activities May Lead to Intended Outcomes

OPRE/ACF





2. The parents are not all right: The experiences of parenting during a pandemic

Daniel A. Cox, Samuel J. Abrams






3. To support infant development, states can encourage parents to read, sing, and tell stories with their children

Authors: Asiya Kazi, Sarah Daily




4. How life has changed for Australians during the coronavirus pandemic (and how it hasn’t)
 

or

Families in Australia Survey: Life during COVID-19

Report no. 1: Early findings

Kelly Hand, Jennifer Baxter, Megan Carroll, Mikayla Budinski


OR

Marriage and money help but don’t lead to long-lasting happiness

Nathan Kettlewell, University of Technology Sydney; Nick Glozier, University of Sydney, and Richard Morris, University of Sydney

 



5. How Praying for Your Spouse Can Improve Your Marriage
 





7. Marriage in Ancient Egypt: Egyptian Family System
 
Robert Garland, P.h.D., Colgate University





8. Marriage offers financial protection, ASU professor's analysis shows
 




9. More evidence that periodic abstinence is good for marriage relationship





10. MERENGUE THROUGH MARRIAGE
 



And next week marks the 30th anniversary of the 1st Navy PREP training at the University of Denver, July 12-14,1990

Thanks
Bill
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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1568171 2020-07-02T22:32:11Z 2020-07-02T22:32:11Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. It’s Hard to Be an Empathy Scientist Today

BY KIRA M. NEWMAN


or

How the Pandemic Can Teach Kids About Compassion

MARYAM ABDULLAH | 





2. Supporting Program Progress: Performance Measures, Data System, and Technical Assistance for the 2020 Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Grantees

ACF


OR

Supporting the Fatherhood Journey: Findings from the Parents and Children Together Evaluation (PACT)




3. Community Resilience Estimates

Census





4. CHECK OUT NEW PARENT-KID ACTIVITIES PLUS CONTRIBUTE TO RESEARCH
 




5. SPARKING GRATITUDE & NAMING LOSSES
To Have and Have Not

The Family Institute at Northwestern University  





6. Parents and the pandemic: A comprehensive analysis of survey data
 
John P. Bailey, AEI





7. Media Coverage: How the Pandemic is Strengthening Fathers' Relationships with Their Children
Our new research suggests that almost 70% of fathers across race, class, educational attainment, and political affiliation in the United States feel closer to their children during the coronavirus pandemic.

Read, watch, and listen to highlights from our recent media coverage:




8. NORC survey reflects public worries about COVID-19, despite a majority satisfied with finances





9. Lockdown creates a wave of 'Turbo Relationships', with new couples quicker to commit
 
Relate




10. 
THE BIG QUESTION:
HOW DO I HELP MY KIDS
HELP OTHERS?
 Rachel Buchholz,   KIDS AND FAMILY Editor in Chief   




11. Adolescent Development




Thanks.

Bill
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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1564749 2020-06-25T20:27:34Z 2020-06-25T20:27:35Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. How to Cultivate Child-Welfare Workers

Naomi Schaefer Riley




2. An Overview of Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Curricula

Mindy E. Scott and Ilana Huz

 




3. THE PHENOMENAL RISE AND FALL OF A MARRIAGE-BASED CULTURE

Pat Fagan Ph.D. 




4.  How Cultural Factors Shape Economic Outcomes 


  


5. How to Help Families and Staff Build Resilience During the COVID-19 Outbreak


OR

Connecting the Brain to the Rest of the Body: Early Childhood Development and Lifelong Health Are Deeply Intertwined




6. To combat racism, try reviving the black family

ANTHONY ESOLEN

https://www.catholiceducation.org/en/marriage-and-family/other-topics/to-combat-racism-try-reviving-the-black-family.html 



 

7. Talking To Your Kids About Racism and Racial Justice with Cara Meredith


OR

Strengths Based Parenting




8. New foundation focuses on helping Korean American adoptees and families find out where they fit in

Tim Leininger




9.  Role-play shows which expectant dads will thrive as new fathers

by Jeff Grabmeier, The Ohio State University




10. Can This Marriage Be Saved?: A Memoir

  https://muse.jhu.edu/book/76638  



11. just FYI 
Can the Church Save Marriage?

Matrimony rates are in decline, even among conservative Christians. Here’s what that means for the future.
MARK REGNERUS




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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1561310 2020-06-18T18:32:55Z 2020-06-18T18:32:55Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. 8 Dads on the Picture Books They Love Reading to Their Kids

by Jennifer Garry





2. 

the July 2020 issue of 

Family Relations: Interdisciplinary Journal of Applied Family Science 

(FR). This special issue (Vol. 69, Issue 3) is a compilation titled: Best Evidence‐based Practices in Family Life Education. 


NCFR





3. How the Pandemic is Strengthening Fathers' Relationships with Their Children





4. Division of Housework, Communication, and Couples’ Relationship Satisfaction


OR

How Dividing Up Household Chores Can Impact Marriage

Janice Wood





5.  LOW-INCOME, MINORITY FATHERS’ CONTROL STRATEGIES AND THEIR CHILDREN’S REGULATORY SKILLS

JENESSA L. MALIN, NATASHA J. CABRERA, ELIZABETH KARBERG, DANIELA ALDONEY, AND MEREDITH L. ROWE University of Maryland, College Park





6. Watch our timely "Parenting in a Pandemic" Zoom cast. Claire McCarthy, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School 





7. Blog: Recognizing Fathers’ Impact on Children’s Lives on Father’s Day and Beyond

BY SAMANTHA ILLANGASEKARE
 

or one of these

 
Explore findings from a research synthesis on how the timing of first sexual activity relates to such outcomes as teen pregnancy, relationships, mental health and emotional well-being, risky sexual activity, and substance use.

Supporting Program Progress Performance Measures Data System and Technical Assistance for the 2020 Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Grantees cover page
Explore this report to learn what worked well during the current cohort of Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood grantees and potential improvements to performance measures data collection for future cohorts of grantees.

Empowering Families Implementation of an integrated HMRE employment and financial literacy program for low-income couples
Explore findings on the implementation of Empowering Families, a program developed to offer integrated healthy marriage and relationship education (HMRE) and economic stability services to couples with low income raising children together.




8. How To Talk To Kids About Race And Racism, And The Risks Of Staying Silent

Lee V. Gaines







10. How to Create Social Media Rules in Your Marriage






11. Marital Status in the United States




Thanks
Bill

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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1557943 2020-06-11T17:48:24Z 2020-06-11T17:48:24Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. To target aid to the neediest families, we need to strengthen TANF

Jana Parsons  



 

2. COVID-19 and nursing homes: Examining new national data

Alex Brill, Benedic N. Ippolito




3. Healthy Marriage Healthy Families Coalition

Facebook Live - MEG Date Night #89th June 12, 2020


https://www.eventbrite.com/org/3015894510?ref=eofblike



 

4. 7 Steps To Good Digital Parenting




5. Prevention Services Clearinghouse Releases New Program Ratings

Patrick Lester  


 


6. Using a Navy Program to Navigate the Continued Stress and Uncertainty of COVID-19

Mr. Spencer Case, M.S., and Mr. Christian Evans, M.A., M.Div.  




7. Relationships Unlocked: Understanding the nation’s relationships as lockdown is eased
 




8. Why Men’s Health Month Is So Important

Carol Sanders





9. How Covid-19 is changing the world’s children 

David Robson  




10. Grieving a Loss from COVID-19

Charles Muorah, Ph.D., STL, LMFT




11. Petrarch's Plague

Love, Death, and Friendship in a Time of Pandemic

By Paula Findlen


Thanks.

Bill


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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1554377 2020-06-04T20:48:19Z 2020-06-04T20:48:20Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. How paternity leave can help couples stay together

BY ARNA OLAFSSON AND HERDIS STEINGRIMSDOTTIR




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

OPRE/ACF




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
 
 LISA S. SCOTT 





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



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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1551032 2020-05-28T17:51:51Z 2020-05-28T17:51:51Z Candidates for Friday Five
This weeks background music 


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
 
LINDSAY M. MONTE
  



OR

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

AMANDA BARROSO, KIM PARKER, AND JESSE BENNETT




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)


OR

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?

 SHARITA FORREST


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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1547482 2020-05-21T01:07:00Z 2020-05-21T01:07:01Z 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 (nezih.guner@movebarcelona.eu) and Karen Kopecky





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

 Shane Smith  
 


OR

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


JANE CALLEN
    





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

 



Thanks!

Bill



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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1544562 2020-05-14T15:37:04Z 2020-05-14T15:37:05Z 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 






OR

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   



OR


How to Improve Your Marriage Without Leaving the House

Kelsey T. Chun  



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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1541135 2020-05-07T16:34:16Z 2020-05-07T16:34:16Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. All I Want for Mother’s Day Is an Equitable Division of Labor

CHRISTINE CARTER  



OR

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

ACF






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?
 





8. 
28th Annual National Symposium on Family Issues

http://www.pop.psu.edu/event/3719/28th-annual-national-symposium-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!

Bill


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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1537931 2020-04-30T19:00:27Z 2020-04-30T19:00:28Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. Do Adults in Couples Have Better Mental Health During the COVID‑19 Pandemic?

Ana Fostik and Jennifer Kaddatz 



OR

Couples Find Support in One Another During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ana Fostik, Jennifer Kaddatz and Nora Spinks 

 

 

2. Children's Mental Health and the Life Course Model: A Virtual Workshop Series
 
NAS





3. Is California’s ACEs Questionnaire ‘Trap’ For Poor Families?
 







4. How to Support Children (and Yourself) During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University  



OR

UNL professors develop website to keep children engaged at home

Becca Holladay



5. Call for Manuscripts: COVID-19 and Implications for Families
 
NCFR


OR




6.  Let's Talk… More





7.  Play Could Help Reduce ‘Covid-19 Slump’ In Learning

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta M. Golinkoff



OR

Parenting During A Pandemic

Parenting During A Pandemic






8. Coronavirus: New working day has obliterated work-life balance in US

Michelle Davis, Jeff Green

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/coronavirus-us-work-life-balance-working-hours-covid-19-a9484791.html  


OR

COVID-19 AND AMERICAN FAMILIES


Artika Casini  




9. Marriage Rates in the United States, 1900–2018

National Center for Health Statistics  






10.  The significance of resilience in mental health promotion of marriage immigrant women: a qualitative study of factors and processes

Yeonjae Jo





Thanks. Stay safe
Bill


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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1534668 2020-04-23T19:10:36Z 2020-04-23T19:10:37Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. Take-Home Skill: Gratitude Questions for Kids




2. SURVIVING SHELTER-IN-PLACE WITH YOUR PARTNER 




3. Ways to Promote Children’s Resilience to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Authors: Jessica Dym Bartlett, Rebecca Vivrette





4. WHEN FORGIVENESS IS HARD, SPEND MORE TIME TOGETHER

by Courtney Walsh





5. 10 Top Tips for managing Sex and Intimacy during the Covid-19 Crisis

Emma Waring





6. Op-ed: The coronavirus lockdown has given us the chance to strengthen our family bonds
 




7. Purdue College of Health and Human Sciences launches faculty-led initiative to support families during COVID-19 pandemic
 






Mar 2020 | Solveig Spjeldnes, Jennifer Shadik, Anirudh Ruhil, Daniel Kloepfer & Zarek Bell





9. General kid-friendly resources
 




10. 12 Days of Wellbeing eBook





11. 81st Readiness Division couples to test relationship strengthening online tools

By Sgt. 1st Class Jessica Espinosa





12. When the Grandparents Don’t Visit
 
Bridget Shirvell  





Thanks.


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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1532038 2020-04-16T17:34:22Z 2020-04-16T17:34:22Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. What Makes a Father?

Jennifer Rainey Marquez 




2. Generosity, Good News Resources, Gratitude, and Connection in the Corona Age




3. Now Open to All: Past NCFR Webinars & Conference Recordings
 



4. Children’s story book released to help children and young people cope with COVID-19
 



5. Happy Habits for Hard Times Series

John and Rita Sommers-Flanagan





6.Men in Quarantine: 3 Ideas for Rediscovering Marriage

John Cuddeback  




7. Corona and the case for marriage

ByHarry Benson




8. The Anatomy Of A Marriage Fight

Katie Pace
 




9. Marriage—a life-extender?


 



10. How can exhausted parents motivate kitchen table learners?

Frederick M. Hess





11. How Parents Can Help Kids Thrive in an Uncertain Future

JILL SUTTIE




12. Stress and Coping

CDC








Thanks.
Bill


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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1529202 2020-04-09T20:05:42Z 2020-04-28T22:07:58Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. ‘The Femsplainers’: Season 6, Episode 11: Love in the time of coronavirus




2. Virtual Meetings for Couples Offer Tips, Strategies to Cope with COVID-19

AJ Taylor  




3. 

Over 50 Webinars and Dozens of Conference Sessions Free Through June 30



To support the professional activities of family researchers and practitioners during this unprecedented time, NCFR has opened access to digital content previously only available to NCFR members.

Now through June 30, these on-demand webinars and past conference sessions are free to everyone through the NCFR website:
 







5. Free Mind Matters Online Series




6. Incoming Podcast: Army Veteran And Author Kayla Williams On War And Marriage After War

Justin Hudnall


 


7. Administration for Children and Families Assistant Secretary Interview at Fathers & Families Coalition of America Conference
 



8. How to keep quarantine from ruining your marriage

Carol Bruess





9. Marital Interventions: Participation, Helpfulness, and Change in a Nationally Representative Sample

Thomas Jack Esplin White Stephen F. Duncan Jeremy B. Yorgason Spencer L. James Erin K. Holmes








Happy Easter

Bill


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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1526484 2020-04-02T15:37:16Z 2020-04-02T15:37:17Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. WHEN LOW EXPECTATIONS ARE AN ADVANTAGE IN ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIPS

 Giulia Zoppolat and Francesca Righetti





2. Resources About the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
 
NCFR





3. ‘FEELING OBLIGATED’ CAN IMPACT RELATIONSHIPS DURING SOCIAL DISTANCING

Caroline Brooks, William Chopik, Jeewon Oh






4. BRUCE MOOSE AND THE WHAT-IFS

By Gary J. Oliver, Ph.D.





5. Protecting Your Relationship in the Shadow of Coronavirus
 





6.  Inspiring Change: Creating impact with evidence-based implementation






7. In the age of coronavirus social distancing, marriage skills are reaching new audiences

Seth Eisenberg





8. New UC Davis Research Suggests Parents Should Limit Screen Media for Preschoolers

By Karen Nikos-Rose  





9. ‘Are the kids alright?’: Societal shifts, youth actions
 
Erica Gelman  




10.  FAMILY AND SOCIETY
Move to curtail underage online porn epidemic

 Chris McCormack





11. Exploring Key Policy Challenges and Opportunities to Improve Care for People with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders: A Workshop

NASEM





12. How G. E. M. Anscombe revolutionised 20th-century western philosophy





13. Spouse getting on your nerves? Help your marriage through stress of quarantine
 
Kevyn Burger






14 April Is National Child Abuse Prevention Month





Thanks

Bill 


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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1524081 2020-03-26T18:59:41Z 2020-03-26T18:59:42Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. HOMESCHOOLING WHILE WORKING FROM HOME DURING A GLOBAL PANDEMIC BINGO

by KIMBERLY HARRINGTON




2. Get FREE Access To Online Relationship Classes!

First Things First
 

OR





3. COVID-19 – Family Social Science offers coping resources





4. Fatherhood & Coparenting

 Armon R. Perry, Aaron Rollins & Abby Perez





5. CORONAVIRUS: SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES ARE BRINGING COMMUNITIES TOGETHER, STUDY FINDS 

Sarah Young  



OR

COVID-19: our advice and tips for healthy relationships





6. How to stay married through coronavirus

By Hayley Gleeson





7. Navy Boot Camp Trainers Must Spend 90 Days Away from Families in Lockdown Measure

Military.com | By Gina Harkins and Hope Hodge Seck  






8. How can parents help children cope with COVID-19 disruptions?
  
SHARITA FORREST  


OR

Ten tips for on keeping your family on track during the COVID-19 pandemic






9. Generation 'Coronial': Will Self-Isolation Lead To A Baby Boom?
 

Antoinette Lattouf






10.  Can your marriage survive the coronavirus?

By Matt Villano, CNN





11. For Black Marriage Day, Charlotte couples share lessons in love and marriage

Katrina Louis  


 


12. Partners for a Healthy Baby: A Curriculum Home Visitors Can Trust





13. Greater Good’s Guide to Well-Being During Coronavirus






Thanks. Stay safe

Bill


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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1521796 2020-03-19T21:54:39Z 2020-03-19T21:54:39Z Re: Candidates for Friday Five
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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1521710 2020-03-19T17:30:07Z 2020-03-19T17:30:07Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. Tips and Tools for Online Presentations and other NCFR resources







2.  Family Policy and Complex Contemporary Families: A Decade in Review and Implications for the Next Decade of Research and Policy Practice





3.Resources for children on COVID-19 and staying healthy


OR

3 Tips For Talking To Kids About Coronavirus And The National Shutdown

Frederick Hess



 

4. Preventing and Addressing Intimate Violence when Engaging Dads (PAIVED): Challenges, Successes, and Promising Practices from Responsible Fatherhood Programs




5.  How School Closures Can Strengthen Your Family

 Christine Carter


OR

Realistic ways for parents and families to cope with being stuck at home



 

6. Social Distancing Gone Wrong: Couples in Corona Crisis
 





 



8. Berlin 2020: Helping Families through Separation and Divorce: Collaboration, not Confrontation, in Social Plurality

66th ICCFR Conference

Date: 29-30 October 2020 in Berlin
 



9. Marriage Is What Brings Us 6 Feet Apart





10. Welcome to Marriage During the Coronavirus

Remember: Both of you are right.

 Jennifer Senior





11. Getting sick of your screen? Try these 11 family-friendly board games
 




Thanks.
Bill



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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1519205 2020-03-12T19:37:07Z 2020-03-12T19:37:08Z Re: Candidates for Friday Five
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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1519176 2020-03-12T17:45:03Z 2020-03-12T17:45:03Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. 'It's Just Really Heartbreaking.' The Coronavirus Outbreak Is Forcing Couples to Rethink Their Weddings

TARA LAW






2. How to Keep the Greater Good in Mind During the Coronavirus Outbreak

JILL SUTTIE





3. Family Research CONSORTIUM on family research




4. Please join us for a virtual presentation by Rebecca Cunningham, M.D., Emergency Medicine Professor and Director of the Injury Prevention Center at the University of Michigan, on Tuesday, March 17, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm ET. The webinar is free and open to the public.

Register: https://obssr.od.nih.gov/behavioral-health-and-injury-prevention-the-emergency-department-as-a-window-to-community-and-population-health/

Presentation Overview:
This presentation will provide an overview of violence prevention among Emergency Department patients including the CDC best practice program, SafERteens.




5. For anxious spouses, a baby may be a rival

A new child can spark jealousy in needy partners





6. The state of relationships, marriages, and living alone in the US






7. 12 Resources for COVID-19 Anxiety






8. 6 Big Things Millennials Should Know About Entering the Sandwich Generation 

KORIN MILLER






9. Spouse recognized for work with Strengthening Military Marriage

Lakesha Cole





10. Middle-class marriage is declining, and likely deepening inequality

Richard V. Reeves and Christopher Pulliam





11. A New Guide for Living Well in a Jewish Marriage–How to Make it Work

Rochel Sylvetsky



Thanks. Stay safe!

Bill

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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1516885 2020-03-05T17:30:49Z 2020-03-05T17:30:49Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. Too many black babies are born out of wedlock. An antiviolence activist wants to change that. | Jenice Armstrong

by Jenice Armstrong


OR

WHY BLACK WOMEN ARE AGING ALONE

By Carly Stern


 

2.  Reducing Child Poverty
Date: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 10:00am
Location: 
2358-C Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515
Reducing Child Poverty








3. Does marriage help achieve the American dream?

By Dennis Romboy@dennisromboy  





4.  First Marriage Rate in the U.S., 2018

Valerie Schweizer  





5. Implementing an Innovative Parenting Program for Fathers: Findings from the B3 Study





6. Family Fundamentals: The Secret Sauce to Booming Business | Dave Schramm | TEDxEustis
 
 




7. How to throw an (almost) zero-waste birthday party
 
Jamie Kiffel-Alcheh 





8. Research Scholars Program

2020 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

https://www.hispanicresearchcenter.org/emerging-scholars/research-scholars-program/?





9. 4 tips for how to run a successful family meeting

By Bridget Barnes / Boys Town





10.  How long does the average marriage last?






11. The Message of Marriage Story Works… Everyday!

Dr. Sue Johnson  




Thanks.

Bill


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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1514225 2020-02-27T20:16:07Z 2020-02-27T20:16:07Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. What America Can Learn from Couples Therapy

Phil Cowan & Carolyn P. Cowan  




2. Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older Adults: Opportunities for the Health Care System





3. Exploring Social Poverty: Low-Income Populations and the Impact of Family and Community Ties





4. Divorce rate: Each of these cities has the highest rate of divorced residents in its state

Hristina Byrnes



OR

National Marriage, Divorce Rates Both Declined in the Last 10 Years





5. Kids Navigating the Digital World:
5 Practical Tips for Parents

Michael Miller  





6. The rise of the only child: What’s behind the rising number of single-child families





7. Earned Income Tax Credit: Not just for working families
 



8. Best & Worst States to Raise a Family

Adam McCann





9. Social capital in the UK: 2020
 




10. 10 QUESTIONS TO BUILD A RESILIENT MARRIAGE


OR 

HOW TO RESPOND TO A PARTNER’S VENTING



OR


Encouraging good marital habits

 


11. Munk Debates – Lyman Stone: Baby boomers have ruined the future for millennials



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Bill



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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1509350 2020-02-14T01:54:58Z 2020-02-14T01:54:58Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. Understanding the Past to Improve the Future: Lessons Learned in Fatherhood Program Service Delivery
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 01:00:00 PM EST - 02:45:00 PM EST




OR

10 questions every couple needs to ask

  MEGAN SCHMIDT





3. Read the New Journal of Marriage and Family Decade in Review

Journal of Marriage and Family (JMF) has released its latest Decade in Review. This February 2020 issue is free access to the public for a full year.


how about this one

The Evolution of Fathering Research in the 21st Century: Persistent Challenges, New Directions


4. A Full 2020 Census Count of Military Service Members and Families Is Important to Their Communities





5. Dating across the aisle is difficult in the age of Trump
 
Daniel A. Cox






6. Faith and Family Play a Bigger Role in Academic Achievement Than Race or Socioeconomic Status
 






 7. VA PTSD Coach






8. How does parental work-family conflict impact on children’s mental health?

ANDISHEH VAHEDI, ISABEL KRUG AND ELIZABETH WESTRUPP





9. Cultural Relevance in Couple Relationship Education Courses

Sarah Hokanson




10. Valentine’s special: Free Relationship Check-Ups for URI Students




11. What do parents need to know about teens and sexting?

Samuel Ehrenreich
 



Thanks. 
I had internet issues this afternoon and early evening. 


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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1507150 2020-02-06T22:42:34Z 2020-02-06T22:42:35Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. Family Perspectives, a student journal published by Brigham Young University's School of Family Life





2.  Harry Benson: Number 10 needs a Family Policy Unit

By Harry Benson


OR

UK has the fastest fall in divorce rates across Europe





3. Promoting Positive Adolescent Health Behaviors and Outcomes:
Thriving in the 21st Century
 




4. Education and Men without Work

Nicholas Eberstadt






5. National Marriage Week USA https://www.nationalmarriageweekusa.org/

Media and Publicity Tool Kit




6.  Introducing Kids to Forgiveness

Greater Good in Action - Science-based Practices for a Meaningful Life  







7. Congressional Prevention Policy Caucus





8. Americans Are Having Fewer Kids. Evangelicals Are No Exception
 
LIUAN HUSKA



OR

Few families occupy Greater Boston’s multi-bedroom homes, report says

Tim Logan




OR

STATE OF THE UNION






9.   Exploring Social Poverty: Low-Income Populations and the Impact of Family and Community Ties

When: Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 4:00 pm Eastern/1:00 pm Pacific 





10. First Comes Marriage

And then comes love

BY POOJA SALHOTRA





11. Is success a sequence? How choices affect outcomes

 host 

Brent Orrell

 joins 

Isabell Sawhill

 of the Brookings Institution and 

Ian Rowe 





Thanks.

Bill

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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1504330 2020-01-30T01:03:56Z 2020-01-30T01:03:56Z Candidates for Friday Five
1.  Disadvantaged Children who are Beating the Odds: Family, School, Neighborhood and City Contexts that Predict Academic Success among Socio-economically Disadvantaged Children





2.   Relationship Maintenance

Edited by Brian G. Ogolsky, J. Kale Monk

Cambridge University Press  


    



3. Tools that Support the Implementation of Home, Together

United States Interagency Council on Homelessness 





4. Seeking the Military Suicide Solution Podcast, Episode 3: Dr. Matt Miller






5. Can social and emotional learning models aim to create relationships? 
 
Julia Freeland Fisher | American Enterprise Institute





6. More Children Live With Half Siblings Than Previously Thought






7. CEO Mom's Nanny Job Ad Is Both Over The Top — & Totally Spot-On
 


 



8. New NCFR Olson Grant Invests in the Future of Family Science


OR

Family Life Education Month






9. Siblings of Kids With Intellectual Disabilities Score High in Empathy







10. What does the research say about the FAMILY Act?

Alix Gould-Werth

https://equitablegrowth.org/what-does-the-research-say-about-the-family-act/  



11. What’s the Return on Investment of a Fatherhood Program?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown





Thanks!
Bill


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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1501917 2020-01-23T15:54:38Z 2020-01-23T15:54:38Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. Leading Health Indicators 2030

Advancing Health, Equity, and Well-Being





2. Marital Interventions: Participation, Helpfulness, and Change in a Nationally Representative Sample




3. Asian values boost Californian family stability

by Carolyn Moynihan



OR

Inside the newsroom: It’s the state of the union address (but not the one you think)

By Doug Wilks,  Editor





4. Is secondhand screen time the new secondhand smoking?







5. Marriage Penalties in Means-Tested Tax and Transfer Programs


OR

Implementing an Innovative Parenting Program for Fathers: Findings from the B3 Study
 



6. Why Your Marriage Needs a Supper Club

Courtney Rohrdanz





7.  Marriage and the “Success Sequence”

Written By Micah Clark  





8. State Marriage and Divorce Rate Statistical Testing: 2008 and 2018
 




9.  FOR THE LOVE OF RELATIONSHIPS – Making marriage cool





10. Delivering on the Evidence Act: How Agencies Can Engage Stakeholders in the Learning Agenda Process





11. "Don't Worry, Be Happy" is Not a Plan: Give me a Lever

Dr. Scott Stanley




12. HAPPINESS HOMEWORK: WEEK 2 — UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA

John Sommers-Flanagan



Thanks!
Bill
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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1499738 2020-01-16T17:28:06Z 2020-01-16T17:28:07Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. A Child’s Marriage Advice That Saved Our Nation

Susan Barth



OR

Don’t wait until we’re married to involve us in Jewish life

BY BETH RUTH VANDER STOEP





2. The power of the two-parent home is not a myth

Ian Rowe | Thomas B. Fordham Institute





3. GREATER GOOD PARENTING

Raising Caring, Courageous Kids
 

OR

Why Children Need to Hear Refugee Stories

JAMES MCCONCHIE


 

 
4. Journal of Marriage and Family Publishes 2020 Decade in Review
 




5. Cultural Relevance in Couple Relationship Education Courses
 
 Sarah Hokanson 





6. Love, Lies, and Money: Financial Infidelity in Romantic Relationships 

Emily N Garbinsky, Joe J Gladstone, Hristina Nikolova, Jenny G Olson





7. ‘Always on’ hi-tech work culture is hitting family life, says report
 
Jamie Doward  


OR

Two in five working parents feel compelled to put in extra hours at home

By Maggie Baska



 

8. What Everyone Can Learn From Parents of Big Families

Laura Vanderkam  





9. How do countries fight falling birth rates?

 



10. China's 2019 Top 10 News Events About Family Released

Editor: Wang Liyan  



OR




11. U.S. Marriage and Divorce Rates by State




12. Marriage and Family Therapy Saves Relationships

Todd Goodman, Public Affairs Specialist  



Thanks.

Bill


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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1497339 2020-01-09T20:53:52Z 2020-01-09T20:53:52Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. Finland: Finland's family cafes are helping solve one of parenting's biggest problems

Annabelle Timsit  






2. Family Systems Trends and Transitions: What They Mean For Military Families event

on Tue January 14th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST





3. Government confirms extra support for Troubled Families to succeed
 


OR

How major milestones like marriage, a first child, and divorce are coming later in life for most Britons... and you'll be happiest when aged between 65 and 74

MARK DUELL FOR MAILONLINE





4. The Names of 1.8 Million Emancipated Slaves Are Now Searchable in the World’s Largest Genealogical Database, Helping African Americans Find Lost Ancestors
 




5. 2 Articles Open Access to the Public


Best Practices in Relationship Education Focused on Intimate Relationships
Scott M. Stanley, Ryan G. Carlson, Galena K. Rhoades, Howard J. Markman, Lane L. Ritchie, and Alan J. Hawkins
Family Relations: Interdisciplinary Journal of Applied Family Science
Published online: Dec. 18, 2019 | doi.org/10.1111/fare.12419 


 

6.What It’s Like to Date After Middle Age

FAITH HILL




7.Parental coaching adolescents through peer stress

Stephanie Henry





OR from same source 

How African American romantic partners support each other when faced with racial discrimination can affect mental, physical health, study shows

Stephanie Henry  








8. Study examines biomarkers, economic factors that may increase risk for cognitive decline

https://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2020/01/07/alzheimersretina










9. The other ‘marriage story’: divorce is at a 40-year low
Carolyn Moynihan
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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1494884 2020-01-02T18:11:25Z 2020-01-02T18:11:26Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. 2019 Town Halls
Strong Families Thriving Children




2. The Beauty of a Wedding Anniversary

John Cuddeback  




3.  What 12 studies told us about family life in 2019

By Lois M. Collins





4. The state of our unions: The good news and bad news about marriage and family in America

Thursday, January 09, 2020 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm EDT 




5. HOW TO START TOUGH CONVERSATIONS

The Family Institute at Northwestern University





6. Easy Ways to Get Your Kids to Read More This Year

by Melissa Taylor





7. People Didn’t Used to Ask for ‘Space’ in Their Relationships

JULIE BECK
 




8. Is Social Media affecting Your Relationship?
 
Leigh Baumann
Baumann  





9. How happy couples handle money, according to marriage and money experts

Sofia Pitt  




10. A Free Gift Dads Can Give their Kids this Season...and Beyond

Posted by Melissa Steward



Thanks and Happy New Year to all!

Bill

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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1490999 2019-12-19T23:43:26Z 2019-12-19T23:43:27Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. Best Practices in Relationship Education Focused on Intimate Relationships



2.  The Miseducation of the American Boy

Peggy Orenstein

The Miseducation of the American Boy

The Miseducation of the American Boy

3. Taking Sex Differences in Personality Seriously

Scott Barry Kaufman





4. Adult ADHD is hard on a marriage, but there’s help for couples

by Courtenay Harris Bond, For The Inquirer,





5.  Can You Change Your Personality? Scientists Say ‘Maybe’
By Karen Nikos-Rose





OR

How long does the average marriage last?



OR

Life milestones such as becoming parents, divorce and remarrying happening later, analysis by ONS finds





 
7. 

The Top 10 Insights from the “Science of a Meaningful Life” in 2019


BY KIRA M. NEWMANEMILIANA R. SIMON-THOMASJEREMY ADAM SMITHSUMMER ALLENTOM JACOBSSOPHIE MCMULLENELIZABETH HOPPER |





8. Family, not climate, top of mind for tweens
 




10.  

A Couples Therapist Analyzes the Marriage in 

Marriage Story



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Bill



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