tag:billcoffin.org,2013:/posts Coffin Corner 2023-02-02T23:16:12Z Bill Coffin tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1936599 2023-02-02T23:16:11Z 2023-02-02T23:16:12Z Candidates for IFS Friday Five
1. Utah Marriage Celebration 2023

Virtual Event: Friday, February10, 2023, | 6-9:30 p.m. MT




2.  Guidance for Immigrant and Refugee Families: The Child Welfare System  




3. Parenting in America Today

Pew Research Center Logo





4. Pay Weakened the Traditional Family?

By Scott Winship, American Enterprise Institute





5. 5 Signs You May Need Marriage Counseling
Cleveland Clinic logo




6. Lifelong Marriage Lowers Risk of Dementia

NTNU




7. The Change in Poverty from 1995 to 2016 Among Single‐Parent Families

By Kevin Corinth | Bruce D. Meyer | Derek Wu

Cato Institute




8. Marriage Week International https://www.marriage-weekinternational.com/



9. Japan ‘on the Verge’ of Societal Collapse Due to Plummeting Birth Rate, Prime Minister Says





10. My cousin has two tickets for the 2023 SUPER BOWL, both box seats. He paid $2,500 for each ticket, but he didn't realize last year when he bought them, it was going to be on the same day as his wedding.
If you are interested, he is looking for someone to take his place... It's
at St. Joseph Church, in Warwick at 3 p.m. Her name is Ashley. She's 5'2,
about 130 lbs. She's a good cook, too. She'll be the one in the white dress



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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1933980 2023-01-26T23:00:29Z 2023-01-26T23:00:30Z Candidates for IFS Friday Five
1. Marriage Celebration 2023

Virtual Event: Friday, February 10, 2023, | 6-9:30 p.m. MT





2. ONE IN SIX YOUNG CHILDREN HAVE BEEN SEXUALLY HARASSED, SURVEY FINDS

Joe Lepper


OR

The lockdown effect on births within marriage a year later

Harry Benson




3. Want to live a happy life? Focus on your relationships






4. Marriage and Work among Prime-Age Men

Adam Blandin, John Jones, and Fang Yang




5. 

Negative marital communications leave literal, figurative wounds


The Ohio State University





6. Does a Woman’s Biological Clock Have a Price?

Corinne Low





7. Marriage Week International https://www.marriage-weekinternational.com/

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







9. What aspects lead to long-term success in marriage?

Brittany Stahnke Joy




10. From the Office of the Journal of Marriage & Family Review (MFR)

New paper submission type




HT Dave
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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1930993 2023-01-19T22:57:04Z 2023-01-19T22:57:05Z Candidates for IFS Friday Five
1. Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Programs May Best Support Outcomes by Addressing Hispanic Families’ Diverse Stressors

Elizabeth Wildsmith, Yiyu Chen




2. Impact of Direct Cash Benefits to Low-Income Families Can Be Far-Reaching

BY AMANDA ABRAMS




3. Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education for High School Students: The Longer-Term Impacts of Relationship Smarts PLUS in Georgia

OPRE/ACF/HHS





4. The case for a Commission on Boys and Men: Will Washington state lead the way?

Richard V. Reeves




5. Should I Try to Work It Out?: A Guidebook for Individuals and Couples Who Have Been Thinking about Divorce

Alan Hawkins , Tamara Fackrell , Steven Harris





6. Discernment Counseling




7. Researchers: The legalization of marijuana comes at a hidden cost to our young people

By Diana Fishbein, Linda Richter and Zili Sloboda




8. Some Good News on the Family Front

Kay S. Hymowitz




9. Married men are healthier than everyone else. Here’s why they get the best end of the deal.

BY LIBBY RICHARDS, MELISSA FRANKS, ROSIE SHROUT AND THE CONVERSATION




10. What Emotional Neglect Looks Like in a Marriage





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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1928256 2023-01-12T23:20:23Z 2023-01-12T23:20:24Z Candidates for IFS Friday Five
1. How do Teens’ Romantic Relationship Skills, Knowledge, and Attitudes Change with Age?

OPRE Research




2. Winter 2023 Issue: Parenting Education

NCFR


OR

Zippy's Video of the Week: The Key to Happiness




3. How too much math homework help from parents can backfire

By Jiawen Wu and Eva M. Pomerantz




4. 2023 NARME Summit Presenter Application







5. Their Mothers Were Teenagers. They Didn’t Want That for Themselves.

Jason DeParle, NYT

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/31/us/teen-pregnancies-child-poverty.html?unlocked_article_code=AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACEIPuonUktbfqYhlSlUYAibIRp87oxCAwODVzbM6j3n1LSWODD1CzuAZRpCH5UrXebslZ8c2237TYu59B4IVZa44yP5DbQsqQhO0o5CAldNULXVl94niBiY9hp7EGO1m-m6vZDHlJaJxmOHj50zXaTS8DKHPwDZ2clYe1Jhhdlug23wDz76UUbImn4kjgopyQ8xyVjwCZyKVv_L3CR0YONmOah7U6QZeSPgOEHiI3obas-RcBV0UXVHWT3p_43I-6MdfPb4UOKX4KB0gf6nukB7w5iddKEPym9T1HnBktQM&smid=nytcore-ios-share&referringSource=articleShare




6. Relationship conversations: New skills training to support relationships

OnePlusOne




7. Help Me Grow: Strengthening Families and Supporting Caregiver Goals

 Cailin O’Connor and Charlyn Harper Browne,  Center for the Study of Social Policy  





8. USU Extension co-sponsors Utah Marriage Celebration






9. First Things First: How to start talking with your spouse again

Lauren Hall





10. 10 Practices to Keep Your Marriage Strong





11. Webinar on the Witherspoon Institute’s New Book, Marriage and the Public Good



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Bill

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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1925347 2023-01-05T23:12:39Z 2023-01-05T23:12:39Z Re: Candidates for IFS Friday Five
13. New parents benefit from participating in family education program, study shows

by Marianne Stein, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1925249 2023-01-05T18:47:43Z 2023-01-05T18:47:44Z Candidates for IFS Friday Five
1. 

WEBINAR: Love Notes: A Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program that Actually Prevents Teen Pregnancy

January 11, 2022 1:00pm Pacific

In this webinar, Dr. Anita Barbee will discuss the results from the original random control trial in Louisville testing the efficacy of Love Notes. She will focus on how Love Notes actually reduces the chance of pregnancy for youth by 46% over those in the control group 12 months after instruction. (These results were recently published in the peer-reviewed journal, Family Relations.)

REGISTER



2. The Skills You Need for Happier Relationships With Family

BY FLORA JIN





3. Social Media: Tips for Child Welfare Workers

Child Welfare Information Gateway


OR

Social Media: Tips for Foster Parents and Caregivers






4. The Population 65 Years and Older: 2021





5. NHSA Brief - Fatherhood Edition December



OR

Fatherhood Advocacy Toolkit: Navigating Support Through the Perinatal Period






6. Authoritative parenting: Balancing discipline with warmth and support

By George W. Holden




7. How ‘love languages’ has been helping couples for 30 years






8. Loneliness is a public health emergency we can’t afford to ignore

BY LANCE ROBERTSON





9. Premarital Education

Paul Engstrom


OR

Pre-marriage education provided to 1.5M Turkish citizens since 2013




10. 3 Keys to Managing Stress in Your Marriage





11. The family consequences of job insecurity: Fertility and marriage

Conchita D'Ambrosio,  Anthony Lepinteur,  Andrew Clark





12. Impacts of healthy marriage and relationship education for expectant and new mothers

Ankita Patnaik, Robert G. Wood, Kathryn Gonzalez



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Bill

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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1916679 2022-12-15T17:23:31Z 2022-12-29T01:57:12Z Candidates for Friday Five # 449
1. Marriage & Manliness in Tolstoy’s “Anna Karenina”

Scott Yenor


https://theimaginativeconservative.org/2022/12/marriage-manliness-tolstoy-anna-karenina-scott-yenor.html




2. How Family Background Influences Student Achievement

Can schools narrow the gap?

By Anna J. Egalite





3. Participate in a Couples Study

The Family Institute at Northwestern University





4. Making Family Hubs accessible for parents with disabilities




5. How to Be Patient in a Relationship (60+ Ways to Improve)




6. Military Families Are Facing Their Own Housing Crisis

Kimberly Gladden-Eversley, CNET







8. 3 Big Blind Spots We Have About Love






9. Nixon’s Plan to Fight Poverty and Promote Marriage






10. Countering Marriage Myths




11. International Marriage Friendship Club: The Last Gathering

By David Yamaguchi





12. When the classroom is in the basement: More Black families in Pittsburgh embrace the choice of home education





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Bill

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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1914320 2022-12-08T23:14:46Z 2022-12-29T01:59:21Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. America’s Families and Living Arrangements: 2022

U.S. Census Bureau


OR





2. Strategies Programs Use to Help More Dads Participate in Fatherhood Services

Children's Bureau Express




3.  Impact of a relationship-based intervention, Love Notes, on teen pregnancy prevention 

Anita P. Barbee 1 | Michael R. Cunningham2 | Becky F. Antle 1 | Cheri N. Langley1




4. Self-awareness can improve relationships. Here are tips to build it.


Advice by Katherine Kam





5. Study finds fatherhood rewires dads’ brains to boost empathy






6. American Renewal / Chapters





7. Study finds that experiences of daily stress decrease as people age

Mary Campbell, PSU




8. Australia’s Largest Men’s Health Study Shows What’s Working, and Where Gaps Lie in Men’s Uptake of Mental Health Services

 Clement WongKarlee O’DonnellJennifer Prattley, Brendan Quinn, Rebecca Jenkinson, Rukhsana Tajin, Bosco Rowland




9. Strengthening the Implementation and Evaluation of Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Programs for Youth: Considerations from Four Recent Impact Studies


OR





10.  Characteristics of Single Adults in the U.S., 2022 

Author: Gabrielle Juteau P







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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1911290 2022-12-01T23:52:57Z 2022-12-29T02:00:08Z Candidates for Friday Five
1. A comparative perspective on policies to support single-parent families




2. 'Watching People Grow Into Their Best Selves': Advancing Family Coaching & Education

Family Science Impact: Q&A with NCFR Member Lisa Krause, M.A., CFLE





3. 4 ways to design a disability-friendly future

 Meghan Hussey




4. How the Pandemic Affected U.S. Birth Rates—and What Comes Next

MELISSA S. KEARNEY AND PHILLIP LEVINE





5. Spouse or Significant Other Wellbeing Course: Supporting Public Safety Personnel Families

The Vanier Institute of the Family






6. Video Recordings of RECS 2022, November 2022 http://recsconference.net/2022videos.html

Exploring Evaluations of Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Programming


OR

Impact Findings From the Strengthening Relationship Education and Marriage Services (STREAMS) Evaluation





7. Informing parents in your community about child development: please take part in our survey!




8. Having positive conversations about relationship difficulties: a new guide for local areas





9. How to practice ‘gentle parenting’ — without losing discipline

By Mary Beth Gahan





10. How to Take the Stress Out of Family Gatherings

 Rachel Ehmke





11. Marriage Is a Team Sport


Arthur C. Brooks




12. Marriage and the Public Good: a book pointing the way forward to renewing a culture of marriage





13. African American fathers figure prominently in preventing sons’ depression, aggression



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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1901955 2022-11-10T23:03:36Z 2022-12-29T02:00:17Z Candidates for IFS Friday Five
1. How to help young kids: Give their parents cash



OR

How to Make Guaranteed Income Work: Ten Lessons from Newark, New Jersey

Hawwa Muhammad





2.  Many Doctors Think My Daughter Shouldn't Be Alive. They're Wrong | Opinion

JASON LAW, DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS, HUMAN COALITION




3. Lessons From a Historic Decline in Child Poverty

Dana Thomson, Renee Ryberg




4. Tomorrow I’ll Be Kind Inspires Little Readers to Make the World a Better Place

by Jennifer Garry
 

OR

An Attitude of Gratitude: 17 Books That Show Kids What It Means to Be Thankful

by Dena McMurdie





5. Some good, bad and ugly in new federal “child welfare” data






6. Are millennials saving marriage?





7. Some – but only some – of the rise in divorce looks real

Harry Benson





8. First impressions are everything when it comes to dating, study shows

John Anderer





9. America’s Way Forward on Marriage



OR

The Witherspoon Institute publishes the second edition of Marriage and the Public Good

NOVEMBER 3, 2022 By JOHN DAVID CORWIN




10. Episode 109: Deseret News national politics editor on what the American Family Survey reveals about family, marriage

By Sarah Jane Weaver




11. How to Predict and Prevent Divorce Before Marriage

12. MOVING IN TOGETHER DOESN’T MATCH THE FINANCIAL BENEFITS OF MARRIAGE, BUT WHY?

JULIA CARPENTER




We stayed near here two months ago, 3 days before we caught covid in Fatima. 

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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1898514 2022-11-03T19:06:00Z 2022-11-30T21:08:28Z Candidates for IFS Friday Five




2. NY: Montefiore Receives $3 Million Grant to Engage Fathers and Improve Child Welfare Outcomes Among Families at Risk of Substance Misuse (Press release)




3. ICUDDR Webinar Announcement 
Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF)




4. The 5 Most Common Reasons People Get Divorced (& 5 Unusually Specific Ones)







5. The COVID-19 pandemic and how it affects the future of families

Elvenia Gray-Sandiford





6. Happy Marriage Helps Recovery After Heart Attack

Written by Marlene Busko




OR

Marriage in trouble? Yale study finds it could make heart attack recovery slower

American Heart Association




7. Theology course explores marriage and love

 Katie Muchnick




8. “A Man's Lot”: Marriage, Military Service, and the First World War

Cody Davis





9. Couples who 'slide' into marriage more likely to divorce


OR

Couples who marry because of family pressure 50 per cent more likely to divorce

 SOCIAL AND RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS EDITOR



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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1895956 2022-10-27T18:01:16Z 2022-11-30T21:09:08Z Candidates for IFS Friday Five
1. Are classes on fatherhood and relationships a good use of taxpayer dollars?

Lois M. Collins


OR

Introduction to special section: Federally funded, community-based healthy marriage and responsible fatherhood program impact studies





2. 
Perspective -- Extending the reach of the CTC and TANF could do much more for American families and young children (Opinion)

EducationNC





3. FPG Policy Division Event: Policy Engagement Research versus Advocacy

10/28/2022 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM





4. Defining a culture of care for Black boys

Monday, Oct 31, 2022, 2:00 PM EDT - 3:00 PM EDT, Online




5. The Relationship Between Child Maltreatment and Poverty

With Naomi Schaefer Riley

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 | 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM ET





6. Confident Parenting in the Digital Age





7. College students suffer more than 100 alcohol-related consequences, study finds




8. Evaluation Exploring How Course Modality Influences the Effectiveness of the R3 Academy for Couples





9. The Year Everyone Got Married

In 1942, matrimony was a national obsession. How would those weddings change America?





10. New guidelines invite engaged couples to meet Christ, embrace the fullness of marriage

Father Patrick Briscoe



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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1890375 2022-10-13T20:37:09Z 2022-11-30T21:09:19Z Candidates for IFS Friday Five
1. PREMARITAL EDUCATION: HOW TO MAKE IT MORE THAN JUST A TASK ON THE WEDDING TO-DO LIST




2. Does a longer sexual resume affect marriage rates?





3. Wanted: A Science of Reading Comprehension Movement

By Robert Pondiscio


OR

Reading with a caregiver trumps reading an e-book alone

Amanda Delgado, Alexus G. Ramirez, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, and Kathy Hirsh-Pasek





4. 

On the Shoulders of Giants 

Scientific Symposium

Thursday, October 20, 2022

5:00 – 8:00 PM EDT
Virtual Event





5. Stuck doing all the household chores? This practical guide can help

ANDEE TAGLE, MICHELLE ASLAM





6. Of Boys and Men: A Conversation with Richard V. Reeves

With Scott Winship | Beth Akers | Ryan Streeter


OR

Boys left behind: Education gender gaps across the US

Richard V. Reeves and Ember Smith




7.  CATECHUMENAL  PATHWAYS FOR  MARRIED  LIFE




8. Everyday Strong: Building confident teens within your community

By Emily Golightly




9. Measuring Progress in Marriage and Family Therapy





10. Why marriage is the cornerstone of society

A forgotten British anthropologist has some surprising answers.

by Belinda Brown



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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1887209 2022-10-05T15:11:39Z 2022-10-05T15:11:40Z Candidates for IFS Friday Five
1. Julian, C. A. (2022). Median age at first divorce, 2020. Family Profiles, FP-22-23. Bowling Green, OH: National Center for Family & Marriage Research. https://doi.org/10.25035/ncfmr/fp-22-23



2. Child Well-Being in Single-Parent Families

BY THE ANNIE E. CASEY FOUNDATION





3. Understanding the Effects of Healthy Relationship Programs for Youth

Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 4:00pm Eastern/1:00pm Pacific





4. Poverty Rate of Children Higher Than National Rate, Lower for Older Populations

Craig Benson





5. 

Exploring Participating Patterns in Three HMRE Programs

This report describes typical patterns of participation in three healthy marriage and relationship education (HMRE) programs that were part of the Strengthening Relationship Education and Marriage Services (STREAMS) evaluation.  

Read the Report >









Participation Patterns in Three Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Programs for Adults with Low Incomes: Lessons for the Field




6. The 2022 American Family Survey


OR





7. A Nation of Boys at Risk

More male-friendly education requires more male teachers and more vocational learning






8.  Child Welfare and Early Intervention: Policies and Practices to Promote Collaboration and Help Infants and Toddlers Thrive 

Daniel Ferguson, Sheila Smith, Maribel Granja, Olivia Lasala, and Hope Cooper




9. Parenting practices in teen years set the stage for closeness, warmth later on

Sara P. Brennen




10. 

Why Is Marriage Worth Fighting For?


Ryan and Selena Frederick




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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1884722 2022-09-29T22:17:34Z 2022-09-29T22:17:35Z Candidates for IFS Friday Five
1. Latino Children Have Diverse Family Structures, But Most Live With Two Parents

Yiyu Chen, Lina Guzman



4.  Responsible Fatherhood Programs: Children Benefit from a More Integrated Family Approach

Carolyn Pape Cowan, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley,
Alan J. Hawkins, Ph.D., Brigham Young University, 
Philip A. Cowan, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley




5.  Parenting Styles: A Closer Look at a Well-Known Concept 

Sofie Kuppens , Eva Ceulemans





6. Twenty years of research on relationship maintenance: More diversity is needed

Marianne Stein, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign




7. How Marital Status and Children Affect Social Safety Net Participation

Michael D. King and Zachary Scherer




8. Defining and Measuring the Complexity of Stepfamilies in the United States

Lindsey Aldrich, Karen Benjamin Guzzo, Susan L. Brown, and Krista K. Payne


OR

Unique Aspects of Adolescent and Young Adult Romantic Relationship Attitudes, Experiences, and Quality

Eric Eben Sevareid, Karen Benjamin Guzzo, Wendy D. Manning, Susan L. Brown, Katherine L. Graham, Krista K. Westrick-Payne





9. The 2022 American Family Survey

Webcast Tuesday, Oct 04, 2022 ,1:00 PM EDT - 2:15 PM EDT







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Bill Coffin
tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1881666 2022-09-21T23:54:33Z 2022-09-21T23:54:34Z Candidates for IFS Friday Five
1. 

University Of Michigan: The Ties That Bind- Joint Children May Strengthen Stepfamily Ties To Older Parents






2. 
Responding to the Current Youth Mental Health Crisis and Preventing the Next One: Proceedings of a Workshop–in Brief

VIEW LARGER COVER





3. Record number of young people in Japan rejecting marriage, survey shows

Justin McCurry in Tokyo


OR

Pathways from economic hardship to couple conflict by socioeconomic status during COVID-19 in Korea





4. Latinx families’ strengths and resilience contribute to their well-being

  

Natasha Cabrera, Angelica Alonso, Yu Chen, and Rachel Ghosh

 







5. Increase in Income Inequality Driven by Real Declines in Income at the Bottom

Jessica Semega and Melissa Kollar





6. Children and war: Loss, family stress, and attachment relationships

Lisa Gorman Ufer and Hiram Fitzgerald


OR

OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM




7. 

FREE NRFC Webinar


Social Media Strategies to Increase Engagement

with Fathers and Communities

Wednesday September 28, 2022

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. EDT

Register for Free
https://fathersincorporated.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_nC9NNFsZTR-Sgh5bZb8D_g



8. Opinion: The biggest weapon of mass distraction in marriage? Your cellphone








9. What May We Expect from the Family?

Gerhard Ludwig Müller




10. Should You Reward Teens for Being Kind?

MARYAM ABDULLAH |





11. Integrating Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education into an Employment Training Program: The Impacts of Career STREAMS

OPRE/ACF




Thanks. We had a wonderful time in Portugal, esp Fatima since we were there for the events the eve of the 12th and the morning of the 13th https://www.fatima.pt/en/pages/online-transmissions

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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1875200 2022-09-01T01:04:57Z 2022-09-01T01:04:57Z Candidates for IFS Friday Five
1. 

Evaluation Highlights from Local Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education (HMRE) Programs in the 2015-2020 Cohort

Explore findings from selected local evaluations carried out by HMRE grantees in the 2015-2020 grantee cohort. OFA funds these grantees to support and strengthen family relationships and economic well-being.

Read the Brief >












2. Census Bureau Releases Schedule for Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Statistics and American Community Survey Estimates


OR

Does Marrying Younger Mean Marrying More Often?

BRITTANY M. KING



3. Responding to the Current Youth Mental Health Crisis and Preventing the Next One

Proceedings of a Workshop–in Brief




4. What Grieving Children Need From the Grown-Ups in Their Lives
 ANYA KAMENETZ




5. National Data on Age Gradients in Well-being Among US Adults

Ying Chen, ScD1,2; Richard G. Cowden, PhD2; Jeffery Fulks, PhD3,4; et al





6. Digital hell: Parents’ inability to handle kids’ screen time habits lead to more arguments, family tension

John Anderer




7. “Normal” childhood in the lives of financially struggling white daughters and mothers

Annaliese Grant





8. Family Socialization Around Race/Ethnicity and Racism: Advancing Understanding of Racial/Ethnic Inequalities in the U.S.

Penn State’s 30th Annual Symposium on Family Issues






9. Cities where millennials are getting married

Andrew Gaug, St. Joseph News-Press, Mo.





10. How Senior Couples Make Marriage Better

Francine and Byron Pirola




Thanks. We will be biking in Portugal starting next week. I'll be back with more input here on 9/29.
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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1870008 2022-08-18T12:48:06Z 2022-08-18T12:48:06Z Candidates for IFS Friday Five
1. Episode 121: 36 Questions to Spark Intimacy

PODCAST The Science of Happiness




2. Do men really die sooner? Study finds married and educated men often outlive women


3.  Family Hubs and Start for Life programme guide




4. The recording and materials for the OFA Webinar: TANF and Relationship Education: Lessons Learned from Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Grantees Providing Stability Through Challenging Times 




5. Study suggests 10-plus hours sleep overnight eases kindergarten transition

ROB WU





6. Does Your State Have a Marriage Penalty?

Janelle Fritts




7. Marriage, BBC One review - a brilliantly executed drama series with a big heart

 Helen Hawkins




8. Stronger Marriage Webinar: Emily Freeze, LMFT, MPH, PMH-C - Sex, Intimacy, and Infertility

Aug 24, 2022, 05:00 PM in Mountain Time (US and Canada)




9. Low parent interest in COVID-recovery interventions should worry educators and policymakers alike

Dan Silver, Anna Saavedra, and Morgan Polikoff

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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1867166 2022-08-11T20:14:08Z 2022-08-11T20:14:09Z Candidates for IFS Friday Five
1. Resources for Supporting Healthy Relationships in Fatherhood Programs

OPRE/ACF




2. The Downsides of Having an Athlete in the Family

By Linda Flanagan




3. Continuing Education Course: Education, Politics, and the Family

September 7, 2022 — December 7, 2022 (6:30pm - 8:30pm)




4. 10 Questions Parents Should Ask Their Child’s Teacher Before School Starts

Frederick M. Hess | Forbes





5. NCFR Bridge: Virtual Registration for NCFR 2022




6. JOIN THE DISCUSSION: Marriage After the Kids Leave
Wednesday, September 7th at

12:00 PM CST - 1:00 PM CST






7. Love isn’t blind: Romantic partners are fairly accurate judges of their better half’s abilities, study indicates

by Emily Manis




8. Marriage, With a Side of Pickleball

By Rachel Simon

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/11/style/pickleball-weddings.html




9. Changemakers Convene To Identify Solutions For Military And Veteran Families

DEREK DOYLE





10. The Marriage Reality Check webinar Aug 18, 7:30 CT




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Bill
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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1863870 2022-08-04T00:31:03Z 2022-08-04T00:31:03Z Candidates for IFS Friday Five # 431
1. Marital Status Variation in Religiosity Among Older Women and Men

Francesca A. Marino & Kagan A. Mellencamp




2. Stretching Grant Dollars and Expanding Reach: “Teachers as Facilitators”of Healthy Relationship Programming

Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 4:00pm Easter/1:00pm Pacific





3. 

HHS Convening on Advancing Primary Prevention in Human Services, 8/9-10







4. Protecting children from the pandemic’s impacts requires that we support their parents

By Ann S. Masten |





5. LONELY CHILDREN

Aaron Cooper, Ph.D.




6. It’s time to give Black fathers the credit they deserve

By ALVIN THOMAS





7. Utah Marriage Commission at USU Provides Relationship Resources

By Julene Reese




8. Inflation for Americans at each age




9. Men’s Silence in Relationships





10. As children’s ADHD diagnoses rise, parents discover they have it, too

By Natachi Onwuamaegbu



Thanks
Bill
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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1861325 2022-07-28T22:11:45Z 2022-07-28T22:11:45Z Candidates for IFS Friday Five
1. A Conversation with Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT): The Future of Conservative Family Policy

Thursday, July 28, 2022 @ AEI




2. Networks of opportunity: Social capital and economic mobility

Wednesday, Aug 03, 2022,10:30 AM EDT - 11:45 AM EDT




3. New online tool offers roadmap to financial independence




4. Low-Conflict Marriage: Why I Tell My Clients It’s Good Enough

Jolie Warren, Marital and Family Therapist




5.  Discernment in Daily Family Life 

by Soren & Ever Johnson





6. Why marriage prep isn’t (just) about learning things: Interview 

Fr. Rosini, Rome's vicar for vocations




7. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: MAST Center’s 2023 Graduate Internship Program

APPLICATIONS DUE FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2022 BY 5:00 PM ET





8. Marriage Advance strengthens marriages, builds community

Story by Monica K. Guthrie




9. 50% of Japanese women think work hampers married life





10. From our trip to the Canadian Rockies/Lake Louise




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Bill


 

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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1858271 2022-07-21T21:56:56Z 2022-07-21T21:57:10Z Candidates for IFS Friday Five
1. A Conversation with Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT): The Future of Conservative Family Policy

Thursday, July 28, 2022 | 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM ET







2. CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Forum for Children’s Well-Being, 

The National Academies 





3. Family Strengthening Research Report 2021

OPRE/ACF


OR

Home Visitor Professional Well-Being: What It Is and Why It Matters



4. Study: Dads’ money woes can set stage for family conflict

By Erin Blakemore, WAPO





5. FOR THE LOVE OF RELATIONSHIPS – SECRETS OF LOVING WELL




6. NRCDV’s Storytelling Institute is a FREE live two-day virtual training 

 on August 11 and August 12, 12:00pm – 4:00pm (ET).





7. MOAA, Military Family Groups Seek Solutions to Quality-of-Life Concerns

By: Jen Goodale


OR

Mind-Body Mental Fitness

Jennifer Arellano, Work and Family Life Specialist at FFSC Sigonella




8. 5 Tips for Cultivating Empathy




9. Is Your Child Economically Literate?





10. What “Family” Means to New York Elites

Naomi Schaefer Riley




11. Where Are the Parents?

Michael Torres




12. Marriage on Purpose is a podcast

Christin and Jaren Risselman



Baker's Dozen
13. Medieval Europeans Didn’t Have Tupperware, They Had Pastry Coffins



Thanks
Bill

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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1855170 2022-07-14T20:42:36Z 2022-07-14T20:42:37Z Candidates for IFS Friday Five
1. Love doves: The enduring marriage of Willie and Angela Scott

 Courtland Milloy




2. Congressman Johnson announces $1.5M grant for Conyers nonprofit helping youths to build healthy relationships

 ON COMMON GROUND NEWS




3. 2022 Healthy Marriage Conference: The Gathering for Growing Relationships
Saturday, July 30, 2022 9:00 AM




4. Illuminating the origins of the intergenerational transmission of psychopathology with a novel genetically informed design

S. Alexandra Burt
D. Angus Clark and
Jenae M. Neiderhiser


or 

When dad is sad: Depression in fathers and children linked, regardless of genetic relatedness

John Anderer





5. Keep Marriage Alive: How to Avoid Relational Apathy





6. 3 JMF Articles Named Finalists for Kanter Award

NCFR




7. What Is Friendship?

Views from around the world




8. Poor diet, household chaos may impair young children’s cognitive skills

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN, NEWS BUREAU




9. 2021 MILITARY FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAMMING SURVEY RESULTS

The Military Family Advisory Network 




10. Hasbro and New York Times Games Are Bringing Wordle to Life in a New Board Game




Thanks...till next week

Bill

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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1852175 2022-07-07T16:35:10Z 2022-07-07T16:35:11Z 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

LYDIA ANDERSON AND PAUL HEMEZ





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

Kate Ng



Thanks...off to see Top Gun with one of my grandsons.
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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1842937 2022-06-16T23:22:56Z 2022-06-16T23:22:56Z 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


OR

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

Adrienne Burgess & Rebecca Goldman




4. HOW TO AVOID DISTRACTED PARENTING

Children’s National Hospital psychologist Eleanor Mackey, PhD




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





6. 





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

Bill

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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1840118 2022-06-09T16:19:26Z 2022-06-09T16:19:27Z Candidates for IFS Friday Five
1. Professional Development Grants

APPLICATIONS DUE JULY 15, 2022 BY 5:00 PM ET




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




9. 

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.


OR

WEBINAR Replay: The Success Sequence: New Research Findings





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

Suzanne Hayes




Thanks
Bill

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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1837632 2022-06-02T22:21:20Z 2022-06-02T22:21:20Z 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




Thanks
Bill


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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1834161 2022-05-26T18:16:14Z 2022-05-26T18:16:15Z 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




OR

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)


OR

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!
Bill


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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1831091 2022-05-19T12:42:19Z 2022-05-19T12:42:19Z Candidates for IFS Friday Five
1. Nine Tips for Talking With Kids About Trauma

After a tragedy, kids will have questions. How do we respond?

BY KIRA M. NEWMAN





2. Panel Discussion: Addressing the Children's Mental Health Crisis

HOSTED VIRTUALLY by  The Family Institute at Northwestern University 
Wednesday, May 25th, 2022, 12:00 PM CST - 1:00 PM CST




3. The Importance of Family in Human Development—Interview with Delano Squires | VIEWPOINT


OR

The Key to a Good Parent-Child Relationship? Low Expectations.

Arthur C. Brooks






4. How Married Couples Make Decisions about Charitable Giving

Stewardship is the operating name of Stewardship Services (UKET)




5. The nuclear family has failed

There is nothing conservative about atomisation

BY YORAM HAZONY





6. Military Families Push the Army to ‘Normalize Parenthood’

 Mariel Padilla





7. ‘Not been a great time for romance,’ with the fewest marriages in the United States since 1963

By MIKE STOBBE - AP Medical Writer


OR

States Where Marriage Rates Plummeted During the Pandemic

Overall, the total number of marriages recorded in the U.S. in 2020 was the lowest it had been since 1963.





8. National Families Week – 15 to 21 May




9. Brad Wilcox: The Impact of COVID-19 on Family Trends in America




10. Are there data-inspired parenting ‘hacks’ — and should you use them?

Experts say data on child-rearing is complicated and may tell the average story, but not necessarily yours

By Lois M. Collins





11. How many marriages and divorces took place in 2020? 




Enjoy the rest of your day! Thanks.
Bill

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tag:billcoffin.org,2013:Post/1829131 2022-05-12T22:17:59Z 2022-05-12T22:17:59Z Re: Candidates for IFS Friday Five
11. Why are young North Koreans shunning marriage more than ever?

More women than men in the country are keen to delay or even abandon their marriage plans

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