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

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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Bill

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
























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


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

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













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

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

Bill
















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.
Bill


























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