Candidates for IFS Friday Five

1. Relationship satisfaction and family routines of young parents before and during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic: A latent growth curve analysis

Victoria Weise  ,Felicitas Güttner ,et.al.





2. The UK needs to recognise the costs and benefits of ‘own household fathers’





3. Reported marital harmony -- or conflict -- accounts for nearly ten percent of the variation in mental health self-assessments in a broad study of Australian adults





4. The Power of Relationship Education from a Policy Perspective

 Wednesday, March 13, 2024 @ 1:00 pm Pacific/4:00 pm Eastern





5. How much is a baby worth? A $75,000 bonus, this South Korean firm says.

By Min Joo Kim


OR

Teens no longer believe marriage to be essential, survey says

https://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/2024-02-19/national/socialAffairs/Teens-no-longer-believe-marriage-to-be-essential-survey-says/1982422

OR

Japan heads for 'marriage ice age' with lowest number in 90 years

MASAKI ISHIHARA, Nikkei staff writer





6. Latino parents support policies addressing social media’s impact on children’s mental health






7. Marriage is not as effective an anti-poverty strategy as you’ve been led to believe

  1. Professor of Law, Fordham University

  2. Professor of Law, University of Minnesota

  3. Professor of Law, University of Virginia




OR


How having conversations with children builds their language — and strengthens family connections

Kimberly Hillier





8. Ginny Roth: When it comes to marriage and babies, we can’t just mind our own business





9. Military Marriage Divorce Rate: Understanding Why It’s So High

Nicole Sheehey




10. 5 Things Wives Want Their Husbands to Know About Sex

The Stronger Marriage Podcast with Trey & Lea





11. 3 Ways to Nurture Your Love and Sustain Your Marriage During the Chaos of Parenthood

Abigail P.







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Candidates for IFS Friday Five

1. What else birth control does







3. A 100-Year Review of Research on Black Families

Chrishana M. Lloyd
Mavis Sanders
Sara Shaw
Abigail Wulah
Hannah Wodrich
Kristen Harper
Zabryna Balén






4. Education, Gender, and Family Formation
Hanna VirtanenMikko SillimanTiina Kuuppelomäki and Kristiina Huttunen

No 116, ETLA Working Papers from The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy





5. 30% of engaged couples delaying wedding over financial burden, survey finds


OR

Finding purpose in life leads to more dates





6. Children are in crisis, but no-one mentions family breakdown

Lucy Marsh is the PR and Communications Officer at FET




7. Proportion of people married or in civil partnerships falls below 50%

Aine Fox





8. We must pay more attention to young men

Richard Reeves




9. Hidden Expectations Can Become Irreconcilable Differences





10. The 5 Pitfalls of Enabling Adult Children

Jeffrey Bernstein Ph.D. for PT




11. The Housing Crunch Is Causing Americans To Delay Marriage and Children





12. Love letters that led to a Maine couple’s marriage give glimpse of life during World War II

Megan Gray





13. 16th National Marriage Week Focuses on Constant Renewal This Year




14. First Things First: How to navigate different political views in marriage

Lauren Hall / First Things First




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Candidates for IFS Friday Five


w/ W. Bradford Wilcox | February 12 at 5:30 PM | 

American Enterprise Institute 

https://www.aei.org/events/get-married-why-americans-must-defy-the-elites-forge-strong-families-and-save-civilization/



2. Looking for love? Try finding purpose as well

Source: Washington University in St. Louis





3. Marriage Support Increased to 15 Thousand TL in Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality




4. The Quality of Parent-Child Relationships in U.S. Families

BY JONATHAN ROTHWELL





5. 6 Minutes to Improve Your Relationship





6. Young People’s Perspective and Thoughts on Relationships Today:
A Conversation with Marline E. Pearson

When: Wednesday, February 14, 2024 @ 1:00 pm Pacific/4:00 pm Eastern




7. Black Family Thriving Initiative

Urban Institute




8. Facing the Challenge of Marriage

John Cuddeback




9. Strong parental support lowers the depression risk of young adults, study finds

MICHAEL TANENBAUM
PhillyVoice Staff




10. UCF Marriage and Family Research Institute Hosts Research Showcase for 20th Anniversary

NATALIE FEDOR






11. Why Is the Pundit Class Suddenly So Marriage-Obsessed?

JOANNA WEISS





12. State Paid Parental Leave Policy: A Tool to Reduce Inequality Within and Between Families

David W. Rothwell, M.S.W., Ph.D.




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Candidates for IFS Friday Five

1. Research Snapshot: Motivations and Challenges for Grandparent–Grandchild Outdoor Play in Early Childhood

Duflos, M., Lane, J., & Brussoni, M.






2. Blame Women For High Divorce Rates That Hurt Women More Than Men

BY: BEVERLY WILLETT




3. Self-Care Tips for Family Services Professionals and Home Visitors

Head Start® and Early Head Start®



OR

Director Office of Regional Operations

https://www.usajobs.gov/job/772229100

OR

ACTIVITIES FOR DADS & KIDS




4. Proportion of married people in England and Wales falls below 50% for first time





5. Childless Future? Birth Rate Plunging as Millennials Decide Against Being Parents




6. 

Couples: Caring for oneself can lead to happier relationships -- on both sides


Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2024/01/240123122142.htm


7. Empowering Every Child: Unveiling the Success Sequence Model for Success in Both School and Life
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, February 28, 2024
https://www.heritage.org/education/event/empowering-every-child-unveiling-the-success-sequence-model-success-both-school-and

OR

January 31, 2024Safeguarding Kids Online: How to Clean Up Big Tech’s Mess

https://www.heritage.org/technology/event/safeguarding-kids-online-how-clean-big-techs-mess


8. Upcoming marriage celebration made accessible for those throughout Utah

AUBREY HOLDAWAY
https://usustatesman.com/upcoming-marriage-celebration-made-accessible-for-those-throughout-utah/


9. Love That Lasts: Equal partnership key to couple's 59-year marriage
BY MICHELLE LONDON michelle.london@thmedia.com


10. Available next week

Heaven in Your Home Letters & Guide: Inspiration & Tools for Building a Trinity House 

Flexibound 

Candidates for IFS Friday Five 500





1. Why a growing number of American men say they are in a ‘friendship recession’

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/why-a-growing-number-of-american-men-say-they-are-in-a-friendship-recession




2. The Growing Ignorance of the Benefits of Marriage—and Why It’s Dangerous

Rachel Sheffield




3. The Couple Who Fell in Love in a Nazi Death Camp

Keren Blankfeld




4. Does your ‘love language’ really matter? Scientists are skeptical.

By Richard Sima,WAPO


OR

Using the Love Languages Successfully

in Your Marriage

Amberly Lambertsen

January 25 @ 6-7 pm MST


https://extension.usu.edu/strongermarriage/webinar-series




5. Love vs. Politics: How News Coverage Triggers Fights in Divided Couples

by John Anderer


6. Why families will look radically different by 2100

Ross Pomeroy




7. The 2024 National Marriage Week theme is "Love Beyond Words"









9. Mortality rates among rural US residents vary based on race, ethnicity, region

Aaron Wagner, PSU




10. Building a Successful Intercultural Marriage and Family





11. Sunday Edition: Brad Wilcox




12. Marriage Market and Labor Market Sorting

Paula Calvo, Arizona State University, Ilse Lindenlaub, Yale University, and Ana Reynoso, University of Michigan





13. Data Gem: Use Our International Database to Visualize and Compare International Demographic Trends



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Bill



Candidates for IFS Friday Five

1. For U.S. Navy couple in crisis, AI-powered relationship coach was the answer to prayer





2. National Marriage Week Tool Kit



3.  Why are fewer women (but not men) divorcing? 

Harry Benson, Marriage Foundation




4. ‘Gender inequities are important’: why couples fall out of love



OR



5. Pornography Review asks for views to shape industry rules



OR



6. Transformative Family Scholarship: Theory, Practice, and Research at the Intersection of Families, Anti‐Racism, and Social Justice


OR


— Matthew R. Sanders, Cassandra K. Dittman, Clifford J. Mallett, Steven Rynne 




7. The Exploration of Income, Poverty and Educational Census Data for Black and White Populations

Thursday, January 25, 2024, Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET





8. Ten to Men: Welcome – your guide to becoming a study participant




9. Watch: Japan’s husband-throwing event aims to strengthen marriage bonds




10. South Korea's gender imbalance bad news for men − outnumbering women, many face bleak marriage prospects

Dudley L Poston Jr




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Bill


Candidates for IFS Friday Five

1. DESTROYING MARRIAGE IN ORDER TO SAVE IT

by Daniel Frost and Robert P. George




2. Pre-Application Webinar for Multi-Sectoral Preventive Interventions Research Network Funding Opportunities

February 9, 2024, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET





3. 2024 NARME Summit

Call for Presenters




4. Do we really live in an “age of inequality”?

By Dylan Matthews




5. The Decline of Marriage: A Glimpse into an Unsettling Trend

VIRGIL WALKER


OR

‘To Have and to Hold’: Marrying Young and Making It Last

Jeff Minick

https://intellectualtakeout.org/2024/01/marrying-young/




6. Routines and child development: A systematic review

Saliha B. Selman, Janean E. Dilworth-Bart




7. Monday, February 12, 2024 | 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM ET

Get Married: Why Americans Must Defy the Elites, Forge Strong Families, and Save Civilization

With W. Bradford Wilcox




8. Black wealth is increasing, but so is the racial wealth gap

Andre M. Perry, Hannah Stephens, and Manann Donoghoe




9. Study ranks GA in top five states with most failing marriages




10. Marquette Bookshelf: ‘Just Marriage’

Written by Dr. Andrew Kim, associate professor of theology




11. USU Extension Co-Sponsors 2024 Utah Marriage Celebration

By Julene Reese





12. New research highlights impact of fathers’ conflict resolution on kids’ socioemotional growth

by Eric W. Dolan




13.DHW publishes 2022 Marriage and Divorce Report




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Bill


Candidates for IFS Friday Five

1. State of Youth Relationship Education Today

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 @ 1:00 pm Pacific/4:00 pm Eastern




2.  Using the Family First Act to Grow and Nurture Support Systems for Families of Young Children

  Rebecca Vivrette, Amy McKlindon, Elizabeth Jordan, Maggie Haas, Ja’Chelle Ball, Gina Mueterthies, Jaclyn Szrom, and Torey Silloway   




3. The Top 10 Insights from the “Science of a Meaningful Life” in 2023

BY KIRA M. NEWMAN, JEREMY ADAM SMITH, JILL SUTTIE, MARYAM ABDULLAH, EMILIANA R. SIMON-THOMAS




4. Congress must act to enable parents to promote online safety on all social media platforms

Raul Lopez, Guest columnist





5. A Healthy Sex Life Could Save Your Memory Later In Life

 Martin Sliwinski, professor of human development and family studies at Penn State






6. THE ATLANTIC WARNS OF SMARTPHONES IN SCHOOLS. BUT IS ANYONE LISTENING?




7. How marriage and family impact America’s civic health

 Brandon Dabling sits down with Nic Dunn




8. Statement from AAMFT’s CEO Chris Michaels Regarding Medicare’s Coverage of Marriage and Family Therapists: A Transformational Change for Clients and Therapists




9. Love and Marriage in the Age of Jane Austen

by Rory Muir




10. Using experiments to study families and intimate relationships

Long Doan, Natasha Quadlin, Katharine Khanna







12. 

Episode 53 - Friends, Partners, and Lovers in Marriage (feat. Kevin Thompson)

More than Roommates


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Candidates for IFS Friday Five

1. Supporting Diverse Family Structures Through Social Safety Net Programs

 Lisa Kim, Deja Logan, and Mindy Scott




2. Kids and Teens Need Resilience

Mary K. Alvord, Ph.D.

https://www.pewtrusts.org/en/trend/archive/fall-2023/kids-and-teens-need-resilience




3. Going nowhere! Many millennials, Gen Z adults planning to live with parents for another 10 years!





4. Figuring It Out: Serving Young Fathers in Responsible Fatherhood Programs

OPRE/ACF/HHS




5. Stronger Families, Safer Streets

By W. Bradford Wilcox | Rafael A. Mangual | Seth Cannon | Joseph E. Price

https://www.aei.org/research-products/report/stronger-families-safer-streets/

OR

The Benefits of Active Parenting in K–12 Education: A Conversation with Eva Moskowitz

With Robert Pondiscio

https://www.aei.org/events/the-benefits-of-active-parenting-in-k-12-education-a-conversation-with-eva-moskowitz/




6. Secure Attachment to Both Parents − Not Just Mothers − Boosts Children’s Healthy Development




7. Parentification: The impact of children taking on parental roles in their family

Marianne Stein





8. Census Bureau Releases Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates for States, Counties and School Districts




9. How to survive holiday travel stress, according to marriage counselors

Advice by Natalie B. Compton





10. just FYI

This year, women said ‘enough’ to modern marriage




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Bill



Candidates for IFS Friday Five

1. America’s Families and Living Arrangements: 2023


OR




2. The Power of Relationship Education: Evidence of Economic Benefits & Policy Recommendations

 Jocelyn S. Wikle, Anya Christensen, & Alan J. Hawkins, Brigham Young University, School of Family Life  





3. What Influences the Success Sequence and Economic Self-Sufficiency? Findings from a Mixed Methods Study




4. A fifth of people watch porn during working day

Alexander Butler




5. Teen-ternity leave: what about the fathers?

  • fjohnson17




6. Inflation, mental health, jobs. Why are U.S. parents so stressed?



OR

Do Americans still love marriage?

The 2023 American Family Survey finds belief marriage is essential is declining. Experts talk about what children need to thrive.

By Lois M. Collins


OR

Americans facing the ‘storm clouds of politicization’





7. The Ninth Annual American Family Survey: Perceptions and Realities of Issues Families Face Today (promo was in last week)

With Daniel A. Cox | W. Bradford Wilcox


OR

Of Meta and Minors, Filters and Filings: An Uncertain Path Forward

By Clay Calvert




8. What’s the Matter with Girls?






9. Seven facts about the economic security of older adults

Wendell Primus and Julia Paris
 



10. The Babylon Bee's Person Of The Year Is This Housewife You've Never Heard Of Who Loves Her Kids And Does Her Best




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Bill