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


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

Adrienne Burgess & Rebecca Goldman


Children’s National Hospital psychologist Eleanor Mackey, PhD

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


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


Candidates for IFS Friday Five

1. Professional Development Grants


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


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.


WEBINAR Replay: The Success Sequence: New Research Findings

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

Suzanne Hayes


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


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


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)


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!

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?


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


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


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


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.