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.

Candidates for IFS Friday Five

John Cuddeback

2. Did child maltreatment fall under COVID-19?

Child Welfare Monitor 

3. Supporting Healthy Coparenting and Intimate Relationships in Fatherhood Programs

Monday, May 23rd from 1:30-3:00 PM, ET.

4.  How to discipline in the heat of a moment

Deborah Farmer Kris


May 14 Digital Wellness Symposium information and registration:

6. Stress Is Contagious in Relationships

Rosie Shrout, PhD

7. Social participation and marital satisfaction in mid to late life marriage

8. Over half of 20-somethings in South Korea don’t plan to have children after marriage–poll

9. What Makes a Good Marriage?

David T. Culkin Ph.D.

10. Good Jobs for Young Adults Can Boost Their Lifetime Earnings and Well-being

Gabriel Piña, Kristin Anderson Moore, Vanessa Sacks, Alison McClay

Candidates for IFS Friday Five

1. Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency (RECS) 2022

virtually on June 1–3, 2022 from 1:00–5:00 pm ET.


Family Stability - Bridging America's Social Capital Divide

3. How to Know if Your Child Is Being Bullied

Jamie Howard, PhD


Building Better Childhoods

4. Family Care Toolkit

5. American Community Survey Data for Nonprofits

Wednesday, May 11, 2022, Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET

6. Relationship Churning: Recognizing and Understanding On-Again/Off-Again Relationships

Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 4:00 pm Eastern/1:00 pm Pacific

7. Married poor more stable than unmarried rich

8.  Variation in the educational consequences of parental death and divorce: The role of family and country characteristics 

Carlijn Bussemakers Gerbert Kraaykamp Jochem Tolsma

9. Young people call on the media to help them form and sustain healthy and dependable relationships

Fastn and Media Trust


11. New research highlights 'significant gap' in evidence about effectiveness of relationship education programs

by University of Exeter

12. Parenting With a Kind Mind: Exploring Kindness as a Potentiator for Enhanced Brain Health

Maria Teresa Johnson*, Julie M. Fratantoni, Kathleen Tate and Antonia Solari Moran

13. Average age to get married rises to 38.2, CSO finds

Bill (feeling better but  winded easily)