Candidates for Friday Five

1. Developments in Child and Family Policy in the EU in 2019

European Large Families Confederation

2. Pathways-to-Outcomes Snapshots: Tools for Building Evidence for Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Programs


3. For Hard Conversations, Families Fall Into Four Categories

By Kelsey Crowe and Juli Fraga

4. Children’s play in the COVID-19 pandemic

Chiel van der Veen, Mireille Smits-Van Der Nat, Femke Van Der Wilt and Elizabeth Wynberg  of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands


10 ways to support children’s emotional well-being during COVID-19

Child Trends  

4. Relationship Quality at home has a positive impact on Work Engagement

by Mandi Smith

5. U.S. Census Bureau Statistics Paint a Detailed Portrait of the Changing American Family


6. Local military families have access to a new support resource

By Angela Benitez

7. No sex no marriage: why Japan has so many sex-free marriages and why a rising number of people want to stay single


'I do' gives way to 'I don't' as marriages plummet even before pandemic

8. Saint Francis Launches Fatherhood Initiative After Grant

Published by Nikki Ratay

9. Half of the undergraduate student body completes Marriage Pact, almost 3,000 receive matches



Yale students take a shot at love with ‘Marriage Pact’ questionnaire

10. How Many Years of Life Will a Bad Relationship Cost You?

Mark Travers Ph.D.

11. Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment


Request; Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Performance Measures and Additional Data Collection (New Collection)

A Notice by the Children and Families Administration on 11/30/2020

12. Giving thanks can keep marriages going

Aaron Hale