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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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

Candidates for IFS Friday Five

1. Resources for Supporting Healthy Relationships in Fatherhood Programs

OPRE/ACF




2. The Downsides of Having an Athlete in the Family

By Linda Flanagan




3. Continuing Education Course: Education, Politics, and the Family

September 7, 2022 — December 7, 2022 (6:30pm - 8:30pm)




4. 10 Questions Parents Should Ask Their Child’s Teacher Before School Starts

Frederick M. Hess | Forbes





5. NCFR Bridge: Virtual Registration for NCFR 2022




6. JOIN THE DISCUSSION: Marriage After the Kids Leave
Wednesday, September 7th at

12:00 PM CST - 1:00 PM CST






7. Love isn’t blind: Romantic partners are fairly accurate judges of their better half’s abilities, study indicates

by Emily Manis




8. Marriage, With a Side of Pickleball

By Rachel Simon

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/11/style/pickleball-weddings.html




9. Changemakers Convene To Identify Solutions For Military And Veteran Families

DEREK DOYLE





10. The Marriage Reality Check webinar Aug 18, 7:30 CT




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Bill
OBX





















Candidates for IFS Friday Five # 431

1. Marital Status Variation in Religiosity Among Older Women and Men

Francesca A. Marino & Kagan A. Mellencamp




2. Stretching Grant Dollars and Expanding Reach: “Teachers as Facilitators”of Healthy Relationship Programming

Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 4:00pm Easter/1:00pm Pacific





3. 

HHS Convening on Advancing Primary Prevention in Human Services, 8/9-10







4. Protecting children from the pandemic’s impacts requires that we support their parents

By Ann S. Masten |





5. LONELY CHILDREN

Aaron Cooper, Ph.D.




6. It’s time to give Black fathers the credit they deserve

By ALVIN THOMAS





7. Utah Marriage Commission at USU Provides Relationship Resources

By Julene Reese




8. Inflation for Americans at each age




9. Men’s Silence in Relationships





10. As children’s ADHD diagnoses rise, parents discover they have it, too

By Natachi Onwuamaegbu



Thanks
Bill
OBX, NC