Category: Family Life

From “16 and Pregnant” to “30-Something Grandma”

by Ian Rowe

Should We Ban Donor Anonymity?

by Alana Newman

A Profile of the Taiwanese Family

by James C.T. Hsueh

Workplace Flexibility for Moms and the Gender Gap

by Ashley McGuire

Parents’ Shared Time in the U.S., Spain, and France

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

Family Traditions Help Kids Make Sense of Life

by Justin Coulson | @justincoulson

This is Us Honors Marriage and Respects Fatherhood

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

What If You Were Scheduled to Work on Your Wedding Day?

by Amber and David Lapp

Three Family-Strengthening Resolutions for 2017

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

The Power of a Dad, a Kid, and a Game of Catch

by Kevin E. Stuart

Balancing Kids’ Activities with What’s Best for the Family

by Naomi Schaefer Riley | @NaomiSRiley

The Modern Dance of the Honor Commandment

by Amy Ziettlow and Naomi Cahn

Mothering Suffers from Union Transitions

by Laurie DeRose

Conflict in Marriage Does Not Need to Be Destructive

by Jason Whiting | @Jason_Whiting

Kids Need to Learn That Disappointment is Part of Life

by Naomi Schaefer Riley | @NaomiSRiley

Positive Parenting is Ideal, But Many Children Need Time-Outs, Too

by Robert E. Larzelere

Parents: The Digital Media Gatekeepers

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

Four Factors That Help Women Leave Abusive Relationships

by Jason Whiting | @Jason_Whiting

For Ex-Prisoners and Their Families, a New Language Offers Hope

by Madison Peace | @madisonvpeace

Step-Families and Estate Planning

by Amy Ziettlow and Naomi Cahn

Do Gender-Neutral Family Leave Policies Disadvantage Women?

by Ashley McGuire

Why I Choose the “Gold Standard” of Family Forms

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

Five Steps to Becoming a Better Parent

by Justin Coulson | @justincoulson

Family-Focused Interventions Are Key to Social Change

by Kindra Heilpern

The Long Shadow of the Nurture Assumption

by Robert VerBruggen | @RAVerBruggen

The Link Between Family Background and Academic Success

by Anna Egalite | @annaegalite

How the Military Promotes Racial Equality and Marriage

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

The Breadwinner Husband Still Matters in Marriage

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

Two Ominous Trends for Society

by Michael Jindra

Challenges Facing Native American Families

by Naomi Schaefer Riley | @NaomiSRiley

Increasing Cohabitation and Family Instability for Children

by Laurie DeRose

Changing Culture From the Bottom Up

by Amber and David Lapp

Two Approaches to Strengthening Families

by David Lapp | @AmberDavidLapp

The Unacknowledged Worlds of Unmarried Fathers

by Rhonda Kruse Nordin

When to Seek Marriage Help: Relationship Red Flags

by Jason Whiting | @Jason_Whiting

The Family Implications of Premature Death in Rural America

by Amber Lapp | @AmberDavidLapp

Facilitating Father-Child Contact

by Joy Moses

Practical Tips to Help Parents Stop Yelling

by Justin Coulson | @justincoulson

Following Adoption, Walking Through Pain Formed Us More Fully

by Sara Hagerty

Does the Family That Prays Together Really Stay Together?

by Ashley McGuire

What the Amish Taught Me About Work-Family Balance

by Amber Lapp | @AmberDavidLapp

How Lifestyle Diversity Contributes to Inequality

by Michael Jindra

Justice Antonin Scalia on Family Life

by Ashley McGuire

What Division of Housework Is Best for Couples? We Still Don’t Know

by Laurie DeRose

How Parents Support Their Adult Children

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

Eighteen Ways to Build a Resilient Child

by Justin Coulson | @justincoulson

The Downside of Living Alone

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

How Men’s Retirement Affects the Gender Gap in Housework

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

When Love Means Saying Sorry

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

School-Aged Kids Mean More, Not Less, Housework for Parents

by Laurie DeRose

Kids’ Time with Parents Matters, But Not in the Way You Might Expect

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

The Many Ways Mothers’ Education Matters

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

One Idea for Renewing Friendship in Working-Class America

by Amber and David Lapp

Families on Facebook

by Ashley McGuire

To Overcome Distrust, Renew Friendship

by Amber and David Lapp

Technoference: How Technology Can Hurt Relationships

by Brandon McDaniel

Family and The Vanishing Neighbor

by Anne Snyder

How Our Siblings Shape Us

by Naomi Schaefer Riley | @NaomiSRiley

What We Lose When Our Families Shrink

by Naomi Schaefer Riley | @NaomiSRiley

Emerging Family-Friendly Towns in Europe

by Pau Serra del Pozo

Will Steps Step Up to the Challenge of Elder Care?

by Amy Ziettlow | @RevAmyZ

What We’ve Learned from Listening to the People

by Amber and David Lapp

Marriage and Positive Child Outcomes: Commitment, Signaling, and Sequence

by Scott Stanley | @DecideOrSlide

Good Neighbors Make Good Friends

by Mary C. Tillotson

The Benefits of a Home-Cooked Meal

by Meghan Duke

Can We Credit Helicopter Parenting for a Decline in Teen Risk-Taking?

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

Family Complexity: An Under-Studied Factor in Child Well-Being

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

The Story We Tell About Love

by Amber Lapp | @AmberDavidLapp

Parenting with Smartphones

by Amber Lapp | @AmberDavidLapp

Eating Habits Start in the Home

by Ashley McGuire

Forgotten Military Caregivers

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

‘Marriage Is a Community Affair’

by David Lapp | @AmberDavidLapp

The Silver Tsunami Meets the Honor Commandment

by Amy Ziettlow and Naomi Cahn

How the World’s Families Are Changing

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

The World’s Toughest Job

by Amber Lapp | @AmberDavidLapp

How Parental Conflict Hurts Kids

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

How Parents’ Relationship Quality Affects Kids

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

Emerging Adulthood: A Luxury Good

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

Why Parenting Has Gotten More Difficult

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

Yes, You Should Talk Politics With Your Family

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

The Real Roots of the Nuclear Family

by Kay Hymowitz | @KayHymowitz

Don’t Sweat about Middle Child Syndrome

by Justin Coulson | @justincoulson

Marriage Need Not Make Us Greedy

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

Eating Salt Together: The Real Life of a Home

by John A. Cuddeback

Are Smaller Families Better for Kids? It Depends

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

The Holidays Are Not About Shopping

by Ashley McGuire

Five Facts about How Parents Spend Their Time

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59