by Marissa Stone, SNP Representative, Family Science Section (2011-2012)
April 16, 2013
Each generation brings about new applications to help us get and stay connected. For many of us, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn are a normal part of our lives. But there are some new tools out now that may take us beyond the level of connectivity available in these applications.
I recently learned the importance of communicating with our newer and often younger members when I had the pleasure in May to travel to Portland, Oregon, to the Northwest Council on Family Relations (NWCFR) meeting.
by S. Greg Thompson, Ph.D., and Kimberly A. Wallet, Ph.D., both of Lamar University
Family scholars can and do contribute to build social capital, and thereby, elevate quality of life in a community. By training, many of us have insight into assessing community needs and, by employment, we have standing to help direct resources toward resolving those needs.
February is Family Life Education Month. Help NCFR promote February as Family Life Education Month in 2013 by contributing to the National Council on Family Relations' Family Life Education Month Contest.