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Planning for Adoption: Knowing the Costs and Resources
For families interested in adoption, this factsheet explains the wide range of expenses associated with the various types of adoption and offers multiple resources
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Internal Dynamics of Families
Family Law and Public Policy
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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Reunification: Bringing Your Children Home From Foster Care
For families working toward reunification, this factsheet offers a general overview of the entire process, from foster care to returning and living at home.
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How did you sleep last night? Don’t lose any sleep over it. Let me sleep on it. Sleep well! — we talk about sleep a lot in day-to-day conversation!
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Multiple indicators are linked with marital outcomes, including sleep quality, sleep disturbances, sleep disorders, and even congruence of spousal sleep patterns.
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Any change in either partner, their relationship, or their environment may disrupt their system of bedsharing, and then they are beginners again.
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The topic of how parents should structure their infants’ sleep has been highly controversial and, for parents and professionals alike, very confusing.
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Two major changes after the birth of a child among married couples in developed countries are increased fatigue and decreased marital satisfaction.
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A variety of different safe sleep routines are recommended for infants, and many of them identified as the only safe routine.
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“Bedsharing” refers to a parent (usually the mother) and infant sharing the same adult bed for all or part of the night.
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Most Family Science literature overlooks the “forgotten third” of parenting, that is, the approximately eight hours of “sleep” needed per day.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that preschoolers sleep 10 to 13 hours daily to maximize their health, well-being, and development.
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As a mother of three growing boys—ages 9, 5, and 3 years—I can honestly say that my husband and I have not had an uninterrupted night of sleep since 2007.
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EU Project Families and Societies Final Recommendations
The project’s aim is to address changing families and sustainable societies, policy contexts and diversity over the life course and across generations
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An interactive book to help parents explain MS to their young children. Print and digital copies available for free.
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An overview of the advent and proliferation of statutorily mandated divorce education classes in the United States as well as their goals.
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Length: 38 Minutes
This podcast highlights programs that connect kinship families with services when they must care for child relatives removed from their birth parents.
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By Scott W. Browning and Brad van Eeden-Moorefield
This book integrates current research with clinical theory to establish the most up-to-date, evidence-supported treatment options for unique contemporary families.
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Mathematica Policy Research researchers examine the benefits and limitations of Responsible Father (RF) program
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the Office of Planning, Research, & Evaluation (OPRE) examines the well-being of children 20 months after they spent time living in emergency homeless shelters
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This issue of NCFR Report's Family Focus provides some hints to build family strengths in spite of geographic separation.
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It is estimated that more than 100,000 students around the world study abroad at the high school level each year.
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Changes in global labor markets have driven the feminization of migration from Latin America, increasing the number of mothers leaving children behind.
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The Child Welfare Information Gateway has now made available the complete podcast series on "Engaging Fathers."
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People migrating to the U.S. may leave their families — spouse, children, aging parents, and extended family — in their home country.
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Internal Dynamics of Families