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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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Internal Dynamics of Families
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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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 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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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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Internal Dynamics of Families
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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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Internal Dynamics of Families
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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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At any time, more than 2% of U.S. children under age 18 have a parent who is incarcerated.
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Divorced parents often experience difficulties staying up to date with what is going on in their children’s lives.
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Internal Dynamics of Families
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Military service places particular and extraordinary demands on its employees and their families, most notably because of extended periods of separation.
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Belief systems, organizational patterns, and communication processes help to guide understanding of long-distance caregiving.
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Internal Dynamics of Families
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Forming and maintaining family relationships at a distance is another form of family diversity.
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Although we might think of commuter marriage as an unconventional type of marital arrangement, it is one that affects the whole family.
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Pew Research Center examines data that shows that the divorce rate has roughly doubled for adults in the U.S. age 50 and over since the 1990s.
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Understanding the impact of trauma and engaging in trauma-informed practice are two steps by which FLEs support families who face challenges and system disruptions
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Internal Dynamics of Families