There is hope that by uniting under the Milwaukee Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families program, the various initiatives aimed at strengthening the role of dads in their kids’ lives can have more of an impact
American adults who have children younger than 18 at home are more likely to say they smile or laugh a lot on any given day, but also to report feeling a lot of stress. The pattern is similar for women and men.
Milwaukee, WI (October 10, 2014)—With the national spotlight on Milwaukee for ranking among the worst in the nation in unemployment, health disparities, incarceration rates, and low educational outcomes for minority males, the first annual Boys and Men of Color Week, which will align with President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative, will aim to …
The Marriage Challenge is a fun and informative monthly podcast designed to help any couple strengthen their relationship. Each month features a guest couple tackling a different topic, sharing when and how they got it wrong and what has helped them to change. Each edition also features a helpful challenge for the listener to try …
W. Bradford Wilcox thinks marriage is worth saving. The head of the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia believes the fortunes of the middle class depend on it. Wilcox is an associate professor of sociology as well as a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and the Institute for Family Studies. In these roles he researches family structure, civil society and culture and their effects on family life. He is the author of many books, articles, and reports, including When M
Good-quality couple, family and social relationships are a key public policy issue. They are fundamental to our health and wellbeing, to our ability to engage in education and work, to our life chances and resilience. Relationships are the cornerstone of a thriving economy and society.
“Two married parents are the best environment for kids, on average,” says Isabel Sawhill in this podcast about her new book, "Generation Unbound: Drifting into Sex and Parenthood without Marriage." Adding that “we all know single parents who are doing a great job,” Sawhill explains how her research and data show that gaps in education, family structure and parenting styles create unequal starts for American children in the aggregate. In the podcast, Sawhill talks about one of the central themes