Citations with the tag: FAMILIES
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- New project wants information on programs for grandparents raising grandchildren.
// Aging; 1992, Issue 363/364, p79
Discusses a new study of programs assisting grandparents raising grandchildren. What the study is designed to do; Why it is important; The reasons grandparents often care for children left with them; More.
- Rewriting the family facts.
McGovern, Celeste // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 6/21/93, Vol. 20 Issue 27, p30
Cites figures from Statistics Canada on the composition of the family, and notes that an article in the `Globe and Mail' ostensibly based on the census data strongly suggested the two-parent family with children were a breed near extinction. While marriage remains popular, more couples seem to...
- Kids need two parents.
McGovern, Celeste // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 5/16/94, Vol. 21 Issue 22, p22
Cites the Summer 1994 issue of `Policy Review' which commented on how the stable features of social continuity need a female and a male who consider themselves responsible for children. Neighborhoods without fathers are seedbeds for predators; David W. Murray's thoughts on society's shredding web.
- Besieged or not, there's no place like home.
McGovern, Celeste // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 6/27/94, Vol. 21 Issue 28, p32
Cites a survey which appears to indicate that a significant majority of Canadians favor the traditional model of the nuclear family. Discussion of the United Nations' decision to proclaim 1994 as the International Year of the Family.
- Dan Quayle was right.
Whitehead, Barbara Dafoe // Atlantic (02769077); Apr93, Vol. 271 Issue 4, p47
Argues that evidence shows that the dissolution of intact two-parent families is harmful to large numbers of children. Poverty and one-parent families; Arguments over definitions of `family'; Success of the family unit of the biological mother and father; Parental death and divorce; Changing...
- Violence in the family.
Whitehead, Barbara Dafoe // Current Health 2; Nov84, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p3
Excerpt from `Daughters of Eve.' Domestic violence occurs at all levels of society and involves people from all racial, religious and economic backgrounds. A look at the most common forms: child abuse, spouse abuse, sibling and parent abuse. Where to go for help.
- Families in motion.
Whitehead, Barbara Dafoe // Current Health 1; Oct93, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p21
Discusses the changes in the family structure. Primitive families; Families in ancient Rome and Greece; Nuclear family; Blended family; Examples of different kinds of families. INSET: Family traditions..
- Liberals, conservatives & the family.
Gress-Wright, J. // Commentary; Apr92, Vol. 93 Issue 4, p43
Discusses the reactions by politicians of both the left and the right to the economic and social stress on the American family. The conservatives' placing of the blame on social policies of the '60s and '70s; The Act for Better Child Care (ABC), a Democratic initiative; Role of unions; Role of...
- Daddy's chair.
Ramsey, Rose R. // Country Living; Jan1993, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p26
Recounts how both cradle and throne, the big, faded easy chair represented the author's life's fragile continuity. Purchased early in her parents married life; Chair's life in the family; Future plans; Details.
- Going home.
Newman, Rachel // Country Living; Jun93, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p79
Recalls the author's childhood days in Rockport, Massachusetts. Visit to house in town; Painting by father of backyard; Meeting landlord's daughter; Remembering the time spent with parents and family; Difference of present backyard; Preference for old country home.
- Agony column.
Kurtz, Irma // Cosmopolitan; Jul93, Vol. 215 Issue 1, p34
Provides a question and advisory on family life. Loss of passion for husband; Relationship with mother; Attitude toward sex; Fiance's incestuous relationship.
- You love your husband, and you love your kids...but who comes first?
Rice, Rebecca // Cosmopolitan; Sep96, Vol. 221 Issue 3, p210
Advises women on how to nurture the husband and the children equally. Impact of having babies; Gender-role changes associated with having children; Effect on husbands of mothers' bonding with their children; Personal accounts.
- Wherever I am, I'm just where I want to be.
Mack, Heidi // Christian Science Monitor; 12/8/97, Vol. 90 Issue 9, p13
Presents a woman's story of her family life as an example of true contentment.
- Children's footsteps still echo in the silence.
Tiberghien, Susan M. // Christian Science Monitor; 11/27/96, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p16
Presents the author's memories of when her children resided in the same house as her, focusing on the sounds which she was accustomed to hearing each day. How she felt when each of children left home; Presence of her grandchildren in the house.
- Auntie Annabelle was no cream puff.
Gould, John // Christian Science Monitor; 12/20/96, Vol. 89 Issue 19, p17
Presents information on the author's aunt Annabelle and Aunt Mary, and happenings when he moved into a new home. Author's experience of Aunt Annabelle babysitting him.
- Partners in business, my grandfather and I.
Trowbridge, Clinton W. // Christian Science Monitor; 5/28/97, Vol. 89 Issue 127, p17
Focuses on the author's relationship with his grandfather. Similarities between the two; How the author was prepared for future success by his grandfather.
- Nights at the round table.
Wolcott, Jennifer // Christian Science Monitor; 12/27/2000, Vol. 93 Issue 23, p13
Discusses the benefits of family meetings to families, including improved communication.
- America's family time famine.
Mattox Jr., W.R. // Children Today; Nov/Dec90, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p9
Examines the effect of a lack of parental time, attention and affection on children of today's overextended parents. Parents spend 40 percent less time with their children than in 1965, according to sociologist John Robinson; Time pressures of two-income households and single-parent families;...
- Keeping families together.
Kinney, J.; Dittmar, K. // Children Today; Nov/Dec90, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p14
Focuses on `The Homebuilders Model,' a program that provides services to families. Based on the belief that it is better for children to grow up with their own families; Teaches families new behaviors; Sixteen years in service; Therapist availability; Worker caseload; Intervention lasts from...
- Family reunification.
Brown, C.L.; Little, S. // Children Today; Nov/Dec90, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p20
Focuses on the agency `Family Consulting Services,' initiated by `Full Circle Programs, Inc.' of the San Francisco Bay area. Provides family preservation and reunification services under contracts with the social service and child protective services departments. Grant funding; More. INSET:...
- A strengths approach to helping family caregivers.
Ronnau, J.P. // Children Today; Nov/Dec90, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p24
Explores the theory that social clients are best served when they are helped to solve their own problems by utilizing their own strengths. The Family Advocacy service model's primary goal of the strengths approach; The impact of helping professionals' methods on their clients; Four guiding...
- Old people and me.
Borum Jr., J. // Essence (Essence); Sep88, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p8
An autobiographical sketch on self-development with a grandmother as role model.
- Black parents as role models.
Borum Jr., J. // Essence (Essence); Feb1985, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p73
Black families are in trouble. During the last 20 years, the Black divorce rate has climbed to double that of White couples. Black children learn about loving from their parents; thus parents must take care to provide a good role for their children.
- African American families.
Fite, L. // Essence (Essence); Jul87, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p51
Profiles four African American families in various locations of the United States. How these families pass tradition on to their children and keep the family together.
- What is a family?
Connolly, Loris // Faces (07491387); Apr96, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p6
Presents various definitions of family. Research on families; Characteristics of families; Family portraits.
- Gender and relationality among Arab families in Lebanon.
Joseph, Suad // Feminist Studies; Fall93, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p465
Describes the kind of relationality among the Arab families in the metropolitan area of Beirut, Lebanon. Urban working-class neighborhood of Camp Trad as subject of the study; Patriarchal connectivity relationships inherent among Camp Trad families; Demand of compliance with gendered and aged...
- Grandma's sewing machine.
Leonard, J. // Good Housekeeping; Apr89, Vol. 208 Issue 4, p56
Describes a woman's memories of her grandmother and the old sewing machine her grandmother used and gave to her.
Pruett, Kyle // Good Housekeeping; Oct93, Vol. 217 Issue 4, p36
Gives advice on several issues about family concerns. Children having nightmares; Homework help; Spoiled grandchild; More.
- The way we were.
Wyse, Lois // Good Housekeeping; Jan94, Vol. 218 Issue 1, p174
Recounts the determination of the author's family members to take charge of their own respective lives and pursue their dreams. Daughter Heidi and husband's venture into television production business; Daughter Kathy's work as an author and spokesperson for the no-guilt working mother; Son...
- Fixing our families.
Brokaw, Tom // Good Housekeeping; Oct95, Vol. 221 Issue 4, p106
Shares insights on values involved in raising and keeping a family together. Crisis of family in America; Changes in the American family culture and parenting style; Emergence of public dialogue addressing issues concerning the family.
- Family matters.
Brokaw, Tom // Good Housekeeping; Nov95, Vol. 221 Issue 5, p95
Presents advice and information on family matters. Attraction of colorful candy wrappers for children; Prevention of Christmas greed; College application practices frowned upon by admissions officers.
- Social demography of contemporary families and aging.
Himes, Christine L. // Generations; Summer92, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p13
Examines trends across time and differences across ethnic groups in demographic processes to reveal their importance in explaining the variation in family structures. Mortality; Fertility; Marriage and marital dissolution; Implications of the study.
- Family caregiving programs: A look at the premises on which they are based.
Winbush, Greta Berry // Generations; Summer92, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p65
Questions the premises in which family caregiving programs are based. Categories of the programs; Effectiveness; Notion of a family life cycle; Diversity of opportunities and situations for family caregiving; Challenges faced by the family; Theoretical and empirical-based knowledge as the...
- Artificial means of reproduction and our understanding of the family.
Macklin, R. // Hastings Center Report; Jan/Feb91, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p5
States that new reproductive technologies make us rethink the concepts of family. Opponents of artificial reproduction; Objections to surrogacy of the Roman Catholic Church; Law as a determinant of the family; The biological criterion for determining what is family. INSET: Untitled (excerpt...
- Family contexts: The Balkans in European comparison.
Mitterauer, Michael // History of the Family (Elsevier Science); 1996, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p387
Looks at the diverse family patterns evident in the Balkan region in Europe. Relationship between weak penetration by institutions in Balkan area to strength of joint family households and kinship groups; Significance attributed to the family form zadruga; Comparative view of family forms in...
- Situating the family of Ottoman Bulgaria within the European pattern.
Todorova, Maria // History of the Family (Elsevier Science); 1996, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p443
Reassesses the traditional stereotype of the complex Balkan family, especially in Bulgaria, on the basis of published and unpublished materials. Family features on which the Balkans show a variety; Comparison of these features to those of western and central Europe; Presumptuousness of the...
- Introduction: Household and family contexts in the Balkans.
Kaser, Karl // History of the Family (Elsevier Science); 1996, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p375
Examines the structure of the Balkan family. When study on the Balkan family began; Elements which led to creation of pattern in Balkan family; Role of the inheritance system; How the Balkans compare to the rest of Europe with respect to familial characteristics.
- Patriarchy and changing family strategies: Class and gender in the Dominican Republic.
Baud, Michiel // History of the Family (Elsevier Science); 1997, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p355
Focuses on the issue of ideologies of family formation an how they influence the concept of family strategies. Assessment of the influence of partiarchal ideas; What should be considered in the analysis of family strategies; Details on family and households in the Dominican Republic.
- Ozzie and Harriet had it right.
Polsby, Daniel D. // Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy; Spring95, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p531
Proposes three related assertions about family. Families as part of the natural human order; Difficulty for a single adult to rear one child successfully; Families as extraordinary effective engines for creating human welfare.
Keller, Suzanne // Journal of Comparative Family Studies; Summer91, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p281
Comparison is an essential tool of sociological analysis and the volume concludes with a look at the Soviet family and its transformation over the past 60 years. The politicalization of the family has been a key feature of the Soviet experience. This and an all pervasive systems of public...
- Sticking together.
Pipher, Mary // Marriage Partnership; Fall97, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p50
Presents advice for keeping the family closer. Allocation of more parental time to children; Children's preference for places where they can feel safe; Looking for an activity that connects family members; Importance of celebrations to keep the family ties together; Certain rituals that bond...
- The way we weren't.
Coontz, Stephanie // National Forum; Summer95, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p11
Focuses on the social aspects of family in the United States. Background on the American family; Colonial time; 19th Century family; Early 20th Century family; American family during and after the 1950s; Family stress.
- The American family crisis.
Popenoe, David // National Forum; Summer95, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p15
Focuses on the crisis faced by the family in the United States. Background on family; Origins and history; Trend of individualism; Nuclear family and marriage; New familism.
- The family under siege by its `friends'.
Chafin, Kenneth // National Forum; Summer95, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p33
Focuses on developments related to the social aspects of family in the United States. Diversity of family makeups; Relation between family and gender; Single mothers; Divorce; Politicization of the family.
- The way we weren't: The myth and reality of the `traditional' family.
Coontz, Stephanie // National Forum; Fall96, Vol. 76 Issue 4, p45
Reprints the article written by Stephanie Coontz published in the Summer 1995 issue of the `Forum' which discusses the myths of the traditional family. Problems faced by families; Diversity in the character of families; Impact of changes in the social systems on the family.
- At the door of the Ozarks.
Coontz, Stephanie // National Geographic; Apr98, Vol. 193 Issue 4, p132
Presents a photograph of a Missouri mother and her sons taken in June 1929 photographed by C.P. Cushing for `National Geographic' magazine. When the magazine's first story was published on the Ozarks.
- The Zen of chewy bars being what it is, it is probably better to leave mastery of the 20 forms of...
French, Sean // New Statesman; 10/18/96, Vol. 125 Issue 4306, p27
Focuses on family relationships. Advice for buying infant feeding bottles; Bowing customs in Japan; Views on marriage.
- Put family first.
Spock, Benjamin // Parenting; May97, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p142
Stresses the importance of putting family first before career and other outside activities. Parents' tendency to prioritize friendships, neighborhood activities and cultural interests more than the family; Subsidies recommended for parents who make financial sacrifices to be at home with their...
- Time-saving tricks for home.
Wallace, Sue // Parenting; Aug97, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p81
Give tips on techniques to keep your family life well organized. Customized a family to keep track of everyone's schedule; Solution to monitoring the children's chore; How to get children to complete their chores; Getting your own house work done.
- No more hopscotch.
Wallace, Sue // Psychology Today; Sep92, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p20
Reports on the shrinking size of the average family, from 2.3 children in 1970 to 1.8 in 1991, and how it is transforming the childhood experience in ways that make it less fun. More children growing up as only children; Less competitive; Difficulties in the dog-eat-dog world of the classroom;...