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http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/Family_Studies_The_Decade_in_Review_NCFR.pdf
Every 10 years since 1970, NCFR has published a collection of articles written by expert scholars on a breadth of topics in our field. The 2010 Decade in Review is the June 2010 issue of the Journal of Marriage and Family.

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/Family_Life_Education_in_Historical_Perspective_NCFR.pdf
I collect vintage family life education materials.

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/Disaster_preparedness_and_the_petrified_pantry_NCFR.pdf
This morning I write with a heavy heart. Hurricane Irene is swirling in the Atlantic. The projected paths as of 8 am on Friday August 26 predict it will hit most of the eastern seaboard beginning tomorrow. Officials are advising evacuation in some…

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/Census_data_for_US.pdf
Data from the 2010 Census is coming in.Links to the detailed information are provided here.

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/Teaching_about_Marriage_Partnership_and_Family_Life_from_a_Global_Perspective_NCFR.pdf
Maria Schmeekle, Professor of Sociology at Illinois State, teaches family studies through a global lens. She began experimenting with a global/transnational/comparative approach in her Marriage and Family class. This kind of approach felt vital to…

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/Why_Why_is_My_Grade_Not_so_High_(Lyrics_to_be_sung_to_the_tune_of_Don_McLeans_American_Pie)_NCFR.pdf
In this community blog, we have a rate treat. Kari Adamsons, Assistant Professor at the University of Connecticut, sings of her frustrations in grading. To be sung to the classic Don McLean tune, here is her humorous parody, "Why, Why is my Grade not…

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/Protect_yourself_from_work_at_home_schemes_NCFR.pdf
Have you ever received an offer that sounds too good to be true? Maybe it was even sent to you by a trusted source. Before handing over your credit card information or any other personal info, make sure you know the facts and the risks involved.

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/New_work_of_the_NCFR_Board_NCFR.pdf
This "President's Report" appeared in NCFR Report, Summer 2012

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/Doing_the_Right_Thing_Assembly_Required_NCFR.pdf
Doing the right thing is part of our truer, deeper selves. Yet everyday uncountable numbers of human beings do terrible things to each other. This article examines several circumstances that can get in the way when we actually want to do the right…

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/A_Note_From_Paternity_Leave_NCFR.pdf
You've probably heard of "pregnancy brain" or "momnesia." You know that forgetfulness and loss of razor sharp thinking so many moms (especially academics) experience with pregnancy. Well today I invented a phrase called the "paternity leave brain".
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