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A Big Safety Net and Strong Job Market Can Coexist. Just Ask Scandinavia. By Neil Irwin (The New York Times)

Beyond Marriage By Isabel V. Sawhill (The New York Times)

Can the U.S. Ever Fix It's Messed-Up Maternity Leave System? By Claire Suddath (Bloomberg Business)

Center on Violence and Recovery

Christmas can be tough for the childless by circumstance -An interview with Jody Day (CBC Radio)

Family Life Project (Syracuse University) 

For More Millennials, It's Kids First, Marriage Maybe By Jennifer Ludden (NPR)

‘Generation Cryo’: How A New Generation Is Redefining Family (NPR)

Going to Prison can be Costly for the Whole Family By Amanda Aronczyk (Marketplace)

Marriage and Family Issues for LGBT People (American Psychological Association)

Maternity Leaves Around The World: Worst And Best Countries For Paid Maternity Leave (The Huffington Post Canada)

New York Times Blog: Showcase: Troubles Shared

Nurse-Family Partnership

One Roof, Many Generations: Redefining the Single-Family Home By Peter O'Dowd (NPR)

Parenting in America (The Hedgehog Review)

Stay-At-Home Dad By Choice (Here and Now)

Stephanie Coontz - Council On Contemporary Families

The Changing American Family By Natalie Angier

The Clearinghouse on International Developments in Child, Youth and Family Policies at Columbia University

The New Instability By Stephanie Coontz (The New York Times)

The New Yorker’s Television Show: “Lone Star Nurse” By The New Yorker

The North-South Divide on Two-Parent Families By David Leonhardt (The New York Times)

The Politics Of Calling In Sick By Emily Cadei (NPR)

The 24/7 Work Culture’s Toll on Families and Gender Equality By Claire Cain Miller (The New York Times)

The Typical American Lives Only 18 Miles From Mom By Quoctrung Bui and Claire Cain Miller (The New York Times)

Today, I hate being a mother.

Two American Families (Frontline: PBS)

Why Finnish babies sleep in cardboard boxes By Helena Lee (BBC)

Why U.S. Women Are Leaving Jobs Behind By (The New York Times)