I have new briefing paper out today with the Council on Contemporary Families, titled “Family Diversity is the New Normal for America’s Children.” I’ll post news links soon. In the meantime:
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Reports and commentary:
- There Is No Longer Any Such Thing as a Typical Family, by Belinda Luscombe in Time.
- Unlike in the 1950s, there Is No ‘Typical’ U.S. Family Today, by Brigid Schulte in the Washington Post.
- The Average American Family No Longer Exists, by Lois Collins at the Deseret News.
- The ‘Leave It to Beaver’ Family Has Been Left Behind, by Tierney Sneed in US News.
- The ‘Normal’ American Family Is a Myth, by Stephanie Pappas in LiveScience and Yahoo! News.
- ‘Typical Families’ No Longer Exist, and That’s Actually Pretty Awesome, by Lucia Peters in Bustle.
- To Bolster the American Family, We Need to Get a Grip on What It Is, by Mary Sanchez in Kansas City Star (and McClatchy syndicates).
- Study Finds There Is No ‘Typical’ Family. Does Even Homework Have to Change? by Nina Shapiro in Seattle Weekly.
- 7 Stunning Ways Life Was Different in the 1960s, by Bella DePaulo in Psychology Today.
- Why There No Longer Is A ‘Typical’ American Family, interview with Jeremy Hobson on WBUR’s Here and Now [mp3 audio file]
- ‘Normal’ family structure on the decline, Maryland professor finds, by Joe Zimmerman in The Diamondback.
- The end of marriage: Sitcom nuclear families are not coming back, by Susan Reimer in The Baltimore Sun.