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Launching the PREPARE/ENRICH online self-directed training for new facilitators

We are thrilled to announce the launch of PREPARE/ENRICH online for new facilitators.

The growth of non-marital childbearing, including the growth of childbearing within a cohabiting union is associated with more family instability for children: a UK study claims

In recent decades, much of the globe has witnessed a retreat from marriage. This means more children are being born outside of marriage, either to single parents or cohabiting couples, in countries around the world. This social change raises a few questions:

Families, education and wellbeing: promoting education and overall well-being. May 15, International Day of Families

The United Nations General Assembly, in its resolution 47/237 of 20 September 1993, proclaimed that 15 May of every year shall be observed as the International Day of Families.

Thank you for all you've done for me Mum: Every thing big and small

You've been there by my side through thick and thin, through good times and bad and you've done all those small things that a mum does. Thank you, I didn't go unnoticed.

Children thrive on stable routines with stable caregivers... and cohabitation is less likely to deliver such family stability to children, compared to marriage: a UK study has found

In recent decades, much of the globe has witnessed a retreat from marriage. This means more children are being born outside of marriage, either to single parents or cohabiting couples, in countries around the world. This social change raises a few questions:

Stronger Families, Stronger Communities: National Families Week, held between 15 and 21 May 2017, aims to celebrate the vital role that families play in Australian society.

Each year, over a hundred thousand people and hundreds of organisations celebrate National Families Week – Australia’s annual celebration of families.

UK: couples who are married are far more likely to stay together than those who marry later or remain unmarried #strongerrelationships

A marriage is an intentional, public act of commitment, but cohabiting couples often drift into cohabitation and drift into shared financial responsibilities. They are much more likely to separate because the failure to marry is often the decision of only one partner, and their unwillingness fully to commit destabilises the relationship from the outset (Rhoades, Stanley, and Markman: 2006).

Acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers

National Volunteer Week, 8–14 May 2017

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