Archive for November, 2010
Indiana University’s recent National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior revealed changing behaviors when it comes to America’s sex life in the age of Viagra. A study by PAIRS Foundation was even more revealing when it comes to the surprising secrets to great sex.
“I Am ME” profiles individuals and couples who are touching the lives of families and children in communities throughout the nation through Marriage Education. This week, Fatherhood Channel features Patricia Merrill of Arizona Youth Partnership in Tucson.
Are international groups such as WikiLeaks and social media giants like Facebook making secrets as obsolete as phone books, floppy disks, and music stores? As many await Julian Assange’s release of volumes of secret diplomatic memos on WikiLeaks, a future without secrets looks increasingly likely.
Thanksgiving isn’t meant to be celebrated just once a year. Couples, families and teams that regularly and naturally share appreciations with each other are happier, stronger, and better able to make the most of life’s challenges and opportunities.
Angelina Jolie says making sure her relationship “with the man in my life” is solid provides a foundation for helping children. Jolie and Brad Pitt are adoptive parents actively contributing to help children find homes and the opportunity for their dreams to come true.
Ina Garten’s Google Thanksgiving recipes are missing an important ingredient. Adding a touch of Daily Temperature Reading and dashes of Love Bank will make this year’s Thanksgiving dinner one everyone will remember.
Like Aibileen and Minny of Kathryn Stockett’s best seller, The Help, Maybelle Charley was one of generations of black women who devoted their lives to raising white children. Today, on what would have been her 90th birthday, her example of love, service and integrity is remembered and missed.
NBA All Star Chris Bosh told 300 celebrities, athletes and philanthropists that protecting freedom is more important than basketball. Together with Miami Heat President Pat Riley and owner Mickey Arison, Bosh is leading efforts to ensure returning veterans have community support to help them return home strong.
Rob Lytle and Jack Tatum’s mid-air collision in the third quarter of the 1978 AFC Championship led to new rules and technology for NFL referees. Lytle died from a heart attack Saturday in Ohio, four months after Tatum died from the same cause in California. Many of the most memorable moments of both men’s lives were played out in seconds, offering lessons for life on and off the field.
“I Am ME” profiles individuals and couples who are touching the lives of families and children in communities throughout the nation through Marriage Education. This week, Fatherhood Channel features Ellen Purcell of Northern Virginia, where she and her husband, Chuck, a retired Air Force pilot, have taught PAIRS classes together for 14 years.
While Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks foreign policy in a Sunday morning media surge, her views on marriage may be equally interesting to the nearly two thirds of Americans who made her the nation’s most popular political figure in a recent national poll.
Claire and Dan Marino have helped thousands of children with autism and other special needs have the greatest opportunity to fulfill their potential through the MCH Dan Marino Center in Weston, Florida. Beyond comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services, helping parents of children with special needs strengthen their relationship with each other is vital to success.
More than 90 percent of the freshman members of the 112th Congress are married. While spouses help many candidates succeed, the newly elected representatives will face new challenges sustaining strong marriages. Skills such as the Daily Temperature Reading help many couples navigate long-distance relationships and the challenges of demanding careers.
Long distance relationships are a challenge for millions of couples. As they began their college studies this year, Andrea and Alvaro have continued their relationship with commitment, imagination, and many of the new tools that help couples keep the flame of romance alive when miles keep them apart.
The world is googling for details of Erin Barry’s affair with Tony Parker and what Eva Longoria will do next. While lurid details of infidelity and betrayal may grab headlines, Barbara Walters gets it right on ABC’s The View when it comes to sustaining love and intimacy.
TIME’s feature, “Marriage: What’s It Good For?,” reports that marriage is not as necessary as it used to be. PAIRS CEO Seth Eisenberg argues it’s not marriage that’s broken, but that couples haven’t learned the new rules of love and intimacy.
While dad is away on his fourth military deployment, wife, Mary, and daughter, Abigail, 11, are teaming up to help other children and families strengthen relationships at home and with parents serving in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Michael Vick and Donovan McNabb faced off Monday night in a 59-28 shellacking of the Washington Redskins by the Philadelphia Eagles. Vick, a convicted felon and son of teen parents, beat overwhelming odds to return to the NFL’s national spotlight.
Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson are engaged just two months after the former NFL receiver divorced his wife of five years and less than six months after the couple began dating. Are high profile celebrity marriages and breakups a factor in declining support for marriage among young adults?
“I Am ME” profiles individuals and couples who are touching the lives of families and children in communities throughout the nation through Marriage Education. This week, Fatherhood Channel features Claudia Lozano of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.