Michigan Family Review

Articles from Vol. 13, 2009

Book Review
Book ReviewLuskin, F. & Pelletier, K. (2005). Stress Free for Good: 10 Scientifically Proven Life Skills for Health and Happiness. New York: HarperCollins.We live in an age and culture where the word "stress" has become a staple in our vocabulary....
Editor's Note: An Introduction
Editor's Note: An IntroductionMartin CoveyIn 2006 I assumed the editorship of Michigan Family Review from Libby Blume. I would like to take a moment to thank Dr. Blume for her support during my editorship of MFR. Libby has been a tremendous source of...
Introduction to Time and Families
In the preface to his book, Families & Time, Daly (2001) reflected on his work with young fathers and their children. From his research, he observed that these fathers often lamented about the scarcity of time with their children, wondering how they...
Measuring Meaningful Time Experiences in Intergenerational Relationships
Contradictions often emerge between how adult family members would like to spend their time and how time in their daily lives is actually spent. Prior research indicates that individuals desire more quality time spent with loved ones, but that finding...
Wrinkles in Parental Time with Children: Work, Family Structure, and Gender
The two key resources parents provide for their children are money and time (Thomson, Hanson, & McLanahan, 1994). Yet parental efforts to earn and provide money for their children inevitably require time committed to paid labor. These time commitments...
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