About one-third of U.S. children are living with an unmarried parent

According to Gretchen Livingston is a senior researcher focusing on fertility and family demographics at Pew Research Center. The share of U.S. children living with an unmarried parent has more than doubled since 1968, jumping from 13% to 32% in 2017. That trend has been...
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Navy to increase paid leave for new dads, other secondary caregivers

The Navy anticipates that it will implement a significant expansion of its paternity leave policies later this year, extending the amount of paid time off it grants to sailors whose spouses have just given birth from the current 10 days to as many as 21. To read more click on...
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More men are becoming fathers for the first time after hitting the big 3-0.

The average age of fatherhood has increased by three-and-a-half years in the past 44 years, according to a Stanford University report, up to 30.9 years from 27.4 years old. The researchers used data from the National Vital Statistics System, which is part of the Centers for...
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Percentage of Births to Unmarried Mothers by State

The Center for Disease Control released its findings on the numbers of unmarried parents giving birth in 2015 across the nation.  Virginia's numbers have decreased from 40% to 34.4%.  For information on Virginia and other states, please follow this link to the CDC...
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Group teams up to make sure Henrico kids have male role models

Posted 6:13 pm, December 16, 2016, by Melissa Hipolit, Updated at 07:06PM, December 16, 2016 HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — There's a new team in Henrico County and their first game involves giving away 200 pounds of gifts to kids in Highland Springs. "It's gonna be...
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President Obama on fatherhood and jobs

When men don’t have work, when they don’t feel good about being able to support their families, then often they detach themselves. … So, part of the challenge here is to say to young men, ‘Take responsibility for your children.’ But part of it is...
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CDC FastStats- Unmarried Childbearing Information

Number of live births to unmarried women: 1,604,870 Birth rate for unmarried women: 43.9 births per 1,000 unmarried women aged 15-44 years Percent of all births to unmarried women: 40.2% http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/unmarried-childbearing.htm
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Most popular baby names of 2015

Pamela Redmond Satran, Nameberry.com Charlotte and Ezra are the Number 1 names on Nameberry's list of Most Popular Names of 2015. The names of Britain's new princess and a Biblical hero attracted the most page views of a total 300 million on the site. But...
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Date with Dad Event

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/date-with-dad-weekend-2016-tickets-17466498768?aff=erelexpsimhttp://www.eventbrite.com/e/date-with-dad-weekend-2016-tickets-17466498768?aff=erelexpsim Girls For A Change/CAMP DIVA Richmond, Virginia-based CAMP DIVA partnered with Girls For A Change to...
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