The Family

This image is from the Florida Memory Project hosted at the State Archive of Florida and is released to the public domain in the United States under the terms of Section 257.35(6), Florida Statutes.   By Tori Black On her first day of work, Amelia Bedelia, the main character in the Amelia Bedelia children’s...

United Families International: Dedicated to informing you about the issues and forces impacting the family. Contributed by Tori Black For the United Nations, May 15 marked 25 years of observing the International Day of Families.  This day was created in 1995 to celebrate the importance of families...

United Families International: Dedicated to informing you about the issues and forces impacting the family. Contributed by Tori Black How do you define discrimination? The Merriam-Webster dictionary says that it is being prejudiced or having a prejudicial outlook, action or treatment towards a category of individuals, such...

United Families International: Dedicated to informing you about the issues and forces impacting the family. Contributed by Jenet Erickson The first article in this series focused on how societies benefit from an orientation toward nurturing children within families. As that article discussed, not only are children critical...

United Families International: Dedicated to informing you about the issues and forces impacting the family. Contributed by Jenet Erickson When renowned Harvard sociologist Carle Zimmerman published his sweeping analysis of the rise and fall of great civilizations, he made a striking conclusion: The defining feature of civilizations at their...