The more you know, the better your chances for a happy, healthy family.

Websites & Blogs

Smart Marriages Blog

National Healthy Marriage Resource Center

National Association for Relationship and Marriage Education

Marriage Builders


Local Services

WEAVE – crisis intervention services for women, men and children in Sacramento County who have experienced domestic violence or have been sexually assaulted

The Center for Violence-free Relationships – dedicated to building healthy relationships and families free from sexual assault and domestic violence in El Dorado County

My Sister’s House – for women and children impacted by domestic violence
in Sacramento’s Asian and Pacific Islander community

Crisis Nursery Program - emergency child care or overnight care during stressful or difficult times

Birth and Beyond - classes, workshops, and services for new parents

One Father’s Love – a directory of several local family services

Department of Child Support Services – help collect child support payments

Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services – food and services for families in need

Greater Sacramento Urban League – a traditionally African American organization; assists all people in achieving self-sufficiency and equality

Charles A. Jones Career & Education Centeracademic and vocational training for adults

Sacramento Works – training and resources for job seekers

Keep Your Tax Refund – information on filing tax returns for free or at a discounted price





Sex After Baby

Reviving your Marriage

The 10 Secrets of Happy Couples

Time for saving your marriage: Becoming a marriage time traveler with your husband

Can We Talk? Improving Couples’ Communication

Dealing with Anger in a Marriage

10 Things you can do to Romance your Partner on a Budget


Talking with Children when the Talking Gets Tough

What you Really Need Before the Baby Comes

A New Mom’s Survival Guide

Preparing to be a New Dad

What are we Teaching our Children about Marriage?

Resolving Conflict Constructively and Respectfully

Foundations for a Successful Stepfamily




The myth of the perfect mate

Does preparing for marriage help lower the likelihood of divorce?

How do I tell my partner that I want to improve on our relationship?

How to argue correctly

Setting Boundaries in your Marriage


Be the Parent

When Baby Makes 3

Raising Truly Great Kids

We’re Having a Baby! How Will it Change our Marriage?


The resources listed on this page are provided as a community service and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Relationship Skills Center.