Monday, June 2, 2014 - 09:28
Juggling work schedules, kids’ commitments and the family budget may make some parents wonder if a family vacation is worth the effort. But before giving up, consider this: the kids might learn something from the experience. Learn how in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 09:11
The camp brochures are arriving and the kids are begging for a summer adventure. But other than fun, is there any value to camp? Learn about the research and how to help children choose an appropriate camp in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 14:24
People across Iowa are learning to thrive, not just survive, as they provide care to their loved ones who are chronically ill, aging or have a disability. “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” provided by Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, gives participants the tools they need to address the challenges of caregiving.
Monday, April 7, 2014 - 10:19
On April 15 all Iowans are encouraged to wear purple to show their appreciation for military children and their families. During April, the Month of the Military Child, and throughout the year Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has resources for military families.
Monday, April 7, 2014 - 09:26
Children need adequate sleep to help their brains and bodies grow and develop. In April Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is sponsoring an interactive webinar for parents, grandparents and teachers covering how sleep impacts children’s health and behavior.
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 11:09
“Do I have to go to church today?” How parents respond when children ask questions about religion and spirituality can impact their youngsters’ behavior. During April, learn how parents can help children as they begin asking spiritual questions in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 17:33
The Iowa Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution March 27 celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 10:16
Iowans have a chance to brush up on their money management skills during Money Smart Week April 5-12, 2014. Financial institutions, government agencies, not-for-profit organizations and community groups have teamed up to offer a full week of events designed to help Iowans of all ages better manage their finances.
Friday, March 14, 2014 - 10:42
The Iowa Alpha Mu Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi, the honor society of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, has honored four individuals as “Friends of Extension.”
Monday, March 3, 2014 - 10:42
When a child says, “I know Grandpa isn’t really dead. He’s just asleep,” how should a parent respond? During March, family life specialists discuss how parents can help children cope with the death of loved ones in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.