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Friday, November 6, 2015 - 08:38

Many parents report feeling rushed, stressed and unable to do everything they have to do at work and at home. However, parents don’t have to live with constant chaos if they take care of themselves first, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

Monday, November 2, 2015 - 13:23

Iowa social service workers have a new way to help their clients with financial issues, thanks to a nationally recognized toolkit being offered by Iowa State University’s Human Sciences Extension and Outreach.

Monday, November 2, 2015 - 08:19

While medical professionals and others may be partners in the caregiving scenario, family caregivers are the only people who are present with patients in all care settings. National Family Caregivers Month recognizes and honors this contribution with the 2015 theme “Respite: Care for Caregivers.”

Monday, October 26, 2015 - 12:39

The Strengthening Families Program 10-14 is one way that the College of Human Sciences is helping to improve the health and wellness of Iowa families through Human Sciences Extension and Outreach.

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 10:30

In 1986, an introductory meeting with an extension specialist and an early-career scientist inspired a promising partnership for university engagement with Iowa communities that focused on Iowa State University’s motto “science with practice.” Almost 30 years later, this partnership continues to grow and stand strong, assisting Iowans and looking toward a bright future.

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 10:08

The new Engaged Scholarship Funding Program from Human Sciences Extension and Outreach encourages faculty and staff to turn their research into educational programs to improve Iowans' lives.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 10:55

Parents who did not have an ideal childhood may unknowingly be perpetuating the same traumatic experiences for their children. However, the cycle can be broken, according to the Science of Parenting bloggers with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

Monday, September 14, 2015 - 10:47

Adverse childhood experiences do not guarantee bad outcomes for adults, but they increase the odds of struggle and they are largely preventable, says Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

 

Monday, September 14, 2015 - 10:01

Iowa parents are learning ways to grow and strengthen their families through the “Together We Can” program offered by Human Sciences Extension and Outreach. This program includes eight interactive lessons that focus on creating a healthy future for Iowa families.