Articles related to Home & Family

Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 12:38

Children of all ages are more likely to be motivated in school when parents stay positive about school and homework. In September learn how to make homework a positive part of children’s school experience in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 11:25

Cindy Thompson recently joined the ranks of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach as a family life/family finance program specialist in northeast Iowa. Thompson will work from the Chickasaw County Extension and Outreach office in New Hampton.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 - 08:47

Students do better in school when their parents are involved in their learning. In September Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is sponsoring a free, interactive webinar for parents, grandparents and teachers with tips on how to help children and youth be successful learners.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 12:44

In the early 1920s, Iowa 4-H was in its youth; today Iowa 4-H is thriving and in its prime, reaching one in every five Iowa school-age youth. Iowa State University has always played a central role with 4-H Youth Development in Iowa, and the university preserves early 4-H memorabilia through the Iowa State University Library’s Special Collections Department.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 11:19

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach wants to hear from Iowans about how Iowa State in partnership with counties can best serve citizens. Five town hall meetings have been scheduled across the state.

Friday, August 3, 2012 - 09:33

The Iowa State Fair, Aug. 9-19, is packed with rides, food vendors, entertainment, exhibits and other attractions. In addition, find Iowa State University Extension and Outreach all across the fairgrounds during the annual event.

Friday, August 3, 2012 - 09:00

Learn how to be a positive sports parent in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 12:54

Kristi Cooper, family life specialist, shares tips families can follow in their home to help conserve water, reducing their usage and cost.

Monday, July 9, 2012 - 08:28

When people describe their happy childhood memories, they usually talk about time spent with family. In July the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach explores the importance of family fun.