Articles related to Home & Family

Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 10:10

Before natural disasters strike, families should develop emergency plans and create emergency supply kits. This message is one Iowa State University Extension hopes Iowans will take seriously.

Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 08:11

Whether driven by economics, food recalls or simply the desire to “do it themselves,” 20 new Iowa State University Extension Master Food Volunteers are trained, certified and ready to share their knowledge about safe and efficient methods of home food preservation.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 - 06:38

Two ISU Extension nutrition education programs for low-income families  have earned the Iowa Family Support Credential from the Iowa Department of Management.

Monday, May 2, 2011 - 07:21

Overweight kids often become overweight adults, gaining not only weight, but also chronic diseases and related health care costs. Iowa State University Extension examines what parents can do about this serious health problem in this month’s Science of Parenting radio program podcast.

Monday, April 25, 2011 - 08:00

A new application available for Apple® devices helps protect consumers from bad leftovers. The “4-Day Throw Away” application, available now from the App Store℠, is an extension of the 4-Day Throw Away campaign.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 08:49

“Storm Recovery Guide,” from ISU Extension, covers a range of topics, from salvaging belongings and restoring damaged buildings to documenting losses and handling stress.

Friday, April 1, 2011 - 07:59

Although schools have begun to learn how to prevent bullying, new technology has given children new ways to bully – sometimes called cyberbullying. Iowa State University Extension is taking a closer look at cyberbullying in this month’s Science of Parenting radio program podcast.

Thursday, March 10, 2011 - 08:27

Whether or not Charlie Sheen has really given his last interview, his behavior may continue to be confusing, particularly to teens and preteens, says Malisa Rader, an Iowa State University Extension family life specialist.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 10:41

Iowa State University Extension will celebrate Extension Week throughout the state March 21-25, 2011.