Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 16:39
Today a new cell phone often is at the top of the back-to-school list, but do kids really need cell phones? Family life specialists discuss the issue this month in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Monday, July 21, 2014 - 13:43
The "Retirement: Secure Your Future" series is now available for free download from the ISU Extension and Outreach online store.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 09:13
Every year children die from being left in hot cars, but this tragedy can be prevented. Parents and caregivers need to set up a system that reduces the risk, says Malisa Rader, an ISU Extension and Outreach family life program specialist.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 14:27
Everyone is going, all the kids sneak candy into the theatre and no one else has to be home by 11 p.m. When kids are facing peer pressure, how should parents respond? Family life specialists offer suggestions in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 08:50
The National Junior Disability Championships will bring approximately 200 participants and more than 200 coaches, staff, officials and families from across the country to central Iowa July 5-12.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 11:29
A new study by Iowa State University professor and extension specialist Kim Greder and an ISU student links food insecurity and maternal depression in rural America.
Friday, June 13, 2014 - 10:20
Dubuque County Extension is partnering with Loras College to provide computer literacy training to older citizens as a part of the Mid-Life and Beyond Program.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 10:32
An official proclamation was signed this spring, honoring the 100th anniversary of Des Moines County Extension. Extension Council Chair Tara Abel received the proclamation from Burlington Mayor Shane McCampbell and Des Moines County Supervisors Tom Broeker and Jim Cary.
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.