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For answers to just about any home and family question, families have been calling AnswerLine, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach telephone hotline. Get in touch with AnswerLine on the phone, through email, our blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

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Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 (SFP 10-14)

A nationally-recognized parent, youth, and family skills-building curriculum designed to prevent teen substance abuse and other behavior problems, strengthen parenting skills, and build family strengths.

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New parenting resource

A one-page reminder of 10 things that are important in parent-teen interactions. Stay close, set limits and provide structure, be consistent, treat your teen with respect, and more. Available in English or Spanish.

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Human Sciences Extension and Outreach reaches out to families across the lifespan.

Human Sciences strives to promote healthy people, healthy economies, and healthy environments. We provide research-based information and education to help families make decisions that improve and transform their lives.

Our specialists work with the College of Human Sciences at Iowa State University and we work in partnership with other organizations and agencies to meet the needs of Iowa families.

 

 

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Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 13:43

Researchers need samples of aronia berry jams and jellys for a research project with the goal of helping the FDA establish a standard of identity for aronia berry jams and jellies.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 08:21

Forty percent of children usually are in a good mood and quickly adjust to new situations and routines. However, parenting these easy-going kids can be a challenge. Learn why in the Science of...

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 10:03

Local leaders, decision-makers and nonprofit organizations can use the information in their county’s “Poverty and Food Needs” profile to better understand and address local food...

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