Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 09:30

Iowa school children may be counting the days until summer vacation begins, but they may not realize that summer means “back to school” for their teachers. Registration is now open for...

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 08:08

Parents naturally are concerned for their children’s safety, particularly when there is news of a child abduction that happens close to home. Finding the balance between emotions and the...

Friday, May 17, 2013 - 12:57

Iowa 4-H is inviting youth from across the state to showcase their skills in a competition that puts the knife to the board. The fourth annual “Cook This!” 4-H Culinary Challenge is...

Monday, May 6, 2013 - 13:01

Whether children’s experience of sports is good or bad depends in part on their parents’ involvement and attitude. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is sponsoring an...

Monday, May 6, 2013 - 12:30

May is Older Americans Month and this year’s theme, “Unleash the Power of Age,” emphasizes the important role of older adults. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is...

Friday, May 3, 2013 - 13:06

Mom, mommy, mother, mum — a mother by any other name is still a mother. During May, family life specialists Donna Donald and Lori Hayungs talk about what mothers mean to their children in...

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 07:57

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach works with the National Endowment for Financial Education to make the High School Financial Planning Program available, helping Iowa teens and young...

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 13:19

There is still time to register for the remaining Eco Family Virtual Conference sessions.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 12:36

At the 2013 Iowa Governor’s Conference on Public Health in April, Peggy Martin and Ashley Christensen were recognized for promoting excellence in physical activity and nutrition, key...

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 09:21

Coping with a frightening event in the news or a natural disaster can be difficult for children and their families, says Lesia Oesterreich, a family life specialist with Iowa State University...

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