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2015 'Friends of Extension' and ISU Extension and Outreach Staff Members Honored
(Posted on 3/13/2015)
The Iowa Alpha Mu Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s honor society, recognized three Friends of Extension during Epsilon Sigma Phi’s annual awards ceremony March 10 at the Scheman Building on the ISU campus.
Science of Parenting: Does Parenting Style Matter?
(Posted on 3/6/2015)
Human sciences specialists from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach discuss the “art” of parenting – how parents can tailor their parenting style to each child’s temperament – in the Science of Parenting blog.    
Iowa State University Part of Land-Grant Impacts Website Launch
(Posted on 3/3/2015)
A website with examples of how Iowa and the country benefit from teaching, research and extension efforts at Iowa State University and the nation’s other land-grant universities has been launched.
Women: 'We Need to Talk -- about Money’
(Posted on 3/2/2015)
Women need to prepare throughout their lives if they wish to become financially secure and independent in their later years. The Money Talk program from ISU Extension and Outreach helps women make informed financial decisions.
Science of Parenting: The Parenting Dance
(Posted on 2/6/2015)
The parenting dance is the mix between the child’s natural style, or temperament, and the parent’s approach and response. Find suggestions for successful “dancing” in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.  
Eco Family Project Starts March 19
(Posted on 2/4/2015)
Iowans will learn how to maximize their resources and share their extras during the 2015 Eco Family Project from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Registration is now open for the project, which begins March 19 and runs through June 11.
Science of Parenting: All about Baby Talk
(Posted on 1/6/2015)
People see babies and immediately start talking to them in a high pitched voice, exaggerating their vowel sounds. There’s a good reason for this behavior. Human sciences specialists talk about the benefits of “baby talk” in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.  
Science of Parenting: Families Need Traditions
(Posted on 12/8/2014)
Carrying out family traditions takes effort, but these rituals make families stronger. Human sciences specialists offer tips for creating family memories during the holidays and throughout the year in the Science of Parenting blog  from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 
Advanced Planning Is Key to Holiday Cheer
(Posted on 12/5/2014)
A little advanced planning goes a long way towards adding cheer instead of stress to the holidays, according to two human sciences specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Iowa State Examines Solutions to Latino Obesity, Health Care Risk
(Posted on 11/11/2014)
First-generation Latino immigrant children in Iowa are at great risk for obesity. That’s according to a new policy brief published by Kim Greder, an associate professor and extension specialist at Iowa State University.

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