Family & Food

In partnership with Iowa State’s College of Human Sciences, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach engages you through research-based education, empowering you to live your best life. Our education helps you become closer to family, raise healthy children, talk with your teens, improve relationships, enjoy a lifetime full of memories, save more money, live a healthy life, have access to trusted resources, and care for yourself and others. We invite you to join us in person, virtually, or on-line!

The Science of Parenting The Science of Parenting

Fri, 01/05/2024 - 10:04
Help Children Cope with Emotions about the News of School Shooting
People of all ages have been affected by the news and social media information about a recent shooting at an Iowa school…

Thu, 10/05/2023 - 10:00
Season 12 Podcast: Parenting Through Challenges
In the twelfth season of the podcast, our cohosts, Mackenzie Johnson and Courtney Hammond explore research and reality around…

Thu, 09/28/2023 - 10:00
Repairing & Rebuilding Relationships with Children
Even with our best efforts, we will still sometimes do something that was hurtful to our child. In this season’s finale, our…

Wellness Wellness

Tue, 04/16/2024 - 08:00
Cool Food the Right Way to Protect Your Family
Every year in the United States one in six people get sick from contaminated food. Cooling food quickly helps reduce the risk…

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 08:00
Berry and Greens Smoothies
Serving Size: 8 ounces | Serves: 8 Ingredients: Directions: Nutrition information per serving:100 calories, 0g total fat,…

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 08:00
Good Gut Health
Did you know that your digestive system plays an essential role in your overall health? Nurturing a population of good gut…