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

Thu, 09/21/2023 - 10:00
Custody, Kinship Care, and Co-Parenting
When we share the responsibilities of caring for children with other adults, it comes with opportunities and challenges…

Thu, 09/14/2023 - 22:00
Parenting Amid Threats to Safety
Ideally, every family and child would have a safe and consistent home environment. When that’s not the case, parents are often…

Thu, 09/07/2023 - 10:00
Good Enough Parenting
When facing competing demands and difficult situations, sometimes we have to settle for “good enough parenting”. What does it…

Wellness Wellness

Tue, 09/19/2023 - 03:00
Tracking Food Costs
Costs are up! Consider tracking food expenses to learn where your money is going. Use an online app or the old-fashioned pen…

Tue, 09/12/2023 - 03:00
Roasted Vegetables and Kielbasa
Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups | Serves: 4 Ingredients: Directions: Nutrition information per serving:250 calories, 12g total…

Tue, 09/05/2023 - 03:00
For a Safe Plate, Do Not Cross-Contaminate
September is Food Safety Education Month. This year the focus is preventing cross contamination.