Joy Rouse

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It takes work to increase young children’s interest in learning and build their language skills, but there are ways to make it fun, says Joy Rouse, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach human sciences specialist.

By: Joy Rouse and Laura Sternweis

Reading and talking to children, even infants and toddlers, is a good way to increase their language skills, says Joy Rouse, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

By: Joy Rouse and Laura Sternweis

By starting early and making learning part of everyday activities, parents can encourage the skills children need for success in school later on, says Joy Rouse, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

By: Joy Rouse and Laura Sternweis

How people respond to stress can affect their behavior. Stress also can affect their relationships, says Joy Rouse, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

By: Joy Rouse and Laura Sternweis