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Six Ways to Channel Your Inner Calm, So You Don’t Yell

August 13, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education Now more than ever, it’s easier to become angry and frustrated. COVID has made the simplest things in life a challenge and, conversely, difficult things seemingly impossible! Parents are faced… Continue Reading →

Summer Exercise

June 30, 2020by: Cami PeggarCommunity Impact Coordinator of HealthUnited Way of Door County Let’s Get Physical(While also working those brains) Let’s face it, kids need to move. They need to move a lot. It’s hard for kids to sit still… Continue Reading →

Summer Water Activities

June 30, 2019by: Cami PeggarCommunity Impact Coordinator of HealthUnited Way of Door County Keeping kid’s active during summer When it comes to kids, exercise is extremely important. It helps build their muscles and bones, maintain a healthy body weight, prevents… Continue Reading →

Healthy Door County 2020: Try-A-Thon

Let’s eat healthy!The 2020 Try-A-Thon is an opportunity for kids and families to try different produce that can be grown in Door County.On the activity sheet you will find a list of fruits and vegetables for you and your family… Continue Reading →

Family Talk Time

Talking and listening to children does lots of important things. It improves your bond with them, and encourages them to listen to you. It helps them to form relationships and to build self-esteem.  Family Talk Time is a weekly activity,… Continue Reading →

USDA: ChooseMyPlate

MyPlate Kitchen, formerly What’s Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl, provides recipes and resources to support building healthy and budget-friendly meals. MyPlate Kitchen includes recipes from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) programs including the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) and the Supplemental… Continue Reading →

Family Self-Care

Local Pregnancy Resources

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CDC: During Pregnancy

You can find a lot of information on the Center for Disease Control’s website related to Pregnancy. How to prevent potential problems, why genetics and family history is important, and other information on pregnancy concerns that you may have. Click… Continue Reading →

Sleeping Positions During Pregnancy

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