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Resources and articles related to being a healthy family

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

Take a Family Relationship Quiz

All families have strengths and areas where they can improve. This family relationship quiz will help you assess the strengths and work areas in your own family.  You can also choose to share the quiz with the rest of your… Continue Reading →

Raising a Thinking Child

 Raising a Thinking Child is offered by UW-Extension Door County for FREE. Childcare and meal provided.  Raising A Thinking Child  (RTC) is an evidence-based parenting program for parents and caregivers of children 4 to 7 years (give or take) that… Continue Reading →

Nurture your Child’s Mental Health

WHAT IS ACTIVE LISTENING? WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO “BE PRESENT”? HELPING CHILDREN COPE WITH STRESS

RIDE4KIDS

Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities through Exercise serves children with cognitive, sensory, and physical disabilities. Group programs focus on skill development through recreational activity and play. This program gives children with disabilities a new opportunity to be active after school. RIDE4KIDS… Continue Reading →

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