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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 →

Communicating with Your Teenager Ages 13+

October 1, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education   Your teenager is constantly moving in and out of change. They’re figuring out who they are, what they stand for, who they love, and what they want out of… Continue Reading →

Understanding Your Child’s Temperament

September 2, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education It’s amazing, even surprising just how different children from the same family can be. Their personalities, likes, dislikes, and the ways they react to situations can all vary-a lot! These… Continue Reading →

Five for Families

There are 5 Strengths that can help your family prepare for life’s challenges. Every family faces challenges. And every family has strengths they can draw on when things get tough. Tantrums and tough questions, a demanding job or a family… Continue Reading →

Nurture your Child’s Mental Health

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

Social and Emotional Competence

“There’s a lot to learn when you’re a kid. Patience and problem solving. Paying attention. How to make decisions and understand emotions. How to be kind. Children learn lessons like these every day by watching and listening to those around… 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 →

Parenthetical

Are You The Parent of a 10-16 Year old? Check out parenthetical.wisc.edu – a FREE University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension sponsored online community for parents of kids ages 10-16. It’s a parenting website, blog and social network all in one place…. Continue Reading →

Family Self-Care

UW-Extension – Parenting and Family Relationships

UW-Extension Parenting and Family Relationships. Trustworthy resources to improve the quality of family life. Helping communities respond to issues such as childhood obesity, financial security, and aging. Providing leadership for policies that help children, youth and families succeed. Increasing knowledge… Continue Reading →

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