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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 →

Prevent Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place over digital devices like cell phones, computers, and tablets. Cyberbullying can occur through SMS, Text, and apps, or online in social media, forums, or gaming where people can view, participate in, or share content…. Continue Reading →

UW-Extension:Living with Your Teenager

As a parent of a teenager or a pre-teen, you may find it helps to realize that these normal struggles occur in every family. Once you know that, you an relax more and worry less about how your children are… Continue Reading →

UW-Extension: eParenting®

Research shows that digital media can be a positive and powerful parenting tool. eParenting® provides parents and other caring adults ways to connect with children and adolescents using digital media. Developed by educators from the University of Wisconsin-Extension Family Living Programs,… Continue Reading →

LGBTQ Information & Resources

Whether your child has come out as Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Gay, Transgender or has questions about the LGBTQ Community, it is helpful to have some knowledge and understanding of what the LGBTQ Community is all about.  LGBTQ Identities Overview   Definitions Related… Continue Reading →

5 Tips for Communicating with Teens about Mental Health or Substance Use

Kids are naturally curious and have questions about mental illnesses. When it comes to sensitive issues like mental health, getting a conversation started can be even harder. But the reality is that more than 22 percent of people between the… Continue Reading →

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 →

Family Meetings

You may have heard people talk about holding family meetings and wondered what they were or why families would schedule formal times to meet and talk. At first glance, it may appear to be unnecessary. However, after considering the fast-paced… Continue Reading →

KidsHealth

KidsHealth is more than just the facts about health. As part of The Nemours Foundation’s Center for Children’s Health Media, KidsHealth also provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that… Continue Reading →

Stop Bullying

StopBullying.gov Bullying Definition Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Bullying includes actions such as making threats,… Continue Reading →

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