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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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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