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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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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