This will be my sixth Mother’s Day, so I am not an experienced mother by any stretch of the imagination. As a Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent, I am fortunate to have plenty of coursework and some practical experience in working ... READ MORE
We hope everyone had a wonderful Valentine's Day last month and you had the opportunity to show a loved one that you care. But what about after Valentine's Day?
Healthy communication is one way you can show loved ones, like your significant ... READ MORE
As the holiday season quickly approaches many people become overwhelmed with all of the activities, decorating, and shopping that needs to be completed. Here are a few tips to save energy, time and your nerves.
Let’s begin with 5 Steps to ... READ MORE
With an alarming divorce rate that has rapidly escalated during the last half of the 20th century, many couples are part of a growing group focusing on developing a healthy marriage. Research shows that there is a clear link between a healthy ... READ MORE
Picnics are a great opportunity for families to enjoy the great outdoors. It provides time to experience special bonding while enjoying the fresh air and delicious food. However, we should always be cautious of food borne illness.
Let's keep ... READ MORE
In a recent book entitled The Surprising Power of Family Meals, author Miriam Weinstein asks this question:
"What if I told you that there was a magic bullet-something that would improve the quality of your daily life, your children’s ... READ MORE
The holidays are often filled with time-honored traditions that include some of our favorite meals and foods. As you celebrate, think of little changes you can make this holiday season to create healthier meals and active days. An added bonus, ... READ MORE
When holiday jingle turns into holiday clamor, it’s time to step back and evaluate. Are you falling victim to the dreaded beast called “stress?" It’s easy to do. With all of the hustle, bustle, and great expectations, we all are vulnerable ... READ MORE
Packing the kids’ lunches for school means you know which nutritious foods they are eating. Here are some budget-friendly, creative ideas to keep kids happy and healthy at lunchtime.
Make a “Smarter” Sandwich:
While some kids prefer ... READ MORE