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Benefits of “Dining In” showcased on Dec. 3, Family & Consumer Sciences Day

Tue, 25 Nov 2014

Contact: Gayle Coleman, 608-265-4975, gayle.coleman@ces.uwex.edu Looking for ways to connect with your children and help them be healthier? If so, University of Wisconsin-Extension family living educators and Family and Consumer Science professionals around the state encourage you to prepare and share a family meal together on Dec. 3, Family & Consumer Sciences “Dine In” Day. […]

USDA Grant Funds AgrAbility of Wisconsin for Four More Years

Mon, 24 Nov 2014

The United States Department of Agriculture recently awarded a grant of $180,000 to the University of Wisconsin-Madison to fund AgrAbility of Wisconsin.

Make it a healthy holiday season for kids

Mon, 24 Nov 2014

No matter how your family observes the holidays, tasty treats are likely to be a part of the celebration.

Family stories a special holiday gift for kids

Tue, 18 Nov 2014

Research shows that sharing family stories may be as beneficial to children as reading to them; in fact, storytelling may even provide additional bonuses.

Holiday traditions may change to meet family needs

Fri, 14 Nov 2014

Families develop many holiday activities, events and rituals over the years. Some activities become family traditions and others fall by the wayside. As children get older, the schedules and demands of school, jobs and sports may affect their feelings about time-honored family traditions.

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