The holidays offer many opportunities to enjoy special, once-a-year foods and treats. But if you’re trying to maintain a healthy weight, navigating the calorie-laden season may pose a challenge.
Holidays often bring to mind iconic images of the family around the dinner table or gathering to open gifts. When the imaginary tinsel and turkey aroma clears, however, the reality is that many families cannot
For many consumers, gift cards offer a simple, convenient solution for holiday gift giving. But shoppers need to stay on their toes when purchasing and using gift cards, says J. Michael Collins, University of W
After a long day, busy parents may sometimes feel they don’t have the time or energy to prepare a healthy meal for their families. Gayle Coleman, nutrition education program specialist with the University of
No matter how your family observes the holidays, tasty treats are likely to be a part of the celebration.
For parents and school nutrition staff who work hard all year to feed children healthy, nutritious m
Research shows that sharing family stories may be as beneficial to children as reading to them; in fact, storytelling may even provide additional bonuses.
“When parents tell detailed family stories to their c
Perhaps the biggest holiday meal of the year is just around the corner. Thanksgiving brings families together from all across the state to share a meal that often centers on roast turkey and all the fixings. To
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,
MADISON, Wis.—Working parents, busy adults, and other nontraditional learners now have two new opportunities to earn a respected University of Wisconsin credential at a pace that fits their busy lives. UW Syste
Jennifer Blazek began her new role as the Dane County UW-Extension dairy and livestock educator on October 1, 2014.
Prior to this position, she had been with UW-Extension for more than three years as the agr
Bullying has been the subject of media reports lately, but in reality, it is a problem that has been around for a long time. In fact, the rate of bullying has stayed fairly steady for the last decade.
MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Extension and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) encourage high-tech small businesses to apply for grants through the second round of the SBIR Adva
MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin-Extension, Division of Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning (CEOEL, http://ce.uwex.edu/, announced today that its chief financial officer, Steve Hetzel, has be