Extension Door County- Family Relationships Page

Extension Door County- Family Relationships Page We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives. UW-Madison Division of Extension Human Development and Relationships programs enrich families and strengthen communities.

Backed by university research, we work for Wisconsin families by: •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 about parenting, health and nutrition. •Offering consumers and families more strategies for managing their money. •Reaching out to diverse families with education and resources. •Using cost effective approaches to reduce negative family issues and build more resilient families.

Operating as usual

For more information on saving for college, check out: https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/collegesavings/
08/12/2019
Gift of College

For more information on saving for college, check out: https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/collegesavings/

Here is the calculated lump sum a parent or grandparent would need to invest today to cover four years of a private or in-state public education in cash.

#financialplanning #tuition #collegeplanning #529plan

06/18/2019
Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University

Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University

This video from the Langley Infant Mental Health Collaborative in Langley, BC shows #ServeAndReturn in action and is a gentle reminder to parents and caregivers that babies and young children expect and need responsive relationships for their healthy development. https://youtu.be/WeeoOlXcGAo

It doesn't take long for this free class to fill up- so sign up today!! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1nFGrSVTfdFw_Rqt...
06/07/2019

It doesn't take long for this free class to fill up- so sign up today!! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1nFGrSVTfdFw_RqtgfhjgaQOVj0JKKUhzTjl4SUhgT1o

We're excited to be partnering with Extension Door County- Family Relationships Page again to offer another Raising a Thinking Child class! This class will help to empower you to help your 4-7 year old child learn HOW to think, not WHAT to think. Check out the flyer and head over to our website for more details: https://doorcountyparents.com/raising-a-thinking-child/.

The environment redesign is an important part of the greater goal UW Extension program specialists hope to accomplish he...
06/06/2019
Dane County Jail pilot project aims to increase literacy in children with jailed parents

The environment redesign is an important part of the greater goal UW Extension program specialists hope to accomplish here. They’ve created a space that is not just kid friendly, but educational.

MADISON, Wis. - A new project in the Dane County Jail hopes to change lives not just for the people housed there but their children too. With stickers and animals that are now on the walls, the visitation room at the jail looks more like a playhouse. What may seem like a simple change from what it u...

Did you know that approx. 4.4 million children aged three to 17 have diagnosed anxiety? Parents can be awesome role mode...
05/23/2019
How to talk to your kids about their mental health

Did you know that approx. 4.4 million children aged three to 17 have diagnosed anxiety? Parents can be awesome role models for helping kids navigate wellness! Join us at the Parent Cafe tonight (more in the comments) to learn from other parents!
Door County Partnership for Children and Families

Having the right conversations with your children opens the lines of communication and helps you keep an eye out for the warning signs of anxiety, depression and bullying.

"Worth the wait"-- Cookie Monster.  Self-regulation helps kids be successful in school and life. Check it out! https://w...
05/17/2019
WATCH: It's Hard To Delay Gratification. Just Ask Cookie Monster

"Worth the wait"-- Cookie Monster. Self-regulation helps kids be successful in school and life. Check it out! https://www.npr.org/2019/05/16/722876305/watch-its-hard-to-delay-gratification-just-ask-cookie-monster?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20190516&fbclid=IwAR2hNOBnAkKRsNIDvjRNbRM5TEIC6Er9JUkTG6J59cyf7fiDWffBYGZ5R80

Ask Cookie Monster about self-control? Sounds like the setup to a joke. But in recent years, Cookie has evolved. Watch as he demonstrates some of his favorite techniques.

Grandparents, dads, moms, foster parents, day care providers, step parents…Get your voice heard! Help us learn what even...
05/14/2019

Grandparents, dads, moms, foster parents, day care providers, step parents…Get your voice heard! Help us learn what events you’d like to see in your community.
Take this 5 minute survey before it's too late!
https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3RdeOS75sTf4EvP

Door County Partnership for Children and Families

05/03/2019
Extension Dunn County

Extension= building communities, changing lives, and making the best better. See if you can spot any Door County Extension Educators in this video. :)
Door County 4-H

A Peace of My Mind visited with Extension Colleagues from around the state and asked "What is the greatest strength you've seen Extension bring to a community?"
This is what they said...

Tantrums are a normal and healthy part of child development- read more about how your child's emotions grow. https://rai...
04/15/2019
Toddlers, Meltdowns and Brain Development: Why Parents Need to Ditch Traditional Discipline - Raised Good

Tantrums are a normal and healthy part of child development- read more about how your child's emotions grow.

https://raisedgood.com/toddlers-meltdowns-brain-development-ditch-traditional-discipline/?fbclid=IwAR11sDd0WCoDbYj--aUfkmYDGb7vSVvnLQvUoq9GMQXcxC57bNeoQaZnUEc

Toddlers are misunderstood. Learn about how brain development impacts your child's behaviour and how you can help as a parent.

WOW! Did you know that kids with money set aside just for college (even just $1) are 3x more likely to attend college? G...
04/04/2019
University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension

WOW! Did you know that kids with money set aside just for college (even just $1) are 3x more likely to attend college?
Get your questions answered.

The most important step is the first one -- getting started! Get answers to some common questions about saving for college and explore trusted resources where you can learn more: http://ow.ly/qDPt30ojybZ #MSW2019

04/02/2019
ZERO TO THREE

Give breathing a chance.

Breathing is a great exercise to incorporate into practicing mindfulness. We recommend deep, belly breathing as a great way to restore calm when we are feeling stressed. Follow along below. How do you feel—physically and emotionally—after breathing deeply? #MindfulMonday

Blocks really are the Ultimate! Come explore TEN unique block building stations with your kiddos tomorrow from 10-11AM a...
03/27/2019
Why Blocks Are the Ultimate Toy for Kids of All Ages

Blocks really are the Ultimate! Come explore TEN unique block building stations with your kiddos tomorrow from 10-11AM at the Door County ADRC! We love FREE fun and learning for all ages!

Door County Partnership for Children and Families
ADRC of Door County - Door County Community Center

https://www.mother.ly/parenting/why-blocks-are-the-ultimate-toy-for-kids-of-all-ages

My six-year-old recently returned from a birthday outing with his grandparents, proud to show us his fresh-off-the-shelves 1,003-piece Lego set, prominently labeled AGES 9-14.“I chose it myself!" he beamed.My husband and I exchanged tired glances and spent the better part of the next week making e...

Extension works alongside the people of WI to improve lives and communities. You may have noticed that our logo has chan...
03/13/2019

Extension works alongside the people of WI to improve lives and communities. You may have noticed that our logo has changed, but you can expect the same great service.

Whoohoo!! Another Cafe just around the corner! Join us for some stress relief and support from fellow Door County Parent...
03/11/2019

Whoohoo!! Another Cafe just around the corner! Join us for some stress relief and support from fellow Door County Parents! This is open to everyone!

Here's a "Friday Freebie" in the form of awesome parenting tips! In fact, there are 10! What one is your favorite?  We l...
03/01/2019
10 Emotion-Coaching Phrases to Use When Your Child is Upset

Here's a "Friday Freebie" in the form of awesome parenting tips! In fact, there are 10! What one is your favorite? We love #3.
https://nurtureandthriveblog.com/what-to-say-when-your-child-is-upset/?fbclid=IwAR2deCjTiON7tOcG35J8YRTNFlkkV5TyfoFgEeJHRiGxRsBDpzIeLXiHUwY

Our words can hurt or heal when our kids are upset. Build your child up with these 10 phrases that will coach your child through big emotions and connect with their hearts. Give your child the gift of emotional intelligence and set them up for life.

It's the LAST DAY to save your spot for Raising a Thinking Child! Hurry to register today! https://goo.gl/forms/hWnK6F0z...
02/01/2019

It's the LAST DAY to save your spot for Raising a Thinking Child! Hurry to register today! https://goo.gl/forms/hWnK6F0ztcSt07p23
Door County Partnership for Children and Families

Tired of time-outs? Want to learn new ways to handle daily conflicts like sharing, tattling, and stress? It's the last w...
01/29/2019
Raising a Thinking Child

Tired of time-outs? Want to learn new ways to handle daily conflicts like sharing, tattling, and stress? It's the last week to register for Raising a Thinking Child! Come check out the program Door County families say brought calm into their homes.
Door County Partnership for Children and Families

Raising a Thinking Child empowers you to help your 4-7 year old child learn how to think, not what to think. Through 7 weekly classes, along with interactive, fun activities for you and your child to do at home, you will learn ways to help your child think in new problem-solving ways. Sign up for Ra...

Extension Door County- Family Relationships Page's cover photo
01/14/2019

Extension Door County- Family Relationships Page's cover photo

If one of your 2019 parenting goals is more peace and calm--- this is meant for you! Spots are already filing up so get ...
01/02/2019

If one of your 2019 parenting goals is more peace and calm--- this is meant for you! Spots are already filing up so get in touch with us soon!

Door County Partnership for Children and Families

It's interactive too!
11/30/2018
The Greater Good Science Center

It's interactive too!

It’s almost December - time for our Happiness Calendar! Follow along to celebrate the last month of the year with kindness and optimism! click through for interactive PDF — > http://bit.ly/HappyDecember18 #happinesscalendar #happyDecember #happiness #compassion #kindness #optimism

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421 Nebraska Street
Sturgeon Bay, WI
54235

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 16:30
Thursday 08:00 - 16:30
Friday 08:00 - 16:30

Telephone

(920) 746-2260

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Extension Human Development and Relationships programs enrich families and strengthen communities. Backed by university research, we work for Wisconsin families by: •Providing leadership for policies that help children, youth and families succeed. •Increasing knowledge about parenting, child/family development, and health. •Reaching out to diverse families with education and resources. •Using cost effective approaches to reduce negative family issues and build more resilient families.


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Will you guys be doing another Raising a Thinking Child after this session that starts today? I'm interested but a little booked up for the next couple weeks.
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