Facts for Families

Facts for Families

Article Archive

Is Bribery the Answer?
What to Do With Butternut Squash
Helping Children Cope with Disasters
Saying Goodbye at Daycare
Snacks on the Go
If You Plant Them, They Will Come
Additional Ways to Strengthen Your Resilience
How to Strengthen Your Resilience Capacity
Connecting with Nature is Good for Your Health
The “Power” of a Power of Attorney
Take a Family Field Trip
Keeping An Eye on Your Child’s Vision
Can Technology Affect our Memory?
What’s on Your Summer Bucket List?
Gardening is Good for You!
Stress Prevention on Vacation
Share Your Stories
Falls Can Be Preventable
Fidget Spinners: To Spin or Not to Spin?
Try Something New – Mangoes!
Children's Stress Levels on Vacation
Good Communication is Important
Age Out Loud!!
Be Kind to Your Mind
Be Aware of Carpet Beetles
Autism: Be Aware of the Signs
Properly Saying No
Play is the Way
CASA volunteers help children
Falls are a Major Concern for Older Adults
Give Kids a Break
March 13-19 is Brain Awareness Week
Too much is not a good thing
CASA volunteers help children
Is My Child Normal?
Too Sick to Go to Child Care?
More Characteristics of Positive Aging
Characteristics of Positive Aging
The Great Kindness Challenge
Caregivers Can Manage Stress with Self-Care
Enjoy a Family Night In
Creating a Personal Mission Statement
Decoding Cold and Flu Supplements
Fostering Resiliency in Yourself and Your Family
5-minute mindfulness for the holidays
The Gifts Kids Really Want
Guide to Children’s Books Makes Gift-Giving Easier
Mental challenges help with memory
Celebrate National Family Caregiver Month
Take the Stress Out of Your Holidays
Homemade fall treats Trim fat, sugar, calories
The art of parenting A child with special abilities
Trick-or-Treat Safety
Do You Have a “Family Night In” Scheduled
Protect Loved Ones from Falls
Fall prevention begins With a few simple steps
Kids need balance between Relationships and activities
Balance for families may mean Scaling-back some activities
Aging in a Positive Light
Life Transitions - Change is Constant
Encouraging kids to write
Couple Relationships and Parenting
More on gaining control Over financial clutter
Do you have financial clutter? How to know, and what to do
Helping Children Deal with Tragedy
Lasagna Day is Coming!
Are anti-inflammatory diets Good for those with arthritis?
July is the Peak Month for Grill Fires
Keeping Your Cool This Summer
“Free play” has lifelong Benefits for children
Family Free Time
To Your Health: Updated food labels are coming — and it's about time
What can you sell under the Illinois Cottage Food Law?
Low-income moms rely on nature activities to promote family health
Caregivers Need To Care for Selves
How Much are You Willing to Spend for Time, Convenience, Taste, Etc.
Osteoporosis Awareness Month: Nutrition and osteoporosis
Taming Tantrums
Simple ways to support your baby’s brain development
Tofu Shouldn’t Scare You
Not your grandfather’s tax-filing system
Do I Have to do Crosswords to Stay Sharp?
Just Give Me a Minute and It Will Come to Me!
Coloring - It's not just for kids
Recess before Lunch: Order is More Important than You Think
Potatoes can be good for you
Unplug and Re-Engage in Life
Scam-Grams! Watch out!
Indulgent Chocolate
Alzheimers Prevention
Make 2016 the Year of Less Stress
Financial Recovery After A Flood
Distracted dining? Steer clear of it!
Making the Most of Holiday Meals
November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month
Benefits of Bulk Bins
Help! The Holidays are Coming!
Coming Soon to Your Neighborhood: A Four Month Spending Spree!
Mindful Eating: A Conscious Approach to Health
Lack of Motivation: Are the 3 P’s to Blame?
Balance for Busy Families
September is National Mushroom Month
Pick a Peck of Apples!
Transitions: Leaving a job, and the Lesson My Father Taught Me
School and Homework Tips for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Brain Fitness Workshop
Back to School Routines – It’s not too early to start
What Makes the Food on Your Plate So Colorful?
Effective Communication Tips
Camping, the Great Outdoors & Food Safety!
Turn Off the Oven in the Summer Heat
Properly Prepare Proteins on the Grill
Summer Home Maintenance Saves $$$
Take Charge of Your Chronic Illness
Want Your Kids to Eat Healthier? Get Them in the Kitchen!
Caregivers Experience Difficult Emotions
Generations Can Learn From Each Other
Aging Well: A Healthy Lifestyle with Exercise and Nutrition
May is Older Americans Month
Feed Your Brain: Top Brain Healthy Foods
Choosy Eating: Just Relax, It's Probably Normal!
The Rising Cost of Prom and the “Promposal”
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Being Social Makes a Better Brain
Being Social Makes a Better Brain
Kids with strong bonds to parents make better friends, can adapt in difficult relationships
It's National Nutrition Month: Enjoy the taste of eating right!
Pamper Your Heart
U of I study: Couples, Pay Attention to Your Relationship Work Ethic
Spaghetti Squash-A Different Kind of Noodle
Manage Diabetes with New Mobile Apps from Illinois Extension
Super Foods, Super Models
Working Out when it's Cold Out
Burning Question: Are Clementines and Mandarin Oranges the Same?
Healthy Mac and Cheese
Happy New Year
Resolve to exercise your body and your mind in 2014