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EXTENSION NEWS: Helping children understand time
Young children don’t understand the passing of time. Words like yesterday, today, tomorrow, hour and minute have no meaning to them. This can be frustrating for children and their parents.
EXTENSION NEWS: Reduce salt to improve health
Many Americans don’t realize how much sodium they consume when eating meals or snacks.
EXTENSION NEWS: Tips on making safe food donations to local pantries
Donating, receiving and gleaning foods that would otherwise go to waste helps feed the hungry. Beware of the signs that food may be unsafe to eat. You can use the following checklist to decide whether the food is safe or unsafe to give to food pantries, cupboards and shelters.
EXTENSION NEWS: Tailgating and food safety
One fun thing about football season or any other sporting event can be the tailgate parties.
EXTENSION NEWS: Healthy homes are the happiest homes
Would you rather have a home you can afford, or one that is healthy for your family? For many Americans, many families are faced with that decision every day.
EXTENSION NEWS: Plan for the unexpected
Disasters of all types can happen at any moment. September is National Emergency Preparedness Month, and it is important families and individuals be prepared.
EXTENSION NEWS: How to cook convenience foods
The last time you popped a frozen pot pie in the microwave, did you read the cooking/reheating instructions? It is very easy to just throw these convenience meals in the microwave without taking the time to read how to properly cook them.
EXTENSION NEWS: Sack lunches can be fun and nutritional
If you send your child to school with a lunch, you want to make it nutritious, but you also want to make it fun.
EXTENSION NEWS: Financial tips for college students
Going to college is a wonderful time in a young adult’s life, but a few money tips can help college students get more for their money. Experts agree that careful planning and wise spending can stretch the bucks.
EXTENSION NEWS: Simplify family’s school routines
Does the morning bring chaos to your household? With school beginning for many families in the next couple of weeks, a family routine is essential if you want to avoid hectic mornings and evenings.
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