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Personal & Family Well-Being

Family Life is full of challenges, but it is also rewarding when we make wise choices. We have created research-based programs to increase personal well-being, strengthen couple relationships, and empower effective parenting. All of these programs and materials are intended to help you make choices that will lead to a more enjoyable and satisfying family life.

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UAEX has information to help you start your new year off right!  

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Printable Chore/Routine Chart

Need some help getting back into a routine? Here are a few printable chore/routine charts to get you started!

Add your child's name and routine or chores, print, and place into a document protector or frame to use with a dry erase marker! 

Chore Charts

Fillable/editable PDF form

Microsoft Word editable/printable document

Microsoft Word editable/printable document for toddler chart

 

Childcare Resources and Activities

 

Winter Holiday Craft and Snack Tutorials:

Dr. Seuss snacks

Box of Shapes fine motor activity

Merry Math Times

Snow Slime Tutorial

Snowman Bagels

 

Visit our Childcare Resources page for more activities like this!

What's in the News?

 

  • >>Button Batteries Pose Real Danger

    Especially for small children, button batteries (the small, round batteries that may come in toys, hearing aids, or greeting cards) may be incredibly harmful or deadly if swallowed. 

    >>Be Sure to Check Product Recalls

    When buying gifts this holiday season, be sure to check your toys for small parts and active recalls.  

    >>Managing Holiday Stress

    The Mayo Clinic offers tips on managing stress and its effects on mental health during the holiday season. 

    >>Updated Information on Arkansas Mumps Outbreak

    Arkansas Department of Health posting of information related to the current mumps cases in Arkansas including school districts affected. 

    >>Moms' Mental Health Matters

    The National Institutes of Health share a toolkit for new and expecting moms and those who love them. These tools offer guidance on mental health issues such as anxiety or depression during and after pregnancy. 

    >>Emergency Preparedness: Zika Virus Info for Parents

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services offers information on Zika Virus including risk factors, symptoms, and prevention strategies.

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