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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.

Jolly Holidays with UAEX title with ornaments

The holiday season can be as stressful as it is fun! UAEX has tips, activities, and ideas to help you through the season.

Family Life Friday blog

Upcoming topics:

  • Sportsmanship for Parents
  • Reconnection in Partnerships
  • What is your love language?
  • Love languages for kids and parents
  • Love languages for couples

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

Fall Snack and Craft Tutorials:

  • Gift-able dishtowels
  • Gift-able "scribble" mugs
  • Bubble Art
  • Apple Windows
  • Veggie Pita Snacks
  • Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins
  • Fall Color Scavenger Hunt
  • And more!!

Visit our Childcare Resources page for more activities like this!

What's in the News?

 

  • >> Managing Distress in the Wake of a Mass Shooting

    The American Psychological Association (APA) offers advice on ways to manage distress in the aftermath of a shooting. 

  • >> Avoiding Compassion Fatigue

    With so many tragic events such as natural disasters and acts of violence dominating the news cycle, it is important to remember ways to protect ourselves. 

  • >> Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    As the days get cooler and we begin to use heaters, it is a good time to remember how to prevent injury or death from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. 

  • >> Flood Safety Tips

    With unprecedented flooding in several parts of the country and more storms on the way, the CDC offers flood safety tips. 

    >> September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

    The National Association for Mental Health (NAMI) offers informational, intervention, and awareness resources for National Suicide Prevention Month.

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