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NEW – Focus on Fathers Parenting Classes

We know that fathers play a critical role in their child’s growth and development. Father involvement is important. For example, the relationship between a father and a child has a deep impact on children’s healthy development in language, thinking, physical, and social–emotional learning. Extension has organized a new series with father-centered programming called, “Focus on […]

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Virtual VISUAL ARTS Festival FIND YOUR SPARKS! What sets your passion on fire? OPEN TO ALL YOUTH! IN 3RD-13TH GRADE FROM FOND DU LAC, OZAUKEE OR WASHINGTON COUNTY Youth do not need to be enrolled in 4-H. SUBMIT YOUR ENTRIES BY SUNDAY, MARCH 6TH, 2022 https://forms.gle/9q5jAtjvAgWY9hnBA (W) Extension UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON

Enter the 2022 Tri-County Visual Arts Festival!!

This year’s theme is “Show Us Your SPARK!” Everybody has a skill, a talent, an interest, or a special quality that they are passionate about. We call these things SPARKS. We invite you to draw, paint, photograph, or create art that sparks your joy, purpose, and passion! This festival, sponsored by 4-H, is OPEN TO […]

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Check Your Free Credit Report on 2/2

Are you among the thousands of Wisconsin residents who didn’t get around to checking their credit report last year? Turn that around by checking your Credit Report on February 2nd, 2022. Need the help by downloading an email reminder to your calendar? Email reminders are proven to help you remember to order your free credit […]

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Raising Competent Teenagers Parenting Workshop – Feb 1st 2022

Join us for the final Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) workshop this fall, titled “Raising Competent Teenagers”, on Tuesday, February 1st, 2022. This FREE Workshop, focuses on helping parents learn how to equip teens to develop the skills they need to become competent young adults in today’s world: including problem-solving, establishing their own routines and relationship […]

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Money & Relationships – Extension’s Newest Money Matters Module

Have you ever disagreed about money with your partner? Is there a saver and a spender in your relationship? Money and relationships can be a difficult mix. We often acquire our money habits from our families of origin, however it is to essential to discuss your values about money and spending and come up with […]

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Raising Wisconsin’s Children Conference – Jan 13th & 15th

Don’t miss this first-of-it’s-kind conference created for Wisconsin parents and caregivers, by Wisconsin-based child development and parenting experts. The Raising WI Children conference is 100% Virtual and FREE and will take place on Thursday evening, January 13th and Saturday morning, January 15th. There is still time to register and attend in the comfort of your […]

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Start 2022 off with New Resources from Extension!

2022 is here and as with every new year, many of us consider setting goals or areas that we would like to improve in. Extension’s Human Development and Relationships program is no different. One of our goals this year is to provide local agencies, case workers, families and individuals with quick and easy access to […]

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“Raising Competent Teenagers” A Triple P Parenting Workshop – Feb 1st, 2022

Join us on February 1st, 2022 for this FREE Triple P Parenting Workshop: Raising Competent Teenagers (for parents of 12-16), which focuses on the learning how to help your teenager develop the skills they need to become competent young adults, including problem-solving, establishing their own routines and relationship skills. Certified Triple P Instructor and Extension […]

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Emotion Coaching for Parents Workshop – February 10th 2022

Join us on Thursday, February 10th 2022 – for this FREE Parenting Workshop on Emotion Coaching for Parents at the Family Center of Washington County. In this Emotion Coaching Workshop, parents will learn ways to help children learn about their big emotions. Research shows that when parents value and guide emotions, children have greater academic achievement, […]

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