How to Help Your Student Face Another Pandemic School Year

Here are some practical tips and questions to ask your elementary, middle, or high school student. BY: Lindssey Antin, Maryam Abdullah | SEPTEMBER 15, 2021 Full Article: How to Help Your Student Face Another Pandemic School Year A year and a half is a very long time for a child. For much of the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

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Six Ways to Deal With Parental Burnout

A year and a half into the pandemic, exhausted parents need healing. A mother explains how parents can move beyond burnout. By Kendra Wilde – September 3, 2021 Over 10 years ago, I experienced some mysterious symptoms doctors couldn’t easily explain. Sharp back pain, ringing ears, heart palpitations, and digestive issues didn’t add up. I […]

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Preserve Your Food Safely

It’s that time of year — gardeners everywhere are starting to pick, process and preserve what they’ve worked for all growing season. And UW-Extension specialist Heather Quackenboss says both new and seasoned preservers need to remember to can their food safely. In her interview with the Mid-West Farm Report, Quackenboss quickly recommends canners visit https://nchfp.uga.edu/ for recipes, […]

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Preserve it Fresh, Preserve it Safe.

How to Determine Spoilage in Home-Canned Goods Spoilage in home-canned food does happen. Make sure you examine your jars carefully before serving food from them to your family, friends or pets. There are definite signs to look for, but always keep in mind that botulism can be undetectable in home-canned foods. Even a small taste […]

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Grief, Loss, and New Traditions during the Holidays

As the holiday season approaches and the weather gets colder, it may be more difficult to connect with people we care about. With the COVID-19 pandemic, this holiday season will look different for many Wisconsin families and we may experience grief and loss. Whether we’ve lost a loved one, we’re missing out on seeing family members, or we miss the normalcy or traditions, coping with these feelings can be challenging.

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