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Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) Series Available: Family Transitions

For parents who are experiencing personal distress from separation or divorce, which is impacting on or complicating their parenting. Saturdays: September 24th, October 8th, and October 22nd, 2022 9:00am – 12:30pm via Zoom This is a 3-session series. Participants must attend all three sessions. Registration is required and is free while grant funding lasts. Please […]

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Food Safety Before, During, and After a Power Outage

The weather has caused power outages across the United States already this year.  There are certain things that you can do to before, during, and after a power outage to help keep your family food-safe.  Prepare Yourself Before Power Emergencies Make sure you have appliance thermometers in your refrigerator and freezer.  Check to ensure that the freezer temperature […]

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Responding to the Avian Influenza Outbreak

The current avian influenza outbreak is not thought to pose a risk to human health or to food safety but it is highly toxic to birds, including backyard poultry flocks.  As of April 2, 2022 the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) announced a confirmed case of the highly pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPIA) in a […]

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Quick Tips: Farmers’ Market Vendors in Wisconsin

Wisconsin has a vibrant local foods culture, and you are sure to find customers eager for your products. Be sure to follow the rules that govern preparation and sale to help ensure public health and protect your brand! Note: In spite of what many web sites say, Wisconsin does not have a cottage food law. Vendors must […]


Preserving Zucchini

Recommendations for canning summer squashes, including zucchini, that you may have seen in past United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) bulletins have been withdrawn due to uncertainty about the determination of processing times. Squashes are low-acid vegetables and require pressure canning for a specific period of time that will destroy the bacteria that causes botulism. […]

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Compassionate Care: Ask for Help

Asking for help is a critical skill that leaders should model. When we ask for help and support we are strengthening our relationships; we show that we value and respect the people we reach out to. Things to consider: Create a safe environment that supports asking for help. Leaning on each other for help can […]


Practicing the Pause

Practicing the Pause is a weekly, 30-minute virtual space to practice a variety of techniques to calm your mind and body, decrease stress, and increase self-awareness and resiliency. We’ll practice holding space while also practicing skills such as deep breathing, guided imagery, gentle stretching, etc. We will gather every Thursday morning, from 8:30-9:00 AM. You […]

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Compassionate Care: The Words We Use Matter

The words we speak, print, and repeat matter. What words and phrases do you hope to never hear again? When you are communicating, think about the messages you are sending. Consider challenging and changing: “Return to work.” Most people have been working as hard if not harder than before. It can be demoralizing to process […]


Supporting Families and Children Processing Scary and Violent Events

In the wake of the Uvalde, Texas school tragedy, there are numerous resources for supporting families and children as they process scary and violent events: Young Children Talking to Children About Scary events (English and Spanish) as part of our Parenting the Preschooler series. Death and Grief in Parenting the Preschooler may also be appropriate. Elementary Our Raising […]


Parenting the Preschooler: Responding to Scary Events

Helping Preschoolers Cope with Scary Events We can’t prevent scary events from happening, but we can do our best to know what and how much information our children are being exposed to about the events. Children are often frightened by uncertainty, change, and adult emotional responses. The following tips help children cope during scary times: […]