November Workshop – Thriving With Your Spirited Child

The Early Learning Series for early care and education providers will present the workshop, “Thriving With Your Spirited Child”. The workshop will be held on Wednesday, November 30 from 6:30-8:30 PM at the Ives Grove Auditorium in Sturtevant. The cost for the workshop is $10 for 2.0 Registry Credits. The deadline to register is November […]

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FREE Programs for Parents/Caregivers

Our fall 2022 schedule of programs for parents and caregivers is now available.  All programs will be remote, using Zoom. Positive Solutions for Families (5 sessions).  This is a comprehensive program providing many strategies parents can use to help their children learn important social skills, understand what is expected of them, and manage their feelings.  […]

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Are you caring for a child whose parent is incarcerated?

Supporting Children with Incarcerated Parents Series for Parents/Caregivers A two-part series for parents and caregivers Free online via Zoom – April 18 and April 25, 2022 Connect, discuss and engage… Children who are impacted by the incarceration of a parent or loved one sometimes experience extra stress and may have difficult questions. This two-part series is designed […]

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Make Reading Fun

What are some fun ways to read with your children that teach your child important skills and strengthen your relationship? Watch this video for suggestions on how to make reading with your child fun and interactive.  Books are a great tool to encourage your child’s imagination, increase vocabulary and comprehension, and foster problem solving skills.  […]

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Reading to Connect with Your Child

What are the benefits of reading with your child? Watch this video about the benefits of reading out loud with our children.  Reading strengthens brain development, language and literacy skills. It fosters a love of reading and increases your child’s knowledge (and yours too).  Reading together is a wonderful opportunity to nurture and strengthen your […]

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Join Extension for Thursday Night Parenting Workshops

Raising Wisconsin’s Children Register now for Extension’s Thursday evening virtual Raising Wisconsin’s Children parenting classes. They are 100% FREE, 100% Virtual and 100% Focused on WI Families! Dads, moms, grandparents, foster parents, child care providers, educators and all those caring for our children are welcome to attend! All workshops are held from 7:00-8:00 PM on […]

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Calling all Dads and Father Figures

Join us for a special FREE online fatherhood program called Focus on Fathers.  You will connect with other fathers as well! Explore parenting tips and learn ways to strengthen your relationship with your child. Topics include: February 10- Is That a Good Choice? February 17- Keep Calm and Carry On February 24- Feeling all my Feelings […]

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Are you raising Wisconsin’s Children?

Whether you are a dad, mom, grandparent, foster parent, child caregiver, or educator you are invited to the University of Wisconsin- Madison Extension Human Development and Relationships Institute’s first online parenting conference. Register now for the FREE, virtual Raising Wisconsin’s Children conference: https://parenting.extension.wisc.edu/raising-wi-children-conference/ Questions?  Contact Pam Wedig-Kirsch at pam.wedig-kirsch@wisc.edu

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