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Designing a Healthy Interior Environment

Designing a Healthy Interior Environment

Ann Marie Ragan, M.S., ASID, IDEC, NCIDQ Cert. No. 023436, Senior Lecturer Department of Apparel, Design and Hospitality Management, NDSU

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Insect Repellents

Q and A About Insect Repellents and Protecting Children From Insect Bites

Janet Knodel, Ph.D., Extension Entomologist and Associate Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, NDSU

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Parent-Infant Play

Practices for Parent-Infant Play

Rebecca J. Woods, Ph.D., Assistant Professor; Macie Murphy, Undergraduate Student Department of Human Development and Family Science, NDSU

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Organized Sports

Ask and Expert - Organized Sports

My daughter is only 4 years old and I am feeling pressured to enroll her in an organized sports program. My friends have told me that if she doesn’t start playing sports at this age, she will get left behind as her peers advance. Is this true, and should I enroll her in a program at this young age?

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How much physical activity do children need?

Ask an Expert - Physical Activity

How Much Physical Activity do Children Need?

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Probiotics and Prebiotics

Ask an Expert - Probiotics and Prebiotics

Are probiotics and prebiotics the same? What are the good sources of prebiotics and probiotics?

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School Lunches

Ask an Expert - Alternative to Plastic Zipper Bags

My daughter recently started school, and we pack daily lunches and snacks to send with her. Is there a reusable alternative to pack her food in besides plastic zipper bags?

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Fit and Strong at Every Size

Well-fed, Fit and Strong Bodies at Every Size

Ardith Brunt, Ph.D., R.D., Associate Professor Department of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, NDSU

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Microwave

Microwave Oven Cooking 101: Have You Done the Marshmallow Test?

Julie Garden-Robinson, Ph.D., R.D., L.R.D., Extension Food and Nutrition Specialist and Professor Department of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, NDSU

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Why Garden with Kids

Why Garden With Kids

Todd Weinmann, M.S., Extension Agent, Cass County, NDSU Extension Service

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Strong Women Finish the Race

Strong Women Finish the Race

Sherri Stastny, Ph.D., R.D., L.R.D., C.S.S.D., Associate Professor Department of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, NDSU

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Busting Myths

Busting Myths and Presenting Facts About Eating Disorders

Beth Blodgett Salafia, Ph.D., Assistant Professor; Maegan Jones, B.A., Graduate Student;Tara Zolnikov, M.S., Sc.M., Graduate Student; Alison Brennan, B.A., Graduate Student Department of Human Development and Family Science, NDSU

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How Can I Help My Overweight Child?

How Can I Help My Overweight Child?

Elizabeth Hilliard, M.S., R.D., L.R.D., Assistant Professor of Practice Department of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, NDSU

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How much sleep?

How Much Sleep Do We Really Need?

Sharon Query, Ph.D., Extension Youth Development Specialist and Assistant Professor of Practice Center for 4-H Youth Development, NDSU

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Ask an Expert - Playground Equipment

Ask an Expert - Playground Equipment

We live next to a park with some old playground equipment. I'm wondering if it's safe for my kids to play on. What should I look for?

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Ask an Expert - Preparing for a 5K Run

Ask an Expert - Preparing for a 5K Run

My 13-year-old daughter wants to participate in a 5K run with me. Neither of us has run more than one mile at a time. How should we prepare?

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Ask an Expert - Kids and Resistance Training

Ask an Expert - Kids and Resistance Training

Should kids perform resistance (weight) training?

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Ask an Expert - Dealing with Winning and Losing

Ask an Expert - Dealing with Winning and Losing

My daughter gets very upset when her team loses a game. How can I help her roll with the wins and the losses?

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Ask an Expert - Noncompetitive Activities

Ask an Expert - Noncompetitive Activities

Sports are so competitive. I'm trying to find some noncompetitive activities for my son to encourage him to be active throughout his life. Do you have any ideas?

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Ask an Expert - Picking a Dog for Your Family

Ask an Expert - Picking a Dog for Your Family

We are planning to get a dog. We have two children in elementary school. We have a large backyard and live in a neighborhood with walking trails. How should you decide on the type of dog to adopt?

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