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Publication VCS/ICS calendar Talking to Children About Pandemics
This publication helps parents and other adults find ways to support children through age-appropriate information, understanding and reassurance during pandemics.
Located in Kids & Family
Publication application/x-troff-me When Prices Rise: Living on Your Income
An increase in the price of goods and services can be traumatic. When you have to pay for things such as gasoline, food and heath care, other difficulties may arise, especially if you and your family are living on a fixed income. Realizing that your income does not go as far as it used to, even in covering just the basics, can be alarming. When prices rise, don’t panic, but don’t become complacent, either. Don’t stop credit payments or ignore the fact that you are facing financial difficulties. Surviving a financial crisis will take work and planning, but it can be done. But act as soon as possible
Located in Personal & Family Finance
Publication Taking Charge of Family Finances Family Money Manager
Money is an often-discussed topic in most families, usually centering on, “Where did it go?” More money usually is not the answer for solving financial concerns for most families. Instead, developing a plan for better money management will help most families feel more satisfied with their income and their progress toward goals.
Located in Personal & Family Finance
Publication Helping Your Child Cope After a Natural Disaster
Children have limited experiences with natural disasters, so it is normal for them to be afraid. It is important that children are met with kindness and understanding from parents and other adults to help cope with these feelings. Children should be encouraged to talk about their feelings and express their fears through play, drawing, painting or clay/play dough. Caring conversations can help them process any fears.
Located in Kids & Family
Publication backup file The Coronavirus Pandemic and Teens Ages 14 to 18 Years Old
This publication helps parents and other adults find ways to support teens through age-appropriate information, understanding and reassurance during pandemics.
Located in Kids & Family
Publication PS document What to Do When Your Income Drops
An abrupt reduction in family income can be a traumatic experience psychologically and financially. But you have ways you and your family can minimize the hardship.
Located in Personal & Family Finance
Publication Safe Food for Babies and Children: Choking Dangers
Every child is at risk of choking: Older infants and children less than 5 years old easily can choke on food, toys and household objects. A single choking incident may result in death, permanent brain damage due to lack of oxygen and other complications associated with airway blockage. This publication provides tips on choking prevention.
Located in Food & Nutrition
Publication text/texmacs Family Meal Times Issue 12: Savor Family Moments
Whether your child is overweight or not, healthful eating and exercise are keys to personal well-being. As a parent, you can take an active role and guide your child in the right direction to grow and pursue good health for a lifetime.
Located in Food & Nutrition
Publication Family Meal Times Issue 1: Family Meals Matter
Making regular family meals a priority is important. Not every meal has to be a sit-down dinner extravaganza. This publication gives you ideas on how you can take back your time.
Located in Food & Nutrition
Publication Family Meal Times Issue 2: Make Family Meals a Tradition
A family tradition has been defined as an activity that is significant and meaningful for family members and is coordinated and repeated through time. Building family traditions that last and have personal meaning for family members helps build strong family relations.
Located in Food & Nutrition
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