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Publication The Art of Grandparenting No. 2: Making Memories for Grandchildren
Grandparents play a key role in making memories for grandchildren. Grandparents can connect a child with the past, pass on family memories, and make memories together in the present. This publication highlights how to make memories for grandchildren through stories, pictures, activities, recordings and other efforts.
Located in Kids & Family
Publication Adolescent Prescription and Over-the-counter Drug Abuse: The Truth About Abusing Over-the-counter and Prescription Medications
Prescription and over-the-counter drug abuse and overdose are growing concerns across the nation and in North Dakota communities. In North Dakota, there has been a 59.7% increase in the number of controlled substance prescriptions dispensed between 2008 and 2015. Staying up-to-date on prescription and over-the-counter drug abuse trends is critical for today's caring adults.
Located in Kids & Family
Publication Talking to Children About Peer Pressure
Children receive pressure from friends and peers as they make decision. Clothing styles, music choices, and social behaviors are all influenced by feedback from peers. Parents and other adults can assist children in understanding peer pressure, how to respond to such pressures, and discuss such issues with children of different ages.
Located in Kids & Family
Publication ECMAScript program References and Resources for Addressing Youth Issues
Numerous youth issues are highlighted in this single publication. Each topic area includes a list of current references and resources specifically focusing on the particular youth issue. Included are websites, NDSU Extension publications and programs, brochures, lesson guides, fact sheets, videos and more. Each reference and resource is followed by a short description.
Located in Kids & Family
Publication 12 Tools for Your Wellness Toolbox in Times of Farm Stress
Individuals in farming can experience stress from multiple sources. Stresses can be managed as individuals use practical wellness strategies to reduce stress and improve wellness.
Located in Kids & Family
Publication chemical/x-pdb Essential Elements for Positive Youth Development
Positive youth development is intentional. It is the combination of positive experiences, positive relationships, and positive environments. When youth programs combine these three components, youth are more likely to stay involved and experience the essential elements that serve as the foundation of positive youth development programming. The eight essential elements can be categorized into one of four key concepts: belonging, mastery, independence, and generosity.
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Publication Bright Beginnings 3: Steps Toward a Healthy Pregnancy for You and Your Baby
It is important to create a healthy environment for an unborn child during the time of pregnancy. Key topics in creating a healthy pregnancy for you and your baby include managing personal health concerns, practicing healthy behaviors, meeting nutrition needs, increasing your knowledge of child development and reducing stress and preparing for the child's birth.
Located in Kids & Family
Publication C header Understanding and Working With Youth
Certain characteristics are common to youth at each age level. While the rate of development of youth may vary, the order of the stages does not. Each of the four stages is distinct, characterized by abilities and attitudes that are different from the stages before and after. Within each developmental stage, there are four areas of development impacting individual learning.
Located in Kids & Family
Publication ECMAScript program A Parent’s Role in Substance Use Prevention: Tips for Talking to Youth of All Ages
Youth are less likely to use addictive substances if their parents talk early and often about the risks, establish clear rules and consequences, and regularly monitor their activities. Active involvement and support of caring adults are both critical in the prevention of youth substance abuse. Tips for how to start the conversation, integrate positive communication, and respond to children at every age are provided in this publication.
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Publication application/onenote Where Are You In the Farm/Ranch Stress Zone?
Each person is affected differently by stress, and becoming familiar with common ways in which stress affects a person is helpful. This publication is part of a series called Managing Stress and Pursuing Wellness in Times of Tight Margins.
Located in Kids & Family
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