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BookS on MondaY: Paul Tough talks about his new book, HELPING CHILDREN SUCCEED, grit, self-c0ntrol, the environment to keep kids motivated for success, & much more

By Leslie Lindsay  

One of my very favorite parts of my job is to get acquainted with authors and their amazing new books before they become available. 1,892 more words

Leslie Lindsay

FCS Tour

There is still room for 4-Hers to participate in the FCS tour and experience the Life Challenge event in Lincoln June 19 -21!

During the tour, youth will receive a “behind the scenes” tour of the International Quilt Study Center at UNL, meet UNL professors and tour the campus, receive training on die cut techniques at the AccuCut Factory near Omaha, visit the Ruth Staples Child Development Lab, and design pottery at Paint Yourself Silly. 108 more words

3 Survival Tips for Parents & School Projects

Your son Aaron has had a good year with Ms. Kelly. At the last conference, the only concern she repeated was that he needed to get his work done on time. 306 more words

Parents And Children

Life with a Yorkshire Terrier

If your children are lucky enough to enjoy life with a Yorkshire terrier, you’ll recognize our Teddy.

Happy. Self-confident. Highly intelligent. Persistent. Protective. Noisy. Wags a lot. 98 more words

Parents And Children

How to Discipline Kids: Moving ON, Part III

In the last post, I gave you a good framework to use when addressing back talk with your child.  The last step to take is moving on, bringing her back into the family’s tasks and rhythms. 121 more words

Parents And Children

Don't have enough time to spend with your Green Cheek Conure

So here I am, writing this blog post after having Nono in the flock for 2 and a half years. I remember when we just got Nono, everything he does was so new, and there are tons of tricks to train him, and he is just SOOOO cute not to look at. 563 more words

Beyond the Needle & Home Environment workshop

4-H Leader, Robbi Blume, will be hosting a Beyond the Needle & Home Environment workshop Friday, April 15 at the Cherry County Extension Office. The workshop will be from 4:30 to 6:30 PM, CT. 83 more words