Our Mission:  to promote the health and safety of families through leadership, referrals and education.

Is Your Child Ready To Stay Home Alone?

The Home Alone: Preparing for Self Care program can assist your family in exploring whether or not a child  is ready for self-care.  If your child is ready, this program can help in developing your family’s home alone plan.  Parents and children should complete this entire program together. Link to: http://fyi.uwex.edu/homealone/

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Wiggle, Giggle, and Shake starting on Mondays on April 3rd

Intergenerational programming helps bring seniors and children together to form fun and meaningful relationships through music, story time, and activities. Both groups have so much learning from each other that the result of this program is always wonderful. It is amazing to watch the relationships grow every week between the residents and the families. We […]

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2017 Dates Announced for Lincoln County 4-H Robotics Group

Have you ever wanted to build a robot and then program it to do some thing? The Lincoln County 4-H Robotics group was organized in 2016 to provide an opportunity for youth to discover the world of robotics by building and programming robots.   4-H Leaders, Pat Chieves and Peter Schuetze have established the following […]

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Looking after your grandbaby?

Looking after your grandbaby? You might be surprised at how much infant care has changed since your babies were little, especially with regard to safe infant sleep. https://youtu.be/vAvwjTsnAyM

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I’m worried that my child isn’t growing the way he should. Should I bring it up to my child’s doctor?

Yes. Always share any worries you have with your child’s doctor. If you feel like your worries aren’t being taken seriously, don’t be afraid to bring it up again. Many signs of developmental delays aren’t obvious. Trust your gut. Get tips on how to talk to your child’s doctor about development at: https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/pdf/help_pdfs/cdc_talktodoctor.pdf

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It’s Time to Change How We View A Child’s Growth

Taking a first step, waving “bye-bye,” and pointing to something interesting are all developmental milestones, or things most children can do by a certain age. Children reach many milestones in how they play, learn, speak, act, and move. Developmental monitoring and screening are ways to look for your child’s developmental milestones. Learn more at: https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/pdf/parents_pdfs/developmentalscreening.pdf

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How Much Is TOO Much? Overindulging Your Teen

According to the authors of How Much is Enough?, overindulgence is doing or having so much of something that it does active harm or at least stagnates and deprives that person from achieving their full potential.  Overindulging or providing too much of a good thing (whether it is over-buying or over-nurturing or over-helping) takes away […]

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