K-State Research and Extension is designed to share research-based educational information for enhancing the quality of personal and family life in communities throughout Kansas as well as the nation. Take time to browse through our web pages to find resources that could be helpful in your daily life, whether it be with family, friends, co-workers, or other persons with whom you are connected in the community.
The WonderWise Parent is a website designed for parents, grandparents, foster parents, stepparents, caregivers, teachers, and parent educators. It was created and is maintained by Dr. Charles A. Smith, Extension specialist with Kansas State Research and Extension in the School of Family Studies and Human Services at Kansas State University.
If you ask parents if they have any questions about child rearing, they are likely to respond with a concern about child guidance. The Responsive Discipline online course will lead you through a series of lessons about discipline for your own personal study.
Just In Time Parenting Newsletter - Just in Time Parenting is a free parenting newsletter that is delivered by email and specific to a child's age and needs. They are designed so that information that's relevant to your family is automatically delivered to you just in time!
- Each issue includes:
- Easy to use guides on how your child is developing
- Tips on raising a healthy, happy child
- Tools for solving common parenting problems
- Strategies for coping with the challenges of raising children
Managing Time, Work & Family - Getting Children to Help is a list of age appropriate chores.
CoupleTALK - Enhancing Your Relationship is a booklet and activity cards to help each couple find ways to communicate better and enrich their relationship.
Simple Home Modifications: There are many factors why people want to stay in their homes longer as they age, including freedom, the need to be surrounded by familiar possessions and loved ones, memories, and the financial advantages associated with living at home.
Fashion an Easier Life with Assistive Technology: See how assistive technology can improve quality of life in many areas.