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  1. Family Fundamentals: Guidelines aid parents to help child with homework (for Aug. 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-guidelines-aid-parents-help-child-homework-aug-2009-0

    August 20, 2009 Every school year, we wonder how much we should be helping our children with their homework. Are there standard guidelines, especially as children grow older? There's always a role for parents being involved with their children's ...

  2. Family Fundamentals: Take it slow when returning home after being away (for 12/2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-take-it-slow-when-returning-home-after-being-away-122007

    December 14, 2007 My husband started a new job that requires a lot of travel. He will come home just before Christmas. What can we do to make sure his return is welcome, not stressful, for our young children? You're wise to recognize that not all hom ...

  3. Family Fundamentals: Give your children good, solid basis for adulthood (for March 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-give-your-children-good-solid-basis-adulthood-march-2008-0

    March 13, 2008 Our children are currently in middle school, and we're looking for guidance on how to help them make their teen years good ones. What do you recommend? Many parents who have basically good kids still want to go the extra mile to give t ...

  4. Family Fundamentals: Give child choices to help improve behavior (for November 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-give-child-choices-help-improve-behavior-november-2008

    November 18, 2008 We have been good at using "time-out" with our 5-year-old, but his behavior often doesn't improve. Any ideas? The "time out" method of guiding children's behavior has been around for years. Several steps bey ...

  5. Choose Fields Wisely If Switching to Soybeans

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/choose-fields-wisely-if-switching-soybeans

    May 29, 2002 WOOSTER, Ohio- Growers contemplating switching their acreage from corn to soybeans should carefully choose which fields to make the transition. Anne Dorrance, an Ohio State University Extension plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Res ...

  6. Chadwick Arboretum Blooming With New Garden

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chadwick-arboretum-blooming-new-garden

    September 27, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Adrian Bloom, an internationally renowned horticulturist who has spent 30 years incorporating his blend of perennials, woody plants and grasses in gardens throughout England and North America, has left his mark on Ohio ...

  7. Family Fundamentals: Examine options to choose primary credit card (for March 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-examine-options-choose-primary-credit-card-march-2007-0

    March 13, 2007 We have several credit cards, but we want to simplify our bill-paying and cut back to just one. How should we decide which one? Using just one credit card can be a good idea, especially if you pay it off each month. But you probably will wa ...

  8. Certified Crop Advisers Can Earn Continuing Education Credits at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/certified-crop-advisers-can-earn-continuing-education-credits-farm-science-review

    September 8, 2010 Editor's note: The previous press release on this Farm Science Review event listed some incorrect information. The cost of registration is $80 and Purdue specialist Bob Nielsen has been removed as a participant, as he will not be in ...

  9. Family Fundamentals: Don't fall for scams when facing foreclosure (for May 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-dont-fall-scams-when-facing-foreclosure-may-2009

    May 20, 2009 A friend is falling behind on her mortgage payments, and is starting to get offers that I believe are scams. Is there a way to check these out? You're right to be skeptical. Scams preying on people facing foreclosure are running rampant ...

  10. Family Fundamentals: Don't be afraid to talk with children about war (for July 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-dont-be-afraid-talk-children-about-war-july-2008-0

    July 11, 2008 My young children sometimes watch the TV news with us. How should we handle their questions about war and similar issues? Should we keep them from being exposed to this kind of news? That's often a parent's initial reaction. War-- ...

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