Category Archives: self-care

Care for Self by Brianna Williams

The National Extension Relationship & Marriage Education Network (NERMEN) is comprised of researchers and practitioners who utilize research findings to better inform the effectiveness of relationship and marriage education programs. NERMEN has compiled a model of seven principles that are … Continue reading

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Enhancing Family Health by Julianne McGill

My parents recently moved to Alabama from California. I am so excited to have them nearby. It offers more opportunities to spend time together and it is really amazing having support so close. Luckily, I am very close with both … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions for Strengthening Your Family Relationship by Laura Knizley

New Year’s Resolutions can start any time, despite the name.  Your family is your home base, and to improve your own life, you need that to be a firm foundation!  Some ways to strengthen our families this year are recognizing … Continue reading

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Stop, Look and Listen: How to React to Conflict without Blowing Up by Laura Knizley

Everybody has conflict.  Period.  Avoiding conflict will only create more feelings of resentment and bitterness towards the other person.  So, is it a lose-lose situation?  Do we either get our feelings hurt in a major blow out or sweep it … Continue reading

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In Sickness and in HEALTH: Creating Healthy Habits with Your Partner by Kelsey Blythe

We hear about the importance of physical health all the time, it’s everywhere: “Eat healthy, stay active!”  But did you ever consider that being healthy with your partner can also be good for your relationship? One aspect of having a … Continue reading

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