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When Opposites Attract; Managing Finances within a Marriage

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Co-host: Mindy McCulley, Extension Specialist for Instructional Support

Episode 32

In this episode, Dr. Jennifer Hunter explores how different "money personalities" and money handling styles can add additional elements of intrigue for couples.  Listen for tips on maintaining the love while sharing the checkbook.

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The Truth About Vaping

Host:  Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Alex Elswick, Extension Specialist for Substance Use Prevention and Recovery

Episode 31

Extension specialist, Alex Elswick, returns this week to chat with Dr. Jennifer Hunter about vaping.  He discusses the impact this nicotine delivery system can have on those trying to quit smoking, as well as how this product is being used by young people.  This discussion is very important for parents of preteens and teenagers to hear, especially if you are unfamiliar with the products being discussed.

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If you are trying to quit smoking, the Centers for Disease Control has some excellent resources which can be found at:

For additional resources and information visit:

It's Never Too Early to Quit

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tips from Former Smokers

or visit @CDCTobaccoFree on Facebook and Twitter.

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Your Year to Quit . . . Smoking

Host:  Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Alex Elswick, Extension Specialist for Substance Use Prevention and Recovery

Episode 30

People who smoke often choose to quit as the new year rolls around.  In this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter sits down with Alex Elswick to discuss the very real issues that surround smoking cessation.  Alex recommends steps to follow that may lead to a successful quit experience.  He also provides encouragement for those who have tried before but have been unsuccessful in their quit attempts.

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For additional resources and information visit:

It's Never Too Early to Quit

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tips from Former Smokers

or visit @CDCTobaccoFree on Facebook and Twitter.

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Discipline, Reframed

Host:  Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Dr. David Weisenhorn, Extension Specialist for Parenting and Child Development

Episode 29

As we wrap up the year, Dr. Jennifer Hunter and Dr. David Weisenhorn sit down to discuss the important topic of discipline.  Dr. Weisenhorn encourages parents to change the way they think about discipline, reframing the topic from punishment to instruction and teaching.  He offers examples for helping children to take responsibility for their actions and learn to solve the problem or correct the behavior.

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Be An Active Family

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Natalie Jones, Extension Specialist for Family Health

Episode 28

 

Being an active family is a great way to develop and nurture healthy family relationships!  In this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter sits down with Natalie Jones to discuss the importance of getting active and staying active!  She provides great tips for incorporating activity into every day family life as well as giving suggestions for being active as a family tradition.

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Kids in the Kitchen

Host:  Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Dr. Heather Norman-Burgdolf, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist in Food and Nutrition

Episode 27

With school breaks often comes boredom for children.  In this week's episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter and Dr. Heather Norman-Burgdolf discuss the opportunity to encourage kids to participate in the  kitchen activities that often surround the holidays.  In addition to keeping children occupied, Dr. Norman-Burgdolf shares the multitude of benefits that come when children are given the opportunity to cook.

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Behind the Recipe: White Oak Pumpkin Patch

Host: Brooke Jenkins, Extension Specialist for the Nutrition Education Program

Guest: Ashley Oldfield, White Oak Pumpkin Patch

Special Edition

In the special editions of Talking FACS, Brooke Jenkins goes "Behind the Recipe" to talk to the farmers who grow the produce featured in each recipe.  In this episode, the featured recipe is the Plate it up! Kentucky Proud recipe, Pumpkin Apple Muffins.  Brooke visits with Ashley Oldfield from White Oak Pumpkin Patch about all things pumpkin.

For more Plate it up! Kentucky Proud recipes, visit our website at plateitup.ca.uky.edu or our Facebook Page @plateitupKYproud.

For more information about White Oak Pumpkin Patch, visit their Facebook Page @WhiteOakPumpkinPatch.

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Special Re-broadcast Talking Turkey

Host:  Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Dr. Heather Norman-Burgdolf, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist in Food and Nutrition

Guest: Annhall Norris, Extension Associate for Food Safety

Special Re-Broadcast

With Christmas only two weeks away, you might need a brush-up on your turkey preparation skills.  In this special episode, Dr. Jennifer Hunter sits down with Dr. Heather Norman-Burgdoff and Annhall Norris to explore all the turkey questions you might have before the big meal.

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Coping with Addiction during the Holidays

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Alex Elswick, Extension Associate and subject matter specialist for Substance Abuse Prevention and Recovery

Episode 26

Holidays can be stressful times for families, especially if a loved one is suffering through substance use or addiction.  Alex Elswick sits down with Dr. Jennifer Hunter for a frank discussion about how to cope with this situation in a compassionate and realistic manner.  Alex shares some critical discussion points that should be addressed with family members and steps to ensure that the person with the addiction is supported and loved while the behavior is not accepted.

 

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Family Meals: The REAL Value Meal

Host:  Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Dr. David Weisenhorn, Extension Specialist for Parenting and Child Development

Episode 25

Family meals are so important to the development of the child.  In this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter sits down with Dr. David Weisenhorn to explore some of the benefits and challenges associated with family meals.

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