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FACE IT and Child Abuse Prevention Month: The Role We All Play in Recognizing and Reporting Child Maltreatment

Host: Mindy McCulley, Extension Specialist for Instructional Support, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Dr. Christina Howard, Child Abuse Pediatrician, University of Kentucky

KY Smiles Episode 9

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, an important time to remember that everyone has a role to play in ensuring communities are safe and families are supported so kids can grow and thrive.  As we prepare for Child Abuse Prevention Month, Dr. Christina Howard discusses the statistics surrounding child maltreatment in Kentucky.  She explains the Face It Movement initiated by Kosair Charities and events that everyone can get involved in during Child Abuse Prevention Month.

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Kentucky’s Child Protection Hotline: 1-877-KYSAFE1 (1-877-597-2331)

For more information:

Child Maltreatment Report

Face It Movement

Provider Toolkit

CONNECT Brochure

Child Abuse Prevention Month Resources

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Preventing Dental Trauma for Strong, Healthy Teeth

Host:  Dr. David Weisenhorn, Extension Specialist for Parenting and Child Development, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Dr. Cristina Perez, Associate Professor and Chief, Pediatric Dentistry, UK College of Dentistry

KY Smiles Episode 7

February is National Children's Dental Health Month.  To celebrate, we will have a special guest on the KY Smiles on Talking FACS podcast each week to discuss issues related to children's dental health.  This week our third guest, Dr. Cristina Perez talks about childhood trauma to the mouth and head.  She also discusses steps parents can take to prevent dental issues that might cause dental trauma or pain.

Connect with UK College of Dentistry:

Dentistry | UK HealthCare

UK Dentistry on Facebook

UK Dentistry on Twitter

Click the picture below to download a word puzzle you can complete with your child.

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Seal Trip Program

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

Guest: Dr. Ronald Singer, Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, UK College of Dentistry

KY Smiles Episode 6

February is National Children's Dental Health Month.  To celebrate, we will have a special guest on the KY Smiles on Talking FACS podcast each week to discuss issues related to children's dental health.  This week our second guest, Dr. Ronald Singer, shares about UK College of Dentistry's nationally recognized Seal Trip Program which gets sealants on the teeth of elementary children all across the state.  He also discusses other programs offered through the College of Dentistry in partnership with other Colleges throughout the university.

Connect with UK College of Dentistry:

Dentistry | UK HealthCare

UK Dentistry on Facebook

UK Dentistry on Twitter

Click the picture below to download a coloring sheet for your child.

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Setting Up Kids for Financial Success

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

Guest: Dr. Nichole Huff, Extension Specialist for Family Finance and Resource Management and Kelly May, Extension Associate for Family Finance and Resource Management

Special Edition Episode: MoneyWi$e 8, Season 4

Developing sound financial habits, just like other skills, are best learned with practice.  On this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Nichole Huff and Kelly May outline tangible steps that parents can take to ensure that their children are on the path of financial health. 

MoneyWi$e Newsletter

MoneyWi$e Website

MoneyWi$e Facebook Page

Questions Many Parents Have About Their Child’s Dental Health

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

Guest: Dr. Kelly Dingrando, Assistant Professor of Dentistry, UK College of Dentistry

KY Smiles Episode 5

February is National Children's Dental Health Month.  To celebrate, we will have a special guest on the KY Smiles on Talking FACS podcast each week to discuss issues related to children's dental health.  This week our first guest, Dr. Kelly Dingrando, answers all those questions new parents have about when to take their children to the dentist for the first time, whether or not to use a pacifier or let their baby suck a thumb, and what about tooth brushing?  Join in for a fun discussion to answer all these questions and maybe one or two you didn't even know you had.

Connect with UK College of Dentistry:

Dentistry | UK HealthCare

UK Dentistry on Facebook

UK Dentistry on Twitter

Click the picture below to download a tooth brushing calendar for your child.

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Keeping Your Teen Driver Safe

Host:  Mindy McCulley, Extension Specialist for Instructional Support, University of Kentucky

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

Episode 1, Season 4

When children reach the driving milestone age, it can be both an exciting and frightening time for parents.  Dr. David Weisenhorn shares timely tips for making this period as stress-free as it possibly can be for both child and parents.

For additional information:

Governors Highway Safety Association

 

 

Introducing Solid Food to Infants

Host: Mindy McCulley, Extension Specialist for Instructional Support, University of Kentucky, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension

Guest: Dr. Courtney Luecking, Extension Specialist for Nutrition and Health

Episode 50, Season 3

If only parenting came with an instruction manual, new parents could breathe easier.  But, since there is no manual, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension has the answers to many of the questions that new parents ask.  On this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Courtney Luecking shares what the research says about introducing solid foods to your infant.  So if you are a new parent, or maybe you are parenting an infant again after a few years break, listen in to learn what's new in the world of infant feeding.

 

Talking with Children About Race

Host:  Mindy McCulley, Extension Specialist for Instructional Support, University of Kentucky

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

Episode 48, Season 3

There are many conversations that parents must have with their children and talking about race is one. On this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. David Weisenhorn shares about the importance of talking about race with your children.  He provides tips and insights about how to share with your children.  Let your children know that it is okay to talk about anything with you, no matter how young they may be.

April is Financial Literacy Month

Host:  Mindy McCulley, Extension Specialist for Instructional Support, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Dr. Nichole Huff, Extension Specialist for Family Finance and Resource Management

Special Edition Episode: Financial Literacy Month

 

Just as it is important to understand your health numbers, financial literacy involves understanding your financial wellness.  On this special edition episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Nichole Huff comes back to discuss Financial Literacy Month and the importance of developing an understanding of the numbers that make up your financial picture.  Listen and learn ways to improve your financial literacy and financial wellness.

Hosting A Family Olympics

FACS Sizzlin' Summer - Week 3 - Fire up the 4th!

Welcome to Week 3 of our FACS Sizzlin' Summer. Each week our podcast topic will relate to a theme that will be used for summer programming in county offices across the state of Kentucky. On Thursdays at 11 am eastern time, join us on our Facebook page @UKFCSExt for a related webinar.

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

Guest: Dr. Amy Kostelic, Extension Specialist for Adult Development and Aging and Natalie Jones, Extension Specialist for Family Health

Episode 1, Season 3

July 4th is traditionally a holiday celebrated with friends and family, food, fireworks and fun!  This year, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, not only have the summer Olympics been postponed to 202ONE, but Independence Day celebrations may look a little different due to social distancing.  This week Amy Kostelic and Natalie Jones, provide great tips and ideas for keeping the fun in the 4th and hosting your own Olympics celebration!

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