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Carol Gnatuk


FCS7-208

Building Your Preschooler's Financial Capabilities - Information for Parents

4/21/2014 (new)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

Feeling able to manage financial resources is a life goal for most of us. It is also a skill we would like to teach our young loved ones. This fact sheet offers suggestions for adults as they help young children develop their ability to manage money, also known as financial capability.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 624 kb
Pages: 5



FCS7-209

Financial Capability: Why it Matters: In-depth Information for Educators

4/21/2014 (new)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

Countless surveys and studies confirm that American youth and adults lack basic financial knowledge and skills. Several states now require the teaching of financial education in high school and even elementary school as one way to address the knowledge gap, though Kentucky is not one of them. But clearly the schools cannot do it alone. Parents can be the key to raising financially capable children.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 748 kb
Pages: 6



FCS7-212

Relatives Raising Children: Coping with Lifestyle Changes

4/21/2014 (new)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

The circumstances that make full time caregiving of children necessary usually are not ones grandparents or relatives would happily choose. Relatives step in as caregivers because they know their home is a more stable, loving environment for the child's well-being over the long term than placement in foster care. This publication describes some actions that you as a grandparent or relative who is parenting a child can take to manage the child and take care of yourself.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 2.83 mb
Pages: 8



FCS7-213

Relatives Raising Children: Health and Safety Tips for Younger Children

4/21/2014 (new)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk, Deborah Keys

Raising grandchildren can be challenging and rewarding. Keeping children healthy and safe can be simple, but it does take thought and preparation. This publication provides suggestions and guidelines that may help.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 1.84 mb
Pages: 7



FCS7-210

Media Advertising and Your Child

4/17/2014 (new)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

As parents, how can we help young children to know the difference between advertising and information? This fact sheet helps parents to answer that question.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 1.26 mb
Pages: 5



FCS7-211

Media Advertising and its Influence on Children: Educators

4/17/2014 (new)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

How should educators assist parents and those taking the parenting role to guide young children in using money wisely when so much media advertising swirls all around them? Answering that question is the objective of this publication.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 1.85 mb
Pages: 8



FCS7-188

Home Is Where the Health Is

8/30/2012 (minor revision)
Authors: Rosie Allen, Carol Gnatuk

Departments: County Extension, Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 1.47 mb
Pages: 8



FCS7-199

Communities Support Military Families

3/13/2012 (new)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

This publication outlines the emotional cycle of deployment that military families generally experience and lists actions that you individually, your group, and the community may take to support them. Two activities are suggested to enhance your learning.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 2.32 mb
Pages: 7



FCS7-199FG

Communities Support Military Families Facilitator's Guide

3/13/2012 (new)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

This facilitator guide describes the situation faced by many of our neighbors who are military families with service members in the National Guard or Reserve. We'll learn about the structure and culture of the U.S. Armed Forces, the seven stages of the emotional cycle of deployment, and ways to reach out in friendly ways to military families.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 7.63 mb
Pages: 22



FCS7-179

Keys to Great Parenting: Key 1: Care for Yourself

3/24/2010 (major revision)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

Parents of babies and toddlers often feel tired and frazzled. They worry about doing everything exactly right. It is important to keep in mind that doing well starts with being well. You can learn to reduce stress and nurture yourself. Both you and your child will reap the benefits.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 326 kb
Pages: 8



FCS7-180

Keys to Great Parenting: Key 2: Cuddle, Talk, and Read with Your Child

3/24/2010 (major revision)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

Babies and toddlers love it when you hug and cuddle them and smile at them. They also love you to listen, talk, and read to them. Doing both at the same time, such as cuddling while reading simple storybooks, develops a warm bond between you and your child.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 306 kb
Pages: 8



FCS7-181

Keys to Great Parenting: Key 3: Know How Your Child Develops

3/24/2010 (major revision)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

Babies and toddlers grow and change at an amazing rate! Their weak muscles become stronger as they learn to roll over, sit, and walk. At first they coo, gurgle, babble, and cry in distress. Then they begin to show interest, smile, and laugh. Before you know it, they are putting words together, taking turns, and learning to share.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 311 kb
Pages: 8



FCS7-181A

Developmental Growth Chart

3/24/2010 (major revision)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

This developmental growth chart is a supplement to Know How Your Child Develops (FCS7-181) in the Keys to Great Parenting series.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 84 kb
Pages: 2



FCS7-183

Keys to Great Parenting: Key 5: Show Your Child the World

3/24/2010 (major revision)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

From the moment your baby is born, she has active brain cells--100 billion of them. They need to make trillions of connections with each other for your child to learn as much as possible while growing. She cannot learn without help. She needs stimulation--not only from you, but everyone and everything around her. That is why this key, "Show Your Child the World," is so important.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 325 kb
Pages: 8



FCS7-184

Keys to Great Parenting: Key 6: Teach Self-Control

3/24/2010 (major revision)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

As parents, one of our top concerns is our children's behavior. We want them to respect others and make the most of relationships. Researchers tell us that children begin even as babies and toddlers to decide how to express feelings and relate to other people.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 302 kb
Pages: 8



FCS7-185

Keys to Great Parenting: Key 7: Practice Health and Safety

3/24/2010 (major revision)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

Our babies and toddlers count on us to keep them strong and safe as they move and explore. This seventh key, "Practice Health and Safety," offers specific things you can do to help make your child's life as healthy and safe as possible.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 316 kb
Pages: 8



FCS7-153

Parent Express: A Guide for You and Your Child 13 and 14 Months

10/14/2009 (minor revision)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

You can look back over the last year with pride. You now have many memories of the times you have shared with your baby. Remember when you thought her crying would never stop? Remember the time she giggled with glee, and you felt good just enjoying her happiness? Now you and your baby are ready to move into the exciting second year.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 213 kb
Pages: 8



FCS7-154

Parent Express: A Guide for You and Your Child 15 and 16 Months

10/14/2009 (minor revision)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

Help your child explore her world. A 15- or 16-month-old child moves fast. She crawls, scoots, and walks. How exciting it is for her! Her world is full of new things to touch, throw, climb on--and to fall from or knock down. Your quiet, cuddly baby has become a lively little person, and that means you have to be lively, too.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 211 kb
Pages: 8



FCS7-155

Parent Express: A Guide for You and Your Child 17 and 18 Months

10/14/2009 (minor revision)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

You can help him understand his feelings by giving each of them a name. When a box won't open or a car won't roll, your little one may drop it or throw it in anger. Hold him and say calmly that you know it makes him angry when the toy won't work. These words show your toddler that you understand his anger. It also gives him a word that helps him understand his feelings.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 220 kb
Pages: 8



FCS7-156

Parent Express: A Guide for You and Your Child 19 and 20 Months

10/14/2009 (minor revision)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

Your child naturally enjoys learning new skills. You can support and encourage this learning not by pushing or criticizing or comparing your child with other children, but by teaching, encouraging, and celebrating her own successes.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 208 kb
Pages: 8



FCS7-157

Parent Express: A Guide for You and Your Child 21 and 22 Months

10/14/2009 (minor revision)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

Playing with your child is not just plain fun. It stimulates her brain cells to connect in increasingly complex webs. That is the exciting news from the latest brain research. By taking time to have fun--with consistent love, guidance, and playfulness as you model activities and ways to move--you are laying the foundation for her lifelong learning.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 240 kb
Pages: 8



FCS7-158

Parent Express: A Guide for You and Your Child 23 and 24 Months

10/14/2009 (minor revision)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

A child's self-esteem is his overall judgment of himself. It determines whether he likes, accepts, and respects himself. One of the greatest and most important challenges you face is to help your child feel good about himself.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 218 kb
Pages: 8



FCS7-159

Parent Express: A Guide for You and Your Child 25 and 26 Months

10/14/2009 (minor revision)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

Your little one has come a long way in two short years, and so have you. Now, she is no longer a toddler, but rather a young preschooler.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 231 kb
Pages: 8



FCS7-160

Parent Express: A Guide for You and Your Child 27 and 28 Months

10/14/2009 (minor revision)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

Be good to yourselves. Take time out when you can and share childcare with others when you need a break. Enjoy your child's development and celebrate her accomplishments with her. Reward yourself, too, for your successes, and don't be hard on yourself for mistakes. All parents make them.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 232 kb
Pages: 8



FCS7-161

Parent Express: A Guide for You and Your Child 29 and 30 Months

10/14/2009 (minor revision)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

Language learning may be your child's most important accomplishment this year, and you are helping. Every time you sing a song, read a story, or repeat a nursery rhyme to her, she learns to enjoy language more. Remember, your child learns by imitating you and catching your enthusiasm.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 236 kb
Pages: 8



FCS7-162

Parent Express: A Guide for You and Your Child 31 and 32 Months

10/14/2009 (minor revision)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

Parents are the most important adults in your child's life, but he learns from other caring adults that he can trust, love, and enjoy. They make his world varied, interesting, and exciting. Each one has something important and different to share and teach. Your little one needs these adult relationships, so do all you can to encourage them. They are a precious part of your child's life.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 251 kb
Pages: 8



FCS7-163

Parent Express: A Guide for You and Your Child 33 and 34 Months

10/14/2009 (minor revision)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

Children love to learn about themselves and their past. It helps them feel important and special. A nice thing you can do for your child and yourself is to collect and organize reminders of these early years.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 233 kb
Pages: 8



FCS7-164

Parent Express: A Guide for You and Your Child Months 35 and 36

10/14/2009 (minor revision)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

Your child is almost 3 years old and growing more independent and capable every day. Encourage your child's cooperation; it will build his confidence and help him grow into a helpful, responsible person. This is the last issue of Parent Express. We hope the series has been helpful to you in your very important and exciting job as parents.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 248 kb
Pages: 8



FCS7-187

Travelling Light: Family Language Fun to Go

4/1/2006 (new)
Authors: Carol Gnatuk

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 3.72 mb
Pages: 90