Family Living


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The Family Living Program is dedicated to serving the community to support healthy, thriving individuals and families.

2015 Fall Classes Offered

  • September 22, 2015: Canning Basics 101

    Clintonville Public Library, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Learn about the basics of canning food. With the fall harvest season coming to a close, this is a great time to make salsa, pickles or jams. Sandy Liang, the Waupaca Family Living Educator will talk about food safety and how to have fun while learning to can your own vegetables and fruit.

  • September 28, 2015: eParenting High Tech Kids

    Waupaca Family Resource Center, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Do the words “tweet”, “hashtag”, and “Vine” confuse you? You’re not alone…many parents aren’t sure how to monitor digital media.  Learn more about why adolescents are so “wired” and how it can play a supportive role in development. Navigate the digital world with Waupaca County’s Family Living Educator to see how social media can enhance parenting skills!

  • September 30, 2015:  Canning Meat and Poultry

    Learn how to can meats for use in stews, casseroles and other easy to prepare meals.  There is no charge for this program.  A drawing for free mason jars will be held!  September 30, 2015, Sturm Memorial Library, 6:30 p.m.

  • November 2, 2015: Parenting Styles and Raising a Thinking Child

    Waupaca Family Resource Center, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Research shows that parenting styles play an important role in child development. In this workshop, Family Living Educator, Sandy Liang will talk about various parenting styles and how it influences your child’s behavior. We will work together to use research-based methods in your home to raise a thinking child who makes good choices.

Additional Resources

Parenting and Family Education:

Parenting in the First Year is a free series of newsletters for parents. In this set of 12 newsletters, find out from child development experts how your baby changes during each month of the first year.

Healthy Families and Communities:

Aging Issues

AmeriCorps Farm-to-School Program

Waupaca County HCE

Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program provides nutrition education to schools, senior sites and more in Waupaca County

Waupaca County Nutrition and Activity Coalition (NuAct) is a coalition dedicated to creating an environment that is supportive of healthy behaviors

Food Safety

Financial Capability and Literacy

UW-Extension Resource on Financial Capability



Sandy Liang
Family Living Educator
Waupaca County – UW Extension
Courthouse, 811 Harding Street
Waupaca, WI 54981-2087
Phone: 715-258-6230
Fax: 715-258-6232
Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Annette Strelow, Program Assistant
Waupaca County – UW Extension
Courthouse, 811 Harding Street
Waupaca, WI 54981-2087
Phone: 715-258-6224

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