Healthy Families Healthy Children

W.Va. Healthy Families, Healthy Children

Promoting healthy relationships, parenting, and financial education

Upcoming Conferences of Interest to Healthy Families/Healthy Children Coalitions 2012


Tips for Sensitive Conversations: by Jane Riffe
When it comes to difficult topics, couples and families often get “off track,” resulting in damaged relationships and wounded feelings. Here are some pointers from Dr. Jane Riffe, WVU Extension Family and Human Development Specialist, to help you keep the conversation calm, even with hot topics. Look for these pointers periodically in Families & Health newsletters.
West Virginia’s County-Level Wellness and Prevention Coalitions

Student Papers

Students enrolled in CDFS 413, one of the Child Development and Family Studies department’s capstone courses, have written papers about common family stressors while also including what helps cope with those stressors, read these papers.


Financial Fortre$$

Build A Wall Around Your Family That NOTHING Can Penetrate!

Featuring Ron Hatfield, JD, MBA, CEPF, Financial Management Professor and WVU Extension Financial Specialist Program Developer


Wellness Resources

Learn about the Wild, Wonderful Wellness Challenge – steps to better health.

Download podcasts and information from the Smart Marriages blog.

Inspired Savings – “Take control of your money and your life, one day at a time.”