Human Development and Relationships

Human Development & Relationships programs enrich families and strengthen communities. Backed by university research, we work for Wisconsin families by:

  • Helping communities respond to issues such as childhood obesity, financial security, and aging.
  • Providing leadership for policies that help children, youth and families succeed.
  • Increasing knowledge about parenting, health and nutrition.
  • Offering consumers and families more strategies for managing their money.
  • Reaching out to diverse families with education and resources.
  • Using cost effective approaches to reduce negative family issues and build more resilient families.

UW-Extension Family Living Programs:


Online Parenting Classes

Join a free online parenting class every Thursday at 1 pm or 6 pm. Connect with other parents. Get practical, positive parenting ideas. Help children grow.

When you register, you will receive an email with a link that gives you access to the class using Zoom. Check your junk mail if you don’t receive this email.

December 21:  Strengthen Family Bonds Through Traditions

A complete list of parenting classes can be found here … 


WE COPE – NOVEMBER 15-DECEMBER 20, 2023 (Zoom)
11:30 am-12:30 pm   registration …





Parenting the Preschooler – Scary Events  more information



Managing Family Technology Before It Manages You (Parenting: Behind the Behavior)  

Do you ever feel as if technology manages you more than you manage it? Are you looking to make a change in your family technology? Adding a device? Spending less time on a screen? Dr. Anne Clarkson shares a two-part equation to establish a successful family media plan and successfully manage family technology decisions.

HDR Institute Videos

RENT SMART  …  2023 On-Line Classes  for more information and registration …






Play it Safe – Safe Changes and Substitutions to Tested Canning Recipes

LET’S TALK TURKEY … more information





Family Living

Door County Parents

Parenting and Family Relationships

Just in Time Parenting



Smart Start – You-tube link


Health News from Around the State

If you have any questions regarding Human Development & Relationships in Door County, please contact:

Paul Salm, Human Development & Relationships

UW-Madison Division of Extension Door County
County Government Center
421 Nebraska St.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Phone: 920-746-2263
Office Hours: M-F 8 am to 4:30 pm