WELCOME TO UPLIFT FAMILIES!

UPLIFT FAMILIES is my initiative to connect parents with information, resources and programs that help them acquire knowledge and skills to raise loving, responsible, and happy children.

We believe that strong parent-child relationships are the key to providing children with tools and encouragement to make healthy and safe choices in their lives, keeping them free from drugs, alcohol, violence, crime and pornography.   This UPLIFT FAMILIES program includes web-based resources, social media experiences, educational materials and periodic conferences on parenting and family issues.

Please enjoy our new website and resource center!  We are always eager to hear your comments and feedback, you can always share your thoughts with us by clicking here.

Sincerely,

Jeanette Herbert
First Lady of Utah

 

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UPLIFT FAMILIES ON KUTV's FRESH LIVING

(KUTV) — Joining Fresh Living from Uplift Families is Dr. Adam Wahlstrom. He is discussing the dangerous new fad of vaping and the increased risks that follow.

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The Dangerous New Fad of Vaping By Dr. Adam Wahlstrom

POSTED BY on November 07, 2019

I still remember the look on my brothers face when he caught me with a spent cigarette in my mouth.  Sheer horror was slowly replaced with a sinister glee at the prospect of telling my mom about my transgression against everything we were taught as children.  A grinch-like smile spread across his face as he took in a large breath in order to properly siren out the alarm across the 7-11 convenient store.

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They Keep Getting Angry! By Nicholeen Peck

POSTED BY on October 22, 2019

Hi Nicholeen, I've been working hard to implement the principles you've taught me. I've seen a huge difference in how I parent and respond to my children. However, there has been one side effect I was not expecting. Because of my poor parenting in the past, they've developed a habit of responding with anger to any negative consequences they receive. We've practiced responding with 'OK' to a negative consequence, but when it happens in real-time, that goes out the window.

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Chicken, Kids, Screaming and Homework By Dr. Paul Jenkins

POSTED BY on October 10, 2019

What do chickens, kids, screaming, and homework have in common? You’ll never guess so I will tell you. A basic psychology principle, let me explain.

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