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) — Nicholeen Peck joins Fresh Living to help us create a personal calm plan. Nicholeen shares why we need to make one and how it can help us. More about Nicholeen Peck: When it comes to parenting, Nicholeen Peck is a worldwide phenomenon and leader — and for good reason! Her proven system based upon calmness, the principles of self-government, and good communication transforms even the most out-of-control teenagers and homes from chaos to calm within days. She has appeared on various news shows and radio programs to discuss effective parenting. Learn more about her mission and methods at TeachingSelfGovernment.com. For more information visit UpliftFamilies.org.

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How to Cope (and Sometimes Thrive!) During These Tumultuous Times By Paula Fellingham

POSTED BY on April 04, 2020

Throughout the world, millions of individuals and families are fearful of disease, death, financial troubles, and future uncertainties. So many things are out of our control. However, what we can control is our reaction to what’s happening in the world today.

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Protecting your Family's Mental Health During COVID-19 by Dr. Julie Hanks

POSTED BY on March 31, 2020

With all of the focus on physical health during the Corona Virus Pandemic, it's easy to forget about our mental health. While we are focused on protecting our physical health by staying home, social distancing, and refraining from many of our usual activities, our mental health may suffer.  The change in routine, social isolation, a sense of uncertainty, and increased stress may leave us feeling heightened anxiety, a sense of hopelessness or doom, agitated, frustrated, or a variety of other difficult emotions.

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On Giving Advice and the Use of Duct Tape by Linda and Richard Eyre

POSTED BY on March 30, 2020

Editor’s note:  This is the fifth in a series of articles on grandparenting which will appear here in this space every Monday for the next several weeks.  You are invited to tune in each week and to forward these to grandparents you know. Click here to see other articles in the series: https://www.upliftfamilies.org/blog With the Coronavirus scare all around us, we may actually be spending more time in communication with our children than we usually do, and, as grandparents, we will naturally feel like there is a lot of advice we can give our children regarding or grandchildren.

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