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Sound Living

Sound Living is a weekly public affairs program, hosted by Jeff Wichman, and distributed to radio stations throughout the area.  It addresses issues related to families and consumers.

Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu.

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05-12-17WHERE ARE YOUR IMPORTANT PAPERS?K-State Research and Extension resource management specialist Elizabeth Kiss (kish) says a "grab-and-go" box protects against loss and provides peace of mind. SL 05-12
05-05-17RECOGNIZING EDUCATIONAL MILESTONES– K-State Research and Extension child development specialist Bradford Wiles says graduation ceremonies should be for milestones such as the transition from pre-school to kindergarten and kindergarten to first grade, not from first to second grade.SL 05-05
04-28-17HOME FOOD PRESERVATION SAFETY – K-State Research and Extension food scientist Karen Blakeslee offers tips for making food preservation,,which typically involves freezing, canning or dehydrating, safe. SL-04-28 
04-21-17MODELING COPING BEHAVIOR - K-State Research and Extension youth development specialist Elaine Johannes discusses adolescent stress and positive ways to deal what that stress.SL 04-21
04-14-17THE WEEK OF THE YOUNG CHILD– K-State Research and Extension child development specialist Bradford Wiles discusses things teachers and parents can do every day to help children learn and thrive.SL-04-14
04-07-17WALK KANSAS 5K FOR THE FIGHT - Walk Kansas and the Johnson Cancer Research Center at Kansas State University are sponsoring the second annual 5K race and 1.5 mile fun walk on May 6th.SL 04-07
03-31-17TIME FOR SPRING CLEANING – Dickinson County Extension family and consumer sciences agent Chelsi Myer says it’s really not as difficult as many think to get the entire house looking clean and smelling fresh.SL 3-31 
03-24-17SEVEN MINDFUL EATING TIPS - Sandy Procter says being mindful when we eat helps us break free from our routine eating habits and allows us to better understand what our body is trying to tell us. SL 3-24
03-17-17EXPERIENCING THE EFFECTS OF DISASTERElizabeth Kiss and Bradford Wiles talk about their publication that details the impact disasters have on children and the role parents play in helping them recover.SL 3-17
03-10-17CHECK YOUR CREDIT REPORT ANNUALLY - Kylie Ludwig suggests getting free credit reports throughout the year.SL 3-10
03-03-17WALKING TO A HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE - Sharolyn Jackson previews the benefits of the Walk Kansas program.SL 3-3