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  1. Nurturant Grandfathering: Family Identity Work

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5806

    developmental potential and may become stagnate and self-absorbed (Erikson 1982). Benefits to Grandchildren ... support parents’ efforts to teach, guide, and discipline their children. Grandchildren benefit when ... understanding of family cohesion and stability. Whether a grandfather’s support of family norms is spoken or ...

  2. Dealing With Anger in a Marriage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5191

    anger is the principal cause of violence toward another person. The success or failure of a marriage may ... uncomfortable about expressing anger directly so they learn not to make an issue of things. Suppressed anger can ... expressing anger directly is passive-aggression. Chronic criticism, sarcasm, and nagging are some examples. ...

  3. Cicada Killer Wasp

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-63

    killers rarely sting humans unless someone tries to handle one. However, homeowners may become alarmed ... aggressive territorial behavior, but they are incapable of stinging. Females may sting when handled roughly, ... Typically, the male wasps are smaller than the females. Their coloration may resemble that of yellowjackets ...

  4. How to Control and Prevent Mosquito Bites In and Around Ohio Homes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-88

    pesticides around your home and yard, as well as by following directions on repellents. Repellents smell and ... Consumer Reports May 3, 2021). Chemical repellents are available at convenience stores, camping stores, and ... used if DEET causes irritation or reactions (Consumer Reports April 16, 2021; Consumer Reports May 3, ...

  5. Winter and Your Backyard Chickens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-66

    a large quantity of new, dry bedding for the winter. Bedding materials may include wood shavings or chips, ... may malfunction and cause a fire.  Encourage Egg Production A decline or stop in egg production is ... Lights may be left on continuously or turned off manually or automatically with a timer.  Collecting eggs ...

  6. Asian Longhorned Beetle

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-75

    with very long antennae, which may span more than 3½ inches (8.9 cm). The beetles have a shiny black ... hatching, the immature ALB (larvae) may feed for a short time beneath the bark on the phloem, or they may ... not feed on the phloem and bore directly into the xylem; ultimately, all ALB larvae feed exclusively ...

  7. Repetitive Motion

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-7909

    cumulative trauma disorder or CTD. Pain or other warning signs may develop gradually over time or may be ... prevention. Early evaluation and treatment is important. A doctor may prescribe medication to help reduce swelling ... serious cases, physical therapy may be prescribed. • Listen to your doctor’s advice. In most cases, the ...

  8. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Crab Spiders

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-70

    insects. The hunting ground of crab spiders varies among species. They may hunt on the soil surface, leaf ... a reproductive female. It’s not fully understood how males find their mate, but they may use airborne pheromones ... thought of as a form of courtship—referred to as a bridal veil. Spiders do not mate directly like insects ...

  9. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Jumping Spiders

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-74

    are highly dictated by the food sources available to them. Jumping spiders may feed on small, ... cockroaches. They may even feed on other spiders. In home landscapes where insect pests are widely available as ... prey, jumping spiders may provide valuable pest management services as natural enemies, suppressing pest ...

  10. Using Soil to Remove Pollutants From Wastewater

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-745

    and supporting Ohio’s largest industry: agriculture.  The soil’s ability to purify wastewater has been ... treatment occurs in dense till due to low permeability and limited biological activity. Dense tills may ... wastewater. Pollutants can move quickly through saturated soil and may move considerable distances with the ...

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