Category: Relationships & Family

New Face of Family and Consumer Sciences in Pasco County Extension!

I am proud to announce the addition of Ms. Stacey Struhar, as our new Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent. Stacey will be fully on board starting Monday, April 24, 2017 and located at our office in Dade… Read More

The Many Ways to Eat Produce

Gulfside Elementary School had another “Parent Nutrition Night” recently, and this time, it was about fruits and vegetables. MyPlate stresses that half our plate should be fruits and vegetables, and the lesson talked about the ways to getting… Read More

Achieving Successful Gardens at the Achieve Center

The Achieve Center at Richey is a small elementary school for students who have behavior or emotional challenges. Every month, they receive the youth nutrition curriculum, YUM, and as of this month, they finally got their gardens installed!… Read More

‘Dine In’ with family, friends and co-workers on Dec. 3

Between work, school and afterschool activities, finding time for a homemade meal can be a challenge for many families. But mealtime is more than just a chance to hear about one another’s day. According to University of Florida… Read More

Focusing on Parenting Styles for Better Child Outcomes

FOCUSING ON PARENTING STYLES FOR BETTER CHILD OUTCOMES Converse, UF/IFAS Extension, Hillsborough County, Seffner, FL  Situation: Parenting styles form the foundation of modern research concerning the parenting effect on child behavior, socialization, and school success. Parental styles are… Read More

UF/IFAS Extension Escambia County launches school garden

As students at C.A. Weis Elementary School return for the new school year, they’ll notice something different about the area next to the outdoor space where physical education classes are usually held. Thanks to the University of Florida… Read More