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2018 Rainfall in Lafayette County

Florida’s climate is characterized by wet and dry seasons with rain predominantly occurring between the months of June through October.  The average amount of rain for Lafayette County is 55-56 inches per year.  The oldest official rainfall records… Read More

Poinsettia: The Christmas Plant

What plant comes to mind when you think of Christmas?  Most people might say a Christmas tree or mistletoe, but there is another plant that represents Christmas, the poinsettia.  Most people might not know the story of the… Read More

Talking to Your Children About Difficult News

Children’s lives are touched by trauma on a regular basis, no matter how much parents or teachers try to keep the “bad things” away.  Instead of shielding children from the danger of violence or tragedies around us, adults… Read More

Winter Weather Events: Preparation and Safety

People in Florida might not consider planning and preparing for winter weather events because of it’s normally mild temperatures.  However, some northern Florida regions experience temperatures below freezing and occasional snow and ice storms during the winter months. … Read More

Dine-In Day: Celebrate Healthy Family Mealtime

When was the last time you and your family sat down and ate dinner together?  Over the years, a “family meal” has changed definition.  With busy schedules and more mothers working, sometimes it is hard to find the… Read More