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Category: Relationships & Family

We’re All in this Together, Except for the Bad Players!

Dan Cromer, Director of Information Technology at the University of Florida has seen more than his share of digital wrong-doing. Concerned about the individuals he serves, he recently sent a cautionary reminder to faculty and staff, yet it… Read More

Medical Appointments during the COVID-19 Outbreak

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Medical Appointments during the COVID-19 Outbreak Taking into consideration the COVID-19 outbreak, monitoring our health and well-being has taken on even more importance. In light of the pandemic, you may be wondering about your medical appointments. Which ones… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/15/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. The personal health and safety of everyone… Read More

Getting By in Uncertain Times – It’s a Family Thing

It’s a Family Thing From as early of an age as four or five years old, children can be taught they are part of a team and the family team has to modify some behaviors to help conserve… Read More

Getting by in Uncertain Times: Communication Is Key

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Lean on those in our inner circle. When we experience periods in our lives when there seem to be more questions than answers, it’s extremely important to keep the lines of communication open.  In stressful times we are… Read More

Romance Scams: Exploring the Creepy Cupids Trolling the Internet

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Romance Scams Valentine’s Day is intended for matters of the romantic heart rather than heartache over being financially duped, but such is not always the case.  The FBI reports that in 2017 alone, well-intended and/or love-struck individuals were… Read More

Christmas is over – What should I do with my real tree?

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By: Greg Barton, Marion County Forester, Florida Forest Service The presents have been opened, the cookies eaten, the parties attended, the eggnog is gone, and the in-laws have headed back home.  Sooner or later the decorations will have… Read More