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Hurricane Preparedness Tips

By Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS TIPS  Please consider doing one small thing TODAY that would better prepare you for the threat of a hurricane coming… Read More

Child Poverty Increasing

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension When we think of poor children, the images of starving children across the world may come to mind. However…Read more about… Read More

How Family Environment Influences Teens

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Living with teenagers can be a fun, fulfilling and wonderful adventure. Read more about it. 

Teens and Sleep

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Keeping up with the daily schedule of a teenager can be exhausting. However, they are often the ones who are truly… Read More

10 Rules for Constructive Conflict

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Determing how we handle conflicts, whether constructively or destructively is a good way to see how functional or dysfunctional we are… Read More

Family Nutrition In Action – June 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Do you know if you get enough calcium from the foods you eat? Calcium is one of the most important  nutrients that… Read More

America Saves Partner Update

New Downloadable One-Pagers America Saves, along with Tennessee Saves, Utah Saves, and Virginia Saves, created downloadable one-pagers and posters to use at events and VITA sites. All of the resources are editable and you can even add your… Read More

HOW DO I START SAVING?

Where Do I Start? When it comes to saving money, the sooner you start the better. It’s not an act that’s accomplished overnight, but a process that happens gradually and grows over time. Just remember, slow and steady… Read More

The Importance of Saving

Courtesy of America Saves & Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension Agent Family & Consumer Sciences WHY IS SAVING SO IMPORTANT? It is important for all Americans to have savings. Having a savings account allows people to pay for… Read More

Keep/Start Recycling

Get Your Family Involved With Your Recycling Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension On my evening walks, I notice the trash and recycling containers curbside.  My informal analysis is… Read More