Expecting a baby can be exciting and overwhelming at the same time. It can also be expensive, are you prepared for the costs? It's important to take time now to think about and plan for how your financial life will change once your baby arrives. ... READ MORE
Living and learning in uncertain times challenges families. This has been a particularly stressful time for parents, teens, and 'tweens (pre-teens) as they deal with isolation and loss of traditional summer activities. The ordinary, everyday ... READ MORE
How does that old saying go? The family that eats together…….
Growing demands on free time and an increasing list of extracurricular activities combine to challenge modern families when it comes to family mealtime. While ... READ MORE
By Stephanie Clamer
With schools being closed and a safer at home order in effect, are you and your children looking for something fun to do? Here are 5 ideas for fun:
Indoor/outdoor treasure hunt
Design a treasure hunt by creating ... READ MORE
With all of Florida's schools closed are you searching for a way to keep your children busy? Many zoos, aquariums, and museums are offering free virtual tours so that people can practice social distancing and avoid crowds to help stop the spread ... READ MORE
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.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
What do you think of when you hear the word "millennial"? Most people will roll their eyes and sigh, because millennials are often thought of as the "lost" generation who do not have money management skills. A 2015 study by the Global Financial ... READ MORE
IRA's: What You Should Know
What is an Individual Retirement Account?
An individual retirement account (IRA) is a type of savings account that is designed to help you save for retirement and offers many advantages. There are two types of ... READ MORE
Signs and Symptoms of Depression
Depression is a very serious issue that often gets overlooked or ignored. It is important to know the signs and symptoms so that you can help yourself or a loved one before its too late.
Here ... READ MORE
By Sarah Ellis, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent at UF/IFAS Citrus County
Reviewed by Victor Harris, PhD, Department of Family, Youth, and Community Sciences, University of Florida
Almost a decade ago, I made the very difficult ... READ MORE