“From my youth on,” writes Italo Calvino, “my personal motto has been the old Latin tag, festina lente, “make haste slowly”.
The original form, σπεῦδε βραδέως (speũde bradéōs), is Classical Greek, of which festina ... READ MORE
School is back in session this Wednesday, August 18th, and our 4-Hers are ready to learn!
The University of Florida and Broward County Parks and Recreation offers a positive youth development program through 4-H.. We provide youth ... READ MORE
Already the store isles are loaded with back-to-school supplies, backpacks, and lunch boxes. As summer nears an end, parents are starting to stock up on back-to-school items in hopes of avoiding the mad rush. In fact, according to a National ... READ MORE
It’s August, and the long, hot days of summer are slowly beginning to wane. At the retail stores, beach balls and pool noodles are losing shelf space to notebooks and backpacks. Children are unusually solemn and anxious. It can only mean one ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – While shootings are on parents’ minds as the school year begins, children are even more susceptible to the stress and anxiety caused by previous events, said a University of Florida researcher.
“The age of the child ... READ MORE
Do you find that back-to-school new schedules, homework, and after-school activities can cause you to throw up your hands with one more challenge of trying to fit in a healthy meal? You are not alone.
I often hear this concern from families ... READ MORE
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences
The new school year begins in Wakulla County on August 10, and back to school fever is in full swing. It is an exciting and often anxious time for many ... READ MORE