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
By Pam Phillippe
Growing up is a lot like learning to play the piano. You need to learn some basic skills and you need someone to teach you those skills. You need time to practice, guidance as you gain experience, and feedback along the ... READ MORE
I recently had the pleasure of visiting Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales, Florida and experienced one of their newest additions, a children's garden. As much a playground as a place for growing plants, it was full of whimsical energy and ... READ MORE
Family game night promotes bonding.
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Warmer weather is here and it is time to plan some fun activities with the family. This is also the time of year when many city organizations have prepared ... READ MORE
From instant messaging classmates to researching on the Internet, today’s youth are increasingly using electronic media for many different purposes. Youth also use electronics recreationally through activities such as downloading music and ... READ MORE
While many students may not enjoy homework, it teaches them organizational skills and lets them work independently. Completing homework each night also provides practice for what they learned in class.
Homework can also be beneficial to parents ... READ MORE
With summer around the corner, it’s a great time to enroll your children in residential and/or day camps. For most communities there are a variety of camps offered. Camping experiences not only give children something to do, they are also ... READ MORE