Tag Archive: Children

Keep an Eye on Your Eye Health – August is National Eye Exam Month

Most of us are willing to go to the doctor or the dentist, which are both part of taking care of our health. However, do you go to the eye doctor? If not, you definitely should add it to your healthy lifestyle regime. Eye exams at every age and stage of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2017/08/05/keep-an-eye-on-your-eye-health-august-is-national-eye-exam-month/

Packing a Healthy School Lunch

Packing the kids’ lunches for school means you know which nutritious foods they are eating. Here are some budget-friendly, creative ideas to keep kids happy and healthy at lunchtime.

Make a “Smarter” Sandwich:

While some kids prefer the same thing every day, others may be okay with a slight switch to their sandwich.

Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2015/08/29/packing-a-healthy-school-lunch/

Some Things are Too Important to Say Nothing: Talking with Your Children about Money

Child Talking to Parent

Most parents would not allow their child to play in the street or to touch a hot stove because parents understand that these actions have consequences and the consequences are serious. If you don’t talk with your child about money and allow them to observe you exhibiting positive financial behaviors, this can also have serious consequences. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2015/03/17/some-things-are-too-important-to-say-nothing-talking-with-your-children-about-money/

Boosters Are For Big Kids

Piper is 7 years old.  She goes to school, plays with dolls, and loves to visit friends.  Piper’s career goal is to take over the world through “flower power”.  When Piper travels, she sits in a booster seat that makes her seat belt fit perfectly.  In a crash, Piper’s seat belt will keep her in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2012/07/06/boosters-are-for-big-kids/