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Friday, July 20, 2018

Rest Assured … With These Ways To Help Toddlers Get Plenty of Rest

In households with young children, bedtime is often the most stressful and least satisfying time of day.  Toddlers (and parents) are often over-tired and the little ones tend to do whatever they can to...

Vacation Occupation

If you're among the many families who plan vacations for the second half of summer, or possibly even early into the new school year, now's your time to put the finishing touches on your...

Taking A Stroll Through Sanford History

Perhaps you're looking for something that is fun and active for your family to enjoy during the July 4 week.  One great option that combines history and health is a stroll along Sanford's Mural...

Enjoy A Stroke Of Fun At Sanford’s Municipal Golf Course

Over the past few weeks, our Family First column has focused on enjoyable summertime family activities you can experience right here in the heart of Lee County. This week, let's consider the Sanford Municipal...

It’s Summer Sun + Family Fun At San-Lee Park

Our Family First column last week discussed the many summer programs in place at the Lee County Libraries. This time, we head to the great outdoors for a closer look at the many fun...

Turn A Page Toward Summer Fun At Lee County Libraries

Summer is a great time for kids and families at the Lee County Libraries. The Sanford branch has special programs for children nearly every day throughout the summer, on subjects including history, art and...

Emergency Education Is Elementary

It may be tempting to shield your younger children from the unexpected harsh realities we sometimes encounter in life.  However, teaching even elementary school-aged kids about the concept of emergencies can prove to be...

Protecting Children From Overlooked Forms Of Abuse

As a society, we are generally more aware of physical and sexual abuse dangers facing children than we were in previous eras. The HeathyPlace website does a great job of recapping the signs of...

A Stranger Danger Summer Refresher

We're moving into outdoor weather season. As kids, especially younger children, begin to spend more time outdoors, possibly away from parents' watchful eyes and come in contact with a larger universe of people, it's...

Hygiene Hints For Children

With warmer, outdoor weather back in full sway, this can be a good time to teach younger children about the importance of good hygiene. Help kids understand that keeping their bodies clean is part...

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