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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Tips To Help Sensitive Children Enjoy The Holidays

Let's face it -- the holiday season can be emotionally taxing for folks of all ages. Filled with out-of-the-norm activities like gift shopping, visits with relatives, holiday travel, disrupted routines and the like, this...

Babysitter Basics For The Holidays

It’s not uncommon for parents to participate in company parties, holiday events or social activities during the holidays … without their kids. If your family rarely works with babysitters, but is planning to in...

San(ta)ford Stops Around The Town

With the early arrival of Thanksgiving in the 2018 calendar year, it means more time to soak up the holiday sights and sounds with family and friends.  And of course, there's the biggest attraction...

Academic Achievement Tips For Your Pre-Teen Student

A few weeks ago, our Family First column shared ideas to help older students achieve their full academic potential. This week, we’d like to offer some tangible ways to work with your younger students....

Make Your Thanksgiving A Festive Family Time

It's hard to believe we're less than 2 weeks away from Thanksgiving.  Which means now is the time to finalize all your plans for this special holiday.  In addition to giving thanks for all the...

5 Ways To Help Students Improve Their Grades

Report cards for the first quarter are issued this Wednesday at Lee County Schools. After a close review of these results, there is a pretty good likelihood you'll know whether this school year is...

Look Forward Now To Falling Back

Many families are anticipating Halloween activities this week, but there's another milepost just around the corner that warrants your attention this week as well.  The biannual shift in clocks and sleep patterns is less...

Giving Your Kids Fun Food For Thought

As we noted last week, this is the time of year when children are most likely to get their hands on of lots of candy and other sweets. But why not also take an...

Here Are YOUR Tricks For Managing Kids’ Halloween Treats

We’re getting closer to Halloween and fall festival activities and it's a good time to revisit some tips on how best to manage your child’s candy intake during the time of ghosts and goblins. On...

Appliance Efficiency Saves Energy & Money

An important part of family life always comes back to managing your household budget, and old habits sometimes die hard. If you live in a home with relatively new appliances, you can save time,...

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