Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Back to School Tips For High School Students

This week we conclude our 3 week series on planning for the new school year with a look at steps to take with your high schoolers. Some of the same considerations hold true as...

Back To School Tips For Middle School Students

Our Family First focus this week continues on our path for getting students and their families ready for the school year ahead. Every stage of childhood comes with its own unique set of challenges...

Back To School Tips For Elementary Students

For the vast majority of elementary school students, first day of school is less than a month away. While it’s tempting to hang on to every last minute of summer, educators and child health...

A Nearby Place That Kids Are “Wild” About

With the final month of summer in our midst, this week's family feature takes a literal departure ... a rare trip beyond the borders of Lee County, for a short drive to the North...

Do You Have A Family End of Summer Strategy?

A weeks ago our Family First column discussed some effective ways to make your summer vacation enjoyable for every family member.  This week, it's a similar approach ... and a time begin thinking about...

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...

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