Tag Archive: Busy

The After-school Snack Attack: Strategies for Busy Moms

With kids back in school, moms face a set of challenges that somehow seem new every year. One of those challenges is what to feed kiddos who race in the door …

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Tips for the Busy 4-H Volunteer

4-H Club Meeting4-H Volunteers are busy people. Most volunteers volunteer for other organizations outside of 4-H and they are active in their communities. Many volunteers also have children or grandchildren that they care for. Leading a 4-H club should be a fun and rewarding experience. Earlier this month, during …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/09/26/tips-for-the-busy-4-h-volunteer/

Tips for Busy 4-H Parents: Out of the Box Lunch Ideas

lunch boxMaybe your child is too picky to eat school lunches on a regular basis, maybe they have food allergies, or you just want them to eat a little healthier. It could be that your family does not qualify for free or reduced lunch, but you …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/08/22/tips-for-busy-4-h-parents-out-of-the-box-lunch-ideas/

Tips for the Busy 4-H Parent: Setting up a Homework Center

Photo courtesy of Family Fun Magazine

Photo courtesy of Family Fun Magazine

These days, children as young as kindergarten age can have homework. Getting your child to do homework during the hectic evening hours is frustrating for many busy parents, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/08/15/tips-for-the-busy-4-h-parent-setting-up-a-homework-center/

Tips for the Busy 4-H Parent: Setting Up a Home Communication Center

Home Command Center idea from SouthernLiving.com

Home Command Center idea from SouthernLiving.com

As summer comes to a close, many parents are overwhelmed getting ready for “back to school” let alone the new 4-H club year! Over the next few weeks, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/08/08/tips-for-the-busy-4-h-parent-setting-up-a-home-communication-center/

Summer Snacking Made Fun: Easy treats for busy kids

From the sand to the ocean, camp to the pool, water parks to the playground – summer usually means high-energy for kids enjoying time off from school. It’s a good idea to keep on hand a stash of cooling, nutritious snacks to satisfy ferocious appetites and picky palates.

One such snack for high energy kids is called …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/19/summer-snacking-made-fun-easy-treats-for-busy-kids/

Busy Bees

Beth Bolles
County Agent
Escanbia County
bboles@ufl.edu

Consider yourself lucky this year if your landscape is found to be a suitable spot for one of our solitary bees.  Late winter and spring are the times when these beneficial bees begin their development, causing interest and concern for many homeowners.

The majority of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/03/13/busy-bees/