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Families & Consumers

We know your life is complicated. That's why we have information about health and nutrition, money management, food, home concerns, relationships, and many other topics. Our resources can help you whether you are retired, a first-time parent, a teen, or someone in between.

To find out what Extension services are available in your area or to get personal assistance, please contact your county Extension office.

girl and grandpaTalking with Young Children

Understand the importance of communication and the best ways to talk with young children. More...

sun safetySun Safety

July is UV Safety Month—learn how to prevent sunburn and protect yourself from the sun’s rays. More...

runningEncouraging Children to Play Outside

Help your child maintain a healthy lifestyle and learn ways to motivate him or her to play outside. More...

fireworkFireworks Safety

Follow these tips to make sure you handle fireworks safely throughout the summer. More...

vacationVacation on a Budget

UF/IFAS Financial Expert Dr. Michael Gutter explains how to budget for your next family vacation. More...