Teens

Getting Your Teen Involved in Volunteering

Giving back to the community is a valuable skill to teach kids. Volunteerism is so important that some high schools require a minimum number of hours to graduate. In addition, colleges and scholarship programs consider a student’s volunteer hours in… read more

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Vaping: An Adolescent Health Scare

Vaping — a national health concern sweeping America’s youth. For years, the allure of flavored e-cigarettes and the misconception that they are a safer alternative to traditional smoking have contributed to a surge in popularity among teenagers. This has left… read more

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Free College Tours with ACPS!

If it’s time for your child to start thinking about college, you’re in luck. The Alachua County Public Schools College Tour Initiative will allow your child to explore eight of the top colleges and universities in Florida for free!  If… read more

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How to Avoid Gamer’s Neck

We’ve all heard that infamous phrase from our parents or grandparents: “Sit up straight!” or “Don’t slouch!” As annoying as it may have been, they were simply making sure we practiced good posture, something that benefits people both physically and… read more

How to Successfully Move Your Kid to College

I know, you were so focused on senior year; buried under college choices, admissions, graduation announcements, photos, senior trips, and prom. Planning for college likely wasn’t at the top of your list. Now, you’re staring down the fact that your… read more

DIY Your Own Graduation Pictures!

Graduation is upon us and what an amazing accomplishment to capture!  If you don't have access to a photographer to get graduation photo's made, we have some tips for DIY graduation pictures that will let your graduate shine! Lighting: To… read more

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