Children

Children Cooking Class

How often do you hear your child/children ask, “I want to help cook?” The Jefferson County Extension Office will often a Children Cooking Class. The class will be held May 14th from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Topics include Cooking Safety, Hand Washing, Mixing Skills, Reading a Recipe, Food Preparation Skills and Using Small Appliances. …

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February is National Baking at Home for Family Fun

The Home Baking Association has declared February as “Bake at Home for Family Fun.” This is a great way to get children involved in cooking. This will increase family time and give the children an opportunity to be involved in the meal. Eating at home as a family has shown to improve family bonding. This …

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Is it Time for “THE TALK”?

When your child hits their teens it may be necessary to talk with your child about money because teens have more financial independence. However, research suggest that parents should begin talking about money with their child when they are 3 or 4.  In “Children and Money” researchers state that, “As soon as your youngster can …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2014/02/27/is-it-time-for-the-talk/