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June 2019
Summer Sun Safety
Keep your kids protected!

Sunny days are an almost year-round thing in South Florida, but the summer months bring more time spent outdoors – and a greater risk of exposing children to harmful rays. Here’s how to minimize the danger. Read more
Mom applying sunscreen on young daughter.
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Calling All Father Figures: You Rock!
Here are 8 reasons why

A father’s involvement can go a long way toward contributing to a child's social and academic development. Children who bond early with their fathers (or father figures), in fact, often possess sharper thinking skills, are better problem-solvers and perform more strongly in school, putting them at an advantage over children with distant or absent dads. Read more
Happy dad and sons outdoors.
Photo: Andy Dean/

Delish & Dollar-Friendly: Charred Summer Salad
$5.50 total; $2.75 per serving

This spicy summer salad is topped with popcorn for a crunch like croutons.

2 medium zucchini
2 corn cobs
1 tablespoon olive oil or vegetable oil
Salt and pepper
2 ounces cotija or feta cheese, crumbled
1 cup popcorn, popped

Charred Summer Salad
Photo: Courtesy Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day.
Kid’s-Eye View
Three Cheers for Dads!

What makes a good father?
He shows you how to show love; he uses kind words, he shows compassion, he shows you how to be thankful and happy. He tells the truth and shows you how to help each other. 
Isaiah, 9

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