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Posted: 11/22/2010
Florida Presents ‘30 Days of Amazing Children: Explore Adoption!’

Videos and photos of children dreaming of forever families featured on during National Adoption Month in November.

Posted: 11/22/2010

Please read the Safe Sleep Tips on the link below. The printable coupon for your free child ticket (with purchase of an adult ticket) to Lowry Park Zoo will display after you read the tips and enter your email address.

Posted: 11/9/2010
GIS Day at USF on November 17th

USF Tampa campus is hosting GIS Day at the Marshall Student Center from 10am – 2pm on November 17th 2010. More than one million people across the globe rely on geographic information system (GIS) technology to solve problems and make better decisions by thinking and planning geographically. GIS combines computer hardware, software, and data to collect, manage, and analyze geographic information. GIS in the Tampa Bay area is used daily by local government agencies to private firms who work on a variety of GIS projects to improve our communities. These projects range from wetland analysis, water assessments, transportation improvements, asset inventory or tree canopy analysis. Come browse displays from local GIS organizations to see how we use GIS in your area.

Posted: 10/6/2010
EPA October Calendar in Spanish - Comunidades Sanas para Niños Sanos

¿Cuantos consejos puede seguir en 31 días?

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Posted: 10/6/2010
EPA Observes Children’s Health Month

WASHINGTON - As President Obama proclaims today as Children Health Day, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is working with its partners to expand the conversation on what all of us can do to protect children from environmental health hazards. Children are more affected by pollution because of their body weight when compared to adults and rely upon us to provide them with healthy communities where they live, play and learn.

Posted: 10/6/2010
EPA October Calendar - Healthy Communities for Healthy Children

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Posted: 10/1/2010
Children's Movement of Florida on CNN Tonight!

A CNN crew spent Thursday with The Children's Movement of Florida, riding aboard The Children's Express bus from Miami to Key West and covering our Milk Party rally in Key West. A CNN cameraman also covered our Milk Party rally in St. Petersburg.

Posted: 10/1/2010
Children's Health Month 2010

EPA will be celebrating Children's Health Month this October by developing publications and activities that highlight the importance of protecting children from environmental risks. This year, we are featuring work to ensure children breathe clean air, drink safe water, and live in healthy communities. Learn more about Children’s Health by viewing the highlighted materials below and see the exciting EVENTS that are in store for October!

Posted: 8/20/2010
Raising Healthy Children: The Importance of Family Meals

Family meals, regardless of whether they're consumed at breakfast, lunch, or dinner, provide the opportunity for family members to spend time enjoying good food and each other's company. For many families, mealtime may be the only time when they have a chance to come together as a unit and to share quality time.

Posted: 8/20/2010
Managing Food-Related Family Disagreements

As children get older, they are more likely to express their needs and wants when it comes to choosing and preparing family meals. If their preferences are not supported by their caregivers it can lead to food-related and meal time disagreements. Family disagreements can have many causes, the mostly likely being poor communication, a controlling or permissive parenting style, and negative influences from other family members.

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