| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Whole Foods Market locations in Winter Park and Orlando will give away 900 back-to-school lunches during three back to school events Aug. 11 and 18.
The first 300 children under age 12 to arrive with a parent at each event will get a pre-packed lunch. ...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:14 PM
The back-to-school madness has begun at my house. We're springing for school supplies, loading up our children's online lunch accounts and juggling after-school care.
We won't get a breather even after the schools open their doors in a few weeks. Our...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 11:20 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Although summer has just begun, The Salvation Army is already gearing up for its 2013 Back-to-School Assistance Program. Each year, The Salvation Army helps hundreds of local children by providing them with basic school supplies,...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:28 AM
The first back-to-school sales flyer arrived just as my dog was recovering from fireworks anxiety and what for him is The Worst Day of the Year.
As we do every year, my daughter and I groaned at this mid-summer, post-Independence Day intrusion. "Don't...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 5:05 AM
When my son Eli started first grade last year, he was anxious about the things that most kids fear. What if he didn't like his teacher? Or something was really hard? Or none of his friends were in his class?
The last one was his worst-case-scenario: no...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 4:32 PM
It's the end of summer, and that means another trip to take my daughter back to school. This time out, we made the college run in a 2013 Lexus GX 460. Overall, it provided a capable, if crowded, ride, but......
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Virginia’s annual back-to-school sales tax holiday begins Friday, Aug. 2.
During the three-day tax holiday, shoppers can purchase common school supplies free of state and locality retail tax. On July 1, the retail tax in Hampton Roads increased...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Shopping for a K-12 student is still an expensive proposition, but parents this year are planning to trim their spending and focus on necessities, according to a survey from the National Retail Federation.
The average expenditure for apparel, shoes,...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:23 PM
It’s back-to-school time and that means it’s time for students to get their necessary vaccines, too.
That’s why the Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County is offering free immunizations for school-age children starting...
| Jul 24, 2013
The Washington County Health Department, Division of Behavioral Health Services was recently one of the recipients of the 2013 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Science and Service Awards for the Treatment of Opioid-related...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:12 PM
If back-to-school shopping is on your to-do list, we can surely sympathize.
It's tough to find everything on those class lists, let alone concentrate when your children are whining about how bored they are.
We bumped into Dan and Liz Edelman of...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Here are some ideas to get you ready for the back to school lunch bag rush. Occasional treats make indulgences seem truly special. Trim fat and keep the flavor in cookies by substituting egg whites for whole eggs and using applesauce for some of the fat....