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Scott Announces Extended Sales Tax Holiday

Florida Governor Rick Scott announced on Twitter that this year’s sales tax holiday in August will last for 10 days.

CBS Miami–01/17/2014

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Best Books To Read Before Heading Off To College

It’s that time in the summer: you’re about to send your kids off to college. Regardless of whether your child is a freshman or a rising senior, these books can help with all stages of a college career. From inspirational works to short stories to advice, our sister company, Simon & Schuster have hand selected a list that will be the perfect gift just as you leave your kids at their dorm.

08/28/2013

Online consignment store, Schoola Stitch (Source: CBS4)

Online Back-To-School Shopping On A Budget

School is back in session and there’s good news for parents on a budget who are scrambling to finish shopping for their little one’s wardrobe.

CBS Miami–08/23/2013

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Space-Saving Tips for Dorm Room Living

When you live in a tiny dorm room, maximizing space is a priority. These 10 space-saving tips will help you keep your room organized while still having room to move.

08/22/2013

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How To Get Kids On-Board With Healthy Eating

A winning combination most parents want for their children is a healthy mind and a healthy body. But how to get the kids to buy into the idea of eating healthy lunches and snacks?

08/21/2013

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Protect Your Children From Identity Theft

Before the kids are off to school, the last thing on most parents’ minds is worrying about having ID thieves steal their children’s personal data to take out credit cards, loans, even renting out homes all in the child’s name.

08/20/2013

Student Jasmine Rodriguez said in addition to seeing her friends again, she excited about all the games they will get to play. (Source: CBS4)

First Day Jitters As Kids Head Back To School In Broward

Ah, the first day back to school. The hustle and bustle of getting kids out the door and to their school before the bell rings for their first class.

08/19/2013

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New Year, New Challenges For Miami-Dade Students

Nearly 350,000 students in Miami-Dade headed back to class Monday for the start of the new school year.

08/19/2013

At Extreme Mixed Martial Arts in Kendall, instructor Michael Cardosa teaches his students self-defense to help protect themselves against a bully.  (Source: CBS4)

Parents Try To Bully-Proof Kids

As the kids head back to school, parents have prepared them for the typical ups and downs that come with any school year. Some parents have even prepared their kids for what to do if they encounter a bully.

CBS4–08/19/2013

Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvahlo (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Tweets First Day Experiences

As Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvahlo welcomed students back to school, Monday, he made sure to connect with parents on another platform.

CBS Miami–08/19/2013

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