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  • Advice from the experts on how not to be schooled while going back to school

    Advice from the experts on how not to be schooled while going back to school
    Stores bury parents this time of year with advertisements, offers and coupons for back-to-school sales. Consumer protection experts bury columnists like me with advice about how to stay safe, and save money, while preparing to go back to school. Here...
  • Digital Savant: Be aware of shifts in buying back-to-school tech

    Cutting the cord might be a little easier if everything weren't wireless. For parents of students heading off to college or returning to dorm/starter-apartment life, you want to help out with the right tools for higher learning. But technology moves so...
  • Thursday's Bulletin Board

    Thursday Anger/Stress Management, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at 9Muses ArtCenter, 7139 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill. Free. Call 954-746-2055. Anxiety Support, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 9Muses ArtCenter, 7139 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill. Free. Call 954-746-...
  • Wednesday's Bulletin Board

    Wednesday Back-to-School Drive, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Children's Home Society of Florida, 401 NE Fourth St., Fort Lauderdale. Free. Call 954-453-6400. Depression and Bipolar Support Group, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Skolnick Community Center, 800 36th Ave.,...
  • A parent's conflicted feelings about summer break: Is it over yet -- or already?

    A parent's conflicted feelings about summer break: Is it over yet -- or already?
    I can't speak for all parents, but I think I speak for a bunch when I say we've reached the point in August dominated by frequent and feverish mood swings. Mine go like this: "For the love of all things holy would you please go back to school wait don't...
  • Back to school: $10 cuts for kids, mini-makovers for mom at JCP salon

    Back to school: $10  cuts for kids, mini-makovers for mom at JCP salon
    JC Penney salons are offering $10 kids' haircuts as a back-to-school special. Call to make an appointment for children in grades K-6. All salons are participating, and walk-ins are welcome.  While you're waiting, mom is eligible for a $25 “Just...
  • READER SUBMITTED: 360 Federal Credit Union "Adopts" Children For Back-To-School

    Joan Allaire, Helping Hands Committee Chairperson at 360 Federal Credit Union announced that the Credit Union has been busy making back-to-school a happy time for two deserving students in the community. Participating in a program of The Network...
  • Back-to-school deals: 5 best freebies with purchase

    Back-to-school deals: 5 best freebies with purchase
    If you're back-to-school shopping this week, snag gifts with purchase in store and online.  Here's five of my fave offers.  Amazon.com: Buy three personal-care products and get one free. Toys R Us: Free $9.99 lunch kit with any $12.99 backpack...
  • Back-to-school shopping a chance to teach financial tips to kids

    Ready or not, Labor Day is a few weeks away, which means so is another school year. This time around, turn shopping for clothes, colored pencils and such for class into a chance to offer children and teens some tips about money management, bargain...
  • L.A. Unified students return to school with more teachers on the job

    L.A. Unified students return to school with more teachers on the job
    More than 650,000 Los Angeles Unified students went back to school Tuesday, supported by the largest funding boost in seven years for hundreds of new teachers, counselors, nurses, library aides and principals. At Baldwin Hills Elementary in Los Angeles,...
  • Back-to-school shopping heats up

    Back-to-school shopping heats up
    As music videos played on flat screen TVs overhead, Brendon Lee, 7, sank into a brown cushioned stool at Shoe City on Monday while his great-aunt poked the toe of the white Converse sneaker on his left foot. It was the right shoe but the wrong size....