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Strengthening Communities with Healthy Families | Tanya’s Story

April 10, 2022

When Tanya became pregnant with her first child she joined Children’s Home Society of Florida’s Healthy Families – a program that provides encouragement, practical guidance and resources to parents throughout Western Florida. During weekly sessions, and in the comfort of their own homes, parents – like Tanya — learn how to help their children reach […]

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Infant Immunization Week: Standard Vaccination Schedule

April 8, 2022

Vaccination is one of the most effective ways to prevent diseases and keep your family safe. But in recent years, myths and misinformation have created vaccine hesitancy – both delaying vaccinations and leading families to skip them all together. In fact, about 1 in 5 parents is considered “vaccine hesitant.” Vaccine hesitancy and misinformation can […]

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Halloween Safety | Tips for Families

October 26, 2021

Whether spooky or sweet, celebrate Halloween safely with your family this year. If you’re trick-or-treating , remember to stay safe by staying seen: carry glow sticks or flashlights use reflective tape or stickers on costumes and bags wear light colors to help kids see and be seen by drivers. Remind kids stay in groups and […]

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Baby Safety Awareness | Home Safety Tips

September 22, 2021

September is national Baby Safety Awareness Month – the perfect opportunity to share tips on how to protect infants, empower parents and strengthen the entire family. Here are five important reminders: Tipovers are a leading cause of injury to children. Secure to the wall televisions and furniture that can easily topple over, like bookcases and […]

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Baby Safety Awareness Month: Know How Baby Grows

September 3, 2021

One of the greatest joys of parenthood is watching your baby grow, play and learn, but it’s natural to wonder if your baby is on track with their development. September is national Baby Safety Awareness Month — the perfect time to remind families that recognizing baby’s key milestones can play a key role in keeping […]

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5 Tips for a Successful Start to the School Year

July 30, 2021

With the start of the school year quickly approaching, we want parents and students to feel prepared and ready to start off on the right foot. From getting a nutritious breakfast to managing back-to-school anxiety, we’ve got a few quick tips to help kick off the new school year on a positive note. 5 Back-to-School […]

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Managing Back-To-School Anxiety

July 23, 2021

Children’s Home Society of Florida offers tips to help families Returning to school after extended time away can be a source of stress and worry for kids and parents. Pre-COVID-19, 20 percent of children in Florida were struggling with untreated mental health challenges, and 1 in 6 children aged 2 to 8 years old had […]

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Five Summer Safety Tips from Your CHS Family

July 9, 2021

Summertime offers families more time to bond, play and enjoy all the sunshine state has to offer. Children’s Home Society of Florida reminds parents to exercise caution with sun, heat and water exposure during these months. Here are some important tips to keeping infants, children, teens and all safe while temperatures rise and summer sets […]

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Hurricane Season is here. Stay prepared and informed.

July 4, 2021

It is officially hurricane season! It is extremely important to stay prepared and informed during this time of year. Our Children’s Home Society of Florida Hurricane Preparedness webpage has key information available to you at all times. Below you will find some key reminders for you and your family. To read the full story on […]

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Keep your family safe this July 4

July 1, 2021

Independence Day is a time for family, cookouts, laughter and fireworks. Quite simply, it’s a day dedicated to celebrating the joy of summer. As you break out the sparklers and hotdogs, keep these tips in mind to keep your family and friends safe this July 4. Obey the law Rules and regulations vary by county, […]

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