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Kick it up a notch: Elevate your game at Indoor Soccer Camp this summer

Whether you're a fresh-faced newbie or a mini Messi in the making, the Central Florida Soccer Club in Apopka has programs to fit your skillset.
DOH-Orange highlights National Water Safety Month
Florida offers countless opportunities to enjoy water recreation in pools, lakes, and other surrounding bodies of water. That is why water safety is critical.
Governor signs bill allowing teens older than 16 to work 30+ hours per week
The law will go into effect on July 1, allowing Florida minors older than 16 to work more than 30 hours per week if a parent, guardian, or school superintendent gives their permission in a waiver.
Back-to-Ghoul Shopping: This is expected to be the biggest-ever year for US Halloween Costume Shopping
With 73% of Americans saying they’ll celebrate this year, retailers are salivating as much as a trick-or-treater staring down a king-size KitKat. As historians tell it, Halloween  originated  from Samhain,  the  ancient Celtic festival …
Anxiety, depression and suicide among U.S. teens continue to increase.
As the mental health crisis in children and teens worsens, the dire shortage of mental health providers is preventing young people from getting the help they need
For every 100,000 children in the U.S. – with 1 in 5 of those children having a mental, emotional or behavioral disorder in a given year – there are only 14 child and adolescent psychiatrists available to treat them. Why the shortage?
14 Important Life Lessons to Teach Your Child from Day One
There are many ways you can start teaching your child essential life skills from day one. Here is everything you should teach your child from day one.
Topaz Clinical Research in Apopka currently recruiting children and adolescents ages 6-17 for a clinical trial evaluating the safety and effectiveness of rimegepant for the acute treatment of migraine
The World Health Organization classifies migraine as one of the 10 most disabling medical illnesses, which occurs in approximately four to 11 percent of elementary school-aged children and eight to 15 percent of high school-aged adolescents.
Most babies are as ugly as misbegotten toads!
What is it about people thinking their babies are beautiful?Babies aren’t beautiful; they are all red and wrinkled and squiggly like they could have been painted during your uncle Salvador …
Sparklers: Florida Doctors Warn Against “Kid-Friendly Fireworks”
If you’re planning on lighting sparklers this Fourth of July, believing they are among the safest fireworks, think again. Doctors with HCA Florida Healthcare say they are actually among the most dangerous.
More Parenting Articles
AAA: The 100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers Have Begun
30 percent of deaths involving teen drivers occur during what’s called the “100 Deadliest Days” - a period that runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day. 
No easy formula.
What’s behind the US infant formula shortage – and how to make sure it doesn’t happen again
Media reports have highlighted the plight of mothers, fathers, and caregivers across the U.S. who have scrambled to find scarce supplies, or driven long distances to buy formula.
Apopka Fire and Police Depts team up to offer FREE water safety classes
This unique opportunity will combine hands-on training and educational lessons designed to teach parents and children the necessary safety procedures when in and around water. 
Take the pledge Apopka to advance equity and empower the underserved
Re-imagine Communities is on a mission to advance equity by empowering the underserved and at-risk youth of Central Florida, with a large focus in Apopka. Through mentoring and coaching, education …
AAA: Car crashes are the number one safety issue for children
According to the latest figures from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 183,000 children were injured in car crashes in 2018.