Family, in all its diverse forms, is the heart and backbone of a healthy society.
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Family, in all its diverse forms, is the heart and backbone of a healthy society.

Home & Family

This section of our website includes information and resources on topics related to parenting education and to the physical aspects of housing, including indoor air quality.

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Parent Education Awareness Program

The Parent Education Awareness Program is for divorcing or separating parents. Find out more about what classes we offer.

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Parent Pages

Find guidance on a wide range of topics on parenting your children of all ages, here in our Parent Pages! Authored by Extension professionals in Suffolk County.

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Homemade Cleansers

Learn how to make your own cleaning products to not only save money but to also help the environment and your home.

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Good Drinks

What you drink is as important as what you eat. Many beverages contain added sugars and few nutrients. Here are 10 Tips to help you make better drink choices.

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Why Read to Your Child?

Research shows that reading to young children stimulates brain development, lays the foundations for language and literacy, and prepares children for academic success.

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Changing Fresh Kids

Today, many parents are struggling to find non-violent, positive ways to communicate with their children. Here are some suggestions that may help.

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Last updated February 28, 2017