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Here, readers and foodies in Southwest Florida share tried-and-true recipes that work for their school kids. more

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They can be the ‘village’ you need in your parenting journey. more

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Where pregnant women and new parents can turn for support, advice and camaraderie. more

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One Southwest Florida program is having such success in preventing child abuse and neglect that organizers say it could end the need for foster care as we know it. more

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How long should you wait before getting pregnant again? more

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Bess Charles, of Cape Coral, serves up success and tasty life lessons with Lady Cakes Bakery. more

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Naples toddler tackles more ordinary challenges after setting North American record with mechanical Berlin Heart. more

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When you’re a parent, danger lurks around every corner — even the corners themselves are a threat. Safe Kids Southwest Florida makes it their mission to help parents prevent childhood injuries and death. more

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Three Southwest Florida dads talk about how they purposely model the behavior they want to see in their children. more

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A struggle with post-partum depression led Elizabeth Dosoretz to found a mental health resource for families throughout Southwest Florida. more

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Teenage scientist in Naples starts a nonprofit to get female students involved in STEM. more

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Back to school brings challenges against these pesky parasites. more

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Studying chimpanzees helped prepare Sarah Baeckler Davis for her roles leading Humane Society Naples and parenting two active boys. more

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Proper car seat installation doesn’t have to be difficult. more

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Here’s a scary fact for parents: In the past month, an estimated 10 million kids younger that the age of 21 drank alcohol in the United States. That’s 10 million! more

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The Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida is offering two new courses that reflect Lee Health’s commitment to improve childrens behavioral health concerns. more

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Report highlights the dangers of swimming in open waters. more

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The smell of cookies baking in the oven or tasty sauces simmering on the stovetop is hard to resist for kids, but too many times, that temptation ends with burns and scalds that are preventable. more

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Parents have an active part to play in keeping students safe. more

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