January 2020

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Courtesy of The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club

Travel writer and mom Jennifer Thomas gives us her Top 12 family-friendly Florida resort picks. Read more

Things To Do


Andrew West

The Artis—Naples campus opens for free to everyone twice a year, the perfect opportunity for families to explore the arts. Read more

Things To Do

SW FL Parent & Child magazine's first issue straddled the new millennium; it was dated December 1999/January 2000. We see New Year's as the mark of our anniversary. Here is our story. Read more


The first child to model for the cover of SW FL Parent & Child magazine, Natalie Ramos is the daughter of the magazine’s founder, Connie Ramos-Williams. Natalie was 8 years old, attending second grade at Saint Andrew Catholic School in Cape ... Read more


Pamela Hayford

Brian Tietz

As SW FL Parent & Child magazine celebrates it's 20th anniversary, Pamela Hayford looks back on nearly 15 years as editor. Read more


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    Special to SW FL Parent & Child

    Natalie Ramos was featured on the first cover of SW FL Parent & Child magazine in December 1999/January 2000.

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    Illustration by Getty Images/adapted by Lindi Daywalt-Feazel

    The January 2020 cover of SW FL Parent & Child celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Southwest Florida parenting magazine.