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What's the next big idea? It could come from a kid in Naples — and may just be found at a Naples Children's Business Fair hosted by the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce and its affiliate, the Leadership Collier Foundation, on this Saturday. more

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Check out these adorable Pinterest Halloween craft ideas for kids — you know, the kind that parents can proudly display at home or work. more

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Pumpkin Safaris

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Florida is full of interesting Halloween-themed events. Halfway between Tampa and Orlando on 260 acres, Safari Wilderness provides an up-close, interactive encounter with herds of roaming exotic animals. more

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Here are 10 traits that make a sports parent an asset to their child’s experience rather than a detriment. more

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

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The SWFL Peace Day festival celebrates and promotes peace with fun activities and entertainment. 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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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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Studying chimpanzees helped prepare Sarah Baeckler Davis for her roles leading Humane Society Naples and parenting two active boys. more

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Back to school brings challenges against these pesky parasites. 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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How to stay safe from seasonal poison mishaps. more

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We owe it to our kids to be as healthy as we can be. more

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An interview with a single parent and her journey to own her home. more

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

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Proper car seat installation doesn’t have to be difficult. 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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Robert Elshot talks about raising four children as a single father. more

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