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We just had to share this Father's Day relevant research. You see, Groupon Coupons took on one of society's most pressing questions (that's mom sarcasm there): Which states love dad jokes the most? And which the least? Read more

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Encourage young imaginations to take off and explore the mysteries of space with these great finds in honor of the moon mission’s 50th anniversary. Read more

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Two Southwest Florida teachers are among 11 educators honored by Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar’s annual Above and “BEE”yond Teacher Essay Contest. Read more

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Kid’s World Preschool is opening a second location in Cape Coral. The new 10,000-square-foot building is designed by Art Catellanos of Castellanos + Tramonte Architects. Construction is expected to begin this fall. Read more

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Girls in Collier County have new options to help them gain confidence and fitness through two programs by Wellfit Girls. Read more

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Images and extras from the Family Album pages in the June 2019 issue of Southwest Florida Parent & Child magazine. Read more

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While the kids had fun, Pediatric Dentistry of Florida collected 1,138 pounds of food for the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida during the third annual touch-a-truck event April 27. This equates to 900 meals. Read more

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For many children in Southwest Florida, school is their main source for a nutritious meal. To make sure no child goes hungry over the long summer break, Lee and Collier schools are participating in the USDA summer food service program. Read more

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Several big attractions offer free admission to veterans and their families over summer. Read more

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Estero High School senior Chrisdeana Schneider won the cover spot for the 30th annual Keep Lee County Beautiful “Leave the Scene Clean” calendar contest. The 2020 calendar will feature Chrisdeana’s artwork and that of 12 other Lee County students. Read more

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Need some ideas to engage kids’ brains over summer? Collier County Public Schools has a guide for all ages, and PBS Kids relaunched its PBS Kids for Parents site. Read more

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You’re likely to hear a lot about space this summer. There’s a big 50th anniversary coming up: the first time humans set foot on the moon. Here are numerous ways to celebrate, both locally and at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Read more

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Wondering what to get the new father in your life? Or maybe you are the new dad. Either way, you’ll love these finds. Read more

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Father’s Day often comes with special deals for the parent of honor. Here's what we've found here in Southwest Florida. Read more

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Experts recommend every family create a hurricane kit with enough supplies to get you through at least three days without electricity or grocery stores. Add a “go bag” for each child to empower them and entertain them. Read more

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Whether your vision of a picnic includes a basket and red-and-white checkered blanket or beer and barbecue in the backyard, these great finds will come in handy. Read more

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Mother's Day is nearly here and several Southwest Florida attractions and businesses are offering deals for moms and grandmas, from free admission to Sun Splash to 20% off "Corteo" tickets. Read more

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School psychologist and professor Ron Davis is coming to Southwest Florida to talk about child behavior and effective discipline. Read more

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Cirque du Soleil is bringing its “Corteo” show to the Hertz Arena in Estero this summer. Read more

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The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is offering free admission to all educators May 6-11, Teacher Appreciation Week. Read more

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