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Trip to Africa gives two Southwest Florida families new perspective. Read more

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Hit by a car in 2015, Fort Myers teen Summer Kates now raises thousands of dollars for Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida — with cookies. Read more

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As a new mother, the reality differed from what I thought it would be. I am in my early 40s and thought, I got this. With all the acquired skills, patience and the mindset of “I got this,” the reality is, being a parent is hard work. Read more

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How one Southwest Florida family adjusts to an autism diagnosis. Read more

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As our Florida state universities continue to up their game, more and more students from around the US apply to these schools. Read more

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Grandparents today are taking a larger role in the lives of their grandchildren, sharing their worries and joys, giving them love and support, and helping out harried and exhausted parents. Read more

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With an urgent need for expanded access to mental and behavioral health care for at-risk children, the Naples Children & Education Foundation is targeting children’s mental health for its 2019 Fund a Need initiative at the Naples Winter Wine Festival Read more

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I wanted to take the time to share a story that all parents will enjoy. It was more than just an experience that happened to us, it was something that we will never forget. Read more

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Naples Therapeutic Riding Center’s new hippotherapy program gets Kimmy ready for life outside the farm. Read more

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My husband has been ready to start trying for baby No. 2 since our daughter was about 6 months old. I, on the other hand, have been … hesitant. Read more

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Epilepsy differs from person to person, and the treatments aren’t always simple. Sometimes the solution sounds as horrible as the disorder. Read more

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An early childhood in Southwest Florida serves a boy very well. Read more

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A Southwest Florida mom shares how she and her husband endured the challenges of giving birth prematurely at 24 weeks and all that’s followed. Read more

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    Lena Paige

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    Lut Clarcq is mom to Lena Paige. Lena, Lut and her husband live in Cape Coral.

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    Robert Martin writes books with his granddaughter Keira Ely, including “The Case of the Missing Crown Jewels” and “SuperClara.” He also founded the nonprofit Bridge to a Cure Foundation. Learn more at robertmartinauthor.com.

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