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Carrie Ercolani

You might know her as the executive editor of the Naples Daily News, or as mom to Audrey and Alec. If you read the Naples Daily News pink edition from last year, you might remember her other title: breast cancer survivor. Read more

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Guest columnist Adelie Landis, of Fort Myers, shares why she founded the Endometriosis Foundation of Southwest Florida and her passion to improve care locally and raise awareness. Read more

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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

Parenting

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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

Education

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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

Parenting

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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

Parenting

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    Mollie Page is a business writer and public relations agent in Southwest Florida. She is a member of the board of directors of the League of Courageous Women (leagueofcourageouswomen.com) and the proud mother of a courageous future female leader.

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    Jaimie Layne is the community representative for Grace Works Unlimited, graceworksunlimited.org, a nonprofit that helps communities through service programs and projects.

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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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    Special to SW FL Parent & Child

    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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