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    Kids' smart watch born in Fort Myers

    iGPS based in Fort Myers recognized as a national leader in wearable technology. Read more

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    Grandparents take on an important role

    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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    Vaping is on the rise among teens

    Teen use of e-cigarettes is on fire here in Southwest Florida, and kids are finding clever ways to hide it from parents. Read more

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    My kids’ sports taught me a lot about myself

    Parents always say how much they learn about themselves when they have kids. So true. But when my kids started playing sports, the learning progressed to a whole new level. Read more

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    How to deal with mean kids

    It’s a tough world out there. When a child has been the target of unkind words or behavior, it’s easy for parents to jump straight into protective mode. This is actually the last thing we should be doing. Read more

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