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Most of these tips are useful for grieving children, not only during the holidays but throughout the year. more

Out of ideas for gifts for your teen? Check out these ideas for your tech-savvy kid. more

Holidays

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It's the time of year every new empty-nester looks forward to- winter break. Your new adults are coming home for the holidays after their first experience with fending for themselves (or, as some of them might call it, “freedom”). more

This month’s MOMentum Mom, Laurel Joel, and her family have created a safe haven for those children as foster parents. more

Parenting

If the holiday feels more like a tired list of ho-hum obligations rather than an energizing way to revel in your blessings, maybe it’s time to revolutionize your Thanksgiving this year. more

The two most common applications used by colleges across the US are the FAFSA and CSS PROFILE, and they need to be filed prior to each year the student plans on attending college. more

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In November, we honor our country’s veterans and prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving. As an Honor Flight guardian, award-winning chef and MOMentum Mom Amber Phillips celebrates veterans all year long... more

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During this month of Thanksgiving, don’t forget our military service members. Many organizations offer ways to help support and show gratitude to current and retired members of the armed forces. more

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare: losing a child to Sudden and Unexplained Infant Death Syndrome (SUIDS, often shortened to SIDS). No one believes it will happen to their family. more

Health

Pumpkin Painting

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Maybe you grew up carving jack-o'-lanterns and you want your kids to follow in your footsteps. Who could blame you? Carving pumpkins is a gooey-messy-blast for the whole family. For many of us, it's a time-honored tradition. more

When you think of a judge in the courtroom, you may imagine a stern, unapproachable figure. But, in fact, many of our Collier County judges are moms like us. more

Parenting

Pirate Skeleton

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Plenty of pretend ghosts will be whooshing around in the dark this month. But do real ghosts exist? Visit these likely spots and decide for yourself. more

Travel

Cannabis is medicine, says one Naples mom determined to change the stigma and public perception through education. more

Health

One of the most challenging issues have to decide whether it is in the children’s children, which is never an easy task. If the for families to face in a divorce best interests to relocate. more

Parenting

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Does your child love to sing? Love plunking on the piano or pounding on the drum? Do you think you might have a future musician in your home? more

The Arts

Even if you never were a Girl Scout or Boy Scout, you may be aware of the benefits of Scouting for your child: learning new skills, developing leadership qualities, access to ridiculously addictive cookies. more

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Thanks to GPS technology in smartphones, we have plenty of options when it comes to keeping up with our teenagers, but should we? more

Parenting

Neapolitan Family intern Ginny Lundstrom is a 2015 Barron Collier High School graduate. She is a senior at Florida State University majoring in Editing, Writing, and Media. more

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