17 Must-Do Events for SWFL Kids this December

Create new or embrace old seasonal traditions in Southwest Florida with symphonic Nutcracker performances, holiday festivals and illuminated boat tours and parades.
Florida Panther at Naples Zoo

15 Must-Do Events for SWFL Kids in November

Races, Día de los Muertos, camps and other celebrations offer lots of chances to spend time with your little ones this fall.
Edison and Ford Winter Estates Fall Festival

22 Family Friendly Activities for October in SWFL

Celebrate the fall season in Southwest Florida with Halloween costume contests, theater productions and pumpkin patches for the whole family. 
Charlie Bird Birthday
MINI / Essentials / Celebrate

Party Spotlight: A Bird-Themed Birthday Bash in Naples

For their son's second birthday, the owners of Kaleidoscope Floral hosted a chic, bird-themed party that was a hit with toddlers—and their...
Bonita Springs’ Wonder Gardens

4 Kid-Friendly Animal Adventures in SWFL

Get your tots up close and personal with fur, feathers and scales along the Gulfshore.
Athletic Republic
MINI / Essentials / Play

Naples’ Best Athletic Program for Kids

Naples Athletic Republic has programs geared for every youth sport.
Chef Adam Nardis and his wife, Erin, with two of their kids
MINI / Family Time

Family Cooking at Ronald McDonald House

Coldwater Oyster Market's Adam and Erin Nardis teach their kids important life lessons while volunteering to cook for families at Ronald McDonald...
Loggerhead Life_Cover
MINI / Book Club

5 Nature-Inspired Reads for SWFL Kids

We asked local conservation groups for their go-to tales for cultivating a love for the outdoors.
Shasta Reeves and children
MINI / Feature

Journeys to Motherhood

Four Southwest Florida moms reflect on their infertility struggles and paths to having kids.
Mother and daughter washing vegetables.
MINI / Mindful Parenting

5 Time-Saving Services for SWFL Parents

These services help you with everything from meal prep to errands to raising well-rested youngsters.
Wonderfold VW4 Volkswagon Stroller Wagon, Kids Wagon
MINI / Essentials

5 Mommy-Approved Must-Haves for Fall in SWFL

Our editor-at-large, Jennifer McCurry, curates kids' items that deliver on style, function and pure fun.
Interior design details by Summer Thornton create visual interest in this cabana located in Old Naples, FL.
MINI / Mindful Parenting / Style

Stylish Bunkrooms for SWFL Kids

Whether you're carving out space for a grandchild's room or the kids' shared space at the beach house, create a bedroom worthy...
Noah Chatigny
MINI / Mindful Parenting / Prodigies

Naples Ballet’s 11-year-old Rising Star

Noah Chatigny, the sole ballerino at Naples Ballet, shines on stage.
Elisha Murray and Elisha Jr.
MINI / Dad's Corner

This Fort Myers Basketball Coach Teaches Values On and Off the Court

Canterbury School basketball coach Elisha Murray created Court Vision to empower kids through the sport.
Naples Cheer Revolution
MINI / Feature

Naples Cheer Revolution Takes SWFL By Storm

With just one season under its belt, the company is already shaping the next generation of cheerleading stars.