By Mandy Michelle Carter I decided to do a little pool hopping during a recent stay at Universal Orlando. You read that correctly – hotel pool hopping is allowed at these beautiful hotels. Universal encourages guests at Premier, Preferred and Prime Value resorts to visit each other’s pools. Planning a few days as pool days, you can make the most of your pricey hotel room when visiting Orlando theme parks..
By Dr. Angela D’Alessandro, Pediatrics, Physicians’ Primary Care Sunburn is a common skin injury that can occur when skin is exposed to too much ultraviolet radiation from the sun. UV radiation can damage the DNA and skin cells, causing inflammation and pain. Sunburn can also lead to premature aging, wrinkles, and skin cancer. Children are especially at risk for sunburn because their skin is thinner and more delicate than adult.
Southwest Florida native Carissa Tartaglia is accepting new patients at Wellness with Purpose where she offers personalized pediatric care. Located at 9351 Corkscrew Road, suite 101 in Estero, Wellness with Purpose is a “Direct Primary Care” or “DPC” healthcare model. “This means that we provide care directly to families for affordable flat fees, and avoid dealing with insurance (the middle man). We offer affordable monthly memberships (prices vary based on.
The Wonder Gardens is offering enhanced guest experiences for the summer. Guests wishing to get up close and personal with some of the attractions can schedule a Wild Wonders Animal Encounter. Habitat Chats planned on Thursdays also offer new and additional experiences. Wild Wonders Animal Encounters will allow guests to feed Sulcata tortoises, Rainbow Lorikeets and American alligators. The Animal Care and Education staff will lead guests on an adventure.
Lakes Regional Library will reopen to the public on Saturday, May 6 at 15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers. The library had been used solely as a Disaster Recovery Center since shortly after Hurricane Ian’s landfall last fall. Now library staff will co-locate with FEMA, the Small Business Administration and other disaster-related services at the site. This 38,000-square-foot library offers more than 100,000 books, DVDs, magazines and other materials in dedicated.
By Mandy Michelle Carter I absolutely love sunsets in Southwest Florida. I recently took the kids on a sunset cruise on a floating tiki bar … yes, it was as cool as it sounds. Big Tiki Tours is Southwest Florida’s largest floating tiki barge and it’s right here in Cape Coral. No need to fly to an island, they will bring an island experience right to you. When you think.
By Dr. Angela D’Alessandro, Pediatrics, Physicians’ Primary Care The common cold is the most common illness in children. It’s caused by a host of viruses and typically lasts about two weeks. Common symptoms of a cold include a runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, fever, cough, and fatigue. Most children with a cold will not need to see a doctor. However, there are situations when you should seek medical attention.
Are you ready for summer in 2023? Here’s a look at some great summer camps and other fun summer activities in Lee County: All Aboard Preschool Summer Camp includes free meals and field trips are offered. The camp tuition is $50 per day or $147 for the week. This is the price for school age children only. There is a registration fee of $120. When enrolling and paying the registration.
Registration for Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) is now open for summer VPK programs in Lee, Collier, Hendry and Glades Counties. The free educational program is available to 4-year-olds that reside in Florida, regardless of family income. Voluntary Prekindergarten gives children a jump-start by preparing them for school and enhancing their pre-reading, pre-math, language, and social skills. VPK classrooms are taught by certified teachers with a focus on school readiness and social.
The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center announces two art exhibitions that will open at Art Walk on Friday, April 7. Fort Myers High School International Baccalaureate Visual Arts Exhibition, an annual student artists group show, will be on display in the downstairs Grand Atrium of the art center. Upstairs in the Capital Gallery, Sounds & Color by artist Maria Collier will be featured. Opening night for both exhibitions will.
The Alliance for the Arts next featured exhibition, The Future of Art: Student Exhibit, will be on display from April 5 – 29 at 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers. This is the 31st year the Alliance has partnered with the Lee Arts Educators Association (LAEA) to display student work in a formal exhibit. The show features more than 40 schools and hundreds of works in a variety of mediums. Winners.
By Dana Crater, MD, FAAP Some degree of stress, worry, and anxiety are normal as part of the pre-adolescent and adolescent phases of life. In fact, it’s part of every phase of life, isn’t it? However, if you are noticing that your child seems burdened by their worries and anxieties, or that their daily life, interactions, and school or social success are being affected, it’s time to look into it.