ParentMap, December 2015 Issue

Published on: December 01, 2015

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 Are you ready to leap into the holidays?

We’ve got the themed playthings covered in our Star Wars, STEM, and Shopkins gift guide. Let it show! is a wild sleigh ride through the holiday arts in December, highlighting the dozens of entertainment adventures that await your family. This month we also welcome a fabulous new column, Full Plate, from local foodie and mom Angela Stowell, of Ethan Stowell Restaurants fame. We look forward to an ongoing conversation with the Stowells about how to feed and connect with our families.

With all the sparkle of gifts and shows, we all still may be “Reaching for something greater." Our feature profiles how four local families define spirituality

We wish you the happiest of holidays and a wonderful New Year! 

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Ages + Stages:

0–2: Got Milk To-Go? Where to Pump in Peace and Quiet

3–10: Harmony for the Holidays: Helpful Hints for Blended Families

10–16: Trade 'Gimme' for Gratitude This Holiday Season


Dear Reader: Spirituality Doesn't Equal Organized Religion

Parent Fuel: Parent News, Snack-Sized


Get Centered: Break Out of the Exam Room for Better Birth Outcomes


Reaching for Something Greater: How Local Families Define Spirituality in Old Ways and New

Out & About: 

Star Wars, STEM and Shopkins: Our 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Let It Show! Holiday Arts Guide for Seattle-area Kids and Families

Ask the Experts:

Ask the Experts: How Do I Set Aside My Own Personal Triggers While Parenting?

Ask the Experts: How Do I Tame the Roughhousing?

Full Plate: 

Holiday Kitchen Wishes

Someone You Should Know: 

Someone You Should Know: Shaye Whitmer


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