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Best of Seattle for Families: 2013 Golden Teddy Awards
Vote in the 2013 Golden Teddy Awards! We in the Puget Sound area enjoy international cred for our high-tech entrepreneurial spirit, recession-proof rations of quality coffee, surprisingly sartorial use of plaid, and almost-to-a-fault politeness. But that is only half of our story.For in the NorthRead More »
40 of the Best Smart Phone Apps for Kids and Parents
Imagine: You’re stuck in line at the grocery store when your 4-year-old starts his pre-meltdown routine. As he’s winding up for an epic shriek fest, you suavely whip out your phone and punch up “Sneezies.” Seconds later, the crisis is averted.Hey, it could happen. Though we would never recommend buyRead More »
35 Windows Phone Apps for Kids and Parents
Here are our picks for fantastic Windows Phone apps that are great for kids and parents, just in time for holiday shopping. Got a favorite not listed here? Please share it with us in the comments. Fantastic apps for parents1. App Discovery. First things first, are you looking for apps for your chRead More »
30 Of the Best Educational Android Apps for Kids
Does your child play games on your phone? Game apps may keep him busy in the doctor’s waiting room, but what does he learn from them? Not much, for the most part. We gathered 30 of our favorite educational apps for Android phones into one handy list. Do you have a favorite app not listed here? PleaRead More »
2012 Golden Teddy Winners: Activities for Kids
Farmers Market Winner: Ballard Farmers Market A huge, year-round Sunday event in the heart of this historic neighborhood, Ballard Farmers Market offers far more than produce. There are dozens of hot-food (and cold!) vendors; artists selling crafts and jewelry; terrific window shopping; and moreRead More »
2012 Golden Teddy Winners: Family Shopping and Services
Kids’ Consignment Store Winner: Hopscotch Consignment BoutiqueYou’re lovin’ Hopscotch Consignment Boutique, which opened recently in downtown Bellevue. The shop, a kids’ and maternity consignment store, features strollers, high chairs, swings, baby seats and more, in addition to children’s clothRead More »
2012 Golden Teddy Winners: Camps and Classes
Overnight Camp Winner: Wilderness Awareness Camp Duvall’s Wilderness Awareness School absolutely rocked this category, with enthusiastic voters proclaiming that its camps offer “real outdoor experiences with outstanding naturalist instructors!” and that there is “nothing else like it out there!”Read More »
2012 Golden Teddy Winners: Parenting Resources
Parent Education Class or Program Winner: Hop to Signaroo Hop to Signaroo snags top honors again this year for helping parents give their tykes the gift of communication — before they can talk. Founder and instructor Nancy Hanauer, a credentialed teacher with more than 20 years of experience teaRead More »