Each year, ParentMap stacks its March issue with content directed to help parents think, plan and save more intentionally with respect to the trajectory of their family finances. Our feature, Navigating the Child-Care Crunch, provides a sobering assessment of the current costs of quality early education in Washington; and Planning to Pay offers practical strategies for saving for your child’s education journey at every age and stage. You can do it
But it’s not all about money madness in March! This month, we also share fun brain-building games to play with baby; a budget-friendly, adventure-packed itinerary for a family getaway to Portland; expert tips for keeping mason bees; fantastic local contests for creative kids; and celebratory treats to serve your birthday buddies that take the cake.