Cosplay, comics, science fiction and fantasy — geek out with your kids at these awesome cons
The best iPhone, iPad and Android science apps for all ages
Navigating young love with your tween or teen
At least, not so much
A father reflects on his increasingly independent daughter
Meet Yubi Mamiya
A Q&A with Martha Brockenbrough
Meet Cielo Martinez
Talking about depression as a family
Because sometimes you run out of batteries
Local toy store owners weigh in
You need these tips
Screen-free, educational and cool
Best tips for Harry Potter World, thrilling rides, studio tour and more
3 tips for raising kids who understand what they're seeing
A parenting expert on dealing with tween and teen drama
Big and little thrills and chills for families around Seattle
How this mom had to rethink Halloween when her kids went solo
Forward this to your teen.
Shows you'll actually feel good about
9 ways to keep them active anyway
Raising kids with bodily autonomy in the #MeToo era
This advice from a parent who's been there actually works
Plus, volunteering ideas to inspire the whole family
How a mom and her tween survived some sleepless sleepovers
Yes, it's almost time. Are you prepared?
Respond to rudeness and bad behavior without losing your cool
Hint: Don't tie chores to allowance
Plus, a list of ideas for age-appropriate chores
Because they're hearing the word but might not understand why
Puget Sound-area Apple stores serve up free tech workshops
Would you say yes?
And for parents, too
A girl called Bicycle carries kids on an epic two-wheeled adventure
Free skate clinics for kids at Seattle-area parks
Common Sense Media recommends these reads for kids of all ages
Laura Kastner, Ph.D., offers this advice
"It’s not like you can say no when there are a hundred of your peers watching in the lunchroom."
Draft up a family tech contract before summer break begins
"If God made me, why is it wrong to have a body?”
"Stitch this on a sampler and put it where you can see it."
Scilla Andreen of "Angst" shares what makes the movie so special
Do your teens possess this valuable life skill?
It'll pay off.
"Maybe it's supposed to feel like her body is still being wrenched from mine."
Does your teen know these essential life skills?
Read them together or share them with your kid
Consider this arts option that's all about less stress
Encourage caring and generous kids with these ideas
Learn about Tai McMillan's work
Treehouse’s Driver’s Assistance program
Immersive exhibit connects the life of Anne Frank to stories of young people today
A mother comes to terms with her daughter's decision
In the #MeToo era, these '80s movies feel outdated — but ripe for conversation with kids
Mayor Jenny Durkan invites families to a town hall on March 8
Sleep solutions for modern families
Your post-kid financial checklist
And how the Gates Foundation is helping
You can talk about your kid's weight without shame
The first step toward resisting the pull of digital products
Make the most of your family's 'Hamilton' experience
Help this up-and-coming generation embrace adulthood
8 tips for planning a rich summer
Get the inside scoop on counselors-in-training
Fun, challenging options perfect for your tween or teen
Join us for a Facebook Live with the bestselling author
From Feb. 5–9, Seattle teachers invite families to participate in a national movement
And how to talk to them if they are
The Broadway show offers a digital lottery
They'll be happier for it and so will you
Don’t wait until they’re a teen to have this talk
Local teens make change happen
Expert tips for keeping kids safe from online challenges
Help your kids safely explore sexuality
What we can do about it
A new survey shows a surprising gap between perception and reality
Kid-friendly salons and barbers that specialize in kinky, curly tresses
Don't miss our special event featuring two groundbreaking films
6 tips to make those first days a success
Maximize the teen years with these pro tips
When you're sick of hearing 'but all my friends have phones!'
Act now for a chance to see the blockbuster show
Talk to your student about debt in a way they'll understand
Celeb mom Jenna Dewan Tatum draws fire for sharing a lingerie shot
Super-fun bowls, ramps and ledges for kids on wheels
Social media is here to stay but at what cost?
Think outside the lunch box with these creative ideas
Help your night-owl teens rise and shine
Seriously, have you ever had as much fun as they're having?
“Did you hear that man?”
Bike or walk through a mountainside on the Iron Horse rail trail
One word: hormones
How to help your teen cut out the waste and live more sustainably
Get inspired with these powerful films
Gender isn't always simple (and that's worth celebrating)
Embracing failure as a kid can help foster success in adulthood
How do we keep kids from the temptation of pot-laced treats?
Brain development expert Dr. Linda Chamberlain shares insights
Seattle sixth-graders form the D.C. Bully Busters
New collection systems help you keep potentially deadly opioids away from kids
How to navigate the reality of a sexually active teen
Digital citizenship expert Devorah Heitner shares how to raise digital natives
A daughter's confession inspires a mother to change
Do your kids know how to manage money?
What does lower teen pregnancy rates? Contraceptives
Help your tween or teenage daughter help herself
An educational psychologist shares the secrets of the teenage brain
50 cool kids make their on-screen debut
They're essential, yet many schools lack them
Get a glimpse of 10 kids' hopes and fears
How to help your middle schooler
Jo Langford offers this advice
Author Nancy Jo Sales discusses her new book, 'American Girls'
The author shares the seven transitions teen girls go through as they enter into adulthood
What schools are (and aren’t) teaching kids
Entering womanhood? Try an app for that
Try giving your teen one of these books
Seattle parenting lecture on internet safety for kids
Sew, forge, fix, carve, paint, animate and create
While girls thrive under the global 'girl power' trend, boys are not getting the support they need and are falling behind academically and emotionally
One teen shares her thoughts on why she won't be using Facebook, Twitter or Instagram anytime soon
Sweet superheroes, "hearty" upcycled crayons and more inspired ideas
Sending your kids to sleep-away camp is a gift that you can give them
By Laura S. Kastner, Ph.D. with Kristen A. Russell