A little time away is good for everyone
John Gottman, Ph.D., shares his expert advice
Plus, what people plan to spend on summer break babysitting
Local Northeastern University campus offers flexible programs and options for new parents
Enjoying a quiet, restful day in bed isn't an option for most moms. So what’s a sick mom to do?
Where there’s a will, there’s a will
7 creative outings and workshops for adults only
There has to be a better way
How to make the 5 o'clock witching hour less stressful
The one gift your partner really wants you to get her
What to do when your kids walk in on you having sex
A Seattle mom on the true cost of the government shutdown
In defense of a hot-mess household
“Is this the best a man can get?”
What to look out for and when to seek medical advice
Sip wine, get crafty and have some fun
A mother's plea to relax this season
The best gift of all? Sanity
How to get through the holidays and keep the peace
Why looking at your phone when the kids are around actually matters
Four local destinations to get away from it all
Why you need to know about pelvic floor physical therapy
Because what better season for it, right?
It's okay to punch the bully?
Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson of Seattle Children's offers her advice
Wine o’clock is a problem — not a solution — for Mom
There's free child care at this "not creepy" mixer just for you
Looking for more and better options for her child, this mother moves abroad
What to look for and what to do
It pays off for everyone
Author KJ Dell’Antonia shares the recipe for easier parenting
"Infertility has influenced every part of motherhood for me."
A response to the plea of Rachel Hollis of The Chic Site
And what can we do to change that?
Local organization has launched new groups this summer with more on the way
Two weeks before her daughter leaves for college, this woman realizes how she's coping
6 ways to make date night actually happen
A researcher at the University of Washington on swing shifts and parenting
A new dad talks about life after baby arrives
Top questions and answers about midwife-assisted delivery
How to talk about it
Find support in your fourth trimester with a postpartum doula
Local woman creates a powerful film about losing a child
5 questions with a local doctor
Because not talking about suicide is worse
The tennis pro's powerful message for moms
Advice: Date your spouse
5 questions with the author
On the list: Be kind to yourself
An age-by-age guide
Meet Sarah Scherzer
5 questions with Heidi Durham
"I wasn't raised to be ashamed of my heritage or my skin."
4 questions with illustrator and SAHM Betsy Zou
7 tips for parenting easily distressed kids
How to deal with grandparents who don’t play fair
"Stitch this on a sampler and put it where you can see it."
Scilla Andreen of "Angst" shares what makes the movie so special
5 questions with researcher, mother and author Hana Schank
"But what if...?"
Seattle Children's hosts a Mental Wellness Fair
A mom reassesses what she's getting from social media
It's more common than you think
These are good ideas even when it isn’t Mother’s Day
“Oh, so it’s like Mommy has a weed in her brain.”
Parents, you'll like these too
Dishes and relationship stress
As her mother succumbs to Alzheimer’s, a woman reflects on their relationship
A Q&A with the authors of 'Say No to Placenta Pics'
What you need to know about their work
"There’s just too much else to do."
Rick Hanson on his new book "Resilient"
“Do I want my kids to see me dying in front of them or truly living as the mother they recognize?”
The Seattle author takes the stage on April 15
Things get even more confusing when you add kids to the mix
A Q&A with Seattle parent and author Ijeoma Oluo
Married financial planners offer their advice
A letter from a mother to her infant son
Because being in a relationship wasn't hard enough already
Don’t get screwed figuring out finances
A relationship guru shares his expert advice
One mom reflects on the mental toll of her ideal life
'Don’t people who are financially struggling still deserve to make food choices for themselves?'
How one mom shifted away from being #blessed to finding balance
Practical tips for keeping your cool
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris opens up about childhood trauma — and how to heal
Should you (or your daughter) be tested?
Laura Kastner, Ph.D., talks strategies for getting to calm
Why it's worth it to pause (if only for a moment)
Consider Singaporean 'kangaroo parenting' instead
'All those people celebrating were just parents. Parents desperate for a moment alone'
Don’t wait until they’re a teen to have this talk
A mother refuses to pass her fears on
What to do when it’s more “ouch” than “ahhh”
The death of WSU quarterback Tyler Hilinski is a call to action
"We’ll always carry it with us"
First, leave jealousy at the altar
We can't just talk the talk
For those of us feeling kinda down after the holidays end
Health care is going virtual, but is that a good thing for families?
Join us for a lecture with John Gottman, Ph.D.
As we reflect on the year past, and dream of the year ahead, here are three parenting intentions worth setting
'It got to the point where I began to actually empathize with the Grinch'
Tame the holiday circus with these simple strategies
It used to be all memes and wedding pics — then parenting took over
Co-parenting isn't a blessing for every family
10 totally worth it splurges
Modern moms are criticized for choices that don't feel like choices at all
"I am encapsulating my placenta. Please set aside to be put on ice."
What one mom learned when her child asked her to stop complaining
This is about lifting all women up
Here's how to fit a beauty routine into your busy schedule
Soccer great Abby Wambach and wife Glennon Doyle open up during Seattle event
Moms seem to get a bad rap in fiction and in life
New parenting book offers a Swedish perspective on balancing screen time and green time
Julia Louis-Dreyfus's son pens touching note after his mom's diagnosis
Celeb mom Jenna Dewan Tatum draws fire for sharing a lingerie shot
Discover strategies to help you confidently tackle the challenges of co-parenting
A Q&A with clinical psychologist Chris McCurry
Parents are working more and making less time for fun to keep up with education costs
'The biggest challenge hasn't been my gender transition at all'
Simple relaxation techniques that only take a minute
Fall's coming, but the good times don't have to end
No wonder we're all hanging on by a thread — or latte
All of these women share the same rule: don’t call me mom
Breastfeeding journeys often look different for Black parents
The underside of “You look so good now!” is “You looked so bad before!”
1. Get their clothes from the closest dumpster.
How much is too much?
New survey finds that moms would pay $107 for better shut-eye
Latest research, hottest gear, best baby outings
We swear this will help
These 7 reads will keep you captivated all season
You get a night out, your kids have a blast. Deal?
Author Piyali Bhattacharya visits Elliott Bay Book Company
Go beyond "You'll be fine"
One word: hormones
In pursuit of being the good-enough mother
Yes, and it can be bad for your health
A Q&A with author Bonnie Rochman on her new book
The annual event in Bellevue celebrates its sixth year
Secondary infertility affects 3 million American women — why aren’t we talking about it?
The gentle cesarean birth delivers
A conversation with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner of MomsRising
Having a child show preference for one parent over another can hurt — here's how to handle the situation
'Living alone with my kids and financing our life alone, I created a sensible budget that met our needs'
Balancing activism and parenting while keeping your sanity
A mother's first birth goes radically different than she hoped
4 unexpected ways parenthood changed one woman’s marriage
What cohabiting with little monsters really feels like
Meet MomsRising CEO Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner
New collection systems help you keep potentially deadly opioids away from kids
Three mothers share their stories of getting an abortion before and during motherhood
Find time for fitness no matter your child's age
Use this season of reflection to plan ahead for the new year
Paid parental leave remains elusive but these companies offer some help
10 years after cancer, a family heads to a Marymoor obstacle course to raise money for blood cancer research
5 things parents should know about keeping their children healthy
A daughter's confession inspires a mother to change
Moms to Moms Seattle offers a community for those facing disease
Is giving a baby the mother's surname still a controversy?
An adult looks back on her childhood as a fat kid
After five miscarriages, a Washington state doula shares her advice
Research suggests marriages break up most during these two times of year
The American Academy of Pediatrics releases a new report on fatherhood
Guilt: Who needs it? Treat yourself kindly and see how it benefits your family
Learn how elective surgeries can have surprising impacts
Will Washington workers be next in the push for parental leave?
Don't forget about your teeth during pregnancy
Get the answers you need about child support payments
Recognizing and treating postpartum mood disorder
Are you a new member of the Sandwich Generation? Common questions, answered
Win some free child care with this 2016 giveaway!
Issaquah parenting lecture on turning worrying into growing
A breakdown of the growing pregnancy option, Centering
Experimental procedure could help women with infertility
How to reinvent and restructure your family meetings by focusing on positivity, problem solving and schedule planning — plus, some tips for success
Doctors say it's not safe for pregnant women to manage the pain of pregnancy with prescription painkillers
What to do, and what not to do, from a mom who has been there
Wine, dine, hike, bike and rekindle that spark
Because 'romance' means something different when you're a parent
When it comes to the work-family juggle and parental and sick leave, American parents are playing a different ball game than our European counterparts
The 3 steps for achieving same-page parenting when it comes to your kids
The science behind what fuels — and hinders — passion, creativity, success and happiness
One mama shares the truth about being boy-crazy
Learn how to get to the next stage with your relationship
The famous love doctor talks about trust, betrayal and how to stay strong
Is sleep the new sex?