What to do when small talk gets ... uncomfortable
Age-by-age advice, plus great reads
A Seattle mom on the true cost of the government shutdown
The results of the November 2018 midterm elections on I-1639
A Q&A with Martha Brockenbrough
Plus, ideas from an educator on how to talk to your kid about the midterms
2018 midterm election races to watch in Washington state
What's next for the controversial Washington state initiative
Seattle Public Schools and local teacher unions discuss new contracts
A mother's advice for advocates for gun law reform
And what can we do to change that?
After overhearing a conversation in her child's class, this mom urges us to take action
Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman certifies the initiative
A leader at one of Washington state's largest foster placement agencies speaks out
A mom explains why she’s backing Washington state’s newest gun safety initiative
I-1639 will likely be on the ballot in November, say officials
And how you can help
A Latino mom shares her advice
Because they're hearing the word but might not understand why
The Alliance for Gun Responsibility is now collecting signatures for I-1639
An age-by-age guide
I-1639 needs signatures to get on November ballot
And she's got something to share
Learn about Tai McMillan's work
A Q&A with the lieutenant governor of Washington State
It's on our minds.
Details on the March 24 event
Utah close to signing bill into law
A mother comes to terms with her daughter's decision
Mayor Jenny Durkan invites families to a town hall on March 8
A Q&A with Seattle parent and author Ijeoma Oluo
And how the Gates Foundation is helping
'Don’t people who are financially struggling still deserve to make food choices for themselves?'
Fun, challenging options perfect for your tween or teen
From Feb. 5–9, Seattle teachers invite families to participate in a national movement
Local teens make change happen
The themes of August Wilson's civil rights-era play ring true today
Organizers offer their safety know-how
Teens take action at Gates
One mom's advice: Make it a teachable moment
We all want the same thing. So why aren't we talking about it?
Help your kids learn about democracy, civil rights and the Constitution
Isolde Fair joins the Seattle Women’s Chorus for two October performances
Frustrated parents take to social media after Las Vegas shooting
Tips on how to talk to your kids about difficult events
What this mom learned fighting for her daughter with autism
'Critics ignored people like your daddy, who protect a country that sees them as less than'
The couple was forced to choose between medical care for their baby and the risk of deportation
'Having this child is my activism.'
What does tolerance look like in an increasingly violent world?
We can't afford to sweep hate under the rug
How (and why) to talk to kids about presidential profanity
Legislators' budget won't solve school funding, says the Seattle superintendent
Teaching your child the power of action
"Black students are automatically seen as guilty"
You know the name but do you know the port commissioner?
Because ignoring the problem doesn't make it go away
And why shielding them can do more harm than good
How the Comey hearings changed my parenting approach
It's hard enough for adults to do — what about kids?
Why chances are good your kid isn’t learning much about climate change
"Freedom's progress depends on disobedient children"
A new survey asked children 10 to 18 what they make of news
A conversation with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner of MomsRising
This could finally happen
Balancing activism and parenting while keeping your sanity
Washington's Paramount Duty talks the current legislative session
Rocking the boat if not the vote
Meet MomsRising CEO Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner
Tips from scientists, activists and policy experts
After a deeply divided election, one mom muses on moving forward
Thoughts from a mom after the 2016 election
Paid parental leave remains elusive but these companies offer some help
Here's how to approach their post-election feelings
Ask yourself, ‘Are you better off than you were four years ago?’
What you need to know about random drug tests
This American mom shares her family's experience amid the refugee crisis
What CB 118794 means for your family
Teachers draw on real-world experience to better inspire students
A Seattle mom discusses how to get involved locally
Expect more hands-on learning, less homework and more group work
Angry, confused and upset, one Seattle mom seeks advice
Recent high school graduate Nick Rubin talks about his political financing app
Families mobilize to support transgender youths and stop Initiative 1515
Dear Reader: Counter Hate With Love
This state representative talks politics, family and making it all work
Why paid leave makes sense and what you can do to make it happen
Amber Scorah's son died his first day at day care. Here's what she's doing about it
Will Washington workers be next in the push for parental leave?
Building community with Families of Color
Paid leave, child care and more are on this mom's mind
"Our goal is to improve our world for families who struggle daily"
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
Helping children understand their world
Get your children ready for the 2016 presidential election with these conversation starters and books for different ages