Answers to your questions about playgrounds, asthma and more
No permission slip needed for these creative outings and workshops for parents
Try less talk, more action
Avoid the meltdown before it even begins
The Force is strong with us parents
How to empower your child to manage their own homework
Go beyond "You'll be fine"
Grooming doesn't have to be a struggle with these tips
A relationship guru shares his expert advice
John Gottman, Ph.D., shares his expert advice
Local Northeastern University campus offers flexible programs and options for new parents
Being child-free is not an invitation for insensitive comments
It's okay to punch the bully?
Remember: A crying baby isn't an accusation
A sneak peek of our upcoming event covering autism advocacy, pediatric anxiety and ADHD
A behavior analyst develops a 15-minute fix
Here’s how to help your kid figure out what’s next
It pays off for everyone
There's no hiding now
Author KJ Dell’Antonia shares the recipe for easier parenting
A North Seattle mother reflects on representation and identity
What one mom learned after a fateful hair appointment
"Establishing relationships with people of color is important, but so is how you do it."
A response to the plea of Rachel Hollis of The Chic Site
A parent of two disabled young adults shares this advice
Local organization has launched new groups this summer with more on the way
It's not just about the kids
Seattle mom Marlo Mack shares her experience
A mom shares her advice after her daughter and son start eating vegan and vegetarian
A researcher at the University of Washington on swing shifts and parenting
Plus, a list of ideas for age-appropriate chores
This year's winners and finalists
How to talk about it
A Latino mom shares her advice
The newest Pixar movie celebrates parenting
It only takes three steps
An age-by-age guide
What to do and what to say
Here's what's wrong with the language of attack and destroy
"Establish a routine to give you a sense of being normal."
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How did we start having children sleep in separate rooms, anyway?
What you need to know about their work
"There’s just too much else to do."
New findings on eating, aging and sleeping as a parent
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?”
One mom explains why this misconception is way off-base
Utah close to signing bill into law
A mother comes to terms with her daughter's decision
Backyard homesteading and parenting have plenty in common
All it took: a beautiful box, a love of animals and a snowstorm
A Q&A with Seattle parent and author Ijeoma Oluo
Married financial planners offer their advice
Because being in a relationship wasn't hard enough already
Your post-kid financial checklist
Cash in on these practical but easy-to-understand tips
It's about consent
This mom’s advice? Never settle
It's not as hard as it may seem
Sleep solutions for modern families
Help this up-and-coming generation embrace adulthood
Join us for a Facebook Live with the bestselling author
Consider Singaporean 'kangaroo parenting' instead
Don’t wait until they’re a teen to have this talk
A new survey shows a surprising gap between perception and reality
First, leave jealousy at the altar
We can't just talk the talk
Reconsider how and when you have this important conversation
Professional chefs, restaurateurs and parents share their secrets
Don't miss our special event featuring two groundbreaking films
See the groundbreaking film that will help your family tackle anxiety
Join us for a lecture event with bestselling author Dr. Dan Siegel
Tips for keeping your cool
Child development research explores how children learn to be grateful
How one technique stops tantrums in their tracks
7 things this mama-to-be wishes people had mentioned
"If someone hurts you, it’s not your fault."
New research uncovers how parents can teach their kids the value of hard work
Practical tips for handling the hurt
What one mom learned when her child asked her to stop complaining
Maximize the teen years with these pro tips
How to know if the time is right
Help your kids be financially literate
A Q&A with mindful parenting experts
A mother-to-be's wish for her unborn child
Families turn to the Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center
Soccer great Abby Wambach and wife Glennon Doyle open up during Seattle event
'Parenting While Queer' panel Oct. 14 seeks to educate Seattle allies
How five years of trying to conceive changed a dad’s perspective
Next time, try this
If only they came with a check
What this mom learned fighting for her daughter with autism
A mom comes to terms with what might have been
A Q&A with clinical psychologist Chris McCurry
A parenting pro recommends you stay SOBER
Improve academic success without having to say "do your homework" a million times
From 'unschooling' to baking with breastmilk, keep an eye on these
Because if multiple choice can't tell you the answer, nothing can
"It’s my friends who are already parents who won’t shut up."
Your cautious kid can be independent with these tips
"As a society, we need to redefine the notion of success."
Ace this school year with these 26 tips
Do the questions ever end?
Latest research, hottest gear, best baby outings
Seriously, have you ever had as much fun as they're having?
"It’s crazy, it’s beautiful. It’s your new life."
Why this psychologist advocates for making parenting playful
We asked, you answered
Because screens aren't going anywhere
How playtime boosts learning for toddlers and preschoolers
"Is it possible to startle a robot? I think we did."
We swear this will help
On running the family business
One mom's journey to nirvana
3 ways to prepare your child to be safe in public and at home
Advice from a clinical psychologist
These 7 reads will keep you captivated all season
It's hard enough for adults to do — what about kids?
A mother reflects on what she's learned as a parent
One word: hormones
Why I'm teaching my kids to challenge gender norms
How a Seattle Children’s clinical research scientist helps parents thrive
In pursuit of being the good-enough mother
A note from our publisher for the May 2017 issue
Yes, and it can be bad for your health
The annual event in Bellevue celebrates its sixth year
A mother shares how she supports her son as he ages
Grandparents learn to speak "tech" to stay connected
Seattle parents share their work-from-home stories
And how to get your kid involved
Balancing activism and parenting while keeping your sanity
Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin share their advice for building diversity
4 unexpected ways parenthood changed one woman’s marriage
This talk on 'Taming Tears Positively' could be a game-changer for your parenting
Lecture with Laura S. Kastner, Ph.D.
Use this season of reflection to plan ahead for the new year
After a deeply divided election, one mom muses on moving forward
Incentivizing positive behaviors in children is helpful but is it healthy?
New must-read books for your family
What happens when you recognize the symptoms in yourself?
6 strategies for being home alone with tots
A Gig Harbor mom on raising her boys while staring down cancer
More and more parents are going back to college while raising children.
Guilt: Who needs it? Treat yourself kindly and see how it benefits your family
Our most popular articles about behavior and discipline
When you and your child are frustrated, respond with compassion
Yes, but studies show it may not be healthy
Enjoy this documentary about screen time and families
Seattle parenting lecture on internet safety for kids
Seattle parenting lecture on free-range parenting
Issaquah parenting lecture on turning worrying into growing
A mother reflects on her two sons, one with ADHD and one without
What the father of a son with autism learned about himself
By Laura S. Kastner, Ph.D.
Reading and dinner routines, family meetings and more to supercharge learning and family bonding this summer
What to do, and what not to do, from a mom who has been there
10 tips for making sure you don't overstep your parenting boundaries when you become a grandparent
Your questions answered about co-op preschool's cost, commitment and education model
Why being left alone for a week with 6-year-old twins isn't terrifying
A self-diagnosed helicopter mom fails the L&L test
Sending your kids to sleep-away camp is a gift that you can give them
Why and how parents can parent mindfully