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ParentMap, May 2015 Issue

ParentMap May 2015 Issue

May is for honoring all the mothers out there, for all you do — it also marks National Bike Month. Our cover story includes the best of both worlds: six family-friendly bike rides for Mother's Day and the rest of May. And as you get into summer adventure mode, check out our list of great summer gear for all occasions, then jet over to the Family Adventure Guide for road trip ideasoutdoor dining to try, and more summer fun!

This month's feature is the next installment in our Making it Work editorial focus, delving into the lives of various parent-entrepreneurs to see how being the boss of everyone provides more balance between work and family.  

Also in our May issue are tips for signing your child up for music lessons, a crash course in private school admission testing, and an adoptive mother's poignant story of how she adopted her second child. 

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Ages & Stages: 

0-5: Great Gear for Family Adventures

4-8: Keying in to Music Lessons

9-15: Test Preparation for Private School Admission


Adoption: From Pain Comes a Sparkling Love

Special Issue: Family Adventure Guide

Hit the Road! Funky Family Road Trips From Seattle

Summer Walk-On Ferry Adventures

10 Seattle Tourism Makeovers

All Hands on Decks! Kid-Friendly Outdoor Dining

50 Deals of Summer


Feature: Making it Work
The Boss of Everyone: Parent and Entrepreneur 

Out & About: 

Ride, Mama, Ride! Family Friendly Bike Rides

Dear Reader: Honoring All Mothers

Brain Fuel: Parent News, Snack-Sized

Ask the Experts:

Helping Your Child Manage Her Frustration

Will This Game of Musical Beds Ever Stop? 

After-School Special: 

Teeing Up After School Care: How to Pick a Quality After-School Program


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