Elisa Murray is the Out + About editor for ParentMap, which means she has the fun (and challenge) of trying to cover all the amazing opportunities for affordable and fantastic family fun and arts in the Puget Sound region. Got a tip, complaint, or story idea? She loves 'em all; just email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.Google+
Art and Art-Making for All: Tacoma Museums Expand Access to Families
A partnership between Children's Museum of Tacoma and Tacoma Art Museum connects the dots between art and art-making.
Parent-Kid Dates: 10 Ways to Rock Family Time
In honor of February, the month of love, we challenge you to drop the nag list and plan some pure fun time with your kids. Here are old- and new-school …
Skip the Super Bowl and Do One of These 7 Things Instead
You know this, right? Super Bowl Sunday is the best day of the year to do almost anything BUT prep for and watch the big game. Since the Hawks aren't playing this …
KidsQuest Children's Museum Grand Opening Set for Jan. 31
The new KidsQuest Children's Museum, to open in January 2017, has more programming for older kids, more exhibit space a design intended to foster deep p …
Honoring Dr. King: Activities and Events Celebrating MLK Day Around Seattle
"Life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘What are you doing for others?,'" said Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Honor his legacy with your kids on and around January 16 …
Free Play Becomes Free at Seattle Community Centers
In a win for for accessibility and rainy-day fun, toddler gyms and most other drop-in activities become free at Seattle community centers.
There's No Place Like a Home Share
From cohousing to house sharing, Puget Sound–area families team up on housing costs, parenting and community.