In between school drop-offs and coffee binges, Natalie Singer-Velush served as ParentMap’s Executive Editor. Follow her! Natalie used to write for newspapers and once pumped milk in the bathroom of the King County Superior Courthouse while covering a murder trial. Natalie is Canadienne via California and now lives in Seattle with her husband and two daughters. She likes cool sheets, cupcakes, tall men and obedient children.Google+
PNB's 'George Balanchine's The Nutcracker': Not Much Spice, But Still Very Nice
Pacific Northwest Ballet PNB School student Eden Anan as Clara in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®, choreographed by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust. PNB’s production features sets and costumes …
Election Day Unease: Parents and Community Leaders Hopeful, Even as They Worry
On Election Day 2016, Seattle-area parents and community leaders are hopeful even as they worry about the outcome after a brutal political season.
Parents of Young Kids: This (Adult) Theater Is Throwing You a Life Ring
As parents to young children, we can sometimes feel a bit like ghosts in the city that once was ours, our favorite adult-focused haunts traded for an endless rotation of …
Drones Without Loans: Save Money on the 3 Hottest Tech Items This Year
From quadcopters to virtual reality (VR) systems, here's how you can get your hands on the latest awesome tech.
3-D Printers: A Maker Family Essential?
5 questions posed to the 3D Printing Nerd
A White Mother Reviews 'A Raisin in the Sun' at Seattle Rep
Lorraine Hansberry's classic play 'A Raisin in the Sun,' playing at Seattle Repertory Theatre until Oct. 30, helps families and older children explore and confront issues of racism, identity and …
Mind Map: Review of 'Memory: Past Meets Present' at Pacific Science Center
Seattle's Memory: Past Meets Present exhibit at Pacific Science Center explores how the human brain stores and retrieves memories and how the mind makes maps to create spatial memory. The …