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 …
Why You Need a Hygge Family Holiday This Year
Hygge — the Danish term for a cozy, warm lifestyle and an emphasis on wellbeing — is embraced throughout Scandinavia, and it’s catching on here in the United States as …
What Messages Do Kids Get From the Color of Their Playthings?
In a post-election daze, a mother reflects on the rise of ethnically diverse Barbies, and the power of playthings
Why Your Family Should Write a Mission Statement for 2017
Use New Year's as an excuse to write a parenting manifesto or family mission statement, an experience that's great for organization.
Real vs. Fake: How to Choose the Right Christmas Tree
Pitting flexibility and ease against cost and the environment can leave anyone stumped — this guide can help
Injecting Culture Into Christmas
How do you view Christmas? One mom reflects on whether Christmas whitewashes and asked a few local families how they respond.
Best Seattle-area Holiday Outings for Kids and Families
Chances are good there's a festive activity right for your family — consider this your guide to finding holiday fun for kids in Seattle and the rest of Western Washing …