The Most Vulnerable Age: New Study Explores Effects of Childhood Trauma
Extreme stress experienced between ages 5 and 8 poses a higher risk of poor adult mental health, according to a new study of U.S. brain scans conducted by Duke University. …
How to Maximize Your Visit to the Pediatrician
From paperwork to mental preparation, here's everything you need to know about making the most out of your appointment with the pediatrician.
The 101 on KOA, Your New Favorite Camping Experience
With glamping-like accommodations, stellar locations, and loads of activities for kids, you may soon be a KOA Kamping convert
Are You Saying the Right Things? How to Talk to Your Child About Sexual Abuse
Talking with your child about things like unwanted touching and private body parts isn't easy — here's how to start the conversation about sexual ab …
Into the Urban Wild: 10 Seattle-area Nature Centers and Gardens to Explore
Find spring adventures at nature centers including Brightwater Center, Lewis Creek Park, Mercer Slough, Seward Park, Kruckeberg Garden, Magnuson Park, Tacoma Nature Center, Cedar River Watershed, Padilla Bay, and Pilchuck …
Redshirting: Should You or Shouldn't You?
When it comes to kindergarten, many families wonder whether to hold kids back a year or start early. Should you redshirt?
An Insider's Guide to Surviving the School Science Fair
Science fair season begins with high enthusiasm and good intentions but — all too often — parents and kids end up stressed, competitive and unhappy. Is it even worth it? …
Mindful Mouthfuls: Combating Common Feeding Challenges and Nourishing Healthy Eating Habits
Do your kids need more mindful mouths? Nourish healthy eating habits! From picky eaters to overeating to screen distractions, here are 3 feeding challenges and how to beat t …