Delight your favorite mom with a special activity Mother's Day weekend
Recipes, gifts, cards and more ideas to make Mom feel special
From cost-free treats to spectacular splurges
Give mom a gift from the heart with one of these sweet Mother's Day card ideas
Practical but perfect gifts that a new mom will appreciate
Stroller-friendly trails and paths around Seattle and the Eastside
Show your love and support for women and BIPOC creators
Silly and fun ideas to bring the holiday magic to life
How this mom is getting her sons to pitch in this summer
Super simple recipes with shortcut ingredients
Anyone can whip up these mom-pleasing recipes
Bring a five-star brunch to Mom this year
From yoga to glamping to woodworking, great escapes for Northwest moms
Working mom. Stay-at-home mom. Mom stereotypes can be hurtful.
Meet 'The Boob Boss,' AKA Rue Khosa
Try less talk, more action
Enjoying a quiet, restful day in bed isn't an option for most moms. So what’s a sick mom to do?
Where to get fit while your kids get to play
Wine o’clock is a problem — not a solution — for Mom
Meet Amy Nelson, Founder and CEO of The Riveter
Wendy’s Wonderful Kids finds families for children in foster care
Why menstruation can be worse during midlife, and what you can do about it
Meet Jaki McQuiston
A Q & A with Paula Becker, author of ‘A House on Stilts: Mothering in the Age of Opioid Addiction’
How to deal with grandparents who don’t play fair
A serial mom dater offers advice for building your mom tribe
A mom reflects on her daughter leaving home
Where to breastfeed in Seattle, Bellevue and more
What health experts say about marijuana use during pregnancy
And why it's good for your baby
When sickness hits, this mom gets a big surprise
Forget the homemade crafts and give them something decent
"If you want to stand out, work.”
Don't freeze when they ask about the birds and the bees
A relationship guru shares his expert advice
New project promotes safe, informed birth practices
If you plan on breastfeeding your baby, read these tips
John Gottman, Ph.D., shares his expert advice
Simple and tasty no-cook recipes that are suitable for budding chefs
On National Tooth Fairy Day
The best iPhone, iPad and Android science apps for all ages
Being child-free is not an invitation for insensitive comments
“Is this the best a man can get?”
Sip wine, get crafty and have some fun
A mother's plea to relax this season
Advice from one mom to another
Three single moms on how they parent their kids
Food, fun and nature are all part of education in France
Why you need to know about pelvic floor physical therapy
A mom on how she coped after several failed adoptions
The unexpected upsides of having a third kid
A Seattle-based pro offers her advice
There's free child care at this "not creepy" mixer just for you
Find your village on this new Tinder-like app
How to be a good parent coach and help the whole team thrive
Advice from a mom raising a child with special needs
A behavior analyst develops a 15-minute fix
Read this before searching for a new daycare
It pays off for everyone
Staying at home counts as work experience
"Infertility has influenced every part of motherhood for me."
Take time to relax before baby comes
Have you heard of it?
After overhearing a conversation in her child's class, this mom urges us to take action
Two weeks before her daughter leaves for college, this woman realizes how she's coping
Having trouble potty training?
"Children easily see, name and embrace differences, so use the momentum of their observances to talk about such topics."
Skip throwing a baby shower and do this instead
Win a $250 gift card from The Bellevue Collection
Sharing the household chores when both parents work can be tricky
"Saying I feel alone is an understatement"
Three women share their experiences with infertility, IVF or miscarriage
Top questions and answers about midwife-assisted delivery
New parents, don't repeat my mistake
The newest Pixar movie celebrates parenting
The Washington State initiative looking to change the conversation
4 products to know about
You'd think it'd be easy
Nutritious recipes for nursing mamas
The tennis pro's powerful message for moms
"Kids are no longer socializing and connecting face to face."
Is this the end of mushy baby food as we know it?
5 questions with the author
On the list: Be kind to yourself
A Q&A with Seattle author Angela Garbes
Meet Sarah Scherzer
5 questions with Heidi Durham
The mother of all comics strikes again in her latest Netflix special
This movie pulls no punches with its unflinching look at motherhood
"Message received: Mothers and their babies were clearly unwelcome"
Nobody escapes the tough times as a new mom.
Where to find true inclusivity for young girls today
"I wasn't raised to be ashamed of my heritage or my skin."
4 questions with illustrator and SAHM Betsy Zou
We're celebrating Moms with a special contest.
"Stitch this on a sampler and put it where you can see it."
"Evidently, it’s not super-duper neat to you that I grew a person inside of my body."
5 questions with researcher, mother and author Hana Schank
"But what if...?"
A mom reassesses what she's getting from social media
What does motherhood mean to you?
Take a few moments to relax and unwind
In honor of Mother's Day, we asked writers to tell us what motherhood means to them
These are good ideas even when it isn’t Mother’s Day
Learn the latest, from recent research to gaga gear
“Oh, so it’s like Mommy has a weed in her brain.”
"Your baby has a favorite podcast."
Fly on, Tammie Jo Schults
"Maybe it's supposed to feel like her body is still being wrenched from mine."
Meet the Kent resident and new mom at 40
"Basically, I drive a garbage can on wheels."
As her mother succumbs to Alzheimer’s, a woman reflects on their relationship
A Q&A with the authors of 'Say No to Placenta Pics'
Try one of these impressive gifts
"There’s just too much else to do."
New findings on eating, aging and sleeping as a parent
Great for baby showers, holidays or just any old day
Expert tips for breastfeeding nutrition
“Do I want my kids to see me dying in front of them or truly living as the mother they recognize?”
A letter from a mother to her infant son
Because being in a relationship wasn't hard enough already
How one mom changed her thinking about what it means to 'have it all'
Don’t get screwed figuring out finances
Keep your sanity — and financial stability
Meet Pwint Htun
Having it all isn't the same for every woman
Honestly, these are good ideas for any loved one
The unexpected downsides of having a second kid
One mom reflects on the mental toll of her ideal life
What one mom learned about herself when she began traveling solo
This mom’s advice? Never settle
How one mom shifted away from being #blessed to finding balance
Should you (or your daughter) be tested?
Why it's worth it to pause (if only for a moment)
Sleepaway camp might be even better when you do it together
Consider Singaporean 'kangaroo parenting' instead
Embrace the love this month with this expert advice
A mother refuses to pass her fears on
What to do when it’s more “ouch” than “ahhh”
"You are a mother-warrior goddess and you’re doing an incredible job."
Kid-friendly salons and barbers that specialize in kinky, curly tresses
First, leave jealousy at the altar
How parents keep baby healthy during the winter and more
Join us for a lecture with John Gottman, Ph.D.
The tree, as we first saw it, was a balm for a grieving daughter's heart
It used to be all memes and wedding pics — then parenting took over
10 totally worth it splurges
“Please revise and resubmit.”
7 things this mama-to-be wishes people had mentioned
Take your own to see this heartbreaking but hilarious play
What it's like to work at a parenting magazine as a non-parent
Modern moms are criticized for choices that don't feel like choices at all
Let your baby enjoy the sound of your voice with these great reads
How to survive the holidays when you're pregnant and more
Supplements can improve egg quality and improve fertility for women in their 40s
What one mom learned when her kids didn't follow her plan
"I am encapsulating my placenta. Please set aside to be put on ice."
Prepare for those invasive family planning questions
How to know if the time is right
This is about lifting all women up
A Q&A with mindful parenting experts
Labor stories, the perfect fall outing and the best baby shower gift
3 less-than-obvious prenatal self-care tips
Here's how to fit a beauty routine into your busy schedule
'I hardly think that kissing his scrape or giving him an extra long hug is going to make him never want to leave me'
'Parenting While Queer' panel Oct. 14 seeks to educate Seattle allies
If only they came with a check
Moms seem to get a bad rap in fiction and in life
Frustrated parents take to social media after Las Vegas shooting
Our October edition includes sleep tips and fun apps
'Having this child is my activism.'
A mom comes to terms with what might have been
Parents are working more and making less time for fun to keep up with education costs
Here's what home births have in common
Retailer announces storewide price cuts
'The biggest challenge hasn't been my gender transition at all'
Readers tell us their wildest, most touching moments
The mom-to-be was refused service by a Marysville Buzz Inn
A Hindu mom questions what to feed her young son
And lived to tell the tale
Fall's coming, but the good times don't have to end
A psychologist weighs in on how parents can ease sibling rivalry
"Bring cake. Cake works wonders."
The start of kindergarten is a little more bitter than sweet for me
Bilingual baby tips, sleep-training gear that really works and more
Pink's speech gives hope to moms like me
Celeb mom Whitney Port opens up about her breastfeeding challenges
This mom decided practice was optional
Girls like science, too
Whether daycare, preschool or kindergarten, these tips will help you handle it like a pro
All of these women share the same rule: don’t call me mom
Breastfeeding journeys often look different for Black parents
Think you're tired? This mom has you beat
A state program you need to know about
"It’s my friends who are already parents who won’t shut up."
New survey finds that moms would pay $107 for better shut-eye
Send us your stories by Aug. 25
Do the questions ever end?
You know the name but do you know the port commissioner?
"It’s crazy, it’s beautiful. It’s your new life."
A mom deals with a litany of questions for her son's first haircut
"Is it possible to startle a robot? I think we did."
We swear this will help
A provocative new book makes a case for presence
"Will he call me 'mother' in Hindi or in English?"
Preparing my son for a life of random selections
Author Piyali Bhattacharya visits Elliott Bay Book Company
One word: hormones
Why I'm teaching my kids to challenge gender norms
In pursuit of being the good-enough mother
A note from our publisher for the May 2017 issue
Get creative with these out-of-the-ordinary Mother's Day gift ideas
The annual event in Bellevue celebrates its sixth year
We love you, Mom!
A young mother looks for a new home
Secondary infertility affects 3 million American women — why aren’t we talking about it?
A Q&A with the executive director of Step By Step
3 moms share their stories of striking out on their own
The gentle cesarean birth delivers
Grandparents learn to speak "tech" to stay connected
Seattle parents share their work-from-home stories
A conversation with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner of MomsRising
Science and culture clash as a mother welcomes her first child
Having a child show preference for one parent over another can hurt — here's how to handle the situation
A mother's first birth goes radically different than she hoped
What's in a name?
Really? A more mindful mom?
4 unexpected ways parenthood changed one woman’s marriage
What cohabiting with little monsters really feels like
The world of parenting podcasts — downloaded
Dear Reader: This New Year's Resolution Is On My Mind
Moms share their stories of abortion before and during motherhood
Find time for fitness no matter your child's age
Use this season of reflection to plan ahead for the new year
3 military families share the stories and struggles of military life
The reboot of the beloved series brings up fond memories
After divorce, a mother connects with her son through flower arrangement
Here's how to approach their post-election feelings
Women's Business Incubator hostsworking events that include child care
Genuinely praise your children and see self-confidence bloom
Moms to Moms Seattle offers a community for those facing disease
Is giving a baby the mother's surname still a controversy?
Mothers of black boys share their fear and anxiety
More and more parents are going back to college while raising children.
Some mothers turn to the market when the freezer gets full
Guilt: Who needs it? Treat yourself kindly and see how it benefits your family
Happy Babies brings families together for education, support and community
This state representative talks politics, family and making it all work
Never skip dinner again with this advice from a dietitian and mom
Learn how elective surgeries can have surprising impacts
'To all of you women who have faced infertility, miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant or child loss; to those who have lost their adult children too soon: I celebrate you'
Will Washington workers be next in the push for parental leave?
Don't forget about your teeth during pregnancy
Recognizing and treating postpartum mood disorder
Are you a new member of the Sandwich Generation? Common questions, answered
A mother reflects on her two sons, one with ADHD and one without
Why it’s not enough to tell your children "all bodies are beautiful"
A breakdown of the growing pregnancy option, Centering
Can hiking help connect parents, turn kids into naturephiles and battle PPD?
What to do, and what not to do, from a mom who has been there
Millennial workers' push for flexible jobs could help parents and working moms
Why being left alone for a week with 6-year-old twins isn't terrifying
Learn how to get to the next stage with your relationship
Help your baby make a peaceful transition from womb to world
From pregnancy to postpartum, these resources are essential for new parents
Is sleep the new sex?