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Dad Next Door: Boys Will Be Men, Part 2

It’s not enough for fathers to just be good role models. Our sons need a counterweight to balance the rest of society, and that’s a heavy lift.

Your Kid Wants a Dog. Now What?

People warn that adopting a puppy is like having a baby, but they’re closer to a toddler with a tail. When considering a canine adoption, think carefully about the time, expenses involved.

Animals in the Family

The Hargroves chose to adopt rescued goats out of a commitment to helping animals, but also to teach their daughter how to be kind to animals, and not to be scared of them.

Dogs Lend an Ear to Encourage Shy Readers

Bow Wows and Books uses canines to bolster literacy — and puppy love

Learn to Love Nature’s Slithery Beasts with the Seattle Reptile Guy

Kids learn to be better friends by befriending horses

Horse trainer Peggy Gilmer's goal is to build kids' social skills by encouraging four qualities — presence, connection, open-heartedness and authenticity.

Boys Will Be Men: Part 2

It’s not enough for fathers to just be good role models. Our sons need a counterweight to balance the rest of society

Bok a Bok is Korean Ka-pow in White Center

Korean fried chicken is the fried chicken revolution sweeping the country, and former Skillet chef Brian O’Connor gives Seattle its very own taste with Bok a Bok.

Barn2Door Brings the Farm Home

Barn2Door is a powerful new platform that changes the way we access food, and bridges the gap between local farmers and consumers.

ExploreStore Champions Toys with High 'Play Value'

There’s a treasure trove of high-quality, educational toys on the Eastside that will both entertain kids and support programming at KidsQuest Children’s Museum

Start a Mason Bee Revolution

These sting-free bees are a great way to teach kids about pollination

4 Ways to Have Nostalgia-Inspired Summer Fun

Tapping old summer memories can help you create new ones.

Sherman Alexie Talks About His First Picture Book

Sherman Alexie on why writing his first picture book "Thunder Boy Jr." was his toughest writing challenge so far

5 Things We Did As Kids That Are Now Illegal

Will berry picking by the side of the road or your kid's enterprising lemonade stand get you in trouble? Probably not.

Book Review: Sherman Alexie’s "Thunder Boy Jr."

Sherman Alexie's first picture book 'Thunder Boy Jr' is hilarious, heartfelt and beautifully illustrated by Caldecott Honor winner Yuyi Morales.

Dad Next Door: Raising Boys to be Good Men

There’s nothing wrong with letting boys be boys. But why can’t we cultivate their sweetness and tenderness as well?
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