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From Weeds to Edibles: A Front Yard Transformed

A Queen Anne family of budding gardeners turns their front yard into a space of fun and food-gathering

Chow Down with Kids on Bainbridge Island

The best places to eat with kids after walking on the ferry to Bainbridge Island.

Seattle’s Best Children Consignment Shops

Kids’ consignment shops are a win-win: Good for your budget, the environment and local businesses

Why Do More Boys Have Autism?

There are four boys diagnosed for every girl. Why?

"Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea" at Point Defiance

How to Get Money for Your Favorite Community Project

This year, NMF will award $3.2 million dollars to community-led projects that strengthen our communities, such as cultural festivals, community space improvements, public art, community organizing, and much more.

Teach Kids to How to Call 911

To help teach your kids about how to use 9-1-1, a variety of free downloadable resources are available including a 911 emergency song and an educational coloring book.

Farmer Frog Grows Edible Gardens at Local Schools

Farmer Frog aims to curb child hunger by turning underutilized sites at local schools and in the community into environmentally sound, food-producing farms and gardens.

Kids in the Garden: Find the Right Plant and Task for Their Age

If you want your kids to love gardening, here are some ideas regarding both what to grow and which jobs to assign, at three different ages.

More than a walk in the park: six public gardens to explore with kids

Rain Gardens 101

Rain gardens are so effective that in certain areas the city of Seattle and King County pay a rebate of about $4,000, to cover the cost of installing a rain garden.

How Do We Talk to Our Kids about Political Issues that are Stressing Us Out?

How do we keep our kids from getting anxious when we're struggling with our own fears?

Local 4-H club instructs city kids

Cooped Up in Seattle teaches city kids to raise chickens the 4-H way

Dad Next Door: Worlds Apart

Maybe the boy who got a bullet in his head isn't your kid, but that isn't the point. The question is whether or not he is OUR kid.

New Mom Dispatch: Face Time

Revised (and more realistic) guidelines about setting limits on screen time for young kids help reduce the guilt.
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