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Pause before you post: The downside of putting your kids on social media

Of course your kids are adorable and you want everyone on Facebook and Instagram to see. But don’t forget that when you put them online, you’re giving your kids a digital history and potentially exposing them to danger.

Read to your kids! It's fun, cozy and crucial to their development

More research tells us what we already knew: You should read with your kids every day — and not just when they're little.

Unsung Hero: Chris Corry, positive role model as a parent, volunteer and state legislator

Each day in February, we introduce you to an outstanding caregiver doing important work on behalf of children.

Take a family day trip to Olympia

Unsung Hero: Amanda Dugger, 'amazing role model' with a generous spirit

Each day in February, we introduce you to an outstanding caregiver doing important work on behalf of children.

Quick, tasty, kid-friendly side dish: wok-seared corn and green onions

Measles outbreak: What Seattle-area parents need to know

Walk along the lake in Seattle's Washington Park Arboretum

You'll probably get muddy, but there's so much to see — and great lookouts make it even more fun!

Fans of the Longest Shortest Time will love 'Weird Parenting Wins'

The creator of the popular podcast has written a book, and it includes tips, hacks and laughs from some Seattle families.

Enter to Win 5 Tickets to the Children's Film Festival Seattle 2019 – The Muppet Movie

Going back to school as a parent

Earning a degree while raising a family and working full time is easier said than done but Todd – backed by unwavering support from his wife, kids, parents and employer – knew it was possible.

'We need more love': Seattle dad is touched by chat with stranger at store

After a pre-dinner trip with two inquisitive kids, a fellow shopper's compliment led to small talk and, eventually, happy tears.

Winter is a great time to take kids to the zoo in Seattle or Tacoma

Erika's weekend picks for Jan. 12-13

There are some great library events, monster trucks and the last chance to ice skate this season in Bellevue.

Kids driving you nuts at home? Plan a full day out: Here's how

Do a little research, grab a backpack and get going. It just may give you a new lease on life.

See the adorable new sea otter at Point Defiance zoo

Moea is getting along great with the other two otters in the Tacoma zoo's Rocky Shores habitat.

7 new places to treat the kids (and yourself!) to a cookie or donut

Fine new bakeries and expansions of old favorites are opening all over.
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