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Two Washington Coast Family Getaways

Two resorts on the Washington coast offer very different - but equally fabulous - places to vacation with kids.

How to get your kids started in art: Don't be afraid to get messy

Amaranta Ibarra-Sandys is on a mission to make art accessible to all Seattle children, particularly those from immigrant or low-income families.

Great project for kids on a winter day: Make a lucha libre mask!

We need to redesign schools to prepare our kids for today's challenges

If we were to reimagine our school system to prepare students for today’s world of "alternative facts," fake news and pseudoscience, what would we design?

Seattle families: How to shut down your street so kids can play (yes, really!)

The city has a process for creating a Play Street. The program is more popular in summer, but it may be just what the neighborhood kids (and parents) need this winter.

Raising black men: a call to action

Educators in Seattle and elsewhere must gain the knowledge, skills and perspective to remove barriers and advocate for black students

Your family can learn origami with this class at Seattle ReCreative

Repurpose leftover holiday wrapping paper at an origami class Jan. 26.

No Winter Olympics this year? Go do the sports with your kids around Seattle in real life

Hockey, curling, skiing: Here's a family guide to learning and playing those sports close to home.

'Flora & Ulysses,' beloved tale of a girl and a squirrel, comes to Olympia stage

Your kid wants to drink coffee: Is that OK?

You duck into a coffee shop with your children. But instead of a steamed milk or hot chocolate, they're asking for mochas and Frappuccinos. At what age is it not unreasonable to say yes?

New Seattle service exchanges your kids' outgrown clothes for new things they need

It almost sounds too good to be true: West Seattle mom's new service to help families exchange gently used kids' clothes.

4 great kids' books about facing challenges with resilience and strength

Book Corner: These titles can teach kids how to bounce back with strength and positivity.

Teaching kids to share feelings through art

Urban Native Raven Juarez teaches kids how to connect with themselves and others through art.

How a busy family finds time to be creative — and sometimes silly

Tips for a winter beach walk at Lincoln Park in West Seattle

Study the rocks, the seaweed and whatever else the storms may have washed up.

Top 10 Seattle-area winter break events

Make mochi, sing along with Julie Andrews or watch an epic lightsaber battle.
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