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We need to redesign schools to prepare kids for today's world

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?

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.

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

For $19.99 a box, you get 8 to 12 handpicked pieces for your child — delivered to your door, at which time they'll also pick up outgrown but reusable items of yours.

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.

50+ fun, active things to do with kids during winter break

From the simple (go to a park!) to more elaborate (plan a ski weekend), take advantage of the time together.

7 great ideas for a family game night — not just at the holidays

Some classics (and some you may not have heard of) for New Year's Eve or any time you've got people together.

How to keep your kids from spending all of their free time on video games

Tips from a physician and mental-health counselor on how to pry those game controllers and smartphones from your kids' hands — and why you should do that, if even it's tough.

Bring on the snow! Best ski areas you can drive to from Seattle

Let's go sledding! Places to play in the snow around Seattle.

Music to monster trucks (and everything in between): Family guide to winter shows

Great way to start 2019: Take the family on a First Day hike in a Washington state park

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