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Hitting the Ski Trails with Baby in Tow

How to Respond When a Fever Strikes

It's cold season again and fever is threatening to cause discomfort and anxiety for kids and grownups alike

A “forever family” remembers foster kids by volunteering with Seattle nonprofit Amara

Amara has helped them with legal and emotional support, and provided a place for the kids to visit their biological parents. In turn, Fred and Adam’s family contributes to Amara with their money, time and expertise.

Parenting and risk: Why I decided to let my son climb trees

A TED talk changes one parent's ideas about kids, danger, and an understanding of what it means to keep them safe.

One Seattle Children’s ER doctor has tips to help kids proceed with caution

Dr. Tony Woodward, medical director of emergency services at Seattle Children's Hospital, addresses the biggest safety issues for kids.

Kids’ access to firearms is a key factor in gun violence

Easy accessibility to firearms is a major factor in many of the murders, suicides and accidental gun deaths of children.

Home on the (free) range: Local parents help kids explore risk through music

For some local musicians raising kids, free-range parenting starts at their doorstep.

Adventure Playground: Worth the drive to Mercer Island

Podcasts that rule (for kids and parents alike)

Get your radio fix 24/7.

Create new back-to-school traditions for your family

Keep the transition back into school mode stress-free with these sweet and simple new traditions.

Bartell Drugs' immunization campaign encourages back-to-school vaccinations for kids

Immunizations for MMR, varicella (the Chickenpox virus), TDAP, and flu vaccinations are crucial back-to-school vaccines.

Talking gender, allyship, and identity at Gender Odyssey Family 2015

How can parents best support their trans kid's needs while also parenting their child?

How dangerous is soda consumption for kids?

While the detrimental health effects of soda are somewhat understood, it can be tricky to know just how impactful soda consumption can be, especially for kids.

Montessori's century-old philosophy is about guiding kids, not just teaching them

The Montessori approach to child development and education that Maria Montessori, Italy's first female doctor, developed in the early 1900s, has spawned a proliferation of schools worldwide: More than 4,000 in the United States and about 60 in the greater Seattle area.

Creating intentional community in Seattle's Duwamish Cohousing

This 23-home intentional community located in West Seattle is home to some 70 people, including nearly 20 children.

Gender Odyssey Family conference offers support for gender noncomforming and trans kids

This year's conference is helping families who are working to navigate the day-to-day realities of raising a gender nonconforming or transgender child.
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