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What Every Parent Needs to Know about Preventing Your Child from Drowning

One of the biggest and most endangering myths when it comes to drowning is that it's loud. Watch any Hollywood blockbuster that portrays a drowning and the scene is filled with lots of splashing and screaming from a distressed swimmer. Dr. Linda Quan, an emergency attending physician and drowning expert at Seattle Children's Hospital explains, drowning is often silent, which makes it that much more dangerous.

Dad on Duty: Challenging Traditional Conceptions of Stay-at-Home Parenting

Marty Chavez, one of a growing number of full-time, stay-at-home dads in Seattle and around the nation, is challenging normative understandings of parenting roles.

Out There Adventures fosters community for queer teens through kayaking

Out There Adventures is working to foster a safe environment for queer-identified youth through an eight-day kayaking program in the San Juan Islands.

Community centers offer free drop-in activities during Seattle Public Schools' teacher walkout

Plus, detailed info from Seattle Public Schools.

Safe Crossings helps kids navigate the perils of grief

Safe Crossings Foundation supports children facing the grieving process.

Seattle Children's PlayGarden welcomes kids of all abilities

Seattle Children’s PlayGarden is an inclusive place where kids with different abilities can create connections with each other, engage with nature and simply have fun.

Top 10 Reads for New Parents

We turned to the experts – 50 Seattle parents who have become first-time parents – and asked them to share their favorite parenting books.

Why we're still fighting for work-life balance

While we wait for better workplace and childcare policies, let's help each other.

Pushing forward the paid time off conversation in Seattle

Adjusting to a new baby is tough for most parents, but should they expect paid time off? The answer is “yes” in every part of the developed world — except the United States.

Can We Have it All? Three Seattle Families Try to Find the Mythical Work/Life Balance

One thing unites modern families, perhaps like nothing else: the struggle to make it all work.

Two Seattle dads tackle the universal balancing act

While their family may be nontraditional, these Seattle dads's challenges as working parents are the same as anyone's.

"I hate being a mother": How parents can feel guilty about perceived shortcomings

A Seattle mom's verse on the trials of motherhood gets real, and really resonates.

Pop quiz: Can you have it all?

Think you can have it all? Take our quiz and find out.

Growing healthy eaters at the Rainier Beach Learning Garden

Seattle's Rainier Beach Learning Garden offers kids the chance to dig in to gardening and learn more about growing their own produce.

How to Prep Little Sleepers for Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Savings Time presents some unique "challenges" for parents.

Should Old Navy market 'boyfriend' jeans to toddlers and kids?

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