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Do You Take Your Kid to 'Hamilton'?
Every parent brings their own values and comfort level to deciding what movies and shows are right for their child.
How to hire the best teen sitter ever
Is the neighborhood babysitter a dying institution? No!
Seattle's Child staff
Nannies and other domestic workers push for new rights
Seeking sick time, written contracts, minimum wage and other protections
How to Ask about Guns Before a Playdate — Even When We Don’t Want To
Learn to ask about gun storage just as if it were checking in regarding booster seats or allergies before a playdate at someone else's home.
When Is It OK to Let Your Child Quit?
It's a dilemma every parent who has put a child into an organized sport, a club or lessons has or will face – the child who wants to quit.
How to teach your child mindful money habits
Teaching your child money management skills begins early and involves you learning right along with them.
When the diagnosis is dyslexia
Lessons learned from a daughter with a learning disability.
Winter Clean Out: Organizing and Storing your Kid's Belongings
After the holiday season and an influx of new toys and games, things can easily get messy and unorganized. Here's how to get control.
Putting ‘no homework’ to the test
A year after Seattle’s Whittier Elementary adopts a no-homework policy, there are new learning opportunities for everyone
Tips to Keep Kids Safe this Holiday Season
The most wonderful time of the year can also be a potentially dangerous one for children.
Seattle Children's Staff
Spiritual parenting at any age and anywhere
While attending church has become less of a priority, many parents still want to ensure their children are developing spiritually.
7 holiday survival tips for parents of kids with behavior challenges
A counselor at the Overlake Specialty School in Bellevue offers strategies for parents of behaviorally challenged kids.
How to find great books for your kids
You owe your kids better books than your childhood classics: juicy, well-written stories that truthfully represent our complex world.
New Mom Dispatch: This is 2
There must be a special word in the parenting dictionary for feeling nostalgic about something while it’s still happening.
Becca Bergman Bull
What kids want you to know
What advice do boys and girls from 5 to 15 years like to give parents?
Ronit Feinglass Plank
Do What You Do and Not What I Say
My son's teaching me how to raise him. Can I listen?
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How we celebrate: Family adds coziness to Sikh traditions of food and music
What K-12 parents in Seattle need to know about proposed changes to Title IX rules on sexual assault, harassment
DNA testing: A fad for curious tweens, but there might be a twist
How we celebrate: Fun in Seattle, then a nice, long visit to the grandparents
Has the legalization of pot made Washington kids more likely to use? No, but ...
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