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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.

Dogs Lend an Ear to Encourage Shy Readers

Bow Wows and Books uses canines to bolster literacy — and puppy love

Kids learn to be better friends by befriending horses

Horse trainer Peggy Gilmer's goal is to build kids' social skills by encouraging four qualities — presence, connection, open-heartedness and authenticity.

Boys Will Be Men: Part 2

It’s not enough for fathers to just be good role models. Our sons need a counterweight to balance the rest of society

'Two Sense: Practical Wisdom for New Adults' Guides New Grads

This life guide for recent grads helps them navigate the sticky financial and social situations of the first years of independent living.

Dad Next Door: Raising Boys to be Good Men

There’s nothing wrong with letting boys be boys. But why can’t we cultivate their sweetness and tenderness as well?

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.

Kids Get Their Parents — Famous and Otherwise — to Open Up in New Huffington Series Talk to Me

Watch Seattle-area luminaries Melinda Gates and Howard Schultz talk with their kids about life's joys and challenges.

Thinking of Getting a Pet this Summer? School's Out Seattle Humane Adoption Special

The start of Summer may be the best time to adopt a family pet. School's Out Seattle Humane adoption promotion is June 10-12.

Calming Kids’ Fears

When your child’s worrying becomes worrisome: Parenting experts on how to soothe an anxious kid.

Raising Respectful Cyberspace Citizens

Tips for parents from a technology educator about how to teach kids the right way to behave on social media.

8 Tips for successful Family Fun Runs with Kids

Community Family Fun Runs get everybody moving and benefit a good cause. Here's 8 tips from an experienced mom runner to help kids have a fun run.

New Mom Dispatch: Decisions, decisions

Becca Bergman Bull weighs the value of limitless information, advice, and options as a new mother in the digital age. Discover how the so-called “tyranny of choice” is magnified tenfold when a kid enters the picture.

Is this thing on?

Some days as a parent you need to laugh or you'll cry. Read what four Seattle-area comedian moms have to say about the funny business of parenting.

Beyond the Baby Blues: Seattle Mom talks about postpartum depression

Coping with the pain and frustration of postpartum depression — a Seattle mom talks recovery.

One-Stop Shopping for Quality Childcare

From finding a local licensed program, to offering coaching and professional development, Child Care Resources provides a One-Stop Shop for parents to learn about quality childcare.
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