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Five Months in the NICU

A mother recounts the experience of having a sick baby in the NICU in a powerful new graphic novel.

New Mom Dispatch: Balancing Work and a Baby

The factors that influence your decision are usually personal, not political.

Watch & Learn: Two Seattle Moms Launch Online Parenting Course

Sproutable, a new online parenting course complete with how-to videos, teaches parenting skills while using science research to explain behavior.

How Parents Can Help Kids with Homework

At Whittier Elementary in Ballard, all homework for all grades has been eliminated, but if your child still brings a backpack of work home every day, there are things you can do to help.

Dad Next Door: Feeling Nestless

When my kids were young, I couldn’t imagine that this day would arrive. Their dependence on me was so complete, so all-consuming.

New Mom Dispatch: Vacationing with baby

Here’s some advice about vacationing with a baby: Lower your expectations and go!

A Mariners Fan is Born

Leah was destined to be a Mariners fan, just like generations before her. By day two, she was listening to her first game on the radio.

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?

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.
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