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6 style tips for a social summer
How to transition into a more stylish (but still comfortable) you in this summer of reentry.
Embrace the jardigan ►
Don’t wait for your partner to lighten your mental load
Here are three strategies to help you feel less overwhelmed.
Declutter your mental inbox ►
Headed to the water? Wear a life jacket!
Wearing a life jacket is a simple way to stay safe while near water and in the water. Learn about types of life jackets and proper fit.
Mom gathers support for accessible park
Instead of simply bemoaning the lack of accessible playgrounds and inclusive community spaces, this local mom decided to do something about it.
The Eli’s Park Project ►
An easy summer day trip for families
Nature, culture and minimal crowds are just a boat ride away.
Sun’s out, fun’s out ►
Crossroads Bellevue is your destination for safe summer shopping, dining and entertainment. Check out all we have to offer.
3 things to do with kids this week
Get splashing at one of
five fantastic swimming holes
Try kayaking, canoeing, stand-up paddleboarding or other water sports.
These REI boathouses
make it easy for families.
Sing along and dance at
free outdoor concerts
on the Eastside.
Got a cover-worthy photo of your crew?
Whether you have a great shot of your Puget Sound-area family adventure or an intimate moment with your kid, we’d love to consider it for an upcoming ParentMap publication.
Local news you could use
👶 Hundreds of thousands of Washington parents are confronting
a child-care crisis
as costs rise faster than financial help.
Welcome Back Weeks
start today! Visit various Seattle-area neighborhoods for live music performances, food trucks, a special “Halloween in July” celebration and more.
📖 Three educators share how
the BLM movement
changed teaching in King County schools.
6 birthday party etiquette tips all parents should know
How to pull off a (nearly) tech-free vacation
Make a winning home offer
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