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A summer treat so easy the kids can make it themselves.
Your weekly parenting buzz
The case for scheduling sex
Let’s face it: If it isn’t on the calendar, it isn’t happening.
You don’t have to wing it ►
Why I’m giving my kids a ’70s summer this year
After this pandemic year, it’s important to let the kids run wild and free.
Ditch the expectations ►
Your smile and health are our top priorities
We have missed your smiling faces at Eastside Pediatric Dental Group and we are excited to safely welcome you and your family in for your next cleaning! Book now: 425-399-7900.
On Washington’s new landmark child-care law
The Fair Start for Kids Act, which went into effect July 1, aims to help make high-quality child care more affordable and accessible for families.
What you should know ►
Disordered sleep affects mental health in teens
Help your teens get their sleep back on track with these expert tips.
Sleep solutions ►
PRO Club summer camp adventures
Our camp themes include leadership, lifeguard, cheer, glee, theater, urban farm, hoops, squash and more. Open to everyone. Call 425-885-5566.
3 things to do with kids this week
Splash and swim at our region’s
best swimming lakes
This island paradise
reopens today! Play on two miles of sandy beaches and in warm, shallow water.
Climb, slide and swing at
this newly renovated playground
— then fuel up at excellent nearby bakeries.
Samena Preschool 2021–2022
Where swimming is part of the curriculum. Samena’s play-based curriculum includes art, STEM, swimming and more. Registration is open now.
Local news you could use
📷 During last week’s heat wave, a Seattle photographer captured
scenes of joy and resilience
throughout the region.
💸 Seattle’s cost of living is
56.8 percent higher
than the national average. Oof.
💉 Now that Washington has reopened, here are
the updates on mask rules
A summer treat so easy the kids can make it themselves
5 spontaneous date night ideas for local parents
Little Flower Day Care and Learning Center
We are now enrolling for our Montessori Early Childhood Program, including kindergarten and summer programs.
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