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5 secrets of strong families
Studies reveal the everyday actions that build family resilience. Here’s how to put them into practice.
Powerful strategies ►
It’s okay to let go of holiday traditions
A local mom shares the joys of reinventing the holidays, despite celebrating away from extended family.
Are toys on your holiday shopping list?
Learn how to choose the right toys to keep play time as fun and safe as possible.
15 podcasts for kids that you’ll love, too
Looking for screen-free entertainment? These new and new-to-us series feature compelling stories from around the world, humorous history and more.
Your next great listen ►
What to know before you travel for the holidays
Medical experts weigh in on how families can minimize COVID-19 risks during seasonal travel.
More on the new rules ►
10 out-of-this-world stargazing crafts for kids
Play with galaxy slime or create a mini planetarium! The sky’s the limit with these stellar space-themed projects.
Reach for the stars ►
Enjoy a festive holiday experience with your family and friends at Holiday Magic — drive-through style! Advance purchase of timed-entry tickets required.
3 things to do with kids this week
the latest COVID-19 information
, take responsible precautions and practice safe social distancing when venturing out.
Go on a cosmological adventure, learn fascinating bee facts and see where winding paths lead you at
12 secret gardens around Puget Sound
See real reindeer, find holiday magic at the Washington State Fair and
more safe family fun for the holidays
If you’re not booking a professional photo shoot this year, get your camera ready! We’ve got some
great pro tips to take your best family photos
Free talk: How to keep the peace among siblings
It’s your last chance to register for our virtual chat with positive discipline expert Julietta Skoog, Ed.S. Get top tips on how to teach kids to “fight fair” and foster friendship among siblings.
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Things that made us smile
🧵 A Seattle teen was so bored that she took up sewing — oh yeah, and
she launched a new clothing line
. Sew gifted.
Immigrant families pay tribute to the late Alex Trebek
, thanking him for helping them learn English.
is so talented we just can’t Handel.
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