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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.
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Here are three strategies to help you feel less overwhelmed.
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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 ►
Kent summer concerts for kids
Wednesday Picnic Performances offer free outdoor music and entertainment to keep kids and parents smiling, dancing and singing along all summer.
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.
Pack your picnic and frolic on the grass at
free outdoor concerts and movies
around the South Sound.
Find summer meals!
The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) ensures children have access to meals during the summer while school is out. Find a site near you.
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
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