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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 ►
Expert pediatric urgent care
Mary Bridge urgent care is here for all your child's summertime bumps and scrapes. Offering prompt, experienced care in person or virtually.
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 ►
Calling all sixth-graders: July 14 preview
Limited spaces left for sixth-graders this fall. Annie Wright Middle School offers small class sizes, trips, IB academics and robust arts and athletics.
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.
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.
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
Looking for a primary care provider?
Learn more about family medicine physician Dr. Sarah White, who recently joined our new clinic in Tacoma.
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