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A local mom on the hurt caused by racial color blindness
“I almost let her comment go, but after decades of not speaking up, I could no longer be silent.”
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Can’t stop yelling during the pandemic?
Try these effective strategies instead to stay calm during family conflicts.
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Your smile and health are our top priorities
We have missed your smiling faces at Eastside Pediatric Dental Group and are excited to safely welcome you and your family in for your next cleaning! Book now: 425-399-7900.
This awesome Spring Fair giveaway is ending soon!
Enter for a chance to win an exclusive family fun pack to this year’s unique Spring Fair.
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Washington State Spring Fair
3 taco recipes the kids will inhale
These genius and incredibly versatile ideas will give the kids something to taco ’bout.
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The lowdown on trading up to a larger home
Selling your house and buying a new one in the Puget Sound area can be a logistical nightmare.
Simplify the hassle ►
Summer at Samena
Samena offers weekly themed camps to interest your kids all summer long. Sign up for swimming, tennis, art, science, sports and more.
3 things to do with kids this week
Frolic with critters and learn about local food on
fantastic farm stays
Escape to a nearby island and explore its hidden gems with
this new activity kit
Frolic in fields of gorgeous tulips at
this year’s tulip festival
The Spring Fair: April 7–11 and 14–18
Don’t miss this year’s hybrid drive-through and step-out experience, featuring fun activities, animals, entertainment, rides and, of course, fair food.
Things that made us smile
💉 We are so excited that we want to keep shouting the news: Everyone 16 and older in Washington will be
eligible for vaccines
on April 15!
😋 Local pastry shops are rising to the occasion and thriving during the pandemic. Just look at
these mouthwatering eats and sweets
✒ Rena Priest is
Washington’s first Native American poet laureate
. “I'm trying to celebrate the natural world,” she says. “Show how it was, so that people can have an idea of how it could be again.”
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Screen-free ways to keep the kids busy during spring break
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There’s still time to sign up for this mind-blowing talk
Learn how parenting shapes the brain for a life of close relationships at this free ParentEd Talk with neuroscientist Ruth Feldman, Ph.D., and the Community of Mindful Parenting.
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