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Beloved Drive Thru & Pick Up Coffee Spots

A Portland coffee connoisseur has got their pick of third wave, pour over, single-origin brews all across town. But COVID has put a damper on all that. Fortunately, some of our favorite coffee shops are reopening for drink in, take out and drive through.

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Creating Great Study Spaces for Students

“Creating a study space that promotes learning, boosts confidence and produces positive feelings towards education can be one of the most cost-effective, easy solutions we can implement to enhance our children’s education.”

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Parenting Is Basically Just Like Throwing Pasta at a Wall

Parenting a kid during the school years is like throwing pasta at your wall: you just have to take a big step back and see what sticks.

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Except the pasta is your advice, the wall…

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Ditch the Kitchen Table: Inspiring Places to Do Homework

From quiet coffee shops to inspiring museum lobbies, we have rounded up a handful of local locations where your little learner will love to crack open their books.

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It’s Worth the Wait at the New 85°C Bakery Cafe

This poplar Taiwanese chain has just opened its first Washington location and we’ve got the inside scoop on what to order, when to go and what makes the iced sea salt coffee so good.

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10 Coffee Houses Where Coffee and Smoothies Unite

Grab your mug and sippie cups, and check these out the next time you feel the need for caffeine and a treat for the kiddos.

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Now Open! Fault Line Park is the Newest Place for Family Fun

East Village has opened its first park in over a decade. Say hello to the Fault Line Park!

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A Fun-Filled Day on the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad

Cumberland, Md., in the Alleghany Mountains, is just two-and-a-half hours from D.C. and its centerpiece is a kid-friendly, history-laden railroad that’s still chugging along. Discover how to make a leisurely family day out of a single train ride.

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They Play, You Eat: Bay Area Cafés and Restaurants with Toys

Face it, sometimes you don’t want to deal with getting the little ones through an entire restaurant meal—or with strangers’ stares as you whip out the iPads and cell phones to get you through said meal.  Lucky for you, there…

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Mommy Needs Coffee: 5 Kid-Friendly Spots to Get Your Java On

Some days, your faithful old coffee pot just won’t cut it. Your kids were tag-team waking you all night, you feel more hungover than you ever did in college, and if you trip one more time on the toys all…

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8 Places to Plan Your Next Mom Date

When was the last time you had a real conversation with your BFF? If you can’t remember (yea, us either), than it’s time to plan a much-needed mom date. And the good news is you don’t need to wait until…

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A Kid-Friendly Java Joint with an Exotic Twist

Seattle has its fair share of coffee houses, from the-Starbucks-on-every-corner scene to the caboodle of indie coffee shops. But as of yet, there’s only one place in Seattle where you’ll find authentic Cuban coffee with a kid-friendly atmosphere: El Diablo.…

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The Buzz on LA’s Kid-Friendly Coffee Shops

Keeping up with the kiddos often entails a jumbo-sized java — and no one needs a caffeine-fix more than moms and dads. But since parents rarely fly solo, we’ve rounded up the best kid-friendly coffee shops to frequent in LA…

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Cafe Meets Playhouse at Kid Ventures San Diego

Sometimes Mommy needs an afternoon treat and sometimes (ok let’s be honest, a lot of the time) that treat needs to involve caffeine and a chance to recharge. Hip coffee houses have their moments, but we all know kids will…

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Ballard’s Firehouse Cafe: Wifi for Mom, Toys for Kids

Wi-fi for Mom, Toys for Kids
Hanging out in a neighborhood coffee house is a part of being a Seattleite. Of course, if you have young children, you might get the hairy eyeball if you do much more than order…

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Explore: Greenwood

Explore: Greenwood

Summer is in full swing in Greenwood, a growing Seattle neighborhood located off of North 85th Street and Greenwood Avenue North. Start your day at Greenwood Park , which features a play area for the kids to run…

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