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11 Spontaneous Outdoor Adventures to Take Now

If spending time outside is what you’ve got planned for the fam this Memorial Day, check out these spots for kayaking, biking, hunting Hobbits and more.

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13 Sandy Beaches Where Kids Can Swim

It’s a great time to go jump in the lake!

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LOL: 27 Silly Jokes for Seattle Kids

Tickle your tot’s funny bone with silly jokes Seattle kids (and parents) will totally get.

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A Love Letter to Seattle: 13 Things We Can’t Wait to Do Again

Seattle families have definitely got this, but while we’re waiting, here are 13 things we’re looking forward to doing again.

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Our Big Juicy Guide to Where Kids Eat Free (or Super Cheap)

Give your wallet (and your kitchen) a much-needed break by taking the fam out to one of these spots where your kids’ feasts will be on the house.

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A New Coworking Space with Childcare Options Is Now Open

We’ve got the inside scoop on this latest coworking space that provides parents with a quiet space to work and their sidekicks with a supervised place to play (toys included!).

This latest neighborhood coworking space gives parents a quiet place to work while their kids meet new friends and enjoy supervised play (toys included!).

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Book It to These Drop-In Story Times This Winter

Beat the winter doldrums with our handy-dandy list of local library and bookstore story times. The best part? They’re totally free!

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20 Signs You’re Parenting a Seattle Tween

Where, oh where did the time go? Here are some telltale signs you’ve got a Seattle tween.

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Hole in One! Best Places to Putt & Play in Seattle

If your budding golfer wants to perfect his or her game this summer, we’ve rounded up the best places to putt with the pros!

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Gotcha! Best Places to Play Pokémon GO in Seattle

If your family has jumped on this latest gaming phenomenon, we’ve searched the city for the best places to capture Pokémon and the safest PokéStops to explore.

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Become a 9-1-1 All-Star at This New Storybook Tour

We’ve got the 411 on the new 9-1-1 storybook tour that will be hitting local libraries this April.

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Freestyle Scootering: An Extreme Sport for Little Thrill Seekers

Skate parks aren’t just for skateboards anymore. We’ve got the inside scoop on this exciting sport as well as tips and tricks and the best places to shred around Seattle.

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Up and At ‘Em: Early Morning Escapades

Have a crew of early risers? We know just where to go to restore sanity and start the day off right.

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Use Your Noggin: 7 Brain-Stimulating Outings for Kids

Learning about science, engineering and history can be super fun if you know where to go. Here are our picks for brainy outings with your kids.

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Word Play: A Dictionary for Seattle Parents

Whether you’re new to parenting, new to Seattle or new to both, this dictionary will help you parent like a pro in “R Town.”

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Inside the Totally Awesome Green Lake Moms with Cat Burns

Green Lake Moms—your Totally Awesome pick for best mom group in Seattle—is dedicated to sharing resources, offering support, and making connections for local area moms. A network for parents and a generous community to boot, it’s no wonder that Green…

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Beyond Green Lake: 5 Awesome Jogging Stroller Paths

Green Lake, Green Lake, Green Lake! (Say it like you’re on the Brady Bunch and saying Marsha, Marsha, Marsha!). Although we love Green Lake and its perfectly paved three-miles that goes around and brings you right back to your car,…

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Take a Book, Leave a Book: Seattle’s Little Free Library

Have you heard? Full-sized libraries are a thing of the past. The checkout lines, the due dates (that you always seem to forget), the hush-hush whispering policy, the furlough weeks? Forget about it! It’s likely that you’ve seen the newest…

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Take a Tour of Seattle’s Own Mighty-O Donuts

No need to rub your eyes or pinch yourselves. This isn’t a dream. You can actually tour Mighty-O Donuts! With a reputation in Seattle that is as golden as, well, donuts, Mighty-O donuts are practically good for you – made…

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5 Mini Golf Courses to Practice Your Putting

While typical visions of a golf course don’t usually include excited children and brightly colored dinosaurs, you’re sure to find plenty of both at any of Seattle’s awesome mini golf spots. Whether your family calls it mini-golf or putt-putt, taking…

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Gone Fishin’: 9 Spots to Catch a Fish

GO FISH! Just because you live in the city with your kids, doesn’t mean they have to miss out on some of those fun, classic activities that are what childhood is all about. Luckily for Seattle families, there are a…

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Calling All Foodie Parents: This Week’s For You

Seattle foodie parents, it’s go time. You have 10 days to dine out at Seattle’s best and most popular restaurants in the city for the spring version of Seattle Restaurant Week, and guess what? You can bring your kids along…

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Seattle Kids Indoor Fun: Guide to Storytimes

Slogging through a rainy season in the Pacific Northwest with a little one ready to get out of the house isn’t easy. Luckily, Seattle-area libraries and bookstores offer interactive, educational and (even better) free storytimes every day of the week.…

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Greenlake Toddler Space Closing

On Nov. 4, the Parks Department will begin converting the entire second floor of the Green Lake Community Center (7201 E Green Lake Dr N), including the large room occupied by the Toddler Play Space, into offices.
The Toddler Play…

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Green Lake Park – the perfect park to explore with kids in Seattle

Green Lake Park is undoubtedly one of the most popular recreational spots in the city, and there is a reason why: go there for a morning with the kiddo or on a weekend with the whole fam, and the possibilities…

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Get Out and Play Seattle: Dec. 10

The holidays are all around us, so best to enjoy rather than try to escape it (Jan. 2 will be here soon enough).  This weekend brings all kinds of festive fun, from a 5K that supports healthy girls, to a…

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Location, location, location.

While that mantra holds true for real estate transactions, it’s also relevant as you head out the door with camera in hand, hoping to snap a frame-worthy family photo. And what better day for a group photo than Mother’s Day,…

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Tell Me A Story

It’s party time at Seattle’s newest kiddo bookshop, Mockingbird Books. The Green Lake shop will celebrate its grand opening on Sunday, August 31–stop in before then for a 10% off coupon. Mockingbird’s huge space is filled with delightful picture books,…

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