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Off-Roading: The Best Kid-Friendly Hikes in Bellevue

Snacks, jackets and the stroller are all you need for these hikes that are perfect for the youngest adventurers.

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2020’s Best Beach Towns to Live in According to WalletHub

WalletHub determined the most livable beach side communities.

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Cash for Candy! Where to Find This Year’s Halloween Candy Buy Backs

Here’s where your little monsters can exchange their Halloween treats for dollars and prizes after the cobwebs have settled.

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The Best Places to Watch the Blue Angels & Hydro Races This Year

A new flight path this year brings new changes to Seafair Weekend. Here’s where to make the perfect landing for the 2019 Boeing Seafair Air Show and HomeStreet Bank Cup.

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Your Guide to Seattle’s Best Family Festivals

Whether your kid crew is into art, music, strawberries or trains, we’ve handpicked 10 unique and fabulous summer fests to fit everyone’s interests.

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Get Your Kicks: 8 Places to Score Cool Summer Shoes

Whether you have bike riding, playground playing or beach combing on your summer agenda, your little adventurers will need the appropriate footwear. Here’s where to score some cool kicks for summer.

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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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Nail It: A Playground for Curious Carpenters

With real tools and real wood, little builders can hammer, nail and saw until their heart’s content at this one-of-a-kind playground.

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Spend Summer at the J

Summer camp at the Stroum Jewish Community Center is a place for kids to explore the outdoors, learn a new sport, create works of art, investigate how the world works, make new friends, and have tons of fun. With locations…

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Get Moving! Five CrossFit Gyms for Seattle Kids

Your kids can learn how to squat, push, jump, move like a spider and run like the wind at these five CrossFit gyms catering to the small crowd.

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Splish, Splash: Best Seattle Parks & Playgrounds for Rainy Days

When an indoor play gym just won’t cut it, Gortex up and head to one of these fantastic parks and playgrounds to get yer ya yas out!

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Winter Break Camps To Fend Off Your Kid’s Cabin Fever

Two weeks off of school! Eeek! With winter break in Seattle just around the corner, it’s time to make plans to keep your kids busy for that long stretch off of school to fend off winter break cabin fever. We’ve…

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Best Father’s Day Present: The Mix Tape

Yep, we’re dating ourselves, but in searching for the perfect gift for Father’s Day, we were reminded of one of our favorite all time gifts to give: The Mix Tape. Before CD burners and playlists, mixed cassette tapes were a…

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Stopsky’s Serves Up Authentic Deli Fare for the Whole Family

Fresh latkes and matzoh ball soup within a ten minute drive from downtown Seattle? Until Stopsky’s Delicatessen opened its doors last May, Puget Sound families looking for an authentic Jewish deli experience were left scratching their heads. Now, Seattleites and…

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Explore: Luther Burbank Park

Rich in history, Luther Burbank Park, on the North End of Mercer Island, offers something for everyone (including the pooch). The 77-acre park has 3/4 of a mile of Lake Washington waterfront and is home to nature trails, a sandy…

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Explore: Mercerdale Park

Mercerdale Park is a great destination for those days when you’ve got the whole crew (bigger and little kiddos) to entertain.  Located in the heart of Mercer Island, the park has it all: a paved path—perfect for strollers or tricycles—loops…

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Seven Great Sales: gently used toys and clothes, hand-crafted items, books

Lots of great deals to be had and beautiful merchandise to check out.

1. SNOMOMS sale
SNOMOMS Fall Clothing & Equipment Sale
Saturday November 7th, 2009
Open to the public from 8:30AM-12PM
Location: Edmonds Community College ~ Gymnasium
200000 68th…

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Katan Toys Encourage Creative Learning

Teach Your Children Well
What do you get when two educators decide to open a toy store? Lucky locals get Katan, a new store where carefully selected toys foster a child’s imagination in an inviting environment.

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Best Father’s Day Present: The Mix Tape

Yep, we’re dating ourselves, but in searching for the perfect gift for Father’s Day, we were reminded of one of our favorite all time gifts to give: The Mix Tape.

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Before CD burners and playlists,…

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Mercer Island – In The Middle Of It All

Mercer Island residents are lucky for many reasons besides always having a front-row seat when the Blue Angels come to town. Located in the middle of Lake Washingon, they have the choice of Seattle & the Eastside when looking for…

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Rocking Stuffer

We’ve found the perfect gift this Holiday Season for all the rockin’ families we know. Currently in frequent rotation in the Red Tricycle household, That Baby DVD has a little something for everyone on your list. Combining images of children…

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Hoorah for Hebrew

For Jewish parents, Passover is a prime time to teach kids about Jewish songs, food and tradition. Best not let the recent holidays momentum fade–get your kids hooked on OyBaby 2 straight away. Featuring 15 kid-friendly Hebrew songs, the winter-released…

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