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The Ultimate Guide to Sunscreen for Kids

Lather up with the best EWG-approved sunscreens, all made without harsh chemicals.

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5 Clean Products to Use During Pregnancy, Breastfeeding & Beyond

It took a little of combing through the shelves at Target and some trial and error to find things that were both clean AND effective but once I found these five staples, I have never gone back to my old stuff.

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Supplements Made by a Doctor, Just for Babies & Kids

Developed by world-renowned holistic pediatrician Dr. Murray Clarke, ChildLife® Essentials are focused on the needs of infants and kids only contain the highest-quality ingredients and zero toxins.

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Postpartum Exercising: What You Need to Know

“For moms, exercise is a great way to socialize and get out of the house, increase their fitness, and live a healthy lifest‌yle. Research shows that exercising postpartum can reduce the chances of postpartum depression.”

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This Company Wants to Provide Sunscreen in Schools for Free

The sun doesn’t go away when the kids go back to school.

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June Food Recalls You Need to Know About Now

Check your fridge, freezer and pantry.

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10 Must-Have Beauty Products from Target’s Huge 14 Days of Deals Sale

Score these beauty products that won’t break the bank.

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All Aboard The Great Pumpkin Patch Express

This Halloween season, you and your PEANUTS-loving kids can ride the rails with Snoopy and Charlie Brown to the cutest little pumpkin patch this side of the Cascades.

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Have You Bought Babyganics Products? You Could Be Eligble for Settlement Money

A class-action lawsuit against one of the most popular baby brands was recently settled.

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What Parents Should Look for in Kid-Friendly Protein Bars

When looking for protein bars for kids, seek out protein bars that use whole food ingredients instead of refined sugars and supplemental protein powders such as soy. Keep an eye out for unhealthy ingredients such as hydrogenated oils (trans fats)…

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Let Your Kids Bathe in Jelly With Lush’s Cool New Bath Bombs

If bubble baths are getting a little blah, turn your tub water into glorious, slimy, skin-softening goo.

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8 Uses for Borax You’ve Never Heard Of

This wonder powder can be used for anything from pest repelling to rug cleaning to deodorizing.

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Swim, Soak and Stay Warm at These Soaking Pools & Hot Springs

Get wet and stay warm at these local and nearby soaking pools and mineral pools.

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A Dream Destination for Families: Indian Springs

If an Olympic-size pool pumped full of bathwater-warm mineral water sounds like something your family might enjoy, read this.

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Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad Review

My son Owen LOVES trains! Almost everyday, he asks me if we can “sit down in a train.” I usually have to tell him no, but today I got to tell him YES!
The Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad is located in…

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The Secret to Planning a Spa Day WITH the Kids

Start the year in sumptuous style with some plush pampering at one of our favorite whole-family or just-for-kid spas in town.

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All Aboard! Take a Ride on Seattle’s Favorite Santa Train

Leave the mall Santa in the dust—and add an unexpected twist to your visit with the big guy in red—by booking passage on the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad’s Santa Express.

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Forks Optional: 3 Kid-Friendly Ethiopian Restaurants

Ethiopian food is kid-friendly, mom-approved and full of palate-expanding adventures. Here are three of our favorite D.C.-metro restaurants.

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Make a Splash: Our Favorite Pools & Beaches

School is out for summer and thankfully, for kids and parents alike, splash is now in session at the over 50 New York City public pools (most open June 28 through September 3, 2012, but call ahead or check pool…

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Adventures in Napa Beyond the Wineries

Napa is no big mystery for the Bay Area day-tripper but what exactly do you know about Calistoga besides bubbly mineral water and wine? Set between two mountain ranges, the northernmost city of the Napa Valley features some amazing finds…

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Seattle’s Best Public Art: Treasure Hunt for Families

Seattle has an amazing collection of public art, and hunting for it can liven up almost any outing with kids. The pieces are often larger than life, full of surprises and make aesthetically appealing climbing toys (though check for do-not-touch…

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A Guide to Greener Art Supplies

Get Crafty, without the Chemicals 
Ready to roll up your sleeves and help the kids get their creative juices flowing? The first stop is the art supplies store. If you want to conserve resources and make art that’s good for…

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Paternal Pampering

Forget the necktie; you can even bypass breakfast in bed. Why not celebrate Father’s Day at Solage Calistoga this weekend? The family-friendly Napa Valley resort is hosting a special complimentary bocce ball tournament for guests this Sunday, as well as…

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