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April 23, 2015 11:12 PM
Curious whether she'd lose her mind or not, this mom takes on Skylanders: Swap Force
Diaper stork owner Jan Harwood
February 10, 2015 8:45 PM
Jen Harwood describes herself as an “extreme planner,” a personality trait that parents the city over can be thankful for. While thinking...
September 16, 2014 6:25 PM
For Jennifer Porter, thinking inside the box led to inspiration: Two years ago, the mother of two elementary-age schoolchildren stashed a...
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September 11, 2014 7:22 PM
"The Valley Fair" as it was formerly called started in the fall of 1900 as a means to help local agricultural and dairy farmers, miners,...
August 15, 2014 11:01 PM
From Pegasus to pirate, wicked witch to prismatic parrot, lightly loved costumes from local children’s consignment shops deliver fright...
June 16, 2014 9:45 PM
Recent Seattle Pacific University apparel program graduate Reina Acab is a rare breed of designer. She’s interested in pushing boundaries...
classes in seattle for kids seattle magazine
June 16, 2014 4:44 PM
SANCAThey’ve always wanted to join the circus and now even the teeniest of tots can clown around at The School of Acrobatics and New Circus...
sex ed classes for kids seattle magazine
April 16, 2014 9:09 PM
It takes a certain personality to talk about sex and puberty with kids and their parents; someone who combines trustworthiness with the...
February 13, 2014 7:51 PM
Solid Ground and Seattle Food Committee have teamed up with local mom and designer Jennifer Porter for Food Driving Box to help with hunger...
swopboard seattle magazine
December 9, 2013 9:55 PM
The idea for SwopBoard (swopboard.com) was born out of necessity last January. “My daughter and I were transitioning her room from a little...
November 15, 2013 6:45 PM
When Sarina Behar Natkin gave birth to her eldest daughter eight years ago, she had everything going for her: a great support system, a...
September 23, 2013 10:34 PM
For Skate Like a Girl (SLAG) cofounder Fleur Larsen, the best part about teaching girls how to skateboard is opening them up to a whole new...
September 12, 2013 11:17 PM
For Matthew Porter, 39, images hold incredible power. As a young boy struggling to learn to read, Porter was encouraged by an insightful...
August 2, 2013 4:22 PM
University Village opened in 1956 and while all of its original inhabitants (save the QFC) are gone and the mall has changed considerably,...
July 30, 2013 6:04 PM
Hooray for August, when we can finally say it’s summer without feeling the impulse to knock on wood. After spending most of the year...
The best kid-friendly restaurants in seattle seattle magazine restaurants kids
July 16, 2013 6:14 PM
It’s summertime, and that means families are busier than ever. When you don’t have time to cook, take the family to dinner at these kid-...