Spring is a great time to explore wetlands parks* and see what kind of wildlife you can spot. Ducklings are a pretty likely bet at most wetlands! Often wetlands parks have boardwalks, where you’ll have to hike out a ways to see the wildlife. Hikes are great activities with toddlers, because they burn off energy […]
Learn about the joys of taking young children to a farmer’s market and find info about 2019 markets on Seattle’s Eastside.
Any Friday or Saturday, drive around a residential neighborhood, and you’ll see the signs. In winter, after my kids finish their scheduled activity, whether it’s dance class or coop preschool, I usually just want to go home when we’re done, back to a warm dry house. But in the spring time when the weather is […]
Are the long months of winter/spring/rainy season getting to you and your kids? Are your kids starting to make you crazy? Here’s a quote I love: “If your kids are bouncing off the walls, remove the walls.” Even if it’s pouring rain, you can still go out in nature. That’s what rain coats and boots […]
If you don’t regularly use these, you can convince your child that a ride on public transit is almost as good as Disneyland! For the bus, plan a short simple outing at non-peak travel times, and get a transfer when you board – you’ll be able to ride back out for the single fare. Focus […]