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Ask A Seattle Expert: How To Find The Perfect Babysitter

For almost a quarter of a century, Linda Stacey has been helping families and child care providers find the best fit. Linda shares some of her tips to find the perfect caregiver for your children.

07/31/2015

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Best Public Pools In Seattle

Many pools in the Seattle area are for public use, but only a few of them have unique water play features and events. Choose from a couple of the city’s best public pools where adults can swim laps for exercise or bring their kids for hours of spray-and-play, waterpark-like fun

CBS Seattle–07/17/2015

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Best Paintball In Seattle

Are you a fan of paintball or do you just like competitive sports? Then check out these top places to play paintball around the Seattle area.

07/03/2015

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Family Guide To The Seattle Aquarium

Located at Pier 59 in downtown Seattle, the Seattle Aquarium is the home of thousands of marine animals and features special educational events year-round. From Sea Otter Awareness Weekend to the Diving Santa and from Halloween to the Winter Fishtival, there’s an event to delight every member of the family.

06/19/2015

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Best Skate Parks In Seattle

One of the best things about these parks is that no two are completely the same. Some are more challenging while other cater more to beginners. The best part of these five locations is that they are free!

06/05/2015

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Ask A Seattle Expert: Your Best Homemade Dog Treat Recipe

Have you ever wanted to create homemade dog treats for your canine companion, but you weren’t sure where to start? Clinical nutritionist Kymythy Schultze and animal communicator Rachael Millikan are happy to share their favorite homemade dog treat recipes.

05/22/2015

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Best Mother’s Day Gifts In Seattle

There are many wonderful gift ideas in the Seattle area, and the gifts are as varied as the different preferences of mothers. Gifts range from artwork and fashion to self-care and gardening. The active mother enjoys gifts suited to her passions in life, and brings joy to Mother’s Day.

05/08/2015

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Best Local Gyms That Provide Child Care In Seattle

For parents who are looking to slim down, shape up, and shed those winter pounds, hitting the gym and juggling child care can be complicated. Thanks to these top gyms that offer child care, parents can enjoy worry-free workouts while their children play, laugh, and learn with dedicated caregivers.

04/24/2015

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Best Family-Friendly Bike Trails In Seattle

Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or you’ve just taken off your training wheels, trails abound in the emerald city. From the Burke-Gilman Trail to the Arboretum and from Magnuson to Myrtle Edwards, there’s a family-friendly trail for every cyclist.

04/10/2015

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Best Dog Runs In Seattle

The “Emerald City” is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s most dog-friendly cities – and with an abundance of dog-friendly businesses and dog parks, it’s easy to see why. From venerable Warren G. Magnuson Park to Point Defiance, and from Westcrest to Willis D. Tucker, these are the best dog runs in the greater Seattle area.

03/27/2015

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