Family & Pets

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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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Ask An Expert: Spring Break Staycation Activities For Kids In Seattle

Mother and nonprofit director Michelle Nichols knows how complicated it can be to balance work, family and the all-too-important down time. Her helpful tips for playful, creative and even philanthropic family staycations are sure to delight every member of the family.

03/13/2015

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Best Dog Parks In Seattle

Seattle is a mecca for coffee aficionados, tech gurus and animal lovers, and it abounds with dog parks. From Magnuson to Marymoor and from Golden Gardens to Luther Burbank, these are the best parks in Seattle for your canine companion.

02/27/2015

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Best Ski Slopes For Kids Near Seattle

Skiing is an exhilarating sport that can be enjoyed by all members of the family – including small children. From the Summit at Snoqualmie to Mount Baker and from Crystal Mountain to Hurricane Ridge, these are the best ski slopes for kids near Seattle.

02/13/2015

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Best After-School Activity Ideas in Seattle

Seattle offers a wealth of opportunities for children who are searching for enjoyable, exciting (and even educational) after-school activities. Whether your child is a budding artist, musician or athlete, there’s an after-school activity that’s sure to delight them.

01/30/2015

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Five Ways To Be Disaster Ready In Seattle

From emergency training to having an emergency kit and from having a disaster plan to readying emergency supplies for the entire family, these five ways to be disaster ready in Seattle can help you and your family prepare for the worst case scenario.

01/16/2015

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Best Places To Take Family Photos In Seattle

From the Seattle Center to the Washington Arboretum and from Golden Gardens to Green Lake, there’s a location to fit every family – and capture a special moment in time.

01/01/2015

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Neighborhoods With The Best Holiday Lights In Seattle

Winter in Seattle is marked by frost-edged grass blades and window panes, long nights, and abundant precipitation. And while night comes early and mornings arrive late, the brilliant holiday glow of neighborhood light displays illuminate the Emerald City.

12/19/2014

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Best Ways To Celebrate Hanukkah In Seattle

This year, Hanukkah is celebrated from December 16 to December 24, and in the greater Seattle area, opportunities to celebrate this holiday abound.

12/05/2014

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Ask A Seattle Expert: Thanksgiving Crafts For Kids

Mother and lifelong crafter Dacia Hanson shares her favorite ideas for fun, beautiful and easy Thanksgiving crafts that you can create with your children.

11/21/2014

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