Seattle’s halloween guide for kids.

Halloween, the last day of October, has a special significance for children, who dress in funny or ghostly costumes and knock on neighborhood doors shouting "Trick or Treat!" Pirates and princesses, ghosts and witches all hold bags open to catch the candy or other goodies that the neighbors drop in. Seattle is a vibrant city …

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Creepy Clowns: What To Tell The Kids

This is one of those topics I never would have predicted the need for, but here we are. In cities across the country, adults seem to be dressing up as clowns and scaring children. There are reports of clowns roaming the streets holding fake weapons, dripping in fake blood, and threatening people. While this may sound …

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Claire’s Birth Story

Claire’s birth story went according to plan: baby and I were both healthy, Tyler didn’t pass out, I didn’t throw up, and both Viv and Conner got to wash their baby sister’s hair as a first bath. Claire’s birthday started with us waking up getting the kids fed some breakfast like a normal day. After …

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Understanding & Solutions To Sassy Bossy Back Talk

The smile that lights up your day; that laugh that warms you up with joy and optimism; the ability to show you the world through innocent eyes: kids can be such amazing parts of our lives with their constant ability to learn and grow, teaching us how to see the big picture and to love …

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Family Meetings: Your Most Powerful Parenting Tool

How many of you feel confident in the workplace only to melt in to a pile of frustration and fear when it comes to parenting? Why do high functioning managers who lead successful teams come home and turn into autocrats or doormats with their children? Imagine for a moment the most effective workgroup you have …

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Just like riding a bike..?!

  -  by Archana Mayani. Archana is a working mom of 2 beautiful kids who does an awesome job of balancing her work and family life. Here she shares her unique recipe that saves her the craziness that is " back to school ". Ah, the Mom nemesis, deadly September is here! And we scratch our heads, how did …

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