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BY SHAWNA GAMACHE (Estimated reading time: 6 minutes) Like a lot of white people raised in the 80s and 90s, I grew up learning racism was bad. Racists were evil and would make themselves known through the blatantly terrible things they said and did. My job as a good white person would be to speak up when this happened. Besides…
Local parent and owner of Childish Things, a resale boutique for children’s items in North Seattle, shares her reflections on the pandemic and what’s keeping her committed to getting to the other (sunnier!) side.
The founder and owner of local baby products business, Booginhead, shares how her team and company have been adapting to the pandemic – and finding new ways to support families through innovation and financial relief.
Six families share about how their virtual PEPS group was a lifeline for connection and support.
How are parents carrying the burden of everyday parenting, jobs, remote learning, while aiming to balance screen time with physical and mental health – all during a pandemic? One local parent shares with us the community and sense of connection she is relying on…
Water safety can literally save a life. Read on how one mother’s personal experience has inspired her to start a nonprofit organization focused on water safety and drowning prevention.
I’ve never lived through a pandemic before. But like all parents, I know what it’s like to have my world shrink. My world used to be much tinier than this, those first weeks after I had each baby when I barely left my bedroom, and the months afterward when even a walk down the street sometimes seemed impossible.
The quarantine’s tight intimacy has been strangely familiar, so sweet and so suffocating at the same time. Thanks to those early baby years, I know what it’s like to have my world close in on me and my children, and how to re-craft my expectations around those new boundaries. Luckily, this time around, I have that past experience to guide me.
Expectant parents are filled with anxiety and questions as an outcome of the coronavirus pandemic. Two doctors from the University of Washington School of Medicine share what they know and how expectant parents can keep themselves and their baby safe.
When it comes to playing in and around the water, there are two things families can do to keep children and adults safe and save lives.
National domestic employers network, Hand in Hand, recently partnered with the National Domestic Workers Alliance to answer questions and provide resources around (re)hiring nannies, caregivers, house cleaners, and other domestic workers with one goal in mind: to safely bring employees into work while keeping them and employing families safe.