Category: Fun with baby

Activities and events you can enjoy with your baby or kids.

Your Kids Are Not Too Young

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…

Rue and family with Disney characters at the Northwest FamilyFest

Rue Khosa, A Mother Who Wears Many (Party!) Hats

This month, we chatted with Rue Khosa, a mother of two boys and business owner of The Perfect Push, a lactation clinic in Redmond. She is also the founder and organizer of Northwest FamilyFest, a fun family event taking place on Saturday, August 3, 2019, featuring kids’ activities, live music, delicious food, and a marketplace for local businesses and organizations…

10 activities you can do with an infant

“Umm … now what do we do?” I distinctly remember having this thought a couple weeks after my baby was born. Her first days home were a flurry of us trying to figure out how, basically, to keep her alive. How to sleep. Where to sleep. How the heck to feed her. Trips to the doctor to check her low weight. Getting the diaper…

Testing my kids – for science

It was a bleak November night. It was already completely dark and the rain was a sloppy rain, with splashes and poor visibility on already traffic-clogged streets during the dinner hour. From the back seat all I heard was “how long is this going to take?” and “why are we doing this, what is it anyway?” And my answer was…

What it’s really like: To leave the house with a newborn

It’s impossible to understand how scary it is until it happens to you. There you sit, staring at the door, huge bag fully packed, tiny newborn in your arms wearing her seventh clean outfit of the morning. You finally made it happen. So why can’t you walk out that door?

Two of My Favorite Farmer’s Markets

Don’t miss all of the bounty our region has to offer! Some Farmer’s Markets will close for the season come October. Enjoy the end of summer by strolling through your neighborhood market for a pleasant family outing.

A walk through Downtown Kirkland with kids in tow

In the mood to get out of the house and check out some new places but don’t want to venture too far with the little ones? Head to Kirkland and enjoy a pleasant afternoon exploring its town center and scenic waterfront park.

PEPSapalooza, Out and About

Last year was our first PEPSapalooza and I can’t believe I missed these when my girls were younger. It’s a very easy drive from our house and the parking was easy for my husband to find.