Author: SandhurstCoop

Cesily Crowser Memorial Fund

by Emily Bradley (Parent Educator) This time of year, the North Seattle College Parent Educators put out a call to our co-op communities to ask for support for our parent education program that serves homeless families in North Seattle. The Cecily Crowser Memorial Fund was started after the passing of a beloved parent educator Cesily Crowser in 2014. Cecily worked alongside Miss… Read more →

Southward Bound

by Steven (Pre-3’s parent) Spring break was fast approaching at co-op and we decided that this would be a prime opportunity to take a vacation and get away from the inclement Seattle weather. I have a friend that lives north of San Diego in a town called Encinitas. Encinitas is a sleepy little beach town that is close to a… Read more →

Spring Chili

by Mike (3-5’s parent) While chili is typically associated with fall and winter, why not in Spring too? I’ve adapted it to be low carb and easy to throw together quick! Ingredients 1 lb ground beef 2 (14.5 oz) cans diced tomatoes with chili seasoning 1 (8oz) can tomato sauce 3/4 cup onion (diced) 1 T chili powder 1t ground… Read more →

Keto Diet

By Elizabeth (3-5’s parent)   Have you been hearing about the Keto diet? Seeing “Keto” recipes on pinterest and wondering what it is? As someone who has had life-long struggles with food, there are few subjects that get me as amped to talk about as diets, especially when they are going well. In this blog post I will sum up… Read more →

Why I Co-op

by K.C. (3-5’s parent) I can’t believe it has been 7 years since we enrolled our first child at Sandhurst.  This June we will say goodbye to this dear school – but we will forever remain a part of the community that embraced us in these first precious years of school for our two children. Some of the things I… Read more →

Choosing a Car for the Family

by Steven ( Pre-3’s parent) I have always felt a sense of guilt about driving due to the effects that cars have on the environment. Because of this I usually choose smaller cars that are fuel efficient. Now that we have a family we had to consider a car that was big enough to fit all of us comfortably. My… Read more →

Musings on the Future

by Steven, Pre-3’s Parent The world is changing at an ever increasing rate and it makes it hard to predict what the future will be like in 5 years let alone 20 or 50. What will happen to our families, our society, and the myriad cultures that make up the world we live in? Although it is hard to predict… Read more →

A Trip to Leavenworth

by Steven, Pre-3’s parent For a short winter holiday my wife and I decided to take a trip with the two kids. We have two girls ages two years and 9 months and this was the first trip we have taken since the youngest was born. We ended up taking the trip to Leavenworth during the Martin Luther King holiday… Read more →