Category: Family Fun

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 →

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 →

Nonstop Christmas

by Steven, Pre-3’s parent As a child I remember Christmas as being a joyous and peaceful time, and while I am definitely enjoying this Christmas it has not been as quiet or peaceful as the Christmases I remember. Nonstop is the word I would us to describe the holidays with two young children. As a child I remember the tree,… Read more →

Indoor Activities for Toddlers – NE Seattle

by Stephanie, (Toddlers parent) Stave off cabin fever this time of year with several nearby indoor activities to entertain and exercise your tots! This list focuses on NE Seattle: PAID ACTIVITIES Zoomazium at Woodland Park Zoo Daily from 9:30 am – Zoo closing The indoor, nature play space offers adventure and learning in a fun, safe and stimulating environment. Crawl… Read more →

Halloween Events for Toddlers in NE Seattle

by Stephanie (Toddler’s Parent) North Seattle has lots of great neighborhoods for trick-or-treating. In fact, Zillow named Laurelhurst, Phinney Ridge, Ravenna, Madison Park, and Wedgwood as the top spots in the city! We are also lucky to have several community-organized Halloween events going on in our area, so take your pick! Woodland Park Zoo: Pumpkin Bash 5500 Phinney Ave. N.… Read more →

Summer Bucket List

by Jackie (Toddler Parent) Since summer is finally upon us and we have all been stuck inside for … way too long to even want to mention, I like to come up with a list of things I want to do with the kids over the summer. My older one has year round school and camps so, it’s mostly weekend… Read more →

Foods I Loved as a Kid

by Amy (3-5’s parent) When I’m feeling baffled about my childrens’ eating habits, I find it helpful to revisit my own childhood food preferences.  While this comic is premiering in the Sandhurst newsletter (!) it will be published (alongside other food-related comics by local artists) in a compilation by Fantagraphics in association with National Bookstore Day in April. Read more →