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Our November issue is out now! One family navigates the first 6 months of remote learning; personal grief turns to supporting others; meditation brings a new lease on life; the Messerschmidt family attempts to survive their first winter living aboard and more!

Learn how families who experienced the unimaginable are using their grief to help others move forward.

That first winter on the boat was terrible. But there were moments of magic mixed into our days too.

I never planned on home schooling our children. But a pandemic laughs at plans, and everyone’s world changed in the spring of 2020.

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Top Toys 2020

The Top Toys of 2020 are revealed!

October Digital Issue Out Now!

Our October issue is out now! Local orgs collaborate to create a culture of health, one family sails away from the American dream, another family watches from another continent as their daughter fights COVID-19, and more!

Wide Open Spaces: Nature-Based Early Education Sprouts Success for Kids

Helping children to understand and care for their natural world is a critical part of healthy development. Now is the time to embrace a nature-based philosophy and curriculum for early learning.

Community

PNW Day Trips & Getaways

Breathtaking scenery, extreme watersports, a charming downtown and abundant agritourism make Hood River a brilliant Pacific Northwest getaway for families.

Explore The Museum of Flight in Seattle, a perfect family day trip from Vancouver.

Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, near Tacoma, is part wildlife refuge, part zoo, and all Pacific Northwest.

Alderbrook Resort and Spa holds a special connection to the local land, water and ecosystem, and a long history of providing both commerce and respite to the region just north of Olympia.

The amazing sea life and land animals at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium make it well worth the 2.5-hour drive from Vancouver.

The Heathman Lodge holds within it a rich history that spans much longer than 20 years, with architecture, art and culture that embody the spirit of the Pacific Northwest.

Education

Our Remote Learning 2.0: The Real Deal

I never planned on home schooling our children. But a pandemic laughs at plans, and everyone’s world changed in the spring of 2020.

WELL-BEING

Meditation: A Practice for Peace

Twelve years ago, my life was spinning out of control. Until I came across a book about meditation and determined to give it a try.

PARENTING

November Issue Out Now, In Print!

Our November issue is out now! One family navigates the first 6 months of remote learning; personal grief turns to supporting others; meditation brings a new lease on life; the Messerschmidt family attempts to survive their first winter living aboard and more!

RECREATION

5 Family-Friendly Hikes in Clark County

Get the whole family outside with these family-friendly hikes right around the corner.

SPECIAL EVENTS & PROGRAMS

Community Collab: Creating a Comprehensive Culture of Health

Learn how local organizations are creatively collaborating to support the health of our community’s highest-risk individuals and families.

HEALTH

Meditation: A Practice for Peace

Twelve years ago, my life was spinning out of control. Until I came across a book about meditation and determined to give it a try.

LOCAL NEWS

November Issue Out Now, In Print!

Our November issue is out now! One family navigates the first 6 months of remote learning; personal grief turns to supporting others; meditation brings a new lease on life; the Messerschmidt family attempts to survive their first winter living aboard and more!

PREGNANCY & BABY

Grieving Forward: Infant Loss and Support

Learn how families who experienced the unimaginable are using their grief to help others move forward.

EDITOR'S PICKS

5 Family-Friendly Hikes in Clark County

Get the whole family outside with these family-friendly hikes right around the corner.

RELATIONSHIPS

The New Domesticity: Old Enough to Fly

A poetic farewell for “The New Domesticity.”

TRAVEL

Mosaic Family Journey: Learning to Live Aboard

That first winter on the boat was terrible. But there were moments of magic mixed into our days too.

VIDEO

Combating Racial Bullying

According to the National Bullying Prevention Center, 20% of students report being bullied. And for some kids, this treatment is because of their race or ethnicity.

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