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Our April issue is out now, and unlike a virus, it's perfectly safe to spread and share Vancouver Family Magazine.

Discovering family history and creating a family narrative can help kids find security and meaning. Plus, it's fun!

Local families discover different cultures and share their own through hosting and becoming exchange students

We have hope in the Southwest Washington community that found new life after Mount St. Helens devastated everything in its wake.

Online Exclusives

April Digital Issue Out Now!

Our April issue is out now, and unlike a virus, it’s perfectly safe to spread and share Vancouver Family Magazine.

Job Hunting in the Era of COVID-19

Finding work in a time when many businesses are closed is a challenge. However, the same time-tested advice for job hunting still applies.

COVID-19: Expanded Local and National Resources and Response

We’ve expanded our Local Resources to reflect links to state, county, city and school district response, as well as guidelines directly from the CDC. Get the latest here.

Community

PNW Day Trips & Getaways

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

April Digital Issue Out Now!

Our April issue is out now, and unlike a virus, it’s perfectly safe to spread and share Vancouver Family Magazine.

WELL-BEING

Family History Comes Alive for Kids

Discovering family history and creating a family narrative can help kids find security and meaning. Plus, it’s fun!

PARENTING

Renaissance Dad: Preparing for the Teenage Apocalypse (Or, “There Oughta Be an App”)

My baby girl is now teetering precariously on the brink of teenhood, and I am reluctantly facing the reality that I may need to . . . adjust some of my preconceived notions.

RECREATION

April Digital Issue Out Now!

Our April issue is out now, and unlike a virus, it’s perfectly safe to spread and share Vancouver Family Magazine.

SPECIAL EVENTS & PROGRAMS

Summer Camp Guide 2020

Check out fun local day camp options for ages 3 through teen in our annual Summer Camp Guide!

HEALTH

April Digital Issue Out Now!

Our April issue is out now, and unlike a virus, it’s perfectly safe to spread and share Vancouver Family Magazine.

LOCAL NEWS

What Mount St. Helens Can Teach Us About the COVID-19 Crisis

We have hope in the Southwest Washington community that found new life after Mount St. Helens devastated everything in its wake.

PREGNANCY & BABY

Mindful Eating During Pregnancy

What should pregnant women eat? And what shouldn’t they eat? Two local women give their perspective.

EDITOR'S PICKS

Oregon Symphony Makes Magic with “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”

Oregon Symphony’s performance of “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” was tantamount to two performances in one. But the combination of movie and symphony was more than the sum of those two parts.

RELATIONSHIPS

Renaissance Dad: Preparing for the Teenage Apocalypse (Or, “There Oughta Be an App”)

My baby girl is now teetering precariously on the brink of teenhood, and I am reluctantly facing the reality that I may need to . . . adjust some of my preconceived notions.

TRAVEL

Exchange Rate: Unforgettable Experiences with International Students

Local families discover different cultures and share their own through hosting and becoming exchange students

VIDEO

Combating Racial Bullying

 “Sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me!” Almost all of us heard this chant growing up. Today, many of us repeat the same adage to our children. Yet, this advice fails to acknowledge the […]

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