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Author: Nikki Klock

Nikki Klock became co-owner and editor of Vancouver Family Magazine in September 2006. She grew up mainly in the Northwest and graduated from Utah Valley University. She is an avid reader and insists that a book is (almost) always better than a movie. She has lived in Vancouver with her husband, JR, and two daughters since 2003. Check out Nikki's Editor’s Picks here.

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

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.

Local area youth are bringing the old-fashioned Christmas spirit to the east side with a production of “A Wonderful Life," a musical based on Frank Capra's beloved 1946 movie starring James Stewart as everyman George Bailey. Full disclosure: “It’s a

As kids grow toward adolescence, the wide open days of early childhood seem to grow fewer as kids’ schedules fill up with sports, music, clubs and a whole new kind of social life. The apron strings fray a bit as many parents find

Everyone experiences challenges in life, but a few (perhaps a growing number) of us face profound suffering that leads to truly dark places. Yacolt author, doula, wife and mother, Meghan T. Hindi, identifies squarely as the latter. “I first experienced