Hello Vancouver! The ‘Couve’s Very Own Talk Show

The rhythmic beat of the drums pulsed from the heart of the city. The crowd hurried through the balmy fall air toward the sound, some stopped, captivated by the young drummers on the street. Others continued into the historic Kiggins Theatre located on Main Street in downtown Vancouver. Excitement and anticipation snapped in the air.… Read More

Washington Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) Video

Washington Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) provides crucial early intervention to support brain development of children from birth to 3 years. Read Vivian Mattila Walikainen’s entire article on birth to 3 screenings in the October 2014 issue, and learn how ESIT helps kids in our community in the video below.   Read More

Editor’s Pick: “I Am Eleven”

At any given time in the world, 120 million people are experiencing life as an 11-year-old. The gulf between childhood and teenage years is one that has been depicted, for better or worse, by well known fiction from “Lord of the Flies” to “The Neverending Story.” But Australian filmmaker Genevieve Bailey now exhibits the raw… Read More

Editor’s Pick: “The Next 1000 Days” by Nikki McClure (Sasquatch Books, 2014)

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Even with all of the thousands of photographs that modern parents take of their children, many everyday moments still hold fast only in memory, never to be relived. Olympia paper cutting artist, Nikki McClure, seeks to recreate these images, and provide space for parents and their children to record the simple and wonderful experiences of… Read More