Northwest Folklife Festival

Monday, 20 May 2013

A great annual Seattle festival takes place this weekend, May 24th-27th at Seattle Center. This is the 42nd annual Folklife Festival and it is always a fun way to get out in the community and enjoy music, dance and storytelling performances from around the world, not to mention some great […]


Paine Field Aviation Days

Thursday, 16 May 2013

For those of you with kids who love airplanes or are yourself an aviation enthusiast  Paine Field Aviation Day is happening this Saturday May 18th from 9am-5pm at Paine Field in Everett. This is a family friendly event complete aircraft from the Flying Heritage Collection and Historic Flight Foundation, limited […]


Add a Math Problem to the Kids’ Bedtime Routine?!

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Au Pairs and parents looking for a fun way to incorporate math into the kids’ daily routine- take note.  A recent article in the February 25th issue of TIME magazine piqued my interest. This article featured a movement encouraging families to add a story problem to their kids’ bedtime routine. […]


Visit Ballard’s Nordic Heritage Museum with Kids

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

    Ballard is a vibrant neighborhood in NW Seattle, home to the Locks, eclectic shops and trendy eateries, as well as a busy fishing community.  This part of Seattle has long been home to a significant number of Nordic settlers and their descendants. Off the beaten path in Ballard is […]