What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Happy Thursday! What’s everybody up to this weekend? We have a few suggestions… Every Thursday in January and February (including today), the Wenatchee River Institute is hosting free guided snowshoe strolls along the Riverfront Trail in Leavenworth. Beginning THIS WEEK, Mindfulness Northwest will host two eight-week courses in Wenatchee that teach effective tools for reducing stress and feeling […]

PSA: Please don’t imply that I don’t do anything

In my head I had an image of stay-at-home moms, and it was pretty much the stereotypical one: unkempt hair, sweatpants-clad, a loose, white t-shirt with a spit-up stain at the braless bosom. They watched TV all day and did laundry during commercials. They rocked their babies in a bassinet in their living rooms, slept […]

Introducing: NCW Baby

Hello Wenatchee mommas (and papas, grandparents, etc.!) — I’m are super excited to announce the launch of NCW Baby, a baby and toddlers apparel brand. NCW Baby believes in comfy clothes perfect for play, classic styles, and the beauty of North Central Washington! Some of you know me as a Wenatchee Mom Blogger and owner […]

Modern parenting, on and offline

On Christmas day, the New York Times ran an article titled “The Relentlessness of Modern Parenting.” From the article: “Parenthood in the United States has become much more demanding than it used to be. … Mothers who juggle jobs outside the home spend just as much time tending their children as stay-at-home mothers did in the […]

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Happy Thursday! There’s tons of fun stuff happening around the valley this weekend and beyond. Read on for our list of recommendations: Every Thursday in January and February (including today), the Wenatchee River Institute is hosting free guided snowshoe strolls along the Riverfront Trail in Leavenworth. Date night idea: Comedian Brian Regan is coming to the Town […]

Explore the outdoors on snowshoes and skis

It can be challenging to figure out how to get outside with kids during the winter. Sometimes the ground is covered in a blanket of snow as deep as some toddlers are tall! Luckily there are plenty of organizations who offer low-cost or free, family friendly outings to help you make the most of this season. […]