Category: Parenting

Summer cooking classes for kids

Jen here, from Simply Deliberate. I’d like to invite you to check out the schedule for kids cooking classes at Pybus this summer. Beginning this Saturday, these classes will teach your kids functional kitchen skills such as chopping and measuring and each class includes a nutrition lesson at the beginning. My goal is to teach […]

Big news from Wenatchee Pediatric Dentistry

We have a big announcement to make here at Wenatchee Pediatric Dentistry… We are moving to our new office at Old’s Station by the Gateway Cinema and will be open on June 25th! It has been a privilege serving the children of Wenatchee valley for the past eight and a half years at our Mission Street […]

It takes a village to love a child

Kari DeMarco had long wanted to adopt a child. Her husband, Andy, wasn’t on board. “He’d say, ‘Let’s just try not to screw up the two we already have.’” The DeMarcos’ two biological children, a boy and girl who are now grown, were still very young at the time, more than a decade ago. Life was busy for […]

Three: It’s a magic number

“Three, it’s a magic number.” As in, the age your kids should be before you let them have some screen time? When I was pregnant with my daughter Genevieve, I read articles that said no screen time for kids 2 and under. Well, I learned pretty quickly that a five-hour road trip with no tablet […]

My son, the college graduate

I wish I could describe the emotion but I can’t put a name to it. My son graduated college yesterday. I took him to the zoo this morning. Although he’s been a couple times with friends, it’s the first time I’ve been to a zoo since he was 7 or 8. Absolutely, graduation from a four-year […]

Entering the wide world of youth sports

I crammed into the passenger seat of the Subaru, my feet propped up on a pile of overdue library books, my rear end resting on what turned out to be a shin guard. In the back seat, the children were buckled up and already bickering about a penny or sunglasses or something stupid like that. […]