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. […]

Don’t be an aspirational recycler

If you’ve followed along with my series on the three “Rs” —reduce, reuse, and recycle — then you already know that “recycle” is purposely listed as the last option because the other two are better choices. Still, single-stream recycling is a wonderful service that we should take advantage of. As moms, it seems we’re often 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: Here’s how to recycle your Christmas Tree this Saturday. There’s a free art class for kids ages 4-11 on Saturday at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center. Night skiing and live music at Mission […]

The Summer Camp Fair returns in February!

It’s happening again! Icicle Creek Center for the Arts will present the third-annual Summer Camp Fair on Saturday, February 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pybus Public Market. If you’re looking for programs that will keep your kids busy and happy all summer long, stop by, find the programs you like, and sign up! Representatives from more […]