What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Happy Thursday! If you’re looking for something fun to do, read on for a list of local events. (And don’t forget to set your clocks ahead one hour before heading to bed Saturday night!) The Wenatchee Public Library will host sensory-friendly storytimes on Thursdays, starting today through April 11. Simply Deliberate‘s Jen Retaskat will teach a Sustainable […]

Teens in foster care need families too

Editor’s note: I received the following message from Hayley Stoebner, the recruitment coordinator with FosteringWA: Does the very thought of a having a teenager in your home make you shudder with fear?  You are not alone! The teen years can be trying for parents and caregivers (not to mention for the teens themselves), but those years […]

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Happy Thursday! Looking for something fun to do with the family? We have a few suggestions: Friday is opening day at Rocky Reach Dam and Discovery Center. There will be a free art class for kids at the Wenatchee Valley Museum on Saturday. Saturday at Pybus Public Market, it’s Nick’s Bricks, a day of LEGO play, display, prizes, music […]

The wonder of reading aloud to children

We know that reading aloud to children has powerful impacts on their developing minds. We know that regularly reading to and with our kids can stimulate their imaginations, expand their vocabulary, strengthen our family bonds and create lifelong readers. We also know that life is busy and that bedtime — the time of day when […]