Our city booms with new arrivals, swiftly shifting Seattle’s decades-long rep as a haven for the childless. Becoming a parent changes almost everything: What time you wake up. The amount of primary-colored plastic stuff in your living room. Your opinions about 5:30pm dinners and checking luggage at Sea-Tac. What doesn’t change when you raise a family in Seattle is the sheer number of adventures that beckon from every corner of the city. Let’s go…

In This Feature:

19 Youthful Adventures for Kids and Adults Alike

Where to embrace the city sights, the great outdoors, or a rainy afternoon.

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Kid-Friendly Restaurants (That Don't Feel Like Kid-Friendly Restaurants)

Plus: A few things we think would make Seattle parents' lives a little easier.

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle's Destination Playgrounds

Six of the region's best slides, climbs, and swings.

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

The Best Made-in-Seattle Kids Gear

For your next gifting occasion.

03/16/2017 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Brandon Hill

Breastfeeding Bingo

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends mothers breastfeed for a child’s first year. Which means moms must get down to the business of nursing (or pumping) all over town. Can you get bingo?

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

12 All-Ages Museum Outings

What our civic heavy hitters offer visitors young and old.

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Caspar Babypants Makes Children’s Music That Won’t Drive Parents Insane

And he's helped Seattle become a hotbed for other up-and-coming kindie artists.

03/20/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

How Much Screen Time Is Too Much? Ask Seattle's Dimitri Christakis.

The latest guidelines for kids and media use began with pushback from one local researcher.

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Rione XIII Gives Parents (and Kids) a Monthly Night Out

Ethan and Angela Stowell's monthly tradition means a mid-week break for the family.

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion