South Sound Weekend Kids’ Calendar: Family Fun And Things To Do March 13th-15th!

Want something great to do with the kids in Tacoma this weekend? Boy, have I got you covered! Don’t worry-I have plenty of family fun for the rest of the South Sound too. Gig Harbor area readers don’t want to miss Puget Sounds Fun Day. One note-there aren’t a lot of St.Patrick’s Day happenings around […]

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Spring Classes At Youth Acting Studio


Looking for kids’ acting classes near Lacey, Dupont or the greater JBLM area? Reader favorite, Youth Acting Studio, is now enrolling for their new spring classes! We love all our sponsors, but I especially enjoy sharing Melissa’s classes because every time I do, I hear more raves from readers who just love them. Melissa offers […]

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RESCUE Yourself! My Five Best Ways To Be A Less Stressed Mom!

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Like every mom I know, I am always juggling different roles in my life-trying to be a good mom, a good wife, a good business owner, and so on. Sometimes, I feel like I’m just flopping in every direction! Right now, for example, my house is a mess, and I’m trying to decide if we’ve […]

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Just Between Friends Olympia Spring Sale

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Lacey and Olympia area readers, the huge, Just Between Friends, kids’ consignment event is coming right up March 19th-22nd! This is a great chance to score all kinds of kids’ duds and gear at bargain prices. If you need to save on clothes, toys, or equipment for your little ones (and who doesn’t???) this is […]

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Playground Report: DeCoursey Park

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The boys and I finally made it to Puyallup’s newest fun place for kids, the renovated playground at DeCoursey Park. It would be a convenient location for a playdate meet-up with Tacoma area pals, too. What’s new? The old pea gravel is gone (Seriously-who in the world ever thought tiny grey rocks were a good […]

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South Sound Weekend Kids’ Calendar: Family Fun And Things To Do March 6th-8th!

Friday Kids’ Night Out at Pump it Up! in Tacoma  Call for your spot! Tell ‘em we sent you. Free first Friday night at the Hands-On Children’s Museum in Olympia All Over Home Depot Kids’ Club   Kids can build bookends today. Readers suggest arriving early for these popular, free workshops. You are asked to register […]

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The Boys In The Boat: The Pierce County Reads Book For 2015! Let’s Read!

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We interrupt all things kid to suggest you do something fun for yourself!  I’m doing it, and you should, too! What are we doing? We’re reading a book! One for grown-ups, with no pictures! Now, I’ll be honest, I read tons. I just happen to be a fast reader, maybe from all those hours as […]

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Father/Daughter Dance In Lakewood And A Family Dance In Tacoma

If you were disappointed to miss February’s Daddy/Daughter dances, you’ll be glad to know I’ve found you a few more opportunities! First, Lakewood is hosting a father/daughter dance on Saturday, March 14th. It’s 35.00 per, “Couple,” and 10.00 for additional children. It will cost you 10.00 and 5.00 more respectively, at the door, so get […]

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Puget Sounds Like Fun Day!

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I’m excited to tell you about Puget Sounds Like Fun Day (What a great name!), a free upcoming family event readers in Gig Harbor and the Key Peninsula won’t want to miss. I think it will be worth that pesky bridge toll for the rest of you, too! Puget Sounds Like Fun Day is a […]

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Get Passes For a Free Screening Of HOME From Dreamworks Playing At Southcenter

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Update: Huge bummer alert. Apparently, the screening at Southcenter has been canceled. I’m not sure about the other locations. I’ve reached out to the folks who shared this event with us to try to find out more, and I’ll let you know if there is going to be a future event in its place. Want […]

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