Mega Multiples Spring Sale From Tacoma Parents Of Multiples!

The sun is out, the flowers are blooming, and that can only mean it’s almost time for the big  spring Mega Multiples kids’ clothing and gear sale from Tacoma Parents of Multiples. The sale is March 14th  at  Bates Technical College South Campus Child Studies-Building E The street address is 2201 South 78th St  Tacoma, WA […]

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We Did It: An Update On The Listerine 21 Day Challenge!

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We’re wrapping up the Listerine 21 Day Challenge here. Wow! Time really flies when you’re starting healthy oral habits! Seriously, it was much easier than I thought it would be, and we all feel like our mouths feel healthier-and just plain cleaner. I thought the boys would be resistant, but they really loved the flossing […]

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Register Now For The March Lowe’s Build And Grow

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Registration has opened for the next Lowe’s Build And Grow. These popular, FREE workshops for kids do require advance registration and spots at Tacoma area stores, in particular, do go fast! This month’s event is a Monster Truck. As of now there are spots at ALL South Sound area stores (Woot!), but yeah-don’t wait if […]

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March Events at the Tumwater Timberland Library


If you’ve been reading this site for any length of time, you know we are HUGE fans of the local library system in the South Sound! There are a variety of events to enjoy, for FREE, at your local libraries. Michael from the Tumwater Timberland Library wants to be sure that our readers are aware […]

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South Sound Weekend Kids’ Calendar: Family Fun And Things To Do February 27th-March 1st

Looking for things to do with the family in Tacoma, Olympia, or Gig Harbor this weekend? You’re in the right place for a whole list of kid friendly ideas. Welcome to our guide to free and affordable family fun in the South Puget Sound!  We have one just like it up every Friday! Headed elsewhere? There […]

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When Should You Visit The Orthodontist?

If you have a 7 year old at your house, now is the perfect time to call Dr. Ethan Larson’s office to set up a first visit with the orthodontist. Does that surprise you? I know I always thought of braces as a right of passage for teenagers, but 7 is actually the perfect time […]

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Hooked On Reading: Storytime With Daffodil Princesses and Dr.Seuss Fun Saturday

You can read with a princess and celebrate Dr. Seuss Saturday at free library events all over. There are many other great choices in the list. Keep reading!

If you missed the first Read With A Princess date, you’re in luck! Our royal misses will be back at area libraries this weekend, Saturday, February 28th,  in conjunction with a special  Dr. Seuss celebration. Expect stories, crafts, and fun! Visitors to Pierce County Libraries may bump into Rainier’s  Mascot, Rhubarb, too!  These are FREE […]

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Sign Language Kids’ Camp At Emerald Ridge

Sign Language

Reader Jessica asked me to share this fun event for school age kiddos in Puyallup looking to fill one of those upcoming early release days (You know about those right? ) It’s Sign Language Camp, an annual one day event put on by the cool kids with the ERHS American Sign Language club and their […]

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Geocaching In Point Defiance


Have you ever gone Geocaching? It’s a real life treasure hunt you do with the GPS built right into your phone. You can be Geocaching in minutes, and there are tons of caches hidden around the South Sound, including many in Tacoma. It’s FREE, and it’s one of those rare family adventures that appeals to […]

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Kindergarten Readiness Week!


This year’s kindergarten readiness series was underwritten by our friends with the GET program-Washington’s 529 prepaid college tuition plan. Check out their website for all your college planning questions, or  Visit them on Facebook Is someone at your house going off to, “Big school,” next year? It’s hard to believe, but most area districts are registering […]

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