Like tourists in our own city, we put on our brightest red shirts (it’s considered lucky) and trekked to Seattle’s Chinatown/International District to join in the Lunar New Year Celebration. READ MORE
China’s most important and longest festival, Chinese New Year marks the end of winter and welcomes spring with 15 days of festivities. READ MORE
Kids love science experiments and it’s a great way to nurture their curiosity. Whether it’s slowing down to admire ice crystals on sparkling winter leaves or watching an airplane leave contrails across the sky, I never want my young scientists to lose their sense of awe and wonder. READ MORE
From blowing fluffy dandelion seeds in Ireland to wishing on a fallen eyelash in Mexico, cultures worldwide project their hopes and dreams into the universe with unique and wonderful wishing traditions.
What are the best gifts for kids? Even though Transformers and Little Ponies are on the top of our 5- and 7-year-olds’ wish lists, we want to give them gifts that spark their imagination. READ MORE
We celebrate the Festival of St. Lucia every December 13 with our Swedish friends, bringing light to the darkness of winter with candles, music, and fun. Experiences like these are precious for teaching my children about the world and respecting other cultures. READ MORE