Family Fun Around Bellevue

Boy, are we spoiled! It’s easy to take where you live for granted, especially when caught up in the whirlwind of work and family life. Rather than spend a fortune traveling elsewhere this summer, we recommend taking advantage of the seemingly infinite “fun...

Finding the Best Summer Activities for your Child

As we head into the home stretch and the end of another school year, it’s time to think about summer activities to keep our kiddos occupied, active, and engaged. Now the work is to find the best summer activities for your child, your schedule, and the budget....

Discussing Mental Health with Children

Do you, a close family member, or a dear friend have a mental health diagnosis? Are you worried that your child or teen is exhibiting signs of a mental health issue? Since research shows that roughly one in five Americans (children and adults) are coping with a mental...

5 Recommended Reads for Dads-to-Be

Sure there are plenty of resources for all the moms-to-be out there, but we can’t forget the dads.  And in the vein of “their own style,” we’d like to recommend five excellent books that are written just for dads. They might not always be as...

Coping with Grief After a Miscarriage

Experiencing a miscarriage is devastating and always followed by immeasurable grief. The problem is there are far too few outlets available for women and couples suffering the grief of a miscarriage. Our culture doesn’t “do grief” very well in general, and it’s...