Play Room November 2017

Take Five: Amy Beacom Amy Beacom, an inner-Southeast mom of two, knows the difficulties working parents face, particularly when they welcome a new child to the family. She founded the Center for Parental Leave Leadership (CPLL), a company that coaches other businesses on how to shape their policies to support working parents. Additionally, CPLL spends…

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Play Room October 2017

5 questions for Charles McGee from the Black Parent Initiative, sportsball in Seattle and the best rain gear
for PNW kiddos.

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Play Room September 2017

Wander to Walla Walla, Washington, helping out NICU families and a next-gen environmental superstar.

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Playroom March 2017

Kid to Know: The Educator The issue of transgender-friendly bathrooms has been a flashpoint topic around the country. But that didn’t stop Lincoln High junior Leah Burian from spearheading a project to convert one of her high school’s existing lavatories into a multi-stall, gender-neutral bathroom. (According to a national survey by GLSEN, a nonprofit seeking…

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Playroom February 2017

Goodies for goody bags, making Baby Blues Connections and five questions for the founder of the PDX Kids’ Film Festival.

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Playroom January 2017

Questions for kindie music-maker Julianna Bright, teens who rock, and top brunch spots.

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Playroom December 2016

Holiday shows, books to teach kids about giving, and a gorgeous blog dedicated to breastfeeding.

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Playroom November 2016

Kid chef from Oregon takes kale to the White House, picky-eater problems, and great magazines for kiddos.

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Playroom October 2016

Hidden museums, helping out on Halloween, and best toothbrushers for little teeth.

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