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Our August issue is out now! Movements breaks help kids learn; New state high school graduation requirements; Creating a more sustainable SWWA and more!

“Kids don’t have very long attention spans, especially when you are asking them to sit for a long period of time. We therapists help teachers incorporate creative movement breaks to help kids calm down and refocus.”

Recent changes to high school graduation requirements in Washington encourage teens to tailor their high school courses to future career interests.

New programs to improve recycling and composting practices in Clark County and maintain a clean and green way of life in our region for generations to come.

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Online Exclusives

August Digital Issue Out Now!

Our August issue is out now! Movements breaks help kids learn; New state high school graduation requirements; Creating a more sustainable SWWA and more!

Independent Living Skills Program Supports Local Foster Teens and Young Adults

From obtaining ID to securing a job and housing, Independent Living Skills helps foster teens transition into adulthood.

July Digital Issue Out Now!

Our July issue is out now! Discover 5 family-friendly hikes in Clark County, learn how local teens are gearing up for a rewarding future,and so much more!

Community

PNW Day Trips & Getaways

Explore The Museum of Flight in Seattle, a perfect family day trip from Vancouver.

Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, near Tacoma, is part wildlife refuge, part zoo, and all Pacific Northwest.

Alderbrook Resort and Spa holds a special connection to the local land, water and ecosystem, and a long history of providing both commerce and respite to the region just north of Olympia.

The amazing sea life and land animals at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium make it well worth the 2.5-hour drive from Vancouver.

The Heathman Lodge holds within it a rich history that spans much longer than 20 years, with architecture, art and culture that embody the spirit of the Pacific Northwest.

Education

Give Them a Break: Using Movement Breaks to Help Students Learn

“Kids don’t have very long attention spans, especially when you are asking them to sit for a long period of time. We therapists help teachers incorporate creative movement breaks to help kids calm down and refocus.”

WELL-BEING

The New Domesticity: Honoring the End

All endings are worth acknowledging, and it can be helpful to guide our children in doing so.

PARENTING

August Digital Issue Out Now!

Our August issue is out now! Movements breaks help kids learn; New state high school graduation requirements; Creating a more sustainable SWWA and more!

RECREATION

July Digital Issue Out Now!

Our July issue is out now! Discover 5 family-friendly hikes in Clark County, learn how local teens are gearing up for a rewarding future,and so much more!

SPECIAL EVENTS & PROGRAMS

Recycling and Composting Right in Clark County

New programs to improve recycling and composting practices in Clark County and maintain a clean and green way of life in our region for generations to come.

HEALTH

Coronavirus Sparks Rising Need for Blood and Plasma in Southwest Washington

As Washington phases open, the need for blood–and convalescent plasma that could lead to effective treatments for COVID-19–is rising.

LOCAL NEWS

August Digital Issue Out Now!

Our August issue is out now! Movements breaks help kids learn; New state high school graduation requirements; Creating a more sustainable SWWA and more!

PREGNANCY & BABY

Moms and Kids Benefit from Washington’s Paid Maternity Leave

Washington’s Paid Family and Medical Leave gives families a hand up.

EDITOR'S PICKS

5 Family-Friendly Hikes in Clark County

Get the whole family outside with these family-friendly hikes right around the corner.

RELATIONSHIPS

The New Domesticity: Tending with Actions and Words

Tending with our words and actions begins in the home, but translates far beyond.

TRAVEL

Exchange Rate: Unforgettable Experiences with International Students

Local families discover different cultures and share their own through hosting and becoming exchange students

VIDEO

Combating Racial Bullying

According to the National Bullying Prevention Center, 20% of students report being bullied. And for some kids, this treatment is because of their race or ethnicity.

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