Hiking To Twin Falls

I am normally not much of a nature enthusiast, but am starting to find that hiking, biking and other strenuous outdoor activities are the only way to burn my daughter's endless amount of energy. After a quick Google search, I found the Washington Trail Associations short list of good hikes for kids, Twin Falls being …

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A Field Trip to Bainbridge Island and the Kids Discovery Museum

There is nothing like spending the day with a bunch of 2-1/2 to 5 year-olds to really give you some perspective on life. Stella's class had another field trip today.  This trip included a ferry ride to Bainbridge Island, some time running around at the Kids Discovery Museum (KiDiMu) and a picnic lunch - a …

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An Afternoon at the Seattle Children’s Museum

Stella had massive amounts of energy to burn yesterday.  We needed to do something more than go play at the park, so we went to the Children's Museum.  Here Stella could run from activity to activity and our house would be spared some of the mess. We started out our mini-adventure with some painting and …

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A Field Trip to the Seattle Pacific Science Center

Today, I went with Stella and her class on a field trip to the Seattle Pacific Science Center.  Since her class is learning about dinosaurs this week, the dino-exhibit was a nice supplement. This is also my first field trip as a mom/chaperone.  I have gone on field trips as a child, but this was …

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