This Month's Issue

ParentMap’s annual “Superheroes” issue shines a light on the dedicated work of leaders in our community who are working tirelessly every day to improve the lives of kids and families in Washington state. In 2023, as the publication celebrates its 20th birthday (and 346th issue!), we recognize anew some of these crusading honorees from past years — and introduce you to their Superheroes. Get ready to be inspired!

April is all about flower power! Consult our Play List for a bouquet of flowery fests and other family fun. Also on the docket, brilliant suggestions for fun outings for tweens and teens to flex their independence — without pesky mom and dad hanging about.

Spring has sprung and we are here for it all!

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ParentMap has published a number of books on parenting, child development and family fun. Our titles 52 Seattle Adventures With Kids by Elisa Murray, Getting to Calm by Laura Kastner, Ph.D., and Spare Me 'The Talk'!: A Guy's Guide to Sex, Relationships, and Growing Up by Jo Langford have all garnered rave reviews. 

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