“Motherhood is the last American oral tradition in our culture,” my friend told me this in passing when I became pregnant. I did not understand what she meant… at first. You see, the more people who found out I was pregnant the more opinions I heard about this and that and everything under the sun. Read More…
Thursday July 18, 2013 – Thursday July 18, 2013
107 Park Ln
Jillynn Walker is a Birthing From Within Mentor (instructor) and certified birth doula. She loves getting to raise her intrepid girls, ages 2 and 6, right here in beautiful Kirkland with her sweet husband. She loves helping friends and families embrace the gifts and challenges of pregnancy, birth, and parenthood.
Hi my name is Doree Handford I am a ICEA, Birthing from Within child birth educator and doula. I am a mother of two boys Vash who is 4 years old and Ari who is 2.5. I am also expecting my third boy in August. I am very passionate about Birth and helping new parents transition into parenthood.
Thursday May 16, 2013 – Thursday May 16, 2013
The author of “Create Happy Kids”, Dr. Sherkat is known as the “the child whisperer” by many happy families who value her gift to see their child’s perspective and welcome her parenting methods to bring peace and harmony to their homes.
Thursday June 20, 2013 – Thursday June 20, 2013
107 Park Ln
Simplicity ABC presents:
Kindergarten Readiness with Mrs Joy Brooke!
How you can help prepare your child (and yourself-) for Kindergarten!
What does your child need to know?
What does your child be able to do?
How can you support your learner at home in the days ahead?
What is best for your child Half day vs. Full day?
Learn about the five F’s that will help you decide.
1)Five Year Old
About Mrs Brooke:
Joy Brooke is the first and most important teacher of her six-year-old son and four-year-old daughter. She resides in Kirkland, Washington with her husband and two children. Mrs. Brooke is a National Board Certified teacher in Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/Early and Middle Childhood, holds a B.A. in Educational Studies and a M.A. in Educational Policy and Management from the University of Oregon and endorsements in Early Childhood Special Education, English Language Learners, and Reading K-8. She is currently working on her Doctorate of Education at Seattle University in Education Leadership with a focus on Family and Media Literacy. She is also an Education Consultant, Co-Chair of First Book Seattle, and also writes a column for the Kirkland Reporter called Ask Mrs. Brooke. Find her articles on askmrsbrooke.com and/or you may contact Mrs. Brooke by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions regarding your child’s learning.
Mother’s day is just around the corner. If you are looking for some special gift for your mom, the mom to be or grandma we have it covered. Come to our store to get some ideas and/or take these great gifts home for mothers:
Bebe Au Lait -
Bébé au Lait’s award-winning Nursing Covers combine elegant style and everyday function.
Looking for a little extra privacy while nursing on-the-go? Bébé au Lait Nursing Covers will allow you to comfortably breastfeed anytime, anywhere, and in any company. Their patented Rigiflex™ necklines allow mom and baby to maintain eye contact while also promoting airflow– and their signature patterns will pair perfectly with even the most stylish wardrobe.
Chewbeads - Chewbeads are non-toxic teething jewelry. They have been thoroughly tested by a global CPSC accredited laboratory to assure that they will not break apart or detach in a baby’s mouth.
These box frames are just perfect for Grandma. Insert photo of the grandchildren, wrap and send! What a special way to show Grandma you love her.
Every year on Earth Day communities around the world plant trees, participate in cleaning up parks and beaches, recycling programs, and more! On Saturday, April 20th, you can join EarthCorps and Green Kirkland Partnership in a restoration project at Juanita Bay Park. Click here to register! Read More…
What better way to snuggle up with your little ones than in our Storytime Series Gliders! With the longest, smoothest, quietest glide operation in the industry, our Best Chairs Storytime Series glider rocker is made to make memories. Backed by a solid warranty, and Best’s legendary reputation for quality and durability, you can be sure that your Storytime glider rocker will last through a lifetime of bedtimes – no matter how young or old they are.
Simplicity ABC Celebrate 1st Birthday by donating to Sibling House
As part of Simplicity ABC’s 1st Birthday month-long celebration, Simplicity ABC is partnering with Sibling House; Kirkland based non-profit where siblings can stay together, as a family, while in foster care. Read More…
How many of us parents have tried to do a ten-minute grocery store run and found it took all our patience, thirty-extra minutes and one explosive melt-down?! My educated guess would be all of us. Read More…