Sharpen your mind, broaden your horizons, and update your family routines as you and your family head back to school this August.
Dust Off Your Notebooks
Parenting classes can help prepare your children for a lifetime of success. Click here to save 20% on the manual and DVD set or an online streaming program Emotion Coaching: The Heart of Parenting. Developed by Drs. John and Julie Gottman of The Gottman Institute, this course presents a 5-step method that builds emotional intelligence and creates positive, long lasting effects for children.
Pack Your Bookbag
The wonder of a trip to the bookstore is that you can learn literally anything you’ve been curious about. Pick up computers and school supplies at The University Bookstore. Click here to save 20% on your entire purchase. Start a secret book club and ask the staff at Secret Garden Books for their recommendations. Click here to save 20% on your purchase.
Bring a Healthy Lunch
Send your kids off to school with high quality, delicious meals without having to lift a finger! Pre-made meals from Eat Local are delivered directly to your door and feature healthy and sustainable ingredients to fuel those long days and late night study sessions. Click here to save 20% on your total purchase.
Refresh your kids’ wardrobes just in time for fall at Childish Things. Pick up a new-to-them wardrobe at affordable prices! Click here to save 30% on one new item.
Learn from the Trees
Some lessons are best learned in the great outdoors. Take the family on a weekend trip with NatureBridge into the Olympics for an educational outdoor experience. Wander the trails to lush, old growth forest and salmon-filled waterways. Click here to save $25 on a NatureBridge family program for up to four family members.
Strike a Chord
Instruments can strengthen their creativity and patience as they take a journey through the world of music. Click here to save $100 on your first semester of lessons (violin, viola, cello, piano) at the Suzuki Institute of Seattle.
It’s never too soon to start building sustainable habits into your family’s daily routine. We hope these helpful suggestions will add a dash of discovery and healthy dose of earth-friendly adventure to the school year this year.