All childbirth is painful, but the physical pain is often overtaken by the sheer joy of welcoming a child into the world. Sadly, for the 24,000 families in the U.S. each year who experience stillbirth, the pain of childbirth is overshadowed by the immeasurable sorrow of loss.
I would much rather my kids participate in something that they love rather than make them go out for the sport that I think they should do
Not only do fish pee, but their pee gives other animals in the ocean what they need to survive.
Young artists colored their hearts out for The Spokesman-Review’s annual Valentine’s Day Coloring Contest.
The Nielsen family tree resembles a spine, with five generations of chiropractors and the hope that the tradition of helping people stretches on like a good adjustment. Kristina Nielsen, who graduated in 2016 with a Doctorate in Chiropractic from the University of Western States in Portland, is the 13th chiropractor in her family. She works in Spokane with her parents, Blake and Kim Nielsen, who are both chiropractors and also graduates of the same university.
One possible explanation for this, said the study’s authors, was that fathers reported playing more with their children, and they suggested that all parents might benefit from more play.
I found myself apologizing for having cash, then I realized apologizing for offering money for a product is absurd.
The trio of pajama-clad superheroes will be at the Spokane Arena on Sunday.
How about a playful throwdown with family and friends? Here are 10 games we like to get you started. Prices can vary, so shop around.
A glass of water has more molecules than there are stars in the night sky. That’s what I found out from my friend Jack (Qiang) Zhang, an assistant professor of chemistry at Washington State University.
Your kid shows a passion for years in a sport or activity. Then you hear the words, “I want to quit.” Are there questions parents can ask to help guide whether that decision means giving up too soon in the face of challenge, or if it’s really the right time to leave?
Parenting doesn’t get easier, it just changes.
When delving into the history of women in the military for “Pure Grit: How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific,” Spokane author Mary Cronk Farrell stumbled upon an amazing story.
There are white and puffy cumulus clouds, thin and wispy cirrus clouds, and tall nimbostratus clouds that stretch high up in to the sky. Believe it or not, when you walk through fog, you are walking through a kind of cloud that’s touching the ground.
Things to do on the cheap, Jan. 25-31.
Myranda Cozad and the Scooby-Doo monster truck will appear at the Monster Jam Triple Threat Series at the Spokane Arena from Friday through Sunday.
I know it’s odd to have nightmares about messes. But after an entire day of taking care of my kids (and animals!), cleaning up another mess is just about the worst thing I can imagine.
Longtime sports writer Dave Boling knew all the stats about former NFL player Curt Warner, a standout 1980s Seattle Seahawks running back. What Boling didn’t learn until 2014 is what happened the past 20 years, when Warner and wife Ana faced the challenges of caring for twin boys with severe autism. Only recently did the couple feel ready to share that and teamed up with Boling to write “The Warner Boys: Our Family’s Story of Autism and Hope.”
A small part of the cord will stay attached to the baby’s belly for a couple of days before it falls off. What’s left is a brand new belly button. Or if you want to use the more scientific name, it’s a brand new navel.
Still, we don’t want to leave our children’s education and understanding of these topics to the internet, a friend, or some random kid on the bus, do we? So we must have the discussions in order for our children to have the information they need from a source that they (and, frankly, we) can trust.
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