Two New Must-Read Parenting Resources

Follow these local experts to find the very best for entertaining and shopping for your kids.

Tot Stuff
Tottini, the beloved South Lake Union tot-gear shop, has a new bundle of joy: a brand-new blog for local parents, TotStuff ( Store owners Melissa Maffei and Melissa Van Flandern have recruited a cadre of local and national bloggers, such as Rebecca Woolf (, Keli Faw (, and Emily and Matt Baldwin (, to offer sage—and stylish —pearls of parenting wisdom.

Daddy Days
If a day out with Dad means a trip to Home Depot, expand your dad-and-me options with a new book by Edmonds writer Mike Allende. WonderDads Seattle is a guide to the best activities for pops and their peewees, including the best restaurants for a hassle-free meal, best outdoor adventures and other cool activities. $12.95; available at local bookstores and at


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