When you were breastfeeding your first babe, milk flowed by the gallon. This time around, your jugs are dry and your little piglet is hungry.
Help your cups runneth over again with Seattle-based Milkmakers, a line of lactation cookies developed by local mom-slash-baker Emily Kane.
The tasty treats include brewer’s yeast — shown to stimulate the production and flow of breast milk — and flax seed, which is rich in omega-3’s to increase the quality of and nutrients in your milk. One or two a day is enough to make a difference, so no worries about blowing your postpartum diet.
It’s the perfect marriage: Baby gets what he needs, and you get dessert.
Milk and cookies have never been so good.
Available online at milkmakers.com.
Egg-straordinary Egg Hunt
What: Take a basket for this exciting quest with crafts, science projects, and photo ops with the big bunny.
Why: Hop to it.
When: Sun., 10 a.m.-noon.
Where: KidsQuest Children’s Museum, 4091 Factoria Mall SE (425-637-8100). Tickets online at kidsquestmuseum.org.
Bite of Crossroads
What: Sample international snacks and enjoy live entertainment, including children’s performer Tim Noah.
Why: Eat your heart out.
When: Fri., noon-9:30 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Where: Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 NE 8th St., Bellevue (425-644-1111).
What: Kick off spring’s arrival with inflatable rides, special events, and kids’ play zones.
Why: Put some bounce in your step.
When: Fri.-Apr. 11, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Center House at Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St. (206-684-7200).
Photo: Courtesy of Milkmakers