Portland Mom Collective

Portland Mom Collective
Portland Mom Collective is a group of writers raising kids in the Portland area, sharing their stories and experiences with our community.
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Summer Camps with Space!

We know scheduling summer camps can sometimes get a little bit crazy. Many families have changes to their seasonal plans and need to make adjustments into August. We get it! To help make sense...
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Earth Day Family Fun Around Portland

Earth Day is April 22. What began in 1970 in the United States is now celebrated each year by 1 billion people in 192 countries. So your kids ride bikes and use water bottles,...
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March Events for Portland Families

In like a lion, out like a lamb. That's what they say about March, right? Here in the Pacific Northwest, we might add the caveat that both animals will likely be wet. But the...
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Our 2023 Guide to Portland Summer Camps Is Here!

It's here! The PMC 2023 Guide to Portland Summer Camps is live! Find everything you need to learn about our regions very best that summer has to offer!
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February Events for Portland Families

Tis the month of loooooove! But what we may not all love is the cold and and rain. Alas, February is the shorted month of the year for a reason. But, there's no reason...
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January Events for Portland Families

New year, new events. Well, some are new, and some annual favorites! It might be cold and dreary outside, so we completely understand if you just want to sit by the fireplace with a...
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December Events for Portland Families

We're closing out the year with a flurry of family-friendly fun in and around our fair city. Have a favorite wintertime adventure you'd like to share? Let us know in the comments!November 30 -...
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November Events for Portland Families

It's cold. It's dark. It's the holidaze. So grab a cozy sweater and a warm cup of and snuggle up to check out some solid ideas for family fun this November.November 11-13 Oregon Convention...
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The Future of FootbalI Is Female :: Interview with the Oregon Ravens Women’s Football...

The Oregon Ravens are a professional women's football team who are defying gender barriers in the sport. Last month, we featured a few of the players to learn what inspired them to start their...
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September Events for Portland Families

Ahhh... September. Back-to-school season meets pumpkin spice lattes. You  might have mixed feelings about both, but it's definitely the season of change. We transition from summer to fall, trading in our flip-flops for rain...