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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August Events for Portland Families

We're winding down the final days of summer, so best to soak up the best Portland and the surrounding area have to offer. Here are a few ways to get out and enjoy the...
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Join Our Team :: Portland Mom Collective Contributor Information and Application

The Portland Mom Collective team is growing!   Are you a local parent, grandparent, early educator, or someone in-the-know about all things raising kids in Portland and beyond? We're looking for diverse voices to share fresh...

July Events for Portland Families

Ok, so June was... weird. Not always the most awesome. We may be living in a social apocalypse, but on top of that it rained all month and then blasted us with a heat...
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2022 Portland-Area Summer Camps with Space

If you're like me, your summer plans may still be in flux. These past few years have been a rollercoaster, and many of us were not exactly sure what to expect when it came...
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June Events for Portland Families

June! Arguably one of the best months of the year! School's out, the weather has settled into a breezy summer, and Portland comes alive. Here are some of our favorites in and around the...
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Dr. Hassan Answers YOUR Questions About COVID Vaccines

We were grateful for the opportunity to sit down with Ryan Hassan, M.D., M.P.H., of Clackamas and Oregon Pediatrics to get answers to YOUR questions about COVID-19 vaccines. We know that many parents still...
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7 Ways to Celebrate YOUR Mother’s Day in 2022

Mother's Day is sometimes a mixed bag. Some love the holiday, others would rather skip it altogether. Whatever your stance, we hope you have the best Mother's Day possible. If you're a mom, here's...
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May Events for Portland Families

Ah... spring has sprung! It's a wonderful season for family fun in and around Rose City, with an explosion of outdoor fairs and festivals. Below are a few great options for getting out and...
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Hidden Solutions to Overcoming Stress in Motherhood

Stress. Parenthood. Those two words mean the same thing, right? According to the US Census Bureau, roughly 3.5 million mothers who had school-aged children left the workforce in March through April of 2020. Regardless...
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March Events for Portland Families

We're in the home stretch! Yes, there are likely more rainy days ahead, but we can also see hints of spring. What better way to celebrate the incoming season than by getting out and...