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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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...
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PMC’s 2022 Guide to Portland Summer Camps

'Tis the season... to think about the next season! While summer may still seem far-off, camp planning starts NOW. To get to know some of the amazing summer camps Portland has to offer, check...
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February Events for Portland Families

It may still be dark and cold in the Pacific Northwest, but February is still packed with fun events in and around Portland for families. Get out and enjoy the rain and cold with...
2021 - 2022 Mom + Baby Guide

2021 – 2022 Mom + Baby Guide

Welcome to your go-to resource for all things baby in Portland and the surrounding areas! This year, we've spiced it up by including videos from our virtual Bloom event, where we connected with local...
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Future Filmmakers :: Make a 1-7 Minute Monster Movie by October 22 and Enter...

With the spooky season upon us, it's time for monster movies, and who better to create one than your budding young filmmaker? If your kid has a knack for making films, or has just...