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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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...
Portland Winter Light Festival

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...
Future Filmmakers: Kid with camera filming

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...
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Bloom 2021 :: A (Virtual) Event for New and Expecting Parents

Though we all miss gathering together face-to-face, we are delighted to host the 2021 edition of Bloom virtually to allow as many parents as possible to tune in for a weekend event for new and...
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The 2021 Guide to Portland-Area Pumpkin Patches

The kids are back in school and summer weather is no more. But there’s no need to fret. Soon enough apple cider, hayrides, bonfires, and the copious use of cinnamon will signal the glorious...

2021-2022 Back-to-School Printable (FREE!)

Many of us have mixed feelings about the start of this year, and a lot of us are on edge. Perhaps this year more than ever, it's important celebrate the start of a new...
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Poppins Payroll: Hassle-free Household Payroll and Nanny Taxes

Over the past year and a half, many parents found themselves suddenly seeking nanny services, often with little time to prepare or room to research. And while many might have magically found their perfect...
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A New Approach to Allergy Treatment Comes to Portland Metro

Allergy suffers around the world agree: allergies can be debilitating. From sneezing, coughing, itchy eyes, and irritated skin, to even more serious reactions, living with allergies is often unpleasant and sometimes excruciating. While more...
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Food Allergies + Kids: What Parents Need to Know

Food allergies are on the rise, affecting approximately 1 in 13 American children. For those parents who have experienced food allergies first-hand, it can be overwhelming and scary. To help us better understand what we...