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.
Stuck Inside Survival Guide

The Stuck Inside Survival Guide

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused tremendous disruption and uncertainty in our lives and the lives of our children. We all have BIG feelings right now, and the best course of action is to try to...
Navigating Quarantine

Navigating Quarantine In + Around PDX :: Local + Online Resources Masterlist

As soon as news of school closures hit, families and businesses immediately began sharing innovate ideas on how to make the quarantine experience easier on everybody. From community involvement to small business food delivery...
PDX Happenings: February Family-Friendly Events

PDX Happenings :: February Family-Friendly Events

Besides Valentine's Day, February is often a month we'd rather speed through quickly. It's still winter, still cold, and still raining; sometimes it's a blessing that it's the shortest month of the year. Luckily,...
Top 5 Posts 2019 - Celebration

Top 5 Motherhood Posts of 2019

What a wild and wonderful year (DECADE!) it's been! In 2019, PMB has  brought you resources, guides, how-tos, and events; but we have also published a collection of true stories of motherhood from the...
Rose City Junior

Head to Rose City Junior September 13-15!

After attending our first “Con” last year as part of PMB’s partnership with PlayFairPDX, our family cannot wait to head back to Rose City Comic Con this September 13-15 at the Oregon Convention Center!...
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Dump the Frump; Your Boobs Deserve Better

Remember the pre-kid days? When you could leisurely stroll through trendy shops (the ones with the adorable, tiny knick-knacks that are only placed at lower levels to stress moms out) and buy clothes you...
Mom & Baby Guide 2019-2020

The 2019-2020 PMB Mom & Baby Guide Is Here!

We are so excited to announce our newest arrival: the 2019-2020 Mom & Baby Guide! Having a baby is a huge life change, and there are so many fantastic professionals throughout Portland who support...

July Guide to Family-Friendly Events in Portland

With school ending in the middle of June this year, it feels like July is the real start of summer in Portland. Here’s a list of some of the family-friendly things taking place this...
Bloom 2019

Bloom 2019 Recap

On the Saturday before Mother's Day, nearly 50 new and expecting mamas gathered at Ready Set GROW in Northeast Portland to attend Bloom: A Celebration of Motherhood. Rather than a large, trade-show-style event, BLOOM...
earth day

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,...