Portland Moms Blog

Portland Moms Blog
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The Day I Slapped My Son

  I've been tired lately. So very very tired. I guess we all are. It's sort of a badge of honor when you become a mom. Your work triples, your sleep gets cut in half and...

What a Muslim Mom Fears

"Fellow Muslim Portland friends, please be on high alert as threats have been made against our community in the Portland metro area. Stay vigilant and call the police if you see any unusual behavior." This...

Shop PDX 2015: 70 Local Gifts To Love

Our first holiday gift guide is here, and we couldn't be more excited or honored to feature these great local businesses and Portland makers! It is our hope that this post will encourage you to turn...

Give the ‘3Bs’ to a Local Child This Holiday Season

’Tis the season for giving, and for many local families that means donating toys, food, clothing and more to those in need in our community. There are many worthwhile activities, and we invite you...

Honoring The Child You Lost: Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance

October is a month is set aside to bring awareness to the roughly  25% of pregnancies that do not reach full-term. Specifically, October 15 is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day.  We feel the...

14 Portland Mom Problems

The 11 mamas who make up our contributor team have some problems, and we think other Portland moms might relate. We're sharing a few of these #pdxmomprobs below with a handful of local mommy...

Join Our Team {Open Call for Portland Moms Blog Contributors}

The Portland Moms Blog team is growing, and we are currently looking for fresh, local voices who are passionate about our city and interested in sharing their stories! This is a volunteer position, but there...

Your Personal Chef is Here with Full Belly Fare

{This post is sponsored by Full Belly Fare, a local mom-owned business we think you--our readers--would love to get to know!} Every busy mom knows the frustration of trying to cook healthy meals everyone in the...

My Children Were Raped: What I Now Know About Protecting My Kids

{WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. All names and locations, as well as minor geographical and job details have been changed to protect all parties involved - even the incarcerated, as required by law.} No one thinks it...