Wynter is a stay-at-home wife and mother with a tendency to over-commit. She is a writer, artist, a lover of stories, an avid gardener, and chocolate-covered cherries addict. In addition to writing for PMB, Wynter is also a professional, freelance editor, and founder/author at The Made to Mother Project. Follow her editing and writing tips on Instagram!
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The 10 Best Portland Mother’s Day Brunches

I love to eat. No, seriously. Breakfast or brunch out on the town is my ultimate weakness. With their mimosas and dark, slow-roasted Ethiopian coffee, it's enough to make me swoon! My favorite people...
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Shop Til You Drop for a Good Cause at the Woodburn Premium Outlet’s Fall...

Oh man, do I love to shop. But I especially love to shop when I know I'm going to get GOOD deals. The Woodburn Premium Outlets is one of my favorite places to score the...

A Hawaiian Family Holiday

With lots of family and friends out of state, most of our big, summer family trips are driving to see them. Once in a while we take off for a few days at the...
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PMB Book Club: Winter Reading List

Now that Christmas is over and the kids are busy playing with all their new stuff, what do YOU do with your winter down time? Sure, you could catch up on laundry or start...

The Excuses We Make NOT to Play with Our Kids

When I had our first baby, I was enthralled with motherhood. I could sit and stare for days at my newborn, relishing the hours with her in stay-at-home-mommy bliss. When she began to coo,...
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8 Parenting Hacks From Large Families ALL Parents Can Use

I wouldn't consider myself a 'mom of many,' but just a few years ago my three kids were all home and I had to keep them busy and alive from 8 a.m. to 8...
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28 Signs You May Be a ‘GIRL MOM’

A year ago we shared a great post about being a ‘boy mom.’ And there have been many other viral posts written about such. Mothers glance lovingly at their raucous little men, and say...

It’s Not a Competition

I’m gonna be honest. There are moments of each and every day when I do not feel like I’m good enough. The voices I allow in my head tell me that I will never...

Tending Crops and Hearts: A Family Gardening Guide

Gardening has become my favorite stay-at-home mom escape. The smell of the soil, the warm sun beating down, and the joy of watching edible things grow is better than therapy! From March through October...
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My Peaceful Delivery at a Water Birthing Center

As a mama who has delivered four healthy babies under very different circumstances, I have come to appreciate the diversity of each woman’s unique pregnancies, labors and deliveries. I am also very thankful to...