Girls on the Gridiron

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Girls and women were meant for football. Give us the ball, and let us play! So sayeth Milly Pineda, former professional football player, and current youth coach. Today’s football landscape proves to us that Pineda is right. Girls and women...
The path to parenthood is different for everyone. Some may experience an unplanned, straight-shot path to pregnancy and childbirth while others have years of planning and trying with all kinds of twists and turns in the road. We’re fortunate enough...
For all the mamas out there who only survive this parenting journey via laughter, reality checks, and yummy beverages, have we got a show for you. Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley are coming to Portland with their #IMOMSOHARD:Ladies’ Night...
Spring may have just begun, but we know parents are already thinking about Portland summer camp options! We're excited to share some of the great camps in and around town for your kiddos to enjoy this summer. There's a...
It was May when a gentle, warm breeze urged me to stop obsessing over my to-do list long enough to simply notice. My schedule had become busier than ever, and like a hamster on a spinning wheel, I was...
We're gearing up for Halloween around here. The costumes, pumpkin patches, creative carving, and buying of candy... followed by buying more candy, because a nameless adult has poor self-control. (Me, I'm the nameless adult). But what about when it's all...
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No School September

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Back To School posts have been in full swing (and they are very adorable), but for some of us there is no "back to" - just ongoing learning in the daily life of home and community. And despite our...
Depending on your POV, we are now in either the best or worst season of the year - back-to-school shopping. Are your kids excited? Nervous? Filled with existential dread? And how about you? It’s the time of year that reminds...
Remember the old saying, "The best way to reach (whoever's) heart is through their stomach"? Well, it's true! Recently, I've been using my kids' stomachs to give them a greater love and understanding of themselves and their world. Eating Your...
We know scheduling summer camps can sometimes get a little bit crazy. Many families have changes to their seasonal plans and need to make adjustments into August. We get it! To help make sense of the mayhem, we're highlighting...

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