This post is sponsored by Womb, a new local resource that we truly believe will benefit our local community of moms. During pregnancy, perhaps you were (or are) like me and read the books and articles about what to expect, you...
To the On-Call Advice Nurse, I need to say some things to you. Most importantly, THANK YOU. Thank you for calling me back much faster than the answering service said you would. Thank you for listening to my ten-minute ramble about what...
Though I’ve always had a love for books, reading for fun lost its place in my life for quite a while. Spending countless hours reading for classes in college and reading books for my job as a book publicist...
This post is sponsored by our friends at Portland Children's Dentistry. We first met Dr. Patty and some of her team at our summer playdate and were truly impressed; so when the topic of healthy teeth came up, we knew it...
My little guy turns ONE this month! My body, mind, and soul can hardly believe it. Looking back, certain moments feel like years ago and others seem like yesterday. I have learned a great deal—both about motherhood and myself—and have...

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Let's be honest. Being a new mom is hard enough. Your entire world is rocked like a 9.0 earthquake. Your body is doing weird things; you're up all night with this tiny, new human being that is just as...
I love my baby boy. He has brought more joy into my life than I ever imagined, and I’m so lucky to be his mama. However, my child was cursed with an inability to sleep, which I have since...
My son is turning one at the end of the month and I am full of many emotions.  I can hardly believe that a year ago we welcomed our sweet little baby boy into our lives.  I'm sad to...
{This post is sponsored by Cute as a Button Baby Boutique. Portland Moms Blog loves local small businesses, and this is one we think you'll love too!} Fun, functional and safe describe many of the items new moms are...
{This post is sponsored by The Shiny Hiney. All opinions are my own.} The Shiny Hiney Cloth Diapers is a family owned, local business that is extremely passionate about both the environment and providing a great, healthy alternative to disposable...

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