The highly anticipated Portland Birthday Party Guide {2019-2020} is finally here (and it's better than ever)! We all have kids. They all have birthdays. While birthday parties definitely come with perks (did someone say cake?), planning the party can get...
There are endless options for outdoor nature adventures in the Pacific Northwest. I have an entire Instagram collection, titled “Places to Go.” of different spots around Oregon where I would love to bring my family. However, the reality is...
There are days I feel like I'm walking the highwire balancing school, spring sports, birthday parties, work, and trying to have a life that isn't all about the kids. Since I can't join the circus because I really would...
Mother's Day is Sunday, May 12th! Whether you're looking for ideas to spoil that special mama in your life, or need some serious hints to drop so your family can spoil YOU, Portland Moms Blog has you covered! We’ve...
Spring is here! Every time spring rolls around, it brings an appreciation for the longer days, warmer weather, and blooming flowers and trees of the season. My family tends to hibernate a bit in the winter, so once spring...
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, but how much do they...
Being a mom is tough work. Worthy and rewarding work, to be sure, but wow, do our kids make it challenging at times! And that's only the parenting part of life... There's no on/off switch between work and family that...
“My favorite holiday is spring,” my daughter declared when she was five. I looked at daffodils poking up through the mud, robins flying from tree to tree, and the sun breaks peeking through the clouds and had to agree...
Moving to Portland was a bit of a spontaneous decision for our family. It was one of those opportunities presented by the universe that we just could not pass up. We had lived in Maine our entire lives and...
There are so many incredible things to do in our amazing city, but unfortunately, many of the local attractions are hard to do with a one-year-old. Even more, a handful of the good ones are off limits in the...

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