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...
Summer planning season is upon us! Adventure awaits Portland families for 2019 and we're delighted to share with you amazing summer camps offered in and around the metro area. Check out a few of our favorite partnering camps and...
Before #momlife, I lived a Portland life. I was (nearly) vegan, (almost) zero-waste, and I didn't have a car. Public transportation, a bike, and my own two feet were my best friends. Now that I don't carry around a...
We’re lucky to live in a place surrounded by many different options to take a winter day trip. Mt. Hood is the obvious choice, but summits in SW Washington, the Central Oregon Santiam pass, and even the coastal range...
It's hard to look at that beautiful white-capped mountain in the distance as I drive east these days and not think about winter fun. Just over an hour away lies the snowy adventure of skiing on Mt. Hood. I did...

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