My annual resolution to regularly volunteer with my kids is failing. Already. Again. I want to get my kids volunteering more. I’ve been saying this for about three years. They need to step outside of themselves and gain some perspective...
Besides Valentine's Day, February is often a month we'd rather speed through quickly. It's still winter, still cold, and still raining; sometimes it's a blessing that it's the shortest month of the year. Luckily, there's still plenty to do...
My six-year-old son Kyle is a huge fan of the children’s book “Dragons Love Tacos.” When I learned that Oregon Children’s Theatre had brought the story to life on stage at the Newmark Theatre, I knew it was the...
The seasons have changed and the rain has set in. When that happens it’s always nice to have a tried and true kid-friendly coffee shop in PDX to venture out to. Sometimes mom just needs a little pick-me-up because...
With the holidays coming up, we know you're on the lookout for gifts that are thoughtful and unique. At Portland Moms Blog, we encourage you to shop local. The Portland area has many local artists and small businesses that...
Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree, where will we find you this year? Ah, the holidays. A time for twinkling light displays, enthusiastic caroling, and copious amounts of eggnog. It's literally the only time of year when someone can walk...
I own a house. While it’s not huge or fancy, it is still mine to call home. Inside, my family has food, water, heat, beds to sleep in, and safety. We have two reliable, nearly-new vehicles to drive us...
Fall and winter used to be my favorite time of year. Beautiful leaves, crisp air, and daily reminders to cuddle up on the couch with a book or tuck into bed early. Cute boots, cozy accessories, and flattering jackets…I...
Ahhhh, fall. My favorite season! I can smell it in the air just after a rain or in the cool of the evening, I see it as the hills are sprinkled with color, and I taste it in a...
The kids are back in school, and summer is coming to an end. But there’s no need to fret. Soon enough apple cider, hayrides, bonfires, and the copious use of cinnamon will signal the glorious arrival of fall. As the...

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