Remember when Valentine’s Day simply meant a dozen roses from your sweetheart and fighting for a table at a crowded restaurant? Those were the good old days! Now you have kids, so we’ve rounded up local, Portland activities to help...
Long lines at the mall. Terrible Photos. Tears. These are just a few reasons I stopped trekking my kids out to meet Santa Claus during the holidays. Truthfully, it started to seem like a lot of effort for very...
2020 has been a doozy. One for the books. Our lives have been upended when it comes to work, school, birthdays, and events. It's time to end this tough year on a good note by making this Christmas the...
Has anyone else found themselves rethinking holiday celebrations since having a kid? Do we want to celebrate "X"? What does this holiday mean to us? How will we explain this to our kids? And am I okay with why this...
I love the fall, and I love the holiday season, but what the hell were my husband and I thinking having not one, but TWO children born in the middle of November?! Our oldest was actually born ON Thanksgiving....
The winter holidays are my favorite time of the year, but as a poison center educator I can't help but think of all gifted toys that can harm children. When people think poison, they often think bleach and although...
Portland is its own kind of quirky, and parents in PDX might operate somewhat differently than in the rest of the country. This year, in honor of Father's Day, PMB developed a short list of ways to know you...
For many of us, this Christmas is going to look dramatically different than Christmases past. Not only are we not traveling to see family, but many places for our holiday traditions are completely closed. There’s a good chance your...
Despite the fact that it was four years ago, I remember so clearly spinning the rack, looking for a Father's Day card for my husband. One caught my eye and as soon as I started to reach for it,...
Hello! My name is Jannah-Rae. I am a 2nd grader at St. Agatha Catholic School. For Mother's Day, I decided to take over my mom's post for the month of May to tell you a little more about my...

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