For lots of families, the most wonderful time of the year might actually be the loneliest time of 2020. With COVID-19 cases continuing, many of us either live too far away from extended family to safely travel, or simply...
Here we are, months into a Global Pandemic. Many of us are still at home, facing the holidays and wondering how it might be different this year.  Planning during uncertainty is rather challenging. However, one thing to consider is...
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Halloween at Home

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When my husband was growing up, his mom always made pumpkin cookies for Halloween. He vividly remembers the bright orange frosting on the cut-out cookies and gently placing candy corns for the eyes and nose. No matter if it...
We celebrated moms meeting their kids for Mother's Day, and now it's time for the dads! I wonder what Father's Day 2020 has in store? Hopefully, not too many surprises (2020 has sufficiently taken care of that). I can't speak on...
For many of us, Father’s Day is a fun holiday to honor and celebrate life and the people we love. But for some, it’s a painful reminder of loss or a difficult family dynamic. There are so many different types...
Mother's Day 2020 is not going to play out how we imagined earlier this year. There's probably no meal out or relaxing day at the spa to celebrate just how awesome we are as moms. And, let's get real. We...
Dear Mother's Day Gift-Giver, This post is for you. Please give it a read. It is not meant to offend you or your previous Mother's Day attempts. We have loved lots of what you have done in the past, but...
For the last few months, I've been keeping an eye out for unique Mother's Day gifts, and I need to share them now! I know what you must be thinking: What is wrong with you, woman? May is months away! To...
Ahhh, March. The month of transitions. The rainy days are not yet over but spring is juuuuuust around the corner. To pass the time, we've collected a handful of fun events for you and your family to enjoy this...
"What was your favorite memory of Chinese New Year when you were growing up?" I asked my husband, trying to extrapolate details to recreate for our children. "I knew I was going to eat good food and get money," he...

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Dr. Hassan Answers YOUR Questions About COVID Vaccines

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We were grateful for the opportunity to sit down with Ryan Hassan, M.D., M.P.H., of Clackamas and Oregon Pediatrics to get answers to YOUR...