Tag: kids

Portland’s 4th of July Events Guide

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One of the best things about how large Portland's tri-county area is the variety of events throughout the year. The 4th of July is...

Balance: Does it Exist?!

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I keep hearing words like “self care” and “balance,” but what do they really mean? Well, you learn real quick when life throws you...

Do What Works Parenting: Discipline

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This is part of our Do What Works (DWW) Parenting Series. To read the rest of the posts in the series, click here. Parenting is fraught with...

Dear Mom: Please Don’t Walk Away From Social Media

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I recently overheard a group of mom's having a conversation about social media. It went something like this: “I’m so over Facebook. I’m deleting my...

Internet Safety 101: How to Keep Our Kids Safer Online

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Jury duty, paying for used car repairs, having major dental work, or dealing with an abnormal pap are all necessary "adulting" duties I dread,...

Santa, Sex, and Other Big Conversations I’ve Had in My Minivan

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My oldest will be eleven this year and I’m finding the “behavior modification” parts of parenting are happening less and less. We’ve moved into...

PMB’s 2019 Guide to Portland Summer Camps Is Here!

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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...

Kids in the Kitchen: Five Ideas for Success

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Involving kids in anything kitchen related can be a test of your patience and flexibility. The mess, the spills, the seemingly constant stream of...

Eat, Play, Love: Three Tips for a Stress-Less Holiday

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There is nothing quite like holiday stress. Between the packed calendars, strained budgets, and family dynamic dances, it’s a good thing December only comes...

Five Minutes of Wonder: A Magical Visit with Santa (Without Leaving...

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Long lines at the mall. Terrible Photos. Tears. These are just a few reasons I stopped trekking my kids out to meet Santa Claus...