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Summer Health Tips from Urgent Care Experts

Many thanks to Legacy-GoHealth Urgent Care for sponsoring this post and sharing your health tips!Summertime. We’re outside, we’re active, and we go to sleep tired every night. In all its awesomeness, summer does come with certain health risks, and we’ve partnered with Legacy-GoHealth Urgent Care to chat about summer safety and options for treatment when […]

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Family Guide to the 2017 Eclipse

A Family Guide to the 2017 Eclipse: 4 Ways to Prep Your Kids and Make It Memorable

Thank you to Space Racers for partnering with PMB for this sponsored post.Anyone who hasn’t heard of the solar eclipse happening on August 21 has likely been living under a rock. Oregon is especially focused on this event because it marks the first U.S. location within the Path of Totality, where projections expect almost two minutes […]

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children's books

PMB Book Club: Kid-Friendly Books

Are you tired of reading the same children’s books to your kids? Those books that rhyme? Tell the same story? Are mass-produced and mass-marketed? If you are looking for books that are different, read on, I have a few suggestions below that I have found to be gems.  The Dog That Nino Didn’t Have by Anton […]

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car games

6 Road Trip Car Games to Play with Your Kids

Our family takes a lot of road trips throughout the year. Central Oregon, Oak Harbor Washington, and Salinas California are our big, annual ones, and since we most often put the miles on our minivan, the rear entertainment system (DVD player) usually keeps the kids busy. However, there are the occasional camping or boat trips we […]

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connection

Creating Opportunities for Connection

She sits at her table with a stack of laminated photos of her sisters, each one telling a story about a brief moment in time during their life. She shuffles and organizes them into piles as she gains a sense of connection to her siblings. They are in no particular order although I do think […]

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