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Arts and Crafts Fail: A Story of Slime

It was a gray, rainy Saturday afternoon; the baby was napping, and my two girls refused to be entertained by Disney princesses or the good clean fun of coloring books. No, they had an appetite for some sort of creative (i.e. messy) fun. But alas, therein lies the problem; I am an admitted failure at […]

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Unique Portland Playgrounds

Particularly Portland Playgrounds

Your family probably has a favorite neighborhood park that’s within walking distance of your home, but Portland also has hundreds of unique places to play.  Here are several local playgrounds that that may be worth a few extra travel miles and a picnic lunch or dinner! Harper’s Playground (N Dekum and N Delaware) Located in […]

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Portland Moms Blog Portland Timbers

Portland Timbers For The Win

If you want to experience the true spirit of Portland, skip the dinner cruise on the Willamette and get your family to a Timbers game. Whether you are a life-long lover of soccer, or you don’t know a corner kick from a penalty kick, a night spent in Providence Park will not disappoint. My husband […]

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Photo Credit : Lan Su Chinese Gardens

Creative Date Nights in Portland

No matter if you’ve been together one year or ten, all parents need a bit of time together to recharge and reset their relationship. Yes, I’m talking date night! Make time for each other, it’s worth it. This most certainly applies to my husband and myself. As full-time working parents of three small children, we […]

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Family Guide to Visiting Portland with Kids

A Family Guide to Visiting Portland With Kids

The beautiful Pacific Northwest is ready to welcome visiting families! Known for its lush natural beauty, fine cuisine, and unique culture, Portland (and its surrounding areas) is also PACKED with family fun. Make the most of your trip with these recommendations! Things to Do *Tip: Portland’s rainy reputation may have you thinking about indoor activities—of […]

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