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(Portland) Kids Say the Darndest Things

We all know kids, especially young ones, say the funniest things; from brutal honesty about our appearances, to off-the-wall ideas, to insightful observations, and high-level questions with difficult answers. So what’s special about kids being raised in the Northwest? Reflecting some of the idiosyncrasies of the PNW in general, or Portland specifically, maybe you think your kids are […]

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Tiptoe Like a Chicken: Using Play to Parent

The two to four-year-old age group is unique. Sandwiched somewhere between baby and kid, their impulse control and ability to express and regulate emotions are still developing. This can be a challenge for parents used to communicating with those not a) screaming b) constantly in motion c) covered in breakfast and/or mud, or d) all […]

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Thank You, Poison Control

I didn’t have the number for the Poison Control Center in my phone the first time I needed it. The deadly substance that threatened my littles? Baby powder. I had it high on a shelf, seemingly safe out of reach for my three-year-old who had just begun to share a room with her one-year-old sister. The […]

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2016 Guide to Portland Summer Camps

Believe it or not, it’s time to start thinking about summer! We are excited to partner with fantastic summer camps in Portland and the surrounding area to provide you with the 2016 Portland Moms Blog Summer Camp Guide! Below you will find details on a variety of Portland summer camps for every age, interest and schedule. Many […]

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