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A Letter to My 6th Grade Daughter

My Dearest Sweet Pea,    I’m thankful you still let me call you that. I’m not sure if one day you’ll resist but for today we still embrace it. You are about to enter into 6th grade. Middle school. These years, for many, are simply the years we say, “we survived.” Middle school years are […]

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first birthday

The Trepidation of Turning One

It only happens once in a child’s life. The great first birthday. There’s something about ‘one’ that gets us parents in a fervor. Turning one isn’t just the first real birthday we can celebrate with a party, it’s also the milestone that says, ‘You did it! You kept your kid alive for one whole year!’ […]

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Urinary Incontinence - Dr. Potter

5 Myths (and Facts!) About Postpartum Urinary Incontinence: Why Kegels Are Not the Only Solution

We are delighted to partner with Dr. Angela Potter for this post and are thrilled by the giveaway she is offering PMB readers below!Did you have a baby recently and you now pee every time you stand up or laugh? You’re not alone! Urinary incontinence is common among postpartum women and it’s not talked about […]

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A Midwifes Birth Story

WHA Midwifery Birth Center: A Midwife Shares Her Own Birth Story {Sponsored}

Thank you to WHA Midwifery Birth Center for sponsoring this post!I’m a midwife and mummy of three. I’ve delivered hundreds of babies in different countries and cultures around the world, from Africa to Australia. Birth is both my profession and passion, therefore making the right choice for my own family about where I would birth […]

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back to school

6 PMB Back to School Tips

It is that time of the year again: back to school! How many of us are ready for the routine to begin again? The early mornings, the school lunches, the drops offs and pick ups? The morning madness and the afternoon chaos? I have mixed feelings about it all, but I know it must be […]

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Guide to Portland Photographers 2017-2018 (600)

Guide to Portland Photographers {2017-2018}

Looking for the right photographer to capture your family’s memories? Look no further! The 2017-2018 edition of the Guide to Portland Photographers is here, bringing you the best local photographers specializing in maternity, newborn, and family photos throughout Portland metro. Preserve your memories with beautiful images taken by amazing and talented professionals who know how […]

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Expressing Motherhood

Expressing Motherhood

We are so excited to partner with Expressing Motherhood and are delighted to offer a two-ticket giveaway to PMB readers!!It’s messy. It’s fun. It’s gross. It’s having your heart live outside of your body, and sending it out into the world. It’s every strong emotion you’ve ever felt combined with your intuition on steroids. It’s […]

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