Author Archive | Katie Carrick

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2020 Guide to Portland Summer Camps

Summer Camps? We’ve got that. Portland Moms Blog is excited to announce that the 2020 Guide to Portland Summer Camps is here! We’ve partnered with some of the best summer camps around to make it easier than ever to plan your perfect summer. Check it now, because the spots at these camps go FAST.
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A Mom, A Waterpark, and the Freeing Power of Not Caring What Other People Think

Who knew a simple family trip to the waterpark, once a certain source of anxiety and self-consciousness, could turn into an act of radical self-acceptance? My Personal Revolution Was Unintentional Having a little time off of work between Christmas and New Year’s, my husband and I packed up our kiddos (a 3.5-year-old and an 18-month-old) […]

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Prenatal Genetic Testing (in the Smallest Nutshell I Can Manage)

For many moms-to-be, prenatal genetic testing may be entirely out of mind. These tests sound stressful, scary, or complicated. Let’s keep it real: sometimes it is. However, the reality is almost EVERY pregnancy will include some kind of prenatal genetic test, and the majority will be completely normal. Before I tried my hand at writing […]

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