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Coronavirus in the Pacific Northwest :: How Are Families Preparing?

Editor’s Note: This post was written prior to school closures, event cancellations, and business restrictions. Current recommendations go far beyond the preparatory remarks in this post; please practice social distancing by staying home, limiting yourself to only essential tasks, and by keeping your family and others in our community safe and healthy.This past week, I […]

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PDX Happenings :: March Family-Friendly Events

Ahhh, March. The month of transitions. The rainy days are not yet over but spring is juuuuuust around the corner. To pass the time, we’ve collected a handful of fun events for you and your family to enjoy this March! Shamrock Run (March 15) Oregon’s biggest run is also a family-friendly event. Run the distance […]

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Your Monthly Adventure: Zero Waste Periods

In our house, we’ve been making more sustainable choices, from cutting down on plastic to reducing food waste. Our choices are often both ecological and economical, with more durable, long-term options replacing their disposable counterparts. While not entirely zero-waste, we have made huge strides with small swaps such as cloth towels and napkins, beeswax wraps, […]

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You Might Be a Portland Dad If…

Portland is its own kind of quirky, and parents in PDX might operate somewhat differently than in the rest of the country. This year, in honor of Father’s Day, PMB developed a short list of ways to know you might be a Portland dad. Anything you would like to add? Share your thoughts in the […]

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