National Foster Care Month

National Foster Care Month :: A Story from Kinship House

May is National Foster Care Month, a month set aside to acknowledge foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals, and other members of the community who help children and youth in foster care find permanent homes and connections. As May draws to a close, we urge our community to renew their commitment […]

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Pacific Crest Children’s Urgent Care Hits the Trails {Sponsored}

As the sun comes out and the weather warms up, it’s time to get out into nature. Our partners at Pacific Crest Children’s Urgent Care polled the PMB community on a children’s health topic they’d like their medical team to cover, and “Wilderness Medicine” won by a landslide. As Portlanders get ready to hit the trails, […]

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fashion

5 Fashion Pieces for Moms

I feel like there should be a store called Forever 39. It would sell chocolate, yoga pants, and Diet Coke. Who really has time for fashion with a busy family?  Right now, you’re probably trying to meal plan, grocery shop, get kids to t-ball practice, and think it’s Thursday when it’s still just Wednesday! You […]

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Affordable Care Act

Understanding the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also commonly referred to as ObamaCare, has a lot of benefits many people don’t know about or take advantage of. The ACA seeks to lower health care expenses by ensuring that majority of Americans engage in and receive preventive care, while forbidding some of the insurance industry’s more restrictive practices. […]

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Seattle

5 Fun Activities for Families in Seattle

Have you ever been to Seattle on a trip with your family? Whether you visit on a weekday or weekend, there are a ton of family-friendly activities to do in Portland’s super cool sister to the north. But the best time of the year to visit Seattle is late June to early September. Many people […]

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memorial day

Staycation: 7 Things To Do On Memorial Day Weekend

Historically, Memorial Day is a holiday to honor military personnel who have given their lives in the line of duty. Since many employers and almost all schools have a three-day weekend, a lot of people choose to celebrate this weekend with sale-hopping, camp-outs or barbecues. Whichever suits your fancy, here are some last-minute ideas for […]

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