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Post-Pregnancy Pooch

My Gut Feelings: Accepting the Post-Pregnancy Pooch

All of the pregnancy books I bought from the bookstore when I was pregnant for the first time droned on and on about swollen feet, linea nigra, and episiotomies, but none of them them talked about the huge body mass changes that come from gestating and birthing another human being. Each of my pregnancies changed […]

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Recap: Portland Children’s Dentistry Playdate at Portland Aquarium

Local moms and kids (and a few dads, too) enjoyed a fun animal adventure at our summer playdate event this week! The  Portland Children’s Dentistry Playdate at Portland Aquarium included something for kids of all ages. The morning was both educational and wildly fun, plus our host and sponsor included several great giveaways for attendees! Our aquarium hosts […]

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Summer Photo Contest

Enter Our Summer Fun Photo Contest! {Sponsored by Lemonberry Moon}

Celebrate summer with us! We want to see your kids enjoying summer, whether that’s at a beach, a park, a pool, or your own backyard. Send us your best summer snapshot for a chance to win a fantastic professional photography package from Lemonberry Moon, a local photography and party planning boutique. (See official rules for […]

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Eight Rules of Safe Water Play

This summer my son started taking swimming lessons.  Since he just turned one, it’s really a class to get him acquainted with the water.  It has been fun to see him get more comfortable in the pool (as he hates water in his face) and to start kicking his legs by himself.  My husband is one of […]

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When Less Is More: How Breast Reduction May Help Your Teen

{Thank you to the Portland Plastic Surgery Group for sponsoring this post.} Between friends, homework, and hormones, high school girls have enough on their plates. But for many teenagers, they also must deal with something that may surprise you: overly large breasts. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the number of breast […]

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