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Road Trip

Day Tripping Down I-5

I was at our local library and my daughter decided that she wanted to sign up to get her own library card. My knee-jerk reaction was to convince her that my library card was actually her card that I had just been holding for her. In all honesty, the last thing that I wanted to […]

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Coffee Shop

9 Family-Friendly Portland Cafes

The seasons have changed and the rain has set in. When that happens it’s always nice to have a tried and true kid-friendly coffee shop in PDX to venture out to. Sometimes mom just needs a little pick-me-up because we all know that adulting and parenting is a challenging job and not for the weak. […]

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Portland Summer nights

Goodbye Summer Nights

Summer nights in our home have had a drastic impact on bedtimes. The sun stays up later and so do we, and I’ve loved it! Late night walks to get ice cream and sunset SUP rides on the river are a few of the memories I’ve tucked away from these warm months of fun. Late summer […]

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Cold brew coffee

Moms & Coffee: My Cold Brew Summer Treat

As moms, coffee is part of our day. Those precious early mornings and late nights of parenting require a lot of energy, especially for new moms. Most of the time, we need to be awake and alert. This is why it’s safe to say that apparently, parenting and coffee go hand-in-hand. What moms get from […]

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teacher appreciation week

Are You Ready for Teacher Appreciation Week?

Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up May 7-11, 2018. In my 7th year of being a room parent, this is one of the easiest events to plan. Teachers work hard inspiring my kids all year long, and I take pride in throwing a few surprises their way during this week each year. I also know from […]

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Coffee shops

4 Reasons to Love Portland Coffee Shops

A few weeks ago, my husband and I made a deal. We decided that we needed to step up our self-care game. He joined a gym and I’m taking Wednesday nights off from mom-duty. He chooses sweating and suffering through sore muscles, and I choose to sit in one of many Portland coffee shops, sipping […]

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