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5 Reason We Airbnb Our Home

Thinking about strangers staying in your home or sleeping in your bed are always the top objections friends share when I tell them we rent out our home occasionally on home rental sites like Airbnb, HomeAway, Housetrip, and Couchsurfing. My first reaction is, “Well, you stay in hotels don’t you?” There’s nothing grosser than that really. […]

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Creating New Traditions

The holidays are a time to gather with family and sink into the familiar traditions that you remember as a child. The evolution of tradition is inevitable when you begin your own family, but whether they are abrupt or gradual depends on your circumstance. New holiday traditions are a way to respect your past while […]

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Adventures in Awesome: Whitewater Rafting with Sun Country Tours

Adventures in Awesome: Whitewater Rafting with Sun Country Tours {Review}

This post is sponsored by Sun Country Tours, who contacted Portland Moms Blog about providing an honest review of their outdoor adventures. All views expressed are my own.Every summer, my family makes our pilgrimage to Sunriver, Oregon, where we love to run, swim, fish, geocache, bike, and kayak. Never in our five years of visits […]

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Travel Without Kids: Creative Ways to Manage Separation

If your family is anything like mine, you’ve had some memorable experiences with separation anxiety; daycare drop-off, date night, or a girls-only getaway. Goodbyes are tearful, clingy and tremendously difficult to part ways for anything outside of our usual routine. For me. My four-year-old daughter, however, is mostly fine, and relishes the attention of new people and […]

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