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My husband took me on the vacation of my dreams in December of 2013, just the two of us. We’d spent the better part of a decade trying to start a family, and we hoped maybe this would be our “babymoon.” For twelve glorious days we saw and did all the things in Paris most […]

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Portland Moms Blog has partnered with Comcast to bring you the information in this post; we love sharing updates and information from businesses we trust, and the views expressed here are our own!While planning to open our business, we knew we would need reliable and fast internet to allow our customers access to wifi while […]

The post How Comcast Business Helps The Wiggle Room Run Smoother appeared first on Portland Moms Blog.

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Summer is here, and you want to take the baby out for a stroll, to a flower festival, or a splash pad, but is it worth exposing your sweet sunshine to the damaging heat, sun rays, and insects? When my baby was three months old, my family traveled to Mexico and it was HOT. I […]

The post 5 Spray-Free Ways to Protect Your Sunshine from the Sun and Bugs appeared first on Portland Moms Blog.

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Looking back to my childhood trips to the beach, I have visions of my mom carrying tons of gear to and from the beach all summer long. I remember her wise words: “If you bring it, you must carry it.” There were boogie boards, toys, coolers, towels, chairs, umbrellas, and who knows what else. It […]

The post 6 Packing Essentials for the Beach appeared first on Portland Moms Blog.

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Arbitrary standards: we all have them! I’m the first to admit that I have my own set of particular and peculiar rules and misconceptions. It’s true that I’m a stickler for making sure there are never any dirty dishes left in the sink; yet I leave half-filled cups of coffee all over the house. Or […]

The post Mama Misconceptions: Style Edition appeared first on Portland Moms Blog.

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Last summer, I was forced to acknowledge the reality that my beloved Roxy, our 16-year-old Rat Terrier, was not long for this world. Like any good millennial, I perused the internet looking for help dealing with the death of a pet.  My searches included: How will I know when it’s time to let my dog […]

The post Crossing the Rainbow Bridge: I Gave Our Family Dog the Best Death I Could appeared first on Portland Moms Blog.

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One night at bedtime my child whispered stories to me. They hid their face under a blanket and told their most shameful secret in stops and starts. Fortunately, their story was fairly innocuous, about an innocent mistake with unintended consequences, but their feelings of shame and embarrassment were real. I tried to hold them and […]

The post Back in the Day: How Stories Can be Used to Connect with Children appeared first on Portland Moms Blog.

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Motherhood requires a lot of hard work, patience, and time. Even though it’s a 24/7/365 job, it has countless ‘precious moments’ as its reward. And while certain moments with your kids are definitely priceless, unfortunately, not everything else is. For all the moms out there who want or need to earn some cash while managing […]

The post 10 Potential Careers for Busy Moms appeared first on Portland Moms Blog.

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When my kids were younger, the start of summer felt like try-outs for some “world’s best mom” competition. Facebook was filled with pictures of friend’s refrigerators covered in hand-lettered “Bucket Lists,” chore charts with fresh stickers, and the packing lists for the epic upcoming road trip. As a young mom who was still trying to […]

The post Simplifying Summer: 3 Tips for Ditching Mom-Guilt and Enjoying the Break appeared first on Portland Moms Blog.

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Experiencing high emotions in your family this summer? You’re not alone! Emotional outburst and breakdowns – both your children’s and your own – are the #1 challenge parents face today, anytime time of year. And as the temperature heats up, so do high emotions within families. Whether it’s the heat, lack of routines, or having […]

The post Summertime Emotions 101 appeared first on Portland Moms Blog.

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