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7 of Best Birthday Parties That Come to You

Ahh, the kiddie birthday party circuit. Year after year it runs the gamut from bouncy houses to a crowded table at some entertainment center with lots of noise and people. If you’re looking for something a little different, consider having…

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Here’s the Real Reason Costco Checks Your Receipts Before You Leave

It’s not about catching would-be shoplifters in the act, either.

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5 Ways to Simplify School Lunch Prep

Don’t let lunch box prep (or a misplaced lunch box) ruin your morning mood—these tips will not only save you time but your sanity as well.

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Is America Returning to Normal? The Proof Is in the Pudding

With a return to normal slowly becoming a reality, American’s shopping patterns are telling a unique story. It’s no secret that over the past year, everyone’s shopping habits changed drastically, but the biggest indicator that we are turning a corner…

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Fantastic Portland Food Carts Open Now

These classic food carts never go out of style. Find out what local carts are open during COVID-19 and a rite of passage for Portland kids.

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There Is No Room for Shame Here

“I’m not ashamed of autism and you shouldn’t be either because it’s not about a diagnosis. It’s about the person.”

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I’ll Never Forget the Words a Man Yelled at Me from His Car

“We piled into the car. A full 50 minutes after we had arrived. Four items in our bag. As I buckled the last car seat, I hear a man’s voice shout from behind his steering wheel.”

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I Still Love Mom Jeans

“This isn’t giving up ladies! High waisted jeans are in st‌yle! We are trendsetters and don’t you forget it!”

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11 Things Every Mom Learns with Her Second Child

If you’re considering a second child, here’s what to expect. And if you’re a mom of two, you’ll find solidarity in these two-kid truths.

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Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

When you’re done with your tree, consider using one of the following recycling services in or around Portland.

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot like Distance for Christmas

“The thing is, Christmas started with a little family all alone in a manger. Cast aside, afraid, nowhere to go, they hunkered down together in a stable, the animals their only company.”

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Walmart Will Deliver Your Tree and Hang Your Holiday Lights

This year, getting ready for the holidays is easier.

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Review: L.O.L. Surprise! O.M.G. Remix 4-in-1 Plane

The perfect gift for L.O.L. fanatics!

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Score a Free Slice at The Cheesecake Factory Leading up to Halloween

Get your hands on this sweet treat while you can.

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shopDisney’s Top 15 Holiday Toys List Is Packed with Magic

The holidays are on the way––how’s your wish list shopping going? To help parents find the hottest toys this year, shopDisney has revealed the 2020 Top 15 Holiday Toys list.
For the third year in a row, Disney is sharing…

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Hey Moms, You Do Not Have to Enjoy Every Moment

“You can love it and hate it, you can not wait to get out of the toddler phase, and miss it when it’s gone, you can want to kill your kids and love them so much that you would die for them. You can feel all of these feelings and it’s all okay.”

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Have a Firefighter-Loving Kid? They’ll Love These Fireman Facts!

Some fun facts for your wannabe firefighting kid!

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Game-Changing Organizing Supplies You Can Buy on Amazon

You’ll need to keep things organized whether the kids are attending traditional school or not.

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Instacart Launches the #GiveFromTheCart Challenge

Serena Williams and her family made the first donation of 50,000 meals to Feeding America.

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Thank You to the Kroger Clerk That Went above & Beyond

An unexpected act of kindness that left this mom speechless.

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Step2’s Little Helper’s Shopping Cart

Step2’s Little Helper’s Shopping Cart Recalled Due to Laceration Hazard

Consumers should immediately take away the recalled shopping carts from children.

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Target’s Adorable Valentine’s Succulents Are All You Need to Feel the Love

You’ll fall in love with these mini animal succulents.

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This Mom Learned a Valuable Lesson on Her Latest Target Run

A mom recently had an encounter at Target that she won’t soon forget.

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Tablet Games Just Got REAL Thanks to Osmo

Osmo is the hands-on learning tool your kids will love.

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The Best Ways to Prevent Holiday Meltdowns (According to Experts)

Your little sugarplums may be squarely on Santa’s “nice” list—but all bets are off when they’re hungry and tired and waiting in a 45-minute line to see the Big Guy himself.

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