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What Would You Do for a Klondike Chair?

It’s a totally one-of-a-kind hanging chair!

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Restaurants with Heated Patios Portland Parents will Love

restaurants with heated patios Portland parents love. Heated outdoor dining for your family. Heated outdoor dining options kids will love.

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Coloring: Inside or Outside the Lines?

Photo: Janet Coburn
The other day, my husband gave me a little gift with which to amuse myself while he was out of town – a paint-n-bake coffee mug with an intricate mandala sort of design on both sides and…

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How to Get Your Kids to Help Clean Up

These five tips can help make tidying up fun so your child is encouraged to help out around the house—no matter their age.

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Feeling Down? Try Cleaning. This Research Says It Makes You Happy

Cleaning creates a sense of satisfaction, but it’s not just because you can see the floor again.

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20 Plant-Based Mains You Can Serve on Thanksgiving

Wow your vegetarian guests with these genius main dishes that are just as tasty as the turkey.

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A New Trailer for Pixar’s “Onward” Just Dropped & It’s the Most Magical Adventure Yet

Two brothers are setting off on an epic quest––their most important yet. This second trailer gives viewers an even bigger glimpse as the Lightfoot brothers head into the great unknown.

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Mom’s Viral Post Is an Important Reminder: Stop Apologizing

Every one should read this powerful message.

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Mandy Moore Knows How “This Is Us” Ends because Moms Know Everything

Don’t worry, it will be perfect. Just hang on to the tissues.

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“Star Wars: Clone Wars” Is Coming Back, Disney Announces at Comic Con

This fan favorite series is finally returning to finish the story.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: May 25, 2018

When you weren’t trying to listen to a robot’s recording of Yanny and Laurel this week (it was SO Yanny), you were probably chasing around the kiddos. But it’s time to sit back and relax. Take some time for yourself…

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Parenting Is Basically Just Like Throwing Pasta at a Wall

Parenting a kid during the school years is like throwing pasta at your wall: you just have to take a big step back and see what sticks.

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Except the pasta is your advice, the wall…

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8 Delicious Doughnuts Shops in Portland

These 8 delicious doughnuts stops are slinging fried dough every day, with the best glazes and the craziest toppings. Thrill your kids by trying them all! (But maybe not in the same day).

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Bowls without Boundaries: Healthy Meal Options

Serve your family up a bowl of healthy comfort at these meal-in-a-bowl restaurants.

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Your Favorite Holiday Recipes Don’t Have to Be Unhealthy

As we head toward the diet-wrecking days of Thanksgiving and Christmas, many people have already resigned themselves to the fact that any efforts towards healthy eating will officially be shoved aside until January. It’s the same old vicious cycle: We…

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10 Reasons Why We Can’t Wait for Winter

Fall is lovely but we are secretly in love with the colder months, and here’s why!

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Trader Joe’s Now Sells Bamba Peanut Snacks

Trader Joe’s new product alert: Bamba has now hit the shelves.

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What is Bamba? Bamba is a best-selling snack you will find in Israel –– you can’t go very far in Israel without seeing a…

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Here’s How I Answered When My Kiddo Asked: “What’s a Soul and What Happens After We Die?”

Surely you remember those very first days of parenthood, before baby could talk, and you imagined that one day in the near future baby would come to you with questions. You would be the happy, proud parent showing and explaining…

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8 Seattle Oddities You Gotta See to Believe

From a ginormous troll under a bridge to a pair of larger-than-life cowboy boots, here are eight tourist attractions you won’t necessarily find in the Seattle guide books.

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This Instagrammer Turned Barbie into a Millennial Mom and It’s Perfect

With over 29,000 followers, Tiff the Barbie isn’t your average doll.

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20 Comfort Food Recipes to Get You Through Winter

Fight off cabin fever by making one of these satisfying dishes that’ll warm you up from the inside out.

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The Busy Parents’ Guide to Spring Cleaning in Under 30 Minutes

Photo: Jaimelys Jaime
The transition from winter to spring brings with it a natural desire to clean out and refresh your home. While a marathon weekend spring cleaning session can be a satisfying way of getting your household prepped for…

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Are You Addicted To That Newborn Smell? Here’s Why (According to Science).

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Do you sniff your baby more than your dog sniffs, well . . . pretty much everything? According to a study published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, that new baby smell that no mom can get…

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Trust, Relationships and Staying Home With the Kids After Breast Cancer

Photo: Judet Diaz
I didn’t always want to be a stay-at-home mom. I focused on my education and career throughout my 20s, and when I got married and had a baby, leaving my job to stay home just didn’t seem…

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Returning to Work After 6 Years as a SAHM: 4 Things I Learned

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For six years I was a stay- at-home mother to our two daughters. I found great joy being with our children and took advantage of the time to get my Master’s degree, obtain certifications, and volunteer for our…

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Vacuuming Harmonicas . . . Who Knew?

Video: Crazy Japan via YouTube
The Internet loves fuzzy kittens (and apparently pimple popping videos…ew) on Youtube. But there’s a new addiction in town: videos of people vacuuming harmonicas.
A 15-second Japanese film of a vacuum meeting a harmonica is…

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I’m a Fraud

I pretend I’m the perfect parent, that I have all my ducks in a row, but I’m so far from it. I project that I have it all together, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. I present myself as having everything in…

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Give Stuff & Get Stuff (For Free!) at Eco-Friendly Stop ‘N’ Swaps

Unload your gently used goods and snag some cool new ones at these fun & green events!

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8 Nourish Bowls That Pack a Prenatal Nutritional Punch

Whether you’re craving sweet or savory, we’ve rounded up 8 seriously delicious nourish bowls that’ll make you forget about all those other cravings, at least for now.

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Cranberry Recipes to Brighten Up Your Table

Cranberries are way more versatile than you might expect, and it’s the perfect time of year to experiment with the fruit.

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12 Healthy Soups to Freeze Now & Eat After Baby Arrives

Gearing up for winter with a newborn? Cook and freeze a few of these soups while you wait for your due date. You’ll thank us later!

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Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders with Rosemary & Parmesan

Laura of the food blog Fork Knife Swoon created this recipe that is packed full of flavor, without all the grease.

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6 San Diego Food Bloggers Your Family Will Love

Spice up mealtime with a dash of inspiration from the best of San Diego’s local food bloggers.

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