Meet your Portland Red Tricycle writers, bringing the best of the best parent stuff to you on the regular. Not only are they an uber-talented, hard-working crew, they’re also moms, dads and community-minded folks just like you –braving the throngs of hipsters at the latest food carts, composting everything, washing mountains of cloth diapers and stomping through thick mud in the rain to find the perfect holiday tree. Read on to find out what they’re hopeful for and working hard to accomplish in 2016. Happy New Year, Portland readers! We love you!

Ty Adams

In addition to perfecting my sand bunny sculpting skills, my resolution for 2016 is to get more involved in the non-profit I founded to promote sustainability and renewable energy education for kids. After recently publishing a fun, little children's book this month that goes to support the charity, I'm also looking to improve as a shameless self-promoter and marketer extraordinaire. (I'm probably jumping the gun a bit on that one.) Anyone whose resolution is to support more educational non-profits can check it out at soltrekker.org.

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