The It List

Our curated list of the people, places and spaces that make Portland a great place to raise kids.

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Plink, Plank, Plunk

The berries are coming! The berries are coming! Where to pick what’s ripe.

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Playroom June/July 2017

Lawn toys for summer days, celebrate Dad’s day, and tools to get the kids out on the trail.

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Aulani for Beginners

How to get the best deals on a trip to Disney’s Hawaiian resort.

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Last Look: Readers’ Summer Pics

PDX Parent Staff
PDX Parent Staff

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We asked, you answered! Readers from all over the Portland-metro area submitted photos of their kiddos that captured the essence of summer in the PNW, from berry picking to fountain hopping, ice cream eating to skipping stones out on the trail. Thanks to all the readers who sent in photos — and if you missed…

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VAX On

Alice Callahan, PhD

Alice Callahan, PhD

Alice Callahan, Ph.D., is a writer, college instructor and mother of two children in Eugene, Oregon.
Alice Callahan, PhD

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     Oregon is known for its gorgeous coastline and abundant rainfall, craft beer and fresh fish. But ask anyone who works in pediatrics or public health, and they’ll add another thing to the list: Low vaccination rates among children, starting in infancy. In 2016, 6.2 percent of Oregon kindergarteners had a nonmedical exemption for…

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PDX Parent May 2017

The Baby Issue! Plus boosting vaccine rates, summer camps and our baby guide.

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Serenity Now: Portland Japanese Garden’s New Expansion

A new expansion makes the Portland Japanese Garden even more welcoming for families.

 
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Baby-Friendly Recipes

Help your baby to appreciate food with these simple, tasty recipes.

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