Some PDX-area public schools are losing neighborhood kids. Some are full to the brim. PDX Parent investigates.Continue reading
This fall, Portland’s kid-friendly performing arts venues offer a fearless, high-flying lineup.Continue reading
Meet three lawmaker moms who are advocating for family-friendly policies in our state.Continue reading
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- Are Portland’s Schools Ready for a Major Earthquake? - August 24, 2017
- How to Prepare Your Kids for the Cascadia Earthquake - August 23, 2017
- VAX On - May 15, 2017
Here in the Pacific Northwest, we’re living on borrowed time. The region is due for a massive earthquake, followed by a devastating tsunami on the coast. In fact, scientists say there’s a 15 to 20 percent chance that a magnitude 9.0 mega-quake will hit in the next 50 years. Our region has a long history…Continue reading
Searching for after-school programs for your kidsContinue reading
Ever wondered where all the money you pay your child care provider actually goes? Three locals break it down.
The definitive guide to getting started with a youth sports league in PDX.Continue reading
Many local mom bloggers are not only gaining followers in a national climate of declining readership, but are actually still able to make a living and support their families through blogging. When Southeast Portland resident and mom Alicia Paulson started her blog Posie Gets Cozy, an illustrated paean to crafting and wholesome living, there…Continue reading
Portland’s family-friendly performing arts companies take on themes of social justice.Continue reading
The ins and outs of the Portland public school lottery system, and what it means for your family.