Moms Who Blog

Kat Merck

Kat Merck

Kat Merck is a freelance writer and editor who admittedly spends way too much time online. A Portland resident since 2006, she also enjoys reading, cooking and exploring the city with her husband and young son.
Kat Merck

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  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…

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Last Look: Postcards of Solidarity

At the PDX Parent Postcards of Solidarity event, families turned their broken hearts into art.

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Quiz: Find the Best Camp for Your Kid

Julia Silverman

Julia Silverman

Julia is a former Associated Press Oregon education and politics reporter, who has also worked as a web editor at Oregon Public Broadcasting. She likes reading, cooking, hiking, swimming, and being left alone at the end of the day to watch some pretty bad TV. Her twins, Ben and Elly, like making trouble.
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So many camps for just one summer! But how to choose? Take our handy quiz to find out what kind of camp is right for your cuties and check out our Summer Camps Guide. #1 Which one was among your child’s first words? A. Ball B. Why? C. Out! D. Uh-oh … #2 When your…

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PDX Parent March 2017

Explore car-free adventures, plays with a purpose, volunteering with kids, and find the perfect summer camp with our quiz and annual summer camps guide.

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State of the Arts

Portland’s family-friendly performing arts companies take on themes of social justice.

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Playroom March 2017

PDX Parent Staff
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Kid to Know: The Educator The issue of transgender-friendly bathrooms has been a flashpoint topic around the country. But that didn’t stop Lincoln High junior Leah Burian from spearheading a project to convert one of her high school’s existing lavatories into a multi-stall, gender-neutral bathroom. (According to a national survey by GLSEN, a nonprofit seeking…

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Hop to Vancouver

Hopworks Urban Brewery delivers up the same rad beer and family friendliness at a new location in east Vancouver.

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Orange is the New Track

From Milwaukie to the Southwest Waterfront, take a jaunt with your little one on the MAX Orange line.

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