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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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Playroom May 2017

Take Five: Shelbi Day Shelbi Day, a Southeast Portland mom of two, is the senior policy counsel at the Family Equality Council, a national group based out of New York that works to ensure full social and legal equality for approximately 3 million LGBTQ parents and their 6 million children nationwide. Q: How does the…

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Make ’N Shake: Musical Instruments

Create musical instruments galore with items from around the house.

 
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Just My Cup of Tea

The Russian tea experience at the Heathman — the perfect Mother’s Day kid date.

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Splendor in the Grass

Our columnist has your recipe for a Pinterest-perfect-outing (tongue planted firmly in cheek).

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