PDX Parent February 2018


Play Room
Local Etsy finds for your baby’s first birthday bash, a kid to watch who’s schooling her peers on consent, and homeless student numbers are on the rise.

The Birthday Whirl
Three kids, three birthdays, just about one month: One local mom’s survival plan. By Alison Wilkinson.

Day Care-o-nomics
Too many kids + too few spaces for child care in Portland = one big problem. By Niki Reading.

Mixing It Up
Setting a goal — and sharing a moment — on the Oregon Coast. By Mo Sherifdeen.

Field Trip
The American Ninja Warrior craze comes to Portland, at a new, kid-friendly gym. By Julia Silverman.

How We Live
A Vancouver, Wash. family of four make themselves at home in a super-tiny house, and live to tell the tale. By Erin J. Bernard.

Family Supper
Take the kids to slurp up soup dumplings at XLB in NoPo. By Julia Silverman.

Recipe File
Salted, brown-butter blondies for your sweeties, for Valentine’s Day or a midweek birthday.
By Joanna Sooper.

One More Thing
How to talk to your kids about the #MeToo moment.

RESOURCES

Birthday Parties
Child Care and Preschool Guide
Summer Camps
School Open Houses