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The New Feminists: F-Bombs for Feminism

As the mother of two small girls, I had to share this feminist campaign video from FCKH8. Its message is a strong one–what’s more shocking? A sweet little kid dropping f-bombs or the sexist and hateful history that continues to … Continue reading

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Stroller Hike: Short Sands Beach

One of the my favorite spots in Oregon is Shorts Sands Beach in Oswald West State Park. Short Sands, or “Shorty’s”, is accessed via a beautiful half mile trail through the woods. The trail itself is stroller friendly (and small kid … Continue reading

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Toddler Hike: Audubon Society

One of the first hikes we took with both girls was to the Audubon Society in the Northwest situated between Forest Park and Washington Park. Along with having an informational center and a bird sanctuary, behind the center is 4.5 miles … Continue reading

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Stroller Hike: Trillium Lake

Have you ever noticed how challenging it is to figure out if a hike is kid or stroller friendly? When you have a toddler who is too heavy to carry in a pack or walks slowly, a jogging stroller is a great option, … Continue reading

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Thoughts: No Time to Think

Two years ago Tim Kreider wrote an article for the New York Times titled The ‘Busy’ Trap which talks about the issues within our modern-day culture of constantly busying ourselves–if only as a means of seeming productive, desirable and meaningful–and how it … Continue reading

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