Category Archives: Travel

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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I Survived My First Winter in Portland!

I survived my first winter in Portland and I have to say it was not all the rain and gloom it was chalked up to be. I’ve heard from locals that this last year has been unseasonably sunny and dry, … Continue reading

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Traveling To Japan With Small Children, Part 2: Three Days in Tokyo

Nick and I planned our Japan trip to encompass three days in Tokyo and four in Kyoto. Three days is not much time in Tokyo, especially when accounting for jet lag and a slow moving kid and pregnant lady, so we … Continue reading

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