Meet 'N Greet
Our guide to the best new-parent groups around the PDX metro area.
Best of Portland 2015
A curated list of people, places and stuff we love from Metro Parent's staffers and writers.
Love where you live? Come celebrate community and soak up local music.Read more
Join Northwest Children's Theater to kick off their 23rd Season of Plays.Read more
Explore an international education at the German American School in Portland.Read more
From must-have items to shopping frequently, shopping resale can save you money at back-to-school time.Read more
NWCT is excited to announce a season filled with music, magic, and one very misunderstood ogre.Read more
A day in the life of teachers at three very differentÂ Portland-area schools.Read more
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Great tips for snapping shots of your newborn,Â plus the best backpacks for back-to-school andÂ clever math apps.Read Full Article
A day in the life of teachers at three very differentÂ Portland-area schools.Read Full Article
How to find the banking system thatâ€™s rightÂ for your family.Read Full Article
With easy access to both rural Sauvie Island andÂ urban NW Portland, Linnton is on the rise.Read Full Article
Navigating IKEA, toddler in tow. Lycka till!*Â (Thatâ€™s Swedish for â€śGood Luck!â€ť)Read Full Article
Labor and delivery never goes quite as imagined.Â Three local moms tell it like it is.Read Full Article
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A blueprint for a family-friendly summer gardenÂ project, starring corn, beans and squash â€” yum. Read more
A watery guide to exploring Portland by canoe or kayak, kids in tow.Read more
A fun felting project that makes use of your kid's rock collection.Read more
Hitting the road this month? Pack up this sandwichÂ for great portable eats.
Our managing editor hits up PDX's newest food cart pod, plus a roundup of the most kid-friendly cart options around town.
PDX Kids Calendar is the Portland Metro area's most comprehensive listing of events and happenings for families.
Welcome to MP's annual family resource guide. We hope you'll bookmark and use this guide throughout 2015. It's a hand-dandy resource for finding out about all things family in the Portland metro area. Need a pediatrician? We've got a listing for that. Looking for a preschool - or an elementary school, a middle school, or a high school? You're covered. Trying to figure out what to do with your kids on the weekend? Plenty of ideas here.Our easy-to-use guide has over 800 listings in 73 different categories among 10 groupings. To easily navigate, simply choose a major group below and explore away!