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The Mystic

One-part Radio Cab navigator and one-part Tuvan throat singing maestro, Enrique Ugalde and his latest Soriah album is highlighted.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/20/2010
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Paradise Ross

The Ross Island collective is examined and dissected, with the primary focus being its ecological resilience.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 04/20/2010
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Bluegrass, books, and building monster forts

Fun For Ages 0-3

The activity plan for the toddler tykes is made up of a nature hike, a restaurant with a grandmother's feel, a playhouse for the wee ones, and storytime to enhance literary skills, among other enterprises.

  • By Rachel Ritchie and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 04/19/2010

Advanced Parenting

Rock ’n’ Roll Mama

New mother China Forbes (of Pink Martini fame) discusses nurturing strategies for her latest born. Topics range from mom jeans to cloth diapers to baby wipes.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 04/19/2010
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Fertile Ground

A neighborhood tally of Portland-born babies over the past 15 years. Does your hood rank among the top spots for breeding?

  • By Taryn Wheeler
  • Published 04/21/2010
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Thunder eggs, theater, and a chocolate waterfall

Fun For Ages 4-11

Elementary antics for your blossoming kiddies.

  • By Rachel Ritchie and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 04/21/2010

Advanced Parenting

Home Alone

While the kids are away the parents will play—three ideas to enjoy the time off while the kids are away at summer camp.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 04/21/2010
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Perfect Harmony

A playlist comprised of homegrown heroes that is both kid-friendly and adult-worthy.

  • Published 04/20/2010

Advanced Parenting

Free Wheeling

Rather than constant chirps of "Are we there yet?" try these three road-trip distractions to ease the woes of interstate irritability.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 04/21/2010
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Cliff jumping, cooking classes, and air hockey tournaments

Fun For Ages 11-15

An assortment of activities your pre-teen can participate in and later document in their diary.

  • By Rachel Ritchie and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 04/21/2010
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Reading Frenzy

Your checklist of kid-lit selections for little Billy to read this summer.

  • Published 04/21/2010

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Motherlode

Don't miss this art exhibit dedicated to the ups and downs of motherhood.

  • Published 04/27/2010

Now Read This

Putting Away Childish Things

Marcus J. Borg strays away from his religious nonfiction works to write a novel—a religious studies professor internally gets torn between her faith as an Episcopalian and her experiences at a liberal arts college.

  • By Graham Bell
  • Published 04/23/2010

Article

Reading Frenzy

Your checklist of kid-lit selections for little Billy to read this summer.

  • Published 04/21/2010

Advanced Parenting

Home Alone

While the kids are away the parents will play—three ideas to enjoy the time off while the kids are away at summer camp.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 04/21/2010

Article

Fertile Ground

A neighborhood tally of Portland-born babies over the past 15 years. Does your hood rank among the top spots for breeding?

  • By Taryn Wheeler
  • Published 04/21/2010

Thunder eggs, theater, and a chocolate waterfall

Fun For Ages 4-11

Elementary antics for your blossoming kiddies.

  • By Rachel Ritchie and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 04/21/2010

Advanced Parenting

Free Wheeling

Rather than constant chirps of "Are we there yet?" try these three road-trip distractions to ease the woes of interstate irritability.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 04/21/2010

Cliff jumping, cooking classes, and air hockey tournaments

Fun For Ages 11-15

An assortment of activities your pre-teen can participate in and later document in their diary.

  • By Rachel Ritchie and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 04/21/2010

Article

Perfect Harmony

A playlist comprised of homegrown heroes that is both kid-friendly and adult-worthy.

  • Published 04/20/2010

Long Story [Short]

The Mystic

One-part Radio Cab navigator and one-part Tuvan throat singing maestro, Enrique Ugalde and his latest Soriah album is highlighted.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/20/2010

Advanced Parenting

Rock ’n’ Roll Mama

New mother China Forbes (of Pink Martini fame) discusses nurturing strategies for her latest born. Topics range from mom jeans to cloth diapers to baby wipes.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 04/19/2010

Fun 101

Your Family’s Ultimate Guide to Summer

Ready for a summer with the kids? The trick is to find activities that don't include vegging out in front of the TV or sleeping till noon. To keep their minds engaged and their muscles developing we've got 46 solutions to the doldrums, from bird watching

  • By Rachel Ritchie and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 04/19/2010

Bluegrass, books, and building monster forts

Fun For Ages 0-3

The activity plan for the toddler tykes is made up of a nature hike, a restaurant with a grandmother's feel, a playhouse for the wee ones, and storytime to enhance literary skills, among other enterprises.

  • By Rachel Ritchie and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 04/19/2010

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