About Metro Parent

Metro Parent is the Portland metropolitan area’s premier family magazine. Each month, Metro Parent brings area mothers and fathers the best information and resources available to assist them as they tackle the most important job in the world – parenting. Our well-researched, solution-oriented articles address myriad parenting dilemmas, from discipline and child development issues to education and safety concerns – and everything in between – and our extensive family calendar helps parents plan activities for their children throughout the month.

The Mission of Metro Parent

  • To provide local parents with the most relevant and useful information possible to assist them in raising their children in the Portland metropolitan area
  • To deliver such high quality content and format to our readers that they consider us to be an invaluable resource and, in essence, their partner in parenting
  • To educate our readers on the needs, struggles and triumphs of all families and to offer ideas on bettering our community – because we all understand that when our community thrives so do the individuals and families
    within it
Metro Parent


P.O. Box 13660, Portland, OR 97213-0660
Phone: 503-460-2774
Fax: 503-331-3445
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