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Our July Issue

Category: Metro Parent, New Issue, Online Articles // Posted on July 5, 2014 // Leave a Comment

July 2014 CoverIn our July issue – on the stands and online now – it’s your guide to a summer of fun! This month features more than 250 family-friendly attractions, activities and special summer events guaranteed to keep your family busy all summer long!

We’re also introducing our family favorites winners, including outdoor fun, indoor fun and good eats. More summer information continues with Cheap thrills – all kinds of details on how to enjoy family fun on a budget. Get some great tips on fun family day trips, including The Oregon Coast and checking out beautiful Salem, Oregon.

Pick up your copy – or read it online –today.

Our June Issue

Category: Metro Parent, New Issue // Posted on May 30, 2014 // Leave a Comment

June 2014 CoverIn our June issue – on the stands and online now – we celebrate dads and babies! Our Father’s Day feature explores the role modern dads play in caring for their children, a role they’ve embraced more than any generation before. We also have a feature on Entrepreneurial Kids, with tips for encouraging the young business owners and prospective business owners in your family.

You’ll also find our annual Metro Baby special section inside the June issue, More…

Our May Issue

Category: Metro Parent, New Issue // Posted on April 29, 2014 // Leave a Comment

Our May issue is out with our annual focus on women’s health and spring fun. Inside, you’ll find a feature exploring birth control options for parents and another with advice for mothers (and fathers) who find themselves caring for their own aging parents as they care for their kids.

Jenni and Tommy’s Kids Unplugged share two fun nature crafts in DIY Family Fun, Out & About takes you to Imagine:Play in McMinville, and This Just In details many of the fabulous sensory-friendly events and activities offered around the area. More…

Our April Issue

Category: Uncategorized // Posted on April 8, 2014 // Leave a Comment

The April issue of Metro Parent is out now, with a focus on celebrating Earth Day every day! Inside, you’ll find a feature on family-friendly environmental volunteer opportunities, Michael Barton’s Voices in Parenting: Raising Nature Explorers column, a DIY Family Fun activity teaching kids to be pollution preventers, and an Angels Among Us column featuring the nonprofit Growing Gardens. In our Viewpoint column, the founders of Mother Earth School help us contemplate the deeper meaning of Earth Day, More…

Our March Issue

Category: New Issue // Posted on March 25, 2014 // Leave a Comment

The March issue of Metro Parent is on the stands and online now, with loads of information you can use! Our pediatric health feature discusses seasonal allergies, including how you can differentiate between allergies and the common cold, and what you can do to alleviate symptoms. A second feature introduces you to the wonderful world of choral singing for kids of all ages, and our Viewpoint column offers simple strategies for combating childhood obesity.

Out & About takes you to the recently renovated End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, and This Just In … details changes coming to local summer camps this year. More…

Our 2014 Summer Camps Guide

Category: Camps, New Issue // Posted on February 27, 2014 // Leave a Comment

Spring has sprung, which means summer is just around the corner. Have you figured out your kids’ summer camp schedule yet?

If not, never fear. Our 2014 Summer Camps Guide has loads of information about local camps for kids of all ages. The issue includes articles on summer camp basics, plus features exploring technology camps and service camps to inspire kids to create and give back. You’ll also find a comprehensive list of local camps and other summer learning activities.

Pick up a copy today, or check it out online for all the information you need to make this summer a success!

Our February Issue

Category: New Issue // Posted on February 19, 2014 // Leave a Comment

Metro Parent February 2014 coverOur February issue is on the stands and online now, featuring our annual Birthday Party Resource Guide. The guide includes hundreds of listings for party services and venues around the area, giving you all the information and inspiration you need to plan your family’s celebrations all year long.

We also present an article on Family Science Field Trips, with ideas for exploring science and nature with kids of all ages at attractions throughout the area. Our Out & About column takes you to the Mt. Hood Skibowl Tube & Adventure Park, and This Just In … explores new family-friendly exhibits at local museums. In DIY Family Fun, you’ll learn how to make a birthday cake with kids as young as 4, and Voices in Parenting introduces you to our Work-Life Shuffle columnist Julia Silverman. In Angels Among Us, we shine the spotlight on northwest Portland’s Friendly House.

Pick up your festive copy, or read it online, today.

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