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Author Archives: Matt Rainwater

Preparing For Grief

THE BACKSTORY: There are certain things that you remember about your childhood very strongly, and this is a memory that comes up for Marco a lot.  Now that Hermelinda is going through chemotherapy, it’s come up more than ever.

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#ParentingLife

THE BACKSTORY: My personal picks are the leftover Lara Bars and cereal, though they are not so well preserved…

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Oh, The Wisdom Of Children

THE BACKSTORY:  Olive and Dingo, “The People’s Clowns,” are entertainers in Portland that you can check out more about here! There always seems to be some side-eye action from other adults when they find out about our arrangement of our family, but kids always seem to accept it no matter what, because, hey, parents are […]

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Making Memories And Nurturing Curiosity.

THE BACKSTORY:  Ever since we got our membership to the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry we haven’t gone back.  Our child loves going there and no matter who they go with, they want to take a picture together at the photo booth.  The last panel is only an intimation of the grander spectrum of […]

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When The Kids Come Marching In.

THE BACKSTORY: Our child has many friends and their friends are always finding new ways for everyone to play together!

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Even Three Need Help

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The Separate Pace Of Age And Youth.

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Negotiating Boundaries Between Cats And Toddlers.

THE BACKSTORY: Mona and Ember have had a fraught relationship at times, but Blue has found a lot of solutions to create a more synergistic friendship between the two.

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Co-parent Co-sleeping Positions.

THE BACKSTORY: Getting Ember to sleep, back to sleep, and or to stay asleep without breastfeeding presents its own set of challenges that largely relies on our willingness to let Ember figure out what’s most comfortable for them.  Because of this, the solutions arrived at are often unexpected, to say the least.

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There’s No Defense For White Supremacy

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