Category: Portland

Sports Forms

Pediatric Associates of the Northwest reminds you to schedule your child’s sports physical and turn in your child’s sports forms.

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Two young mothers with babies

5 New Mom Groups in Portland

In addition to having a great excuse to get out of the house with your little one, new mom’s groups are often the place where lifetime friendships are formed. Babies and toddlers are welcome, and while you’re there, you’ll have access to compassionate advice from experienced moms to help you with breastfeeding issues, forming good sleep habits, and a wealth of other knowledgeable mom hacks.

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Little kids on Halloween

5 Spooky Halloween Events Around Portland

Halloween is right around the corner, and the anticipatory excitement of our pediatric patients is palpable this time of year. We love hearing about how our community members celebrate this season, from spooktacular Halloween traditions to those more focused on seasonal harvests and the time-honored sacrament of honoring our ancestors.

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Shelby Massingale MSW

Welcome, Shelby Massingale, M.S.W.

Shelby has extensive experience working with youth, teens, and their families – specializing in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and trauma-informed play therapies for all ages (including parents and caregivers!). First and foremost, she is her patients’ ally, advocating for the understanding, support, and services they need to thrive.

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Family hiking

5 Portland Area Hikes the Whole Family Can Enjoy

Contact with nature invites you to take deep, cleansing breaths of fresh air. It offers the awe-inspiring performance of Mother Nature’s seasonal abundance and a chance to recharge the body, mind, and spirit. Study upon study demonstrates how connecting with nature improves whole-body health – including reducing stress levels, improved sleep habits, and lowering the risk of depression and anxiety.

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