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Mindful Mama

Nine self-care tools for new moms
Being a mother of four with a school-age brood myself, I love being with new moms.

Adult Time

Best of the Nest 2018

Parents voted for their favorite businesses, services in Central Oregon—here are the winners!
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Best Children's Optometrist

Best of the Nest: Dr. Gabby Marshall, Elemental Eyecare
Dr. Gabby Marshall 1.


Best Day Camp for Older Kids

Best of the Nest: High Desert Museum
Carolyn Nesbitt, Curator of Education


Best Kid's Menu and Best Family Restaurant

Best of the Nest: Jackson's Corner
Aaron Christenson, Manager/Owner


Best Place for a Child's Haircut

Best of the Nest: Sprouts Kids Salon
Shawnde Russell, Owner 1.


Best Dance Studio

Best of the Nest: Vibe Dance Center
Sarah Hall, Owner/Director

Kids In Action

Celebrate Earth Day

Help your kids become stewards of the earth by involving everyone in the recycling routine.

By The Numbers




Heading South

Adventure to Ashland and beyond
Looking for an interesting get-away for the whole family?


What is IB Anyway?

Exploring the International Baccalaureate program for Central Oregon students
Imagine the scene: An auditorium of young teens and their parents or guardians, sitting down to listen to a program detailing how they can make their high school careers even more challenging.


Stepping Up Sexual Abuse Prevention Measures

Erin's Law keeps Bend-La Pine School District's kids safe
With stories of gun violence in schools splashed across the Internet, newspapers and television screens, it is hard to escape the feeling that you are alone in the effort to protect your children—especially when they are not in your care.


Pure Gold

Meet freshman artist Miina McCown
Miina McCown has always loved to draw.

Kids In Action

Q&A: Dr. Logan Clausen

Chief Medical Officer, Central Oregon Pediatric Associates
Q: When my kids were little, we were all about the checkups and vaccination schedule.

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