Parent Voice Bloggers Wanted

July 11, 2023
Pollywog is seeking parenting bloggers living and raising children in Linn, Benton, or Lincoln Counties, Oregon, to write original posts for our Parent Voice section.

Full Babyproofing Mode

May 16, 2022
We are constantly babyproofing and learning with our kids about what we can do to ensure that they are safe within our own home. It is challenging, and we cannot prevent all trips and falls, but we can protect them in other ways.

Guest Blogger, Colleen Stewart: Parenting Resources: Toddler to Teen

April 18, 2022
When you have a baby, all you can focus on are the long nights, sweet snuggles, and precious laughs. But rest assured, the infant stage only lasts a fleeting minute. As a new parent, it’s best to prepare yourself for the trials and tribulations of the toddler, tween, and teen years. Here are some useful links to read when you need advice on navigating the next few years.

The Hardest and Best Parts of Parenting

September 21, 2020
Being a parent is awesome but it definitely has challenges. I want to share with you the hardest parts of parenting and the best parts of parenting. First off, let me give you some background.

The Positive Side of Quarantine

September 7, 2020
I think we can agree that life before quarantine was busy, at least my life was that way. Family life is demanding and well there is not a lot of time to do it all. Quarantine has made everyone slow down.

Family Closeness and Support

August 24, 2020
When I met my now husband Kody, he too valued family. Over the years both of our families have been very supportive as we became parents and have grown over the years. Knowing that we can count on our families for support has been a great blessing!

Decision-Making as Parents: The 4Cs

August 10, 2020
As parents, we decisions to make when it comes to childcare, preschool, and school for the coming school year. Parenting has many challenges and now there is an added layer of complexity because of COVID-19.

Preparing for Fall

July 27, 2020
As a parent that likes to plan ahead, I have been asking myself, “What can I plan for fall?”