July 31, 2010 - Mistake parents make at Little League games

Parenting Tips: One Big Miskake Parents Make with Their Kids at Little League Games By Jean Tracy Kids Discuss NW Parenting expert Have you ever been at your kids’ Little League Games and felt embarrassed for one of the kids? Did her parents yell insults? Beau and Rosalie’s Advice: Remember […]

July 30, 2010 - Poll: Bad celebrities, cheerleading, poor service

Oregon Women’s Report Summer survey Answer these questions here – Is paying kids for grades right? – Do you think Kyron Harmon will be found? – “Remorse Meter” for fallen celebrities (Armstrong, Bullock, Gibson, Gore, Lohan, Woods) – Where you most likely to get bad customer service? – Is  cheerleading […]

July 29, 2010 - 8 ways to be glamourous at the Oregon coast

By Heidi von Tagen Gorgeous Bits Blog, Portland. It is actually possible.   Just stick to the list. 1. Pack a cooler with a bottle of Pinot Noir, 2 plastic tumblers, some olives, crackers and brie 2. Bring a classic, wool Pendleton blanket to spread out on the beach 3. Hit Powell’s […]

July 28, 2010 - The Rewards of A Great Book Group

By Erika Weisensee, Oregon Writer “Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.” – Henry David Thoreau About three years ago, when I had emerged from the haze of my son’s infancy, I was ready and rested enough to reclaim a genuine love […]

July 27, 2010 - I can explain the 5 cop cars outside my house!

Beaverton Police K-9 unit Emily Andrews Portrait Design Studio Beaverton, Oregon So yesterday 5 police officers came to the studio to be photographed with their dogs, he told me it would be tough because some of the dogs didn’t get along and that it might be hard to pose everyone. […]

July 26, 2010 - Wedding Mistake: Overlooking guests

By Sweet Dreams Weddings and Events Portland, Your guests may not remember what flowers were in your bouquet, or in the centerpieces, but they will remember if they had a good time. Here are 10 ways to ensure your celebration is as memorable for your guests as it is for […]

July 25, 2010 - Study: The more you sit, the less you may live

The Longer You Sit, the Shorter Your Life Span: Study HealthDay News The more Americans engage in one of their favorite pastimes — sitting around — the shorter their average life span, a new study suggests.  The effect remained even after researchers factored out obesity or the level of daily […]

July 24, 2010 - Justin Bieber unites with famous YouTube crying girl

Teen and preteen heartthrob Justin Bieber has a heart as played out in the Late Night ABC Jimmy Kimmel cameo where the host unites a perpetual crying 3-year old who pines for Bieber (and created a video which went viral on You Tube) with Justin himself. It is a nice […]

July 23, 2010 - The latest stylish summer sunglasses in PDX Portland style, shopping, trends. By Erin Flesch, NEAT contributor It may seem counter-intuitive to do a trend piece on sunglasses in the middle of summer after most people have probably shopped them back in May. However, if you’re anything like us, you have probably lost and/or broken that sweet […]

July 22, 2010 - Should we pay students for grades?

Economist Patrick Emerson of the Oregon Economist’s blog takes on the question. (You can submit your own opinion on our Women’s Report survey here.) Oregon Economist’s blog…A quick comment on a Susan Nielsen column on Sunday about paying students for achievement.  In her column she is skeptical (but I am […]