by Cat Wiese of Green Bean Books “HOME” by Carson Ellis (Hardcover $16.99) Where do you call home? Is home in a shell like a snail? Or a big ship like a pirate? Or a bird’s nest? Portland’s very own talented Carson Ellis solo debuts her newest book all about “Home.” Her whimsical illustrations cozily […]
Michelle has been filling the pages of NW Kids since 2005.
A Pacific Northwest native (originally from the Seattle area), Michelle has been a Portland resident since 1995. She lives with her husband (a native Oregonian) and her two sweet daughters. She loves fitness, reading, movies, shopping, being a mom & NW Kids!
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From April 1-15, NW Kids Magazine held nominations for Portland’s Best Summer Camps. The three camps in each category with the most nominations became finalists. Then from April 16-30, readers voted for their favorite camp in each category. Here’s a list of camps that you, the readers voted as Portland’s Best Summer Camps! Thank you […]
by Maya Barbon Northwest Children’s Theater brings The Little Mermaid to the stage in a fun, sparkling spectacle unlike one you have seen there before. But this isn’t the Little Mermaid you know, with Ursula and Flounder and Under the Sea. This new work, adapted by Milo Mowery and Roldolfo Ortega, takes you into a […]
With St. Patrick’s Day falling on a Tuesday this year, you can count on multiple celebrations both the weekend before and on the actual day! Put on your greeny best and get ready for some good old Irish fun. Mar 14 Sellwood-Moreland St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival A tradition going 14 years strong, […]
For more than six years now, Seattle-based The Not-Its! have rocked kids and families with their uptempo albums and live concerts. These high-jumping performers give children their first “rock show” experience. With the release of their fifth album, Raise Your Hand, this Seattle “Kindie Rock” quintet has risen to become one of the top touring bands in […]