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Are You A Good Friend?

   It was amazing watching my 2-year-old daughter play with her two new friends the other day.  They tug at toys, cry, fall over, snatch and shove and at the end of it all, they hug and go back to one another with a smile as if nothing had ever happened. Makes you wonder what happened to us as adults. ...

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The Competitive Mom | How Not to Become One and Ruin Your Kids

This weekend, my husband and I witnessed something quite extraordinary and a bit disturbing all at the same time.  On Saturday, we took our 2-year-old daughter to her first Ballet class.  You know the ones that are unassisted, protocol and the whole 9 yards.  We were actually okay with that.  I believe it is a good thing that at a ...

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4 Tips for Transitioning As A Working Mom to Stay-at-Home Mom

Elizabeth Stone said that having a child “…is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” It can almost take your breath away when you realize how strongly you love your children; you would literally do ANYTHING for them. For some working mothers or working soon-to-be mothers, this means that they want to trade their ...

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“Mom You’re Doing Great!” 5 things Moms need to hear when kids go back to school!

The holidays have whizzed past at speed and before you can pause for breath, the ominous words, ‘Back to school!’ are mentioned. What happened to those carefree days of giggling kids at the park or on the beach? The days of no stress or timetables and not worrying about if your little one is going to lose her cardigan again! ...

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A few photos from my trip in Italy | Rome

How can I even begin to share with you what we have seen over the past few days in Italy?  Well, most people come to Rome on a Christian pilgrimage to the Vatican. I can say, It was and is everything that people said.   The splendor,  beauty, ambience and just overall opulence was incredible. Over the last 5 days we ...

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Real and Genuine “Jada Pinkett-Smith – Take care of YOU, first”

This by far is the best talk I’ve heard about motherhood! Honest, raw and very direct and real.  What Jada Pinkett Smith discusses about taking care of you first is one of the reasons I started Urban Mommy  ( The business of motherhood.) I knew right away the sacrifices I would be making and the journey I would be on ...

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1st Time Parents Traveling | Our Trip to Italy

In addition to blogging and tweeting live from Rome, Tuscany, Venice and Florence @urbanmommyinc I will also share some of our tips, outtakes, reviews and advice on 1st time parents traveling without the kids.

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Don’t worry we’ve all been there! 2 ways to get it together after having a baby

Every mom has had those super terrible, awful days! Screaming kids, house dirty, haven’t returned your best friends phone call in weeks, husband not getting any attention.. or sex for that matter and the list goes on and on.  Before you know it, you’ve lost sight of yourself and if anyone says anything to you, you might just break down ...

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5 Things I know for sure 2 years later | What every New Mom needs to Hear

The other day a friend sent me a text and asked, ” How do you do all the things that you are doing?” I responded immediately, then I erased the message and took some time to think about it.  I realized that my friend just had her baby three months ago and like myself, I’m sure she is going through ...

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I Wish I Would have saved all my 90’s Clothes! They are Back!

Is it just me, or are you absolutely seeing all the fashion trends that you loved in the 90’s back again. Now I don’t mean the those cross colors, Kid-N-Play or even slouch socks looks, but some of the trends for this summer are actually pretty unique and cool.   I’m not surprised that the 90’s are making a comeback…. ...

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