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Arizona Road Trip places to Add to your family’s travel bucket list

By: Lisa S I love traveling, but with two kids, a dog, and a husband, there are just too many variables to plan. So my bucket list has changed a bit. Instead of hiking the beautiful the Grand enchantment trail or the Hayduke trail a la Cheryl Strayed I would have to find a way for me and my entire ...

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Hype? Or a New Experience  #Urbanmommyinc #Travel #Vegas

It’s so easy to get caught in the everyday routine of kids, diapers, family…Repeat.  As moms, that can become our world and soon we forget about just enjoying life a little.   After having my daughter I was like many mothers, I got stuck in doing the same thing over and over again. I made it a point that whenever I ...

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How Your Family Can Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr All Year

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. remains a notable and honorable figure in today’s history. Known for preaching equality and togetherness for all people.  Dr. King was a key leader and activist within the civil rights movement. Through learning experiences, good deeds, and community service, both parents and kids alike can honor Dr. Martin Luther King and his dream for a ...

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3 Reasons Why New Year Resolutions don’t work. How to overcome it

It’s that time of the year when most mothers are holding their pens to write down their new year’s resolution. You are excited about the potential change-you can see yourself driving a new luxurious car, moving to a new house or going on holiday to an exciting destination or the most popular loosing weight. The reality however is that there ...

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Build strong Girls for life- The freedom of Belly Dance Cultural  enrichment.  #urbanmommyinc

Empowering the development of fearless strong girls and kids is one of the cornerstones of parenting in my opinion.   As a parent I’m always looking for new ways to inspire my daughter and give her the encouragement she needs to be a vibrant, courageous and fearless person.    After attending a local meet up group for natural hair women ...

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Coach, Lifestyle Trainer and Fitness Contributor #Kevin Platt #urbanmommyinc

Urban Mommy is excited to bring on the fantastic Kevin Platt as our resident health and wellness guru.   We understand that the one thing that moms can do for themselves and their families is to take good care of themselves.  Moms are at the cornerstone of the family and when the stone is removed, everything can fall apart.   ...

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Worried about the #Zika Virus? Protect your kids -#Urbanmommyinc

Zika virus is a disease that is spread through mosquito bites. It is spread by infected Aedes mosquitoes once they first bite an infected person and later bite an uninfected person. The mosquitoes also spread Chikungunya and Dengue viruses. Zika virus can be transmitted from an infected mother to the child during birth or pregnancy and is also transmittable through ...

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Black Lives Matter Portland Oregon Rally Photos-#PhilandoCastile #AltonSterling

Last night at the very last minute I decided to take my 15 year old niece who is visiting us for the summer to the Portland Don’t Shoot Rally.  This was to be a lesson for her on how to stand up for something greater than yourself.   Just earlier in the day, I gave her a lecture about watching ...

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The Best Seattle Vacation for Families – Things to Do & Eat #urbanmommyinc

Every now and then I like to travel and meet my husband in the city where he’s possibly working.  This particular time he was just 3 hours away in lovely Seattle, Washington.    There’s no better way than going out on an expedition with your kids and family after a long tiring week at the office. Seattle would be the ...

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3 year old standing on toilet sparks Gun Debate. #urbanmommyinc

After I saw this image that Stacey Feeley posted of her 3-year-old  seemingly standing on a toilet playing around I simply laughed  and thought it was so cute.  However, I soon learned she was practicing a lockdown drill — hiding from a potential attacker and going through the drill her school thought her.   I was horrified.  But my initial ...

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