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Amazing Holiday Sugar Cookie and Royal Icing recipe – Urban Mommy Inc

Sugar cookies royal icing It truly is the most wonderful time of the year!! If you want to wow your guest or need to exchange cookies, be sure to try my recipe. Ingredients: 3 cups of All Purpose flour 3/4 tsp of Baking Powder 1/4 tsp of Salt 1 cup of Butter at room temperature ( I prefer salted) 1 ...

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Mattel, Inc Takes Steps Towards Undoing Harmful Racist Critisim towards #Zendaya Locks

In case you missed the Oscar red-carpet rant by Fashion Police host,  Giuliana Rancic  as she described 19-year-old star Zendaya Coleman as “looking like she smelled like patchouli oil and weed.”   Social media blew up and the community was of course outraged, and rightfully so. Well, im always happy to see corporations step-up and try to mitigate situations by bringing ...

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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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I wasn’t ready for this stage.

Welp it finally happened! Jaxon has officially given me instructions on how to show my affection in public and I’m not really feeling the restrictions.  Just the other day, while out in public, I asked him if I could have a hug and he looked around to see if there were any people nearby and that is when it really ...

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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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Emergency calls made EVERY HOUR for kids ingesting laundry pods – Safety

Some alarming new studies and news came out today regarding the dangers of  soap pods we use in our homes.  Of course, as soon as I saw this info I immediately thought of the pods in our kitchen and laundry.  I thought about how my daughter have tried to several times grab and pull at the pods because of the ...

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Enter Our #WeLoveDad Photo Contest – Like It, Post it, Share it!

  NATIONAL CONTEST Is there a special Dad in your Life? Someone who has been a Father figure?  We want you to share a special moment with us and tell us why #WeLoveDad We are going to give away a $25 Best Buy gift card to the special Dad in your life on June 20th. Everybody can join the contest ...

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF LEMON WATER | Beauty Tips

Apart from providing just hydration, fresh water and lemon juice can deliver surprising benefits. A cup of warm or cold lemon water every morning is actually a ritual in many ethnic cultures, for stimulating digestion for the day, as well as; clearing toxins in the body that may have been suspended in the digestive track. Most of the times we ...

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Vulnerable & Dynamic | Selma Movie Review

I didn’t realize our date night would bring about mixed emotions and about half way through the film, I leaned forward in my chair and put my hands over my mouth in utter disbelief.   My husband began to rub my back as he could tell I was not only moved by what was happening (in tears actually) but I also ...

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Urban Mommy Santa Delivers Gifts to Area Portland Families

  On Christmas Eve, Urban Mommy and Santa delivered over 75 gifts to Portland Oregon families.  These families were selected from over 30 families who submitted their “All I Want For Christmas” Wish in November and December. We were excited and proud that so many of our supporters and sponsors donated gifts, money and their time to ensuring that families ...

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