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Because I Do Have a Daughter

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By: Carolina Pichardo Enjoy a lesson perfect for urban moms and their daughters, and get inspiration and young mother tips, shared with great storytelling, from another young mother It's been a rough couple of days. I'm not sure if it's part of a pre-teen phase I'm not familiar with, or the "only child" syndrome or maybe it's even the damn, summer heat. Fact of the matter
Kids Eat Free in Restaurants Across the Country

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By: Maria Smith Eating out could be expensive for anyone, but Young Urban Moms can find the “Kids Eat Free” nights in their area, just by doing a little research Contrary to popular belief, there is such a thing as a free lunch (and dinner and breakfast)--as long as your under 10 years old.  Eating out could be expensive for anyone, especially when you have several kids.
Cheap Family-Friendly Summer Movies

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By: Maria Smith Young Urban Moms stumbled upon some super discounted movie pricing for kids during the summer I love going to the movies.  It’s like you’re in a different world for two hours.  I started taking my kids to the movies when they were only weeks old, keeping them in the Baby Bjorn and nursing them when they got fussy. Now that they are lively, energetic
10 Tips for Visiting Disney World with Kids Under 4

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By: Maria Smith Ten tips for Young Urban Moms and their families who are "Doing Disney" with kids 4 and under People might say that a trip to Disney World should wait until the children can remember it, but visiting the magical world of Disney with preschoolers, toddlers and even infants can be kind of fun all on its own. And, Mom and Dad will certainly remember it if the
Survive Your Family Road Trip

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By: Maria Smith Five easy tips to help Young Urban Moms make road trips as fun and painless as possible This past Spring Break, my family of five jumped in the car and headed to Myrtle Beach, SC for a weekend beach getaway. Knowing it would take us about 7 hours with stops for the potty, food, gas and the prerequisite Starbucks, I tried to plan for the
Community Building Begins at Home

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By: Carolina Pichardo For Young Urban Moms, getting your kids outdoors is a little more challenging. But according to new research, it's all a matter of setting up your community for success Despite the rainy, Spring weather in New York City, my daughter insists on going out to play with her friends, ride on her scooter and skate around. I feel for her. After a brutally cold season, we're
Stress-Free Children’s Birthday Parties

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By: Maria Smith Tips for Young Urban Moms on throwing a fun, low cost, stress-free kids' birthday party! Planning a child’s birthday party used to mean buying paper plates and balloons, and asking Grandma to bake a cake. Now, thanks to shows like My Super Sweet Sixteen and Outrageous Kid’s Parties, the expectations (from guests, moms and the birthday kid) are unbelievable. In Atlanta, I have been to parties
Baby-Friendly Screenings of National Theatre Live’s – FELA!

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By: Staff Report Young Urban Moms, take advantage of this opportunity to see FELA! at the BAM's baby-friendly matinee We all know that Punxsutawney Phil, America's favorite groundhog, recently predicted an early spring. Whether you agree with him or not, it's still a good idea to brush away those cold-season cobwebs and get moving. BAM's National Theatre Live is helping families do just that with their baby-friendly matinee
Protecting My Child from a Stranger’s Touch

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By: Carolina Pichardo It's a very frightening moment. Your child confesses to you that someone's been "touching" them. What will you do to protect your child? It's a very frightening moment. Your child confesses to you that someone's been "touching" them. You begin to think the most horrible things, that Manhattan's Peak post, plus your story, and before you know it... You just don't know what to think. Fortunately for
Last-Minute Gifts and Other Holiday Tips

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By: Carolina Pichardo Young Urban Moms, here are some tips on what to do when your twelve days of Christmas have run out So you're checking your list and realize that you forgot someone: that terrific neighbor that's helped you out a couple of times, the mailroom person that saves your packages, or the parent that's amazing with arranging playdates. But you've reached your budget limit, you can't