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Special thredUP Back-to-School Sale

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By: Staff Report Discover great young mother tips on saving money with 48 hours back-to-school sale from ours friends at thredUP.com In going with the speedy theme of back-to-school shopping, we got a 48-hours sale for you from ours friends at thredUP.com. If you get there now (only until tonight at 11:59 pm EST), take advantage of the 30% off offer on their awesome boxes of pre-loved
History to Present, Corporal Punishment in U.S.

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By: Staff Report See how corporal punishment in schools is still a reoccurring and recent phenomenon affecting children worldwide. Learn how Young Urban Moms can fight this in the US When you think of corporal punishment  in schools, it's easy to think of a time from long ago or a place completely foreign from here. However, that topic is a reoccurring, still-recent phenomenon affecting children worldwide -
Family Prep Time Before Going Back-to-School

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By: Carolina Pichardo Find parenting tips on how Young Urban Moms and their kids can best handle back-to-school Since we know you're probably a little short on everything - and mostly time - this part of the year, we'll make the following back-to-school tip sheet quick and painless. For those that already started school in parts of the U.S., it doesn't hurt to try a few of
Contest Winner: Getting Left Back, Moving Forward

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By: Janelle Joa (A Day In the Life) Janelle Joa won a thredUP PRO Membership for submitting this inspirational and great back-to-school story! It was the first day of school and Jacob was repeating the 1st grade. That day, he wasn’t sure about going back and was very nervous. I had told him the news in the middle of the Summer. While we were vacationing in Virginia, I
Back to School, Keep Your Child on Track

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By: Carolyn Mctighe Young Urban Moms, helping your child cope emotionally with underachievement is the first part of turning your child into a good student When it comes to your children’s education, seemingly logical assumptions can often get in the way of your kids reaching their full academic potential. For example, assuming that “no news is good news,” can result in your child falling behind in both
Kids and Stress: What Are Some of the Signs?

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By: Lucille Barilla Advice for Young Urban Moms on how to help their kids deal with stress, while giving them the freedom to figure out what works best for themselves You know something's different when your kid comes home moodier than usual. When you ask if something is wrong, instead of the usual "Leave me alone!" there's also "You wouldn't understand" thrown in before the requisite door
Back-to-School Series: Dressing Them Up

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By: Carolina Pichardo Tips for Young Urban Moms on shopping for back-to-school clothes If you're a new parent or one that hasn't realized this painful truth yet, we're finally going to put it out there. Back-to-school clothes will rarely, ever last the entire school-year. Although there are the occasional t-shirts and jeans that will make it, very few items—for the most part—survive the playground scuffles, painting sessions and tag-games.
Back-to-School Series: Before Going Back

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By: Staff Report Young Urban Moms, enjoy one last family trip or activity before the kids go back to school When back-to-school season hits, families usually go into a panic about what to do, what to get, tracking expenses and more. It's hectic for everyone in the family, including the kids (who are probably experiencing some jitters of their own). So why not enjoy one last family trip
YUMs: Celebrate Back-to-School

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Coming up: Tips to help Young Urban Moms survive back-to-school season! By: Carolina Pichardo We know you're excited about the kids going back-to-school. There's no more planning trips, camps or trying to keep a full agenda. From now on, it's just their regular school routine. But that's great! Right now, we're not complaining. They'll be a little more occupied, challenged and just doing their own thing. What's not too exciting
When Mom Goes Back to School

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By: Lauren Bove Tips for Young Urban Moms who decide to pursue their educational goals You’ve discussed it with your partner and family members, and decided that it’s time to go back to school. Include the kids in what’s happening right away. A family meeting, for example, will give your children an opportunity to ask questions and state their concerns. Don't be afraid to ask your kids