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Countdown is on to Oprah’s Last Show

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By: Maria Smith Young Urban Mom Maria Smith, recounts her experience working as a production assistant with the Oprah Winfrey show The Oprah Winfrey Show will leave the airways for good this May. After 25 years on air, dozens of awards, and garnering millions of fans worldwide, Harpo Studios announced the last show will air May 25, 2011. As a former producer on her amazing
Frumpy to Fabulous: 5 Style Tips for Moms on the Go

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By: Maria Smith Latoicha Givens, beauty blogger, founder of LuxeTips.com, and fashion-forward mom of two, has great advice to make sure “fashionable mom” is not an oxymoron Moms are the most multi-tasking people around. We are always going, going and going. Dressing for playdates, carpool, soccer practice and grocery store runs (not to mention actual “work” outside the home) can be challenging. Latoicha Givens, beauty blogger, founder
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
Get Away to the South this Summer!

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By: Maria Smith Young Urban Moms, while there are many great family destinations to add to your summer itinerary, why not head down South? While there are many great family destinations to add to your summer itinerary, why not head down South? In addition to great hospitality and a fantastic glass of sweet tea, you can find some great deals and special events since it isn’t peak season
Potty-Training 101

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By: Maria Smith Tips on Potty-Training for Young Urban Moms Recently, I geared myself up for one of the true rites of passage for all moms—potty-training. This wasn’t my first rodeo though. A mere 20 months ago I finished potty-training my oldest child. I remembered the frustration, anxiousness, and the mess… Lots and lots of mess—everywhere. So I kept putting off potty-training my son until it was
Great Expectations: Unique Ways to Announce You’re Pregnant

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By: Maria Galati Smith Young Urban Moms, before your belly does the talking, discover unique ways to tell friends and family you're expecting You peed on a stick, got the plus sign and registered the shock/joy/fear you feel at the knowledge that there's a living being growing inside you.  Now… How do you tell your partner?  Your other kids? Your family and friends?  Does this sound like