UrbanMommies Media has been digitally publishing for 6 years and has evolved into a trusted lifestyle magazine for thousands of chic moms. Our contests, polls, social media conversations and feedback all show tremendous engagement with us. We are active at Parent Fairs, newsletters are published 4 times per month, and content is published daily. Our 4 areas of focus are Travel, Style, Food and Parenting. Under our publishing umbrella we also provide UrbanDaddies. We’re also pretty active on Youtube with UrbanMommies TV, Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter.
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Jill Amery is a mom of 2 monkeys/stormtroopers and Editor and Publisher at UrbanMommies Media. Though she’s based in Canada, her palette is mostly French and her fashion sense is decidedly Italian. When taking a break from her busy travel schedule, she can be found hosting complicated dinner parties or surfing ebay for obscure vintage gowns.. She fully embraces natural and eco-friendly ideas, but the Manolos are never too far away.
In the Office:
Colette Goh: Boston-born and Vancouver-raised , Colette is a second year Commerce student at Queen’s University. She plans on majoring in marketing with a focus on brand management and strategy. When Colette is not avidly “Pinning”, “Tumblr-ing”, or “Tweeting”, she likes to play volleyball, read food blogs, and obsess over the costumes from the pre-WWI English drama, “Downton Abbey”.
Renee Keats is our fab US Editor. She is a semi-typical Jewish American Mom (or JAM) who loves parenting almost as much as she loves blogging about it. When not subscribing or writing for random websites that incorporate her other three loves: traveling, food and knitting, Renee can be found ignoring her domestic responsibilities by attending to her high-maintence German Shepherd, and ancient Maine Coon kitty. She is the US Content Editor for Urban Mommies Media, is a jewelry enthusiast and lover of all things purple.
Nick is our webmaster extraordinaire. A Web Designer, Developer and SEO Expert with more than 10 years in web industry providing bespoke design for web and print, brand identities, e-commerce and CMS solutions, he’s a genuine, down to earth and caring individual for whom client’s satisfaction is paramount. He operates www.myreckons.com
Jessica Hollis-Brown is a stay-at-home mom who is also a professional freelance writer in her non-existent free time. Although originally from North Carolina, she currently lives in beautiful Costa Rica with her family. Although writing is her true passion she is also an avid cook who enjoys creating fun stuff in the kitchen alongside her husband of 13 years and her four awesome–and crazy–kids..
Alyssa Schottland-Bauman runs Nourished.ca and as a freelance lifestyle writer, she writes about what is hip and happening, with a focus on fitness, food, beauty and spa trends. She is inspired to write about wellness and living a healthy lifestyle and her work has appeared in NY, FITNESS, Pregnancy, InStyle, Food and Wine, Coastal Living, Spa, Seattle, Nuvo and Montecristo magazines.
Allie Samborn is a freelance writer and PR professional with a love of words.
Julie Nowell is a mom and new resident of Salt Spring Island. She writes at Julie Nowell.
Samantha Agar is a mom of 2 and exquisite writer of the Sparrow Hill Project.
•To inspire harmony, excitement and confidence in chic and discerning moms
•To be a riveting lifestyle magazine in the pregnancy and parenting world
•You CAN be a hip, sexy, environmentally-friendly MOM and still have a LIFE
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Legal Mumbo Jumbo:
We review what we like. Our ‘Featured Finds’ and curated picks are found and reviewed by us and are never paid for. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question. And if you buy something we recommend and don’t like it, please let us know but be nice to us!
We have to make a living somehow but any sponsored ads are clearly marked. We accept forms of paid advertising and sponsorship, but we clearly let you know when this is happening. It is our policy to ALWAYS tell you our true opinion – even the negative stuff.
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As much as we would love to rig the deck, weight the dice…. oh wait…we only want to do that in Vegas… We only use Random.org to choose our contest winners.