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Movember Mustaches
Movember Mustaches
Movember Mustaches

Goin’ With the GentleMo’

It’s here.  November.  Men discover freedom from shaving and women, well, skip kissing for a while in order to save the sensitive skin around their lips as the stubble grows in.  We at UrbanMommies fully support philanthr...
 
For Moms
 
UrbanMommies Readers Survey
UrbanMommies Readers Survey
UrbanMommies Readers Survey

2013 Reader’s Survey

Thanks for filling out our reader survey! All of the information is confidential and helps us to shape our content. It’s hard to find extra time when you’re a Mom and we don’t want to waste one second of yours...
 
Travel
 
Photo Tips for Family Vacations
Photo Tips for Family Vacations
Photo Tips for Family Vacations

Photo Tips for Family Vacations

We’ve all been there.  You know, the one where you drop big bucks on a great camera and when you see your special vacation photos later you cringe.  I thought it was sunny in Cancun.  Wow little Suzy’s face looked s...

 
For Moms
 
Nicholas Lim Fraiche
Nicholas Lim Fraiche
Nicholas Lim Fraiche

Chef Nicholas Lim takes on a Fraiche Approach

Though we were completely enamoured with Chef Carol Chow, Fraîche Restaurant has a new culinary talent at the helm. Classically trained at the Dubrulle Culinary Institute, Chef Nicholas Lim quickly climbed the kitchen ranks at ...
 
Kids
 
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focus-on-performance
focus-on-performance

Kaylyn Kyle and Soflens®

As I have mentioned in the past, when the world around me is fuzzy and unclear, I become dizzy and my confidence level gets a huge jolt – and not in a good way.  Youth in sports at a competitive level must experience this as we...
 
Shopping Reviews
 
Rock that Coat Coquitlam
Rock that Coat Coquitlam
Rock that Coat Coquitlam

How to Rock Your Winter Coat

UrbanMommies had the pleasure of taking part in one of the smartest, inspired fashion events of the season.  Coquitlam Centre set up an area divided into four sections.  Stylist Catherine Dunwoody pulled coats for each of the m...

 
Recipes
 

Mexican Crockpot Chili Tacos

There’s nothing quite like pleasing your whole family with a meal you made in about 3 minutes.  As part of our new ‘taco Tuesday’ tradition I pulled out the slow cooker and created a healthy, bean-filled chili...
 
Shopping Reviews
 
Pink Tartan Washable
Pink Tartan Washable
Pink Tartan Washable

Kim Newport-Mimran’s Top Ten Tips for Effortless Style

What a coup.  Washable, tailored and stylish pieces that are WASHABLE.  Maybe I said that already.  Kim Newport-Mimran, President and Creative Director of Pink Tartan, has joined forces with Tide Pods to create The Washable Col...