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Community Stars – The 2008 Top Ten List

Are you finally ready to bite the bullet, back up your plans with action and move your family into a community that really supports green living? If so, help is at your fingertips. Our New Urban Mom Top Ten New Urban Communities List for Fall 2008 is HERE! In this list you’ll see pictures and

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The Leisureville Alarm – Meet the Author

Last week I reviewed nationally acclaimed and New York Times reviewed book, Leisureville. In today’s podcast I have an interview with the book’s author Andrew Blechman. A former Los Angeles Times reporter, Andrew Blechman conducted the most in-depth research into the retirement community boom in America. These aren’t just small, benign communities dotting the landscape

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New Urban Mom Show No. 12 – College, Career, Family & Biz

Today’s show spans the gamut – from an update on my daughter’s college decisions to an interview with a Yale educated mom who realized that having it all didn’t necessarily mean “juggling” career and family. Christine Lowe Woolard decided that family meant more to her than her career. So she left her career to tend

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A Contest for your Senses

UPDATE: **WE HAVE A WINNER** The winner of this beautiful Scentsy package is Arika Liddiard. Arika said in her comments that between toddlers and new babies, her home’s dirty diaper quotient is calling out for Scentsy’s safe and sweet smelling sensations. Congratulations Arika and thank you to Laurie Ayers of Scentsy for sponsoring July’s contest!

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Hard to Go Vegan on July 4th Weekend

I’ve been thinking about it and I’m not really certain that I can go vegan…yet. I’m pretty convinced by the argument that our modern means of keeping animals for slaughter and the slaughtering process itself contributes to our ill health and harms the environment. Hopefully with all this attention there will be an increasing effort

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Moms and Dads – Your Last Assignment: TEENS

After a child is born both parents and kids become the stars of the family. Hey we brought new life into the world and the future seems bright. Then come the comic years…toddlers and primary school aged kids are so cute. They do say the funniest things and they keep us in stitches as they

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New Urban Mom Podcast – Show #3: Living in the Moment

On this week’s show we talk about living in the moment and taking the time to appreciate gifts like a new season, or the conversation of the person sitting next to us at home and all the day to day stuff that we sometimes take for granted but are really the “feature show” part of our

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