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Dana

Dana Holmes is a proud Brooklyn mom and founder of Metro Mom Club, a source for urban moms who want to stay stylish while raising thoughtful, brilliant, bad ass city kids. She has been writing about etiquette, occasions, gift ideas, trends and family fun for more than a decade and has been interviewed by the New York Times, Associated Press, TODAY in NY and many, many more.

AdviceFeaturedInspirationMomsPregnancy

If you’ve been following MMC for a while, you know about my convoluted story of trying to get pregnant. So, when our second rainbow baby (baby that comes after a miscarriage) arrived we were over the moon thrilled. But let me back up. I want to tell you about my

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AdviceFeaturedKiddosMoms

Getting into the swing of things when kids head back to school is tough. It’s even more tough if it’s your first or second year of pre-school for your family because of separation anxiety, unfamiliar time crunch and wake up times, not to mention so many new people and environments.

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FeaturedMoms

This next Wonder Mom, Viki Sater, comes from Long Island, NY, and is the heart, brains – and name! – behind Viki’s Granola. In 2009, Viki donated a batch of homemade granola to her daughter’s school event and, after receiving overwhelmingly positive feedback, decided to turn her culinary creation into

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AdviceFeaturedKiddosShopping

Weaning is the stuff of which classic baby photos are made (pureed beets all over everything, anyone?) and watching your baby learn about food can be one of the most fun parts of parenthood. Like pretty much everything else to do with parenting, practice makes perfect. …Having the right equipment,

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FeaturedInspirationMoms

Wonder Mom Shira Berk has always been drawn to creativity and uniqueness. After spending eight years working in the music industry and peaking as the Director of PR at Rolling Stone Magazine, she ended her corporate life to pursue a new path. With a dream of always wanting to start

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