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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.

AdviceFeaturedMoms

For roughly half of the country this is an introduction that probably seems unimaginable. This morning’s headlines paint an incredibly dire picture for our communities and our country. If you are a parent, I urge you to take pause and step in as a voice of reason for your child.

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AdviceMomsShopping

Along with turkey, Pilgrims and pumpkin pie, Thanksgiving also conjures images of a family road trip to grandma’s house. According to AAA, more than 40 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles this Thanksgiving, and nine out of ten holiday travelers will be driving. You can bet that a lot

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AdviceInspirationKiddosMoms

Halloween is creeping up on us all! If you have little ones, you’re most likely so busy with the day to day that coming up with a costume idea is still on your “to do” list. Well, lucky for you, I’ve rounded up some amazing family costume ideas thanks to

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AdviceKiddosMomsShopping

In this heated election year talking to your kids about politics is pretty much non-negotiable. Even if your son or daughter is not asking direct questions, young minds are definitely tuned in to the presidential race. Kids are trying to make sense of everything they hear, and let’s face it—campaigns

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FeaturedKiddosProduct ReviewsShopping

Being our first year of doing full-day pre-school, we had some adjusting to do when Back To School came around. First of all, I was told that I need to bring a blanket and sheet to be used during nap time. I had no idea! Once I get an idea

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