11 posts categorized "urbanMama Specials"

uM & inPortland

July 12, 2007

uM sends heartfelt thanks to Su-jin Yim (an urbanMama herself) and Olivia Bucks (an urbanMama-to-be) at the Oregonian for featuring urbanMamas in this week's inPortland, "Web site, offshoot click with city moms". Inportland_um_2
Thank you to all of your who've emailed support, and not just today.

For all of those new to the site: Welcome!

urbanMamas is an open community that thrives because so many mamas and papas care to share their experiences and thoughts with the rest of us. We are a valuable resource to one another, even though no two parenting experiences are the same. We love the respect that has grown among our community. We love the diversity among us - we are first-time parents, we are long-time parents, we are stay-at-home moms and dads, we are working mamas and papas. Thanks once again for making urbanMamas all that it is.

05.04.2007 - Naked Mamas Party

May 02, 2007

Black Wagon and urbanMamas team up to create a new twist on an old favorite, the naked lady party!  This event is for mamas only! 

Be prepared for clothing flying through the air, the ultimate friendly fire, while women beg, borrow and steal new favorites from friends new and old to spruce up their wardrobe.

Don’t expect well-worn maternity bras, or granny panties!  These mamas are swapping their pre-loved garb in an evening of fun, recycling, and bonding.  Low-rise boot cut jeans don’t fit like they used to?  Cute camis too snug for your post-baby boobs?  Your previously favorite purse not big enough for wipes and dipes?  Don’t fret!  Barter ‘em away in exchange for your hot new mamalicious gear.  One mama’s trash is another mama’s treasure!

Sip wine, enjoy nibbles, and meet new friends for the evening,.  All items at Black Wagon will be 20% off during the Naked Mamas Party.  Great gifts from N. Mississippi boutiques like Flutter and Gypsy Chic will be up for grabs, too!  And - for those who have yet to meet up with other urbanMamas - come on down and get to know this fine community at the Naked Mamas Party!

Portland’s urbanMamas.com is a community of like-minded mamas and papas, facilitating connections on-line and in -person with resources for everything from breastfeeding support to childcare references and a guide for fun activities for children.

As a community based store for babies, kids and their style conscious parents, Black Wagon is excited to focus on Portland mamas for this evening of fun with other mamas!

Friday, May 4th

6:30 - 9:00 PM

3964 N. Mississippi Ave

Please RSVP in the comments!


Children's Art Supplies Study

February 22, 2007

We've gotten information about a study that some urbanFamilies may be interested in...

Study Details:
The project is focused on children's art supplies and will be conducted by SmartRevenue on behalf of a leading children's art supplies manufacturer. Participants will meet one of SmartRevenue's researchers at a local retailer to participate in a short, mock-shopping trip. After the shop-along participants will engage in a brief 12-15 minute interview on their shopping habits and history.

Participants will receive $25 dollars after the completion of the interview.

Friday, Saturday, and Sundays from March 3rd -March 25th 2007

Eligible Participants:
* A mother with at least one child in your household between the ages of 2 and 10 years
* Have purchased Children's Art Supplies in the past 12 months
* Are open to purchasing Children's Art Supplies in the next 6 months

Contact Us:
Interested candidates should email Anne Dougherty, SmartRevenue Children's Art Supplies Study Director at crayons@smartrevenue.com to schedule an appointment. Be sure to include "Portland urbanMamas" in the subject line.

Special Offer - Zenana Spa & Wellness Center

December 17, 2006

Special Offer! Available until December 31st, 2006!

Are you looking for the perfect last minute gift for that special someone? Now you can bring a smile to a loved one's face and give yourself a gift at the same time!

Happy Holidays from Zenana Spa and Wellness Center!

Mention this offer when you purchase a
Zenana Spa Gift Card and receive a $10 gift card for yourself
(or someone else!)
for every $100 you spend on your gift!

Bella Stella Christmas Hysteria Sale

December 05, 2006

Thanks to all the mamas who have been supporting our great Portland resale and consignment shops. We've just gotten email from Bella Stella, who tells us how responsive the urbanMamas community has been. Bella Stella lets us know:

Bella Stella is having a second wave Christmas Hysteria Sale. Dec 4th through Dec 8th, all new Melissa and Doug toys will be 20% off. That includes the big stuff too like train tables, doll houses, easels...
Plus a special for UrbanMamas only: mention Urban Mamas and get 3 pairs of BabyLegs for the price of 2.

The Tiny Footprints Program

November 30, 2006

Create an Eco-Healthy Environment with the Tiny Fooprints Program. The Oregon Environmental Council’s Tiny Footprints’ website is an online resource which helps identify eco-healthy options for raising children. The website includes parks that don't use pesticides, eco-healthy childcare facilities, plastics should you consider avoiding, and eco-healthy baby gifts. Or if you are just getting started, check out Tiny Footprints’ eco-healthy baby shower kit which is a great way to get family and friends involved at the beginning of a child's life.

For more information on this program, please call Sara Leverette at (503) 222-1963 x105. Would you like a Tiny Footprints Baby Shower Kit? Please email saral@oeconline.org.

Time out for Teachers

November 29, 2006

urbanMamas, we got wind of a great idea and offer.  The 5th Avenue Suites offers a very special package called "Time Out for Teachers".  It's $89 for a Deluxe Room and $99 for a one-bedroom suite.  The day of luxury includes complimentary valet parking, an evening wine reception, and coffee & tea service in the morning.  It sounds like a wonderful treat for all the teachers that do hard work educating our children.  The special runs now through January 8, 2007; from March 16 to April 9; and from May 25 to 29.  Sounds like it could be a great group gift for the teachers in your lives!

If you or a friend or if any of your children's teachers/care providers would be interested, please feel free to pass this on them.

Another UrbanMamas Bargain

November 19, 2006

We had our family photos taken yesterday by Shayne Berry at Catchlight Photography and we had a great time. We met at the park and the three of us basically chased Anders around and tried to keep him from jumping into the duckpond! A fellow mama of a toddler boy, she seemed to appreciate his energy and was unphased by his unwillingness to sit down for a family photo. Can't wait to see the results! Shayne has just emailed me this special urbanMamas promotion:
***Catchlight Photography is offering an UrbanMamas special!***
Shayne at Catchlight specializes in Modern Portraiture for Families.
Through December 20th, mention UrbanMamas and $100 will get you an hour-long session and a disc of all photos which can be taken to any lab for prints and enlargements. 
See her site for more info:  www.shayneberry.com

Buy a Chinook at Milagros for uM!

November 18, 2006

Did ya see, did ya see?  Milagros, in an effort to support urbanMamas and Chinook Book, will donate $5 for every Chinook Book sold at Milagros from now until the end of the year. The Chinook Book 2007 could be a great gift for teachers or friends. So, hurry over to Milagros and know that each Chinook Book bought will also support urbanMamas.

If you'd rather make a purchase online, you can do so here.

Get your Chinook Book here!

November 14, 2006

We have been using the Chinook Book since we moved to Portland three years ago. We had bookful of instant suggestioins on organic food and dining, locally-made products, fun outings around town, and where to buy gear for different seasons or sports. What was even better was that we had coupons for them all!

urbanMamas.com has teamed with Chinook Book to raise funds to keep our online community going and growing. Purchase a book online for $22 (includes shipping) and $5 will be donated to urbanMamas. Support us and support local!

Now until December 31st, buy your 2007 Chinook Book HERE.

Beautiful Affordable Photography

November 08, 2006

Lisa Warninger Photography is offering a $40 portrait session in November!  This is an excellent opportunity to have your children photographed. For those pregnant mama's, book your session in November and schedule your portraits at a later date.

Lisa only schedules two sessions a day, and will book fast, so call early!

Visit: http://www.lisawarninger.com

Ring: 971.678.4128