Posts tagged city life
A Modern Day Monarchy: Finally

It’s the photo that made the world collectively take a breath. What shouldn’t be jarring in 2019 actually was.. Seeing Meghan’s mom -a proud black woman- standing next to Queen Elizabeth who represents the most exclusive white member’s club in the world was a beautiful sight to behold. Our own Dallia reflects on why baby Archie is the most important royal baby yet.

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Infertility & Dads: Why We Need Emotional Support Too

People who live in expensive cities wait the longest on average to start a family, making infertility an issue that disproportionally affects city communities. One dad reached out anonymously to Citykin to share his story, bringing up issues on why the issue is still a silent one and how dads are often left out of the support systems.

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Please Don’t Touch My Kid’s Hair

How would you feel if strangers on the street came up and touched your child’s hair? This was the reality one family experienced until they felt driven to chop off their son’s gorgeous curls. This powerful essay from a London mom who is in a mixed race marriage opens up why touching her son’s hair has a deeper, more disturbing connotation and she wants to start talking about it.

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American Wife Interviews British Hubby About March Madness

Its warming up… spring has sprung… but all I can think about is my favorite dark pub four blocks from my house where I will be hunkering down in late March... You Americans may secretly pine for our royals, accents (admit it) and our proximity to Europe, but for me, March Madness is something to be very proud of.

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Apartment hunting in NY: It almost killed my family.

This is part 1 of Citykin's "Pimp Your Rental" series. Follow Citykin co-founder Patrice Poltzer’s forced move from her Brooklyn apartment of five years to needing to find her new family home in only a few weeks and with strict parameters. Tired of living like a college student for most of her adult live, she decides this new apartment is going to be baller. There is only one problem. She sucks at all things home and design. Enter, Emily Rickard..a designer whose talent knows no bounds and who has never met a crappy NYC rental she couldn't transform. Follow along on our journey that is known as, “Pimp Your Rental.”

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A Guide To The Crazy World Of New York Kindergarten

I never imagined I’d be sending my kid to school in New York City as don’t only crazy people do that?! But as I was logging schools into my Master excel spreadsheet I started realizing that I enjoyed this way too much.

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