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Cyberchase Movie – 3 Spoilers

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By: Staff Report We get emotional with big milestones and moments, and seeing our favorite kids' programs celebrate big isn't an exception. That's why we're so happy to be able to be a part of the Cyberchase 100th episode, which will be coming to you on April 15th as the program's first-ever 1-hour special (please, check your local listings). For this special event, Matt, Jackie and
Despicable Me 2—Our Favorite Takeaways

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By: Staff Report If we could take one lesson from Despicable Me 2, it's to always trust our gut, and that no matter what, there's always someone trying to take over the world (or the moon). Here are our favorite takeaways from Despicable Me 2! When we last left villain-turned-good-guy, Gru, he became the guardian to the three energetic little girls—Margo, Agnes, Edith. He was
Let Us Count The Ways—To Enjoy Summer

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By: Carolina Pichardo And they're off! For us, it's a total of 75 days of total freedom. That's why we've come up with that many tips and ideas on how to fill-up your summer days. Although yesterday’s post was a bittersweet one, my daughter’s off to enjoying her summer vacation like only a New York City kid can—with friends at the playground and a bucket list that
Reyes Magos thanks to Net 10

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By Mary Targia Almonte In an attempt to give my children a true bi-cultural experience, we decided to celebrate Reyes Magos, a.k.a. Three Kings Day, this year.  In Latin American countries, the arrival of the Three Kings is defined by tremendous celebrations.  Given that we were in the midst of moving and had a house full of boxes, our celebration was, well, less than enormous. Though there
Simplifying the Season

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By: Amy Gentry Young mom Amy Gentry is giving her children the best Christmas gift yet, despite the hurdles of the year that is ending And here we are again. A year has gone by and the holidays are once again upon us. My kids (2, 3 and 11) are making their lists for Santa and grandparents and--gulp--us. The past year has included two job layoffs, unemployment, unforeseeable
What Our Conference Friends Been Up To

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By: Carolina Pichardo What have our exhibitors and sponsors been up to since the Young Urban Moms conference? Keep reading to find out! Would you believe it's been almost three months since the Young Moms Conference in New York City? So what have our sponsors and speakers been up to since? Let's find out! Freshmade NYC, Sponsor Holidays is the perfect excuse to get cooking with your child.
Ranger Rick Jr. for Your Little Adventurer

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By: Carolina Pichardo Young Urban Moms, if your kids are budding veterinarians and animal lovers, treat them to the new Ranger Rick Jr. Magazine and the accompanying iOS Appventures When you’re raising a budding veterinarian, you might as well get used to them getting into all sorts of adventures. Fortunately, Ranger Rick Jr. makes it easy for them to do it from the comfort of their reading
This Halloween, Tips to Keep Your Children Safe

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By: Carolina Pichardo Mark Cichon, DO, chair, Department of Emergency Medicine at Loyola University Health System offers young moms his Halloween Safety tips As I write this, our Halloween plans are in limbo. Many of the activities we normally do have been cancelled or move due to Hurricane Sandy. My daughter, who had several Halloween costumes up her sleeves, is sticking to her Bumblebee set and just
Meet Our Sponsors: Hotel Transylvania

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By: Staff Report Kids who attend our Young Moms conference will receive posters, candy and activity books from the animated comedy, Hotel Transylvania! Young Urban Moms (YUM) is proud to announce our first-ever, groundbreaking conference for Young Moms in New York City on Saturday, September 8th. Please join us in welcoming our team of speakers, panel experts and most importantly, community friends. Kids will receive posters, candy and
Quick Tips on a Stress Free Summer

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By: Staff Report Here are some tips and ideas for Young Urban Moms on how to minimize the complaining, get everyone on board and enjoy the summer For most of us that aren't going away this summer with our families, it's easy to fantasize about how much fun we're going to make it - regardless. It's gonna be a good one, even if we have to kill