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6 Steps to Better Pay for Young and Single Moms

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By: Erica Sandberg Tips for Young Urban Moms to earn what they deserve Confession: Like many women, I’m not skilled at negotiating proper compensation. This is ironic, given that I'm a personal finance adviser. However, I have taught myself to command a fair fee. Here's how: Know the marketplace. It's critical to find out what others in your position earn. Ask around and use salaryfinder.com or salary.com.
YUM Editorial: Work-Life Balance – Testing 1-2-3

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By: Carolina Pichardo Read stories on how several Young Urban Moms achieve their work-life balance There are thousands books, workshops, and specialists dedicated to making the work-life balance idea actually work for families. Yet, when you're a young mom like me, you wonder whether there's anything that could possibly help your situation. In less than a month, my family has had to deal with bullying issues at my
10 Ways to Save Money on Just About Everything

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By: Maria Smith Young Urban Moms, check out our list of ways to save money on just about everything! 1. Have an at-home date night. Babysitters, dinner, movies, and other expenses can add up quickly. Feed the kids dinner and put them to bed early (especially if you have young ones). Then, eat a leisurely “adult” dinner, watch a $1 Red Box or Blockbuster movie and
Women’s Leadership Summit Comes to Atlanta

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By: Maria Smith Young Urban Moms take note: The National Association of Female Executives (NAFE) is bringing its Leadership Summit to Atlanta! The National Association of Female Executives (NAFE) is bringing its Leadership Summit to Atlanta. This Women’s Leadership Summit will guide participants through a day of self-discovery and action planning. Skill-building sessions cover areas of strategic thinking, power networking, career mapping, mentorship/sponsorship, self-promotion and building the
Revisiting Your New Year’s Money Resolutions

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By: Staff Report + Daily Worth Tips for Young Urban Moms to stay on track with their money resolutions and goals for this year It's been a little over a month and we hope that most of you have been on track with your money resolutions and goals for this year. If you're not, then we're here to remind you with some quick tips from the "Money Experts"
New Year’s Resolutions, Family Style

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By:  Staff Report Young Urban Moms, try to plan ahead your goals, and resolutions as a family, and include the kids in the process It's new year and you're probably going down the list of what you need to accomplish within the next twelve months: exercise more, savings, travel abroad, etc. Well, we're going to ask you to add another "goal" on that list. Your Family Although resolutions are usually about doing things
Everyday Gratitude: Your Child’s Teacher

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By: Carolina Pichardo Young Urban Moms, be grateful for the teachers that make it their profession to educate our children They're with your kids for a good portion of the day, making sure they're reading, writing and learning. Although it's not the most coveted job in the U.S., it's one of the most influential and inspiring. Just think about your favorite teacher? For that alone, we should be grateful
On Your Way to Power, Make No Excuses

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By: Staff Report Young Urban Moms, if there's one thing we know about excuses, it's that they never completely remove the problem that's really there, but we have to learn to own up to what we have to do When it comes to excuses, we know how to pile them on. We’re moms, it’s what we do. But if there's one thing that we also know about excuses,
Write Your Mission Statement

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By: Carolina Pichardo Young Urban Moms, get inspired to state your mission in terms of the different aspects of your life [caption id="attachment_2112" align="alignright" width="379" caption="Photograph by Fotocromo"][/caption] Big companies and organizations do it, so why shouldn’t mothers raising the future leaders and entrepreneurs of the world do the same? That's why we’re challenging you to think about and write your mission statement. We know it's not easy, so to
Top 5 Networking Tips for YUMs

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By: Carolina Pichardo Learn how to make the best possible first impression at any networking event as only a Young Urban Mom can! In honor of the BlogHer conference, we figured we'll give you some tips on how to make the best of any networking event. After the childcare has been arranged, an outfit has been picked and the business cards are all decked out, it's when the