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Watch Out—Moody and Pregnant Coming Through!

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By: Carolina Pichardo Did you know exercising could help change (for the better) a pregnant woman's mood? See how this young mom is trying to implement a few yoga stretches into her morning routine. These past few months have been rough with this pregnancy, but mostly for my closest friends and family. I have barked and yelled—and insulted a good few of them! However, they have all
Meet Our Speakers: Nancy Bruning, MPH

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By: Staff Report Young Urban Moms (YUM) is proud to announce our first-ever, groundbreaking conference for Young Moms in New York City. Please join us in welcoming our speaker, Nancy Bruning! 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
YUM Editorial: Dinner Ideas All This Week

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By: Carolina Pichardo Young Urban Moms, enjoy parenting tips on creating delicious dinners using healthy, kid friendly recipes from The Refined Chef! Halloween is right around the corner. Before you know it, you'll be sledding down department stores with a shopping list, travel plans and wondering what hit you. Are our lives soon bound to get that busy? Chances are that, yes. Well, in order to make at least
Tips for Surviving Motherhood with Chronic Fatigue

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By: Tiffani Burnett-Velez A fellow Young Urban Mom shares her story on raising children and running a household while battling CFIDS I lived with Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS) for many years before I even realized I had it. All I knew was that I was extremely exhausted, to the point of feeling like I was fighting an eternal battle with the flu. This made every little
My Daughter, Best Friend and Breast Cancer

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By: Carolina Pichardo Young Urban Moms' co-founder, Carolina Pichardo, shares with us how breast cancer touched her life It was a little difficult to write this year's final post for "Breast Cancer Awareness Month." We wanted it to be informational, but also personal. Because after all, breast cancer affected me also. A couple of years ago, a good friend of mine—Analia Chrismas—was diagnosed with breast cancer. This was years
How YUMs Do It: Are You Beach-Body Ready?

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By:  Frankie Charles Simple tips for Young Urban Moms in order to get your body in shape for beach season Bathing suit season is here and along with being decidedly pale from a long winter, many YUMs have the additional stress of a few extra pounds left over from pregnancy or eating a few too many cookies. If you’re looking to take the shock out of this
Fitting in Fitness


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By Annie Mueller Young moms can fit exercise into their everyday, regular family routine Every now and then I have moments of epiphany. From the depths of my Mommy-mush brain a little idea struggles to emerge, pushing out of the cobwebs of daily life and into a tiny crystal-clear space of possibility. (I think it is right behind my eyebrows.) And there, one day, a timid little idea