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We’re “All In” With These Onesies Design Ideas

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By: Staff Report The Cleveland Clinic isn't the only one with the onesies magic. Try these ideas to create your own onesies fun with your little one. When Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers returned home for their first #NBAFinals game on Tuesday, it seemed like entire city cheered along for the big win—including newborns as the Cleveland Clinic. The hospital dressed
Doctors Say—Read Aloud to Baby

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By: Staff Report In a recent policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is urging doctors to talk to parents about reading to their babies, and to give books to high-risk, low-income children during office visits. Here's how to get started! We've known the importance of reading to your kids daily. It's been a common thing since Jim Trelease published the bestseller in 1970, "The Read-Aloud
Baby Name Drama

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With all of the hoopla around Kim Kardashian and Kanye’s choice in naming their daughter, North West, and now the swirling opinions around the recently released Royal baby’s name (George Alexander Louis, for those that missed the announcement), us YUMs couldn’t help but recall the drama surrounding our own baby naming processes. Mary’s Story: It dawned upon me around the fifth month of pregnancy with my daughter.
Warning – Science, Old Wives Tales and You

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By: Staff Report Young Urban Moms, what did you wish you knew while pregnant or with your newborn that you know now? We've all heard and taken heed to the warning signs, no matter how absurd or ridiculous it may sound. No drinking coffee while breastfeeding or pregnant, careful with the fish and also unwashed vegetables. Then there are the old wives tales of how cats can
Young Moms + Dating: How long should you wait?

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By: Ms. L. Thomas How long should a Young Urban Mom wait before having sex with a new partner? The responses may surprise you! After speaking with a close girlfriend about her dating frustrations, I posed a few questions to my female Twitter followers about dating and sex. I wanted to check on the dating game, since I've been out of the scene for at least
Step-Parenting: A Work in Progress

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By: Mary Targia As young moms, after a relationship ends, comes dating moms and, potentially, step-parenting When I decided to end the relationship with my BD (Baby Daddy in YUM terms, for those who are unfamiliar), my daughter was eleven months old. I knew that - if I was lucky - my daughter would have a step-father. What I didn’t know was that being in a blended family
Step-Parenting: Path Worth Taking for the Family You Want

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By: Edward Almonte While it can be a challenge, when creating a family with the right young mom, being a step-parent is worth the effort Being a step father wasn’t something that I aspired to do. In my late teens and early twenties, my mother warned me to not get involved with someone who already had children, as it complicates every relationship. Taking into account the fact
Are Bully Moms Peer-Pressured Into It?

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By: Staff Report Learn why some young moms get competitive and crazy over what other parents do and find young mother tips from other urban moms to help avoid the bullying Ever wonder why when some moms get together they get all competitive and crazy over what other parents do? According to a recent study by the University of Southern California, there is a certain activity in the
Let’s Break a Breastfeeding Record!

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By: Carolina Pichardo Join other Young Moms at Brazen Lingerie on Saturday, August 6th, for the first synchronized nursing event - "Big Latch On" - for World Breastfeeding Week On Saturday, August 6th, multiple locations and communities will take part in the first synchronized nursing event - "Big Latch On." New York City's own local stop, Brazen Lingerie, is looking to get together as many nursing moms and
Enjoy Time With Friends

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By: Carolina Pichardo Young Urban Moms, remember that the benefits of a good random night with the girls works wonders! Despite all the research supporting the need for social interaction, it seems like most moms do less and less of this. Whatever the reason, the benefits of a good random night with the girls works wonders! It increases happiness, improves memory and cognitive skills, extends life span and