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How do you discipline your kids?

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By: Staff Report Young Urban Moms, take our Facebook poll and don't forget to share what you really do to discipline your kids Discipline is such a horrible word for most young moms. How do we do it? Is there spanking involved? Is it really a race thing? Vote on our Facebook poll and don't forget to share what you do with your kids when they get
Honor Those Wrong Choices

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By: Staff Report Today's "Pinterest Thursday" pin comes from Lady Daylight's Tumblr Our Pinterest today comes from Lady Daylight's Tumblr. ©YoungUrbanMoms.com | A community, forum, and resource for Young Urban Moms everywhere!
Still Breastfeeding After 18 Months

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By: Mary Targia Almonte With this being National Breastfeeding Month, Mary Targia Almonte figured it’s about time she gives a YUM’s perspective on the breastfeeding matter Since the announcement of the Latch On NYC initiative by Mayor Bloomberg’s administration, I’ve been fuming over this topic. Actually, rewinding a little further, my "Spidey Senses" first started tingling when the controversial Time Magazine (that no one could stop talking
YUM Conference – Call for Speakers

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By: Staff Report Young Urban Moms is calling all family and parenting experts in New York City! Join us for the event of the year in New York City on Saturday, September 8th. Unlike other events, the YUM Conference takes place in the heart of the city at the Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Center. As the district with the largest concentration of families, you could pretty
Seattle Contributor: The Never-Stayed-At-Home Mom

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By: Amy Gentry Meet our new YUM contributor, Amy Gentry! She's a new stay-at-home mom just trying to balance it all out In the last year, I bought a house and moved my family of five across town, I lost two jobs and my father passed away suddenly. This all happened within a span of 8 months. I know stress. I’m able to compartmentalize quite well in order
Young Moms YOUnite on YUM

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By: Carolina Pichardo Young Urban Moms (YUM) is very proud to announce a video partnership with Young Mom YOUnite! Young Urban Moms (YUM) is very proud to announce a video partnership with Young Mom YOUnite! Young Moms YOUnite is a YouTube channel that chronicles the lives, issues, and day-to-day of young moms everywhere. Sarah and Channing started the channel in 2010, and have since added to the roster
Young Moms and Child Support

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By: Carolina Pichardo Filing for child support sounds like a simple process, but for young moms, it could be one of the most challenging and excruciating parenting tasks Filing for child support consists of a few steps: find the father, establish paternity (if necessary), establish a legal order that determines the amount, and finally to collect that payment. It may sound simple enough, but for young moms, it
Did You Honor Your Baby Daddy on Father’s Day?

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By: Carolina + Mary Your child's father has been MIA for most of their lives. Yet, when it comes to Father's Day, they're front and center to take in all the glory. Do you let your child honor them on Father's Day? Your child's father has been missing in action for most of - well - their life. Yet, when it comes to Father's Day, they're front
Young Moms in the White House – The Recap

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By: Carolina Pichardo What was a young mom doing in the White House? Thanks to LATISM and the #topblogueras, there was plenty! It’s suffice to say that never – from when we started this website – did we imagine being invited to the White House to discuss what we do for our community of young moms. However, that's what happened when Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) invited
Choices We Make and Our Kids

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By: Carolina Pichardo Our Young Urban Moms co-founder is heading to Washington D.C. and the White House, as part of LATISM's #topbloguera retreat Today, I'm heading to Washington D.C. on my way to the White House. I was selected as a #topbloguera - one of the Top Latina Bloggers across the country - for LATISM's First-Ever Top Latina Blogger Retreat. It's an incredible honor to be among this