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YUM Opinion Piece: Should We Care About Teen Mom Sex Tape?

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By: Carolina Pichardo Will Teen Mom's sex tape affect what society thinks of teen moms? I don't think so. When MTV first launched Teen Mom reality show, I watched the first few episodes, mostly to give it the benefit of the doubt (what with all the bad reviews it was receiving) and hoping it wouldn't make us look too bad. Would it display teen moms in a
What Would You Do, If a Stranger Hit Your Child?

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By: Carolina Pichardo What would you do if your child was slapped by a stranger and called the n-word to top it? Imagine being in a plane, restaurant, or on a park bench sitting with your fussy toddler. He's crying, you're trying hard to calm him down, and yet it isn't enough. When suddenly, someone leaps in and just slaps your child in the face. Sounds absurd,
The Not-So-Lovely Valentine’s Day Gift

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By: Carolina Pichardo When my tween got a necklace as a Valentine's Day gift, I didn't think she should keep it. She came home excited that day, as she usually does. There's always a little boy that tells her he has a crush on her, or friends that give her the sweetest of gifts on Valentine's Day. "Look what I got," she said, showing me a box
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
Young Moms Conference Agenda

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By: Staff Report Join us for our Young Moms Conference on Saturday, September 8th in New York City from 1-5pm Young Urban Moms (YUM) is proud to announce our first-ever, groundbreaking conference for Young Moms in New York City on Saturday, September 8th from 1:00-5:00pm. Please join us in welcoming our team of speakers, panel experts and most importantly, community
Meet Our Networking Sponsors: Darling Coffee

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By: Staff Report Please join us in welcoming our local coffee shop,  Darling Coffee to the Young Urban Moms conference in NYC 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. Nick and Nichole (along with baby Milo)
Meet Our Media Sponsors: The Manhattan Times + Bronx Free Press

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By: Staff Report Young Urban Moms (YUM) welcomes our Young Moms Conference Media Sponsors, The Manhattan Times & Bronx Free Press 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. The
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
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