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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
Meet Our Exhibitors: Renee Eva Pena

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By: Staff Report Young Urban Moms, please join us in welcoming our conference exhibitor, Renee Eva Pena of The Kid Maven 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. Name: Renee Eva Pena Organization: The Kid Maven Renee Eva
Meet Our Speakers: Geneva Farrow

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By: Staff Report Meet the Young Moms' Conference Movers + Shakers! 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. Name: Geneva Farrow Organization: A Young Mother's D.R.E.A.M. (YMD) Geneva Farrow is the Executive Director and Founder of A
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
Young Moms Conference in NYC

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By Staff Report Join us for the Young Urban Moms Conference in NYC on Saturday, September 8th! Co-founder, Carolina Pichardo, is organizing the first-ever young moms conference and event in Northern Manhattan in New York City. This conference will feature terrific family workshops from local organizations, wellness tips and panels by The SPEACH and Healthy Kids in the Heights, as well as sessions with the one-and-only nonprofit, A
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
YUM Connect: Place to Be, WEST Conference

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By: Staff Report Join the 3rd Annual WEST Conference - “Tenacity: Triumph Over Trials” at the North Academic Center of City College of New York on Saturday, March 31st, 2012 The 3rd Annual WEST Conference - “Tenacity: Triumph Over Trials” The North Academic Center of City College of New York Saturday, March 31st, 2012 (8:30am to 3:00p.m.) Morning Keynote Speaker Liz Black lizblack.com She hosts “Sunday Praise” on 107.5 WBLS  and is the founder of the New Mercies Café,
Interviewing Strategies – Career Workshops in NYC

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By: Staff Report Young Urban Moms, join us for an evening of career strategizing and confidence-building You know what they say about first impressions. That’s especially true when you’re networking or getting ready to interview for the career or job of your dreams. Should you wear a traditional pencil skirt? Maybe a nice pant-suit would work better? What about colors? Should you stick to blue, black and
What’s Your Excuse?

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By: Carolina Pichardo Young Urban Moms, join feminist icon and author, Gloria Feldt, on her "Power to You" book tour When it comes to accomplishing our goals and dreams as women, we could think of everything and anything NOT to get the job done. Although most of those excuses are valid, whether tending to our families, going back to school or advancing in our careers. They shouldn't
Measure of Your Child’s Status Update

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By: Carolina Pichardo Read about "National Words Matter Week" and find parenting tips from other young moms on how to teach your kids to measure their words online This week is all about grammar and writing with teachers/schools everywhere celebrating "National Words Matter Week." Although literacy in our country has always suffered, the use of social media hasn't made it any better. Kids continue to change the look and