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Simplifying the Season

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By: Amy Gentry Young mom Amy Gentry is giving her children the best Christmas gift yet, despite the hurdles of the year that is ending And here we are again. A year has gone by and the holidays are once again upon us. My kids (2, 3 and 11) are making their lists for Santa and grandparents and--gulp--us. The past year has included two job layoffs, unemployment, unforeseeable
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!
Making It An Inspirational, Pinterest Thursday

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By: Staff Report YUM is making this an inspirational, Pinterest Thursday! Share your pins and don't forget to follow YUM on pinterest.com/youngurbanmoms Sometimes, you just have to be like this kid. Senses gone, music blasting and firmly believing you're on the right path. Because you know what? You always are. We found this little gem on Pinterest. Don't forget to follow Young Urban Moms! ©YoungUrbanMoms.com | A community, forum, and
LATISM Salutes YUM Co-Founder

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Latinos in Social  Media (LATISM) salutes Carolina Pichardo as one of the top Latina Bloggers from across the country As part of the recognition, Carolina Pichardo will attend the First Ever Top Latina Blogger Retreat in Washington DC Washington, DC (May 17, 2012) – Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) has recognized Carolina Pichard, co-founder of Young Urban Moms, Inc., as one of the 2012 Top Latina
Reflections on Getting – Older

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By: Carolina Pichardo As a young, urban mom, I always get the same question: "So when do you stop considering yourself young?" Truth is - never As a young, urban mom, I always get the same question: "So when do you consider yourself not young?" Even now, as a newly-minted 30 year old. Truth is, whether we're 25 or 80, being a young mom is a state of mind
When I Was 17, In Honor of Trayvon

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By: Carolina Pichardo In honor of Trayvon Martin, our co-founder shares a story of when she was 17 years old and what she learned from Oprah too There's a quote my mother always told me: "Juventud, divino tesoro." It 's a common phrase that basically translates to: "Youth, divine treasure." Like most children, I never knew quite what it meant. I just knew she always uttered it at the
YUM Editorial: The Making of a Memory

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By: Carolina Pichardo Young Urban Moms, stay tuned for more stories and links as they post-in from the #LatinaMoms #DisneyMemories event in New York City There are few things in life that we remember and think back on fondly - the birth of our kids, first kiss, wedding day... These are those moments that we carry with us, ready to tell and retell anyone that's willing to
Autism, My Brother and Me

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By: Carolina Pichardo April is Autism Month, and Young Urban Moms co-founder - Carolina Pichardo - knows the effects of this condition far too well through her younger brother April is nationally recognized as Autism Month, and I wasn't sure how to approach this topic. Despite all the facts and studies and advancements, it has always been a condition I've known very little about... And am still not
Family Time, Best Gift for the Holidays

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By: Carolina Pichardo When it all comes down to it, what really matters this time of the year is the time that we enjoy with our loved ones When it all comes down to it, what really matters this time of the year is the time that we enjoy with our loved ones. Our kids will break, outgrow or play-out their toys sooner than you think (and before
Everyday Gratitude: Building Traditions

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By: Carolina Pichardo Young Urban Moms, we should always be grateful for the traditions that our families keep and create Tonight in New York City, the streets are a little brighter (and crowded), and all thanks to the Rockefeller Christmas Three Lighting Ceremony. Although over 2.5 million people travel to witness this event, the special and traditional part of it really takes place at home. Decorating and preparing for