How Hard Would You Go to Keep a Man?
By: Staff Report
Do women with low self- esteem try harder to keep a man? Dr. Chris Bale of the University of Huddersfield took a study and seems to think so.
We all enjoy treating our man to a little something-something, whether it's a surprise date, some nice lingerie, or a gift they've always wanted. It seems, however, that there are a few of us that
A Boy Likes My Daughter (Gasp)!
By: Mary Targia Almonte
A boy likes my (soon- to- be) ten year old daughter. Not only does a boy like my fourth-grader daughter, but he is becoming more and more vocal about it by the day. But wait, there’s more…she likes him back! Now, while I’m honored and grateful (not to mention relieved) that she trusts me enough to confide in
Step-Parenting: A Work in Progress
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
Last-Minute, Simple and Romantic Tips
By: Staff Report
Young Urban Moms, regardless of how you celebrate Valentine's Day, adding a little romance into your week is never a bad idea
Regardless of how you celebrate Valentine's Day, you have to admit that adding a little romance into your week is never a bad idea.
We've listed some simple, effective and often forgotten way to make this day special.
Chocolate, Chocolate and More Chocolate
Keeping the Peace With the In-Laws
By: Christina Spencer
Young Urban Moms, if your in-laws are always in your business, you can find ways to keep them involved without them overwhelming your life
When you get married, you inevitably take on a new family. This could be either a wonderful addition, or a complete nightmare. If your in-laws are always in your business, you can find ways to keep them involved without them
When Your Ex Won’t Comply
By: Lauren Bove
For single moms, sharing custody is not easy, but keeping your cool and following these guidelines will help you deal more smoothly with your ex
When it comes to sharing custody, dealing with an ex-spouse could be tricky business. If you keep your cool and follow basic guidelines, however, you can smooth out the rough spots and continue moving forward.
Keep the Court Orders Handy
YUMs Answer: “Where is Daddy?”
By: Christina Spencer
Single moms, here is what to tell the kids when their daddy doesn't show up again
It’s his time to pick up the kids, but—as usual— he's a no-show. Now we're left with crying kids and are forced to pick up the pieces. We would love to tell them he’s not worth the tears, but they have to learn that lesson on their own.
What Great Dads Do
By: Denise Calaman
Fathers who take the time to be involved with their kids are helping to mold their lives
There is a dwindling species walking among us, and it's in danger of becoming extinct. That endangered species is the “great dad.” Now more than ever before, a large majority of children are growing up in single-parent households (most often being raised by their mother).
Fortunately, every so
Life and Sex: Tips on Quickies
By: Ashley Haugen
A healthy, active sex life is vital for all Young Urban Moms; so find the time to get it on with your partner, even if its a quickie!
It's common knowledge that with the arrival of kids, comes the departure of an active sex life. If you're lucky enough to have the energy, after putting in your hours at work, then props to you.
Carving Out Guilt-Free Couple Time
By: Wendy Helfenbaum
For Young Urban Moms, finding time alone with their partners is crucial to keep the relationship strong
We snuck out at dawn, exhausted but exhilarated, careful not to awaken the three-year-old sleeping angel upstairs. Our mission? To carve out some much-needed couple time by taking an overnight trip to catch a show. We giggled like teenagers as we removed the car seat and loaded