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How Hard Would You Go to Keep a Man?

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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
Babysitting On Site – Kid’s Night Out, Parent’s Night Off

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By: Staff Report Please join us in welcoming Kid's Night Out, Parent's Night Off (PNO-KNO)! Free babysitting + child care will be available for YUM conference attendees 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. Thank
Young Moms YOUnite: Loving Our Kids

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By: Staff Report Kids love to help. And sometimes, we kind of just have to let them. It's what brings us moments like these Kids love to help. And sometimes, we kind of just have to let them. It's what brings us moments like these. Thanks to SarahWallFlower for reminding us. ◊◊◊◊◊◊◊◊◊ Related Links Young Moms YOUnite on YUM Everyday Gratitude: Building Traditions Find the Silver Lining in Parenting ©YoungUrbanMoms.com | A community,
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
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 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
Young Moms + Dating: How long should you wait?

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By: Ms. L. Thomas How long should a Young Urban Mom wait before having sex with a new partner? The responses may surprise you! After speaking with a close girlfriend about her dating frustrations, I posed a few questions to my female Twitter followers about dating and sex. I wanted to check on the dating game, since I've been out of the scene for at least
We’re Not Trying to Make It Look Easy

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By: Carolina Pichardo Take a look at real young moms for inspiration. See Teenage Mothers who are more than the collection of "Teen Moms" gracing the cover of every magazine For the last few months, I've been reading a lot about the Casey Anthony case, followed every criticism/post of MTV's Teen Mom (which just launched it’s 3rd season), and even been on the overall lookout for teen
Most Wanted Deadbeat BabyDaddy

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By: Dawn La Rosa Guest blogger and fellow Young Urban Mom, Dawn La Rosa, puts her deadbeat babydaddy on blast with t-shirts and this post My story with my (hopefully sooner than later) soon to be ex-husband is this... We met about 5-yrs. ago, through mutual friends. We became friends first and that later developed into more. I knew he had 3 other children from past relationships (1 not
Community Building Begins at Home

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By: Carolina Pichardo For Young Urban Moms, getting your kids outdoors is a little more challenging. But according to new research, it's all a matter of setting up your community for success Despite the rainy, Spring weather in New York City, my daughter insists on going out to play with her friends, ride on her scooter and skate around. I feel for her. After a brutally cold season, we're