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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
Free Youth Stamp Club in NYC

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By: Staff Report Heads up Young Urban Moms! The Free Youth Stamp Club is a great learning program for children in Grade 4 and up Free Youth Stamp Club starts on Saturday, September 15th at 10am at the Collectors Club on 22nd East 35th Street. Please e-mail collectorsclub@verizon.net or call (212) 683-0559 for more information. Great learning program for children in Grade 4 and up. ©YoungUrbanMoms.com | A
Young Moms Conference FAQs – You Want to Know

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By: Staff Report These are the most Frequently Asked Questions we've received on the Young Moms Conference. We're very excited about this event and can't wait to meet you all! Do I have to sign up somewhere? Although attendees will be able to register at the door, online registration (prior to the event) is preferred. Our sponsors provided us with a limited amount of swag and goodies, and
Meet Our Exhibitors: Word Up Books

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By: Staff Report Young Urban Moms, please join us in welcoming our community friends, Word Up Books 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. Word Up is a multi-language, general-interest community bookshop and arts space in
My Daughter’s Posse

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By: Amy Gentry Our YUM Contributor explains her family arrangement after divorce, and how it's worked for her - and most importantly - for her daughter In 2005, I became a divorcee. Not something I ever thought I’d be, but the papers had been signed and agreements on how to raise a daughter in separate homes had been made. The divorce had been my doing and was
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
Young Mom, Gloria Malone – Heading to BlogHer

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By: Carolina Pichardo Young Urban Moms is very excited to help Gloria Malone of teenmomnyc.com attend her first #BlogHer in New York City I was given the opportunity to go to BlogHer in 2010, when it was first in New York City. YUM was only a few months old at the time. I didn't know much about the conference or blogging - or whether I was good enough
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
Quick Tips on a Stress Free Summer

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By: Staff Report Here are some tips and ideas for Young Urban Moms on how to minimize the complaining, get everyone on board and enjoy the summer For most of us that aren't going away this summer with our families, it's easy to fantasize about how much fun we're going to make it - regardless. It's gonna be a good one, even if we have to kill