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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
Get More from a Glass of Juice

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By: Carolina Pichardo Young Urban Moms, celebrate National Fresh Squeezed Juice in the U.S. this week with some healthy kid friendly recipes This week, many are celebrating National Fresh Squeezed Juice in the U.S. and we want to join in on the fun! Welch's Grape Juice is not what's traditionally celebrated this week, but this delicious drink deserves to be part of the national juice week festivities
It’s “Breakfast for Dinner” Wednesdays

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By: Maria Smith Having breakfast for dinner can mean that Young Urban Moms have an easy, fast, affordable meal that their kids will eat Have you heard about “Meatless Mondays”? What about “Fishfry Fridays”? Now Log Cabin syrup wants you to add “Breakfast for dinner” Wednesdays to your weekly plan. Log Cabin just released new findings from their Breakfast Table Traditions survey which provided
Frumpy to Fabulous: 5 Style Tips for Moms on the Go

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By: Maria Smith Latoicha Givens, beauty blogger, founder of LuxeTips.com, and fashion-forward mom of two, has great advice to make sure “fashionable mom” is not an oxymoron Moms are the most multi-tasking people around. We are always going, going and going. Dressing for playdates, carpool, soccer practice and grocery store runs (not to mention actual “work” outside the home) can be challenging. Latoicha Givens, beauty blogger, founder
Last-Minute, Simple and Romantic Tips

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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 Sure
Going Into Labor: False Signs + How to Know It’s Time

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By: Grace Michel Expecting Moms, the best way to be prepared for labor is to learn to pay attention to your body's signals Throughout the entire experience of being pregnant, there are many emotions and anticipations about what you're going through. Knowing this, it is easy to understand why the last few weeks of a pregnancy can be the hardest to deal with mentally. Women who fear the
YUM’s Look Good Holiday Special

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By: Raedawn Johnson (OrGLAMic Beauty Blog) Young Urban Moms, do not pass up this opportunity to get a new look for the Holidays with the help of makeup artist Raedawn Johnson! Now is the time to have fashion/makeup guru, Raedawn J, create a beautiful and bold look for your holiday occasion, whether it's New Year's Eve, office party, or just because. For only $35 (originally $150), your
Everyday Gratitude: Celebrate Your Body

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By: Staff Report Young Urban Moms, remember that having an appreciation towards life begins with loving yourself! Today's post should be a simple one to follow, but it's one of those "easier said than done" type of tips. However, having an appreciation towards life begins with loving yourself. This is one of the most important lessons that we can demonstrate/show our children, especially our daughters. According to the American
Everyday Gratitude: Our Health

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By: Carolina Pichardo YoungUrban Moms, regardless of what's going on, we should always be thankful for our health Regardless of what's going on, we should always be thankful for our health. There's something powerful and wonderful about feeling healthy and taking care of ourselves. During this time of the year, it's easy to lose track of that feeling. In between the shopping lists, hosting parties and our families, we
Risks of Having Multiples

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By: Crystal Cook A woman’s body is made to carry children. The question is, how many? A woman’s body is made to carry children. The question is, how many? If we look to nature, we find the chance of conceiving natural quadruplets is 1 in 730,000. Now, with fertility treatments and in vitro fertilization, it is more common. Does nature give us the magic number? Any pregnancy has inherent