Entries by Kim Negri

TIOT: How To Tell Your Parents You Need Space

It’s Talk It Out Tuesday!

“How do you let your parents know you can handle being a mom and need space to learn and figure things out on your own?”

Becoming a young mom isn’t easy and at first your parents want to help you A LOT! But after a few months you finally have the ropes figured out and it can be really hard to tell your parents that it’s time for them to back off and give you some breathing room! We don’t want to hurt their feelings, but at the same time we want to have the room to parent our own kids.

The Spotlight is on: Kim Negri

It’s time to meet… me! Wanna get into the life of a YMC admin? Here’s your sneak peek into my crazy life raising two beautiful daughters. Being an admin for Young Mom’s Club has been one of the most humbling experiences of my life. I am amazed every day by the stories that come in from all of our inspiring young moms, so I felt that it was time for me to share my story. I can tell you my road has NOT been an easy one, but I wouldn’t change a thing.

TIOT: Giving Birth as a Young Mom

It’s Talk It Out Tuesday!

“Do you have a birthing story to share with an expectant young mom?”

Pregnancy can be scary at any age, but especially as a young, pregnant teen. One of our followers wanted to know if any of the other young moms out there have birthing stories that they could share with us. So we asked… and you answered! Here are a few of the stories:

The Spotlight is on: Brynn Jestes

Meet Brynn (and Rhyse)! This young mom is pushing the limits and has dealt with so many challenges that some of us couldn’t even imagine, but she’s kicking life’s ass everyday! I’ll admit that when I first read her pregnancy story, I got emotional because she really had to deal with a lot of negativity and complications with her son’s health and her own. But as you read on you will be stunned with the accomplishments she’s made as a teen mom….

The Spotlight is on: Hannah Millet

So we’ve decided to try something new! We would like to welcome Hannah as our first Spotlight Young Mom who is still in the pregnancy stage of motherhood! Hannah is a pregnant teen who is expecting her first baby and wants to share her story. Read about her story so far and what she has already been dealing with before even having her son.

How Kristen Marie Leimann Did It

Getting ready to help her daughter with through her pregnancy and motherhood, find out how Kristen Marie was able to write her success story as a young mom herself. Find out how a teen mom coming from a broken home made sure to do everything she could to make sure her daughter had a better life and was able to turn her own life into a wonderful story with a happy ending!

Mercola’s Top 5 Fun Outdoor Activities for You and Your Baby

Being a first-time parent is undoubtedly challenging, and many young mommies and daddies often take great caution when handling their infant. Some are even afraid to take their baby outside, and end up being cooped up inside the house for weeks or even months after giving birth. But there’s no reason to fear going outside. In fact, the fresh air and change of scenery may be great for you and your child.