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Finding Dory and Accidental Trailer Screening | YummyMummyClub.ca

Young fans eager to see Finding Dory were in for a surprise. They were treated instead to their first R-rated trailer, Sausage Party.

Staff at a cinema in Concord, California were deeply apologetic for the gaffe after airing the adult-rated preview.


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Jun
29
2016

Selfie Teen Trolled by Her DAD

Most embarrassing. ever.

Dad duplicates teens selfies | YummyMummyClub.ca

When it comes to embarrassing your teenager, Chris aka Burr Martin (no, not that Chris Martin) has just raised the bar incredibly high.

The Washington-based comedian and podcaster recreated his daughter's Snapchat selfies, to hilarious effect. Where his daughter Cassie aims for cute, Martin mostly just looks constipated and... something we can't quite put our finger on. 

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Disney Zootopia Deleted Scene | YummyMummyClub.ca

The downside of the digital age is having to re-watch the Disneys a gazillion times. The upshot is - sometimes - bonus features. Not so with Zootopia, though. 

A deleted scene from the animated movie has parents counting their lucky chickens it stayed on the cutting room floor because the alternative would have been a much darker tale.

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Jun
27
2016
Summer Skin Burn Safety | YummyMummyClub.ca

While most parents are scrupulous about slathering on sunscreen on our children, few of us are aware of the summer staple that can cause terrible burns to a tot's delicate skin.

While riding the current heatwave, Arizona mom Dominique Woodger decided to let her 9-month-old boy cool off in the baby pool.

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Jun
24
2016
Apples Teach Bullying Lesson | YummyMummyClub.ca

I know, I know, it's the last day of school for millions of kids everywhere, and they aren't the only ones sprinting for the finish line. But before you relegate the backpack to the closet, you'll want to recreate this teacher's clever bullying lesson - using only a couple of red apples - at home.

Rosie Dutton, a teacher in Birmingham, England, recently took to Facebook describing the experiment. First, she repeatedly tapped and gently dropped one of the apples on the floor before class without telling the kids.

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Pregnancy loss and Miscarriage Tattoo | YummyMummyClub.ca

Everyone reacts to loss in different ways. When a California woman miscarried her first child at seven weeks pregnant, she went out and got a tattoo.

Rather than trying to forget the experience, 31-year-old Joan Bremer decided to leave a lasting mark on her body as a reminder of what she went through.

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Jun
22
2016

This, Ladies, is How you Deal With Cellulite

Give it the Ashley Graham Treatment

What to Do About Cellulite | YummyMummyClub.ca

What does a top model do when a photograph reveals her cellulite? Well, she could beg Google to pull that baby down post-haste, or pray that the Photoshopping gods work their magic and make it disappear.

Not Ashley Graham, though. The model was recently pictured bicycling and generally enjoying life. Her cellulite clearly on display in her summery dress. 

Did she freak out and throw her toys?

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Jun
21
2016

Kids are naturally curious. Yet as parents we feel unprepared - even unwilling - to answer many of their questions. Enter a new web series aimed at providing preschool-friendly information about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

In the first episode, “Queer Kids Stuff“ creator Lindsey Amer addresses the question, "What is 'gay'?" in a way that even young children can understand.

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Jun
20
2016
Dad Designs Disney Dresses | YummyMummyClub.ca

Nephi Garcia is a family man with a very special talent.

The Garcias have a bit of a Disney fetish, having visited the theme park more than 100 times in 2015 alone - usually in full costume. From Belle and Mary Poppins to the entire cast of Aladdin, couture guru Garcia designs and outfits his three children in Disney costumes.

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Jun
17
2016

Got No Dad to Play With? There's an App for That

Because Dads are too busy to have a catch

Need a Dad to Play? There's an App for That | YummyMummyClub.ca

Like Mother's Day, Father's Day is a bittersweet time for many children young and old.

Some people lose their fathers early, while others feel the scars of a bad relationship or grow up with a crater-sized absence where a dad should have been present but for whatever reason, was not.

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Children's Weight and Obesity | YummyMummyClub.ca

Obesity is a real problem that often has its origins in childhood.

As a parent, it's hard to know whether to speak up or stay silent when your child is overweight. If you comment, you risk setting your kid up for an eating disorder. If you say nothing, you may be jeopardizing your kids' health.

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Jun
15
2016
Doctor play set recall - Dollar Tree | YummyMummyClub.ca

Health Canada has expanded its May 20, 2016 recall of various models of doctor playsets sold at Dollar Tree stores.

The sets, for children aged two and up, contain a stethoscope and other toy medical implements, and have the following identification number: RA-58868. ​

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Jun
15
2016

Is This the Most Ludicrous Baby Name Yet?

Australian Parents for the win!

Parents Name Baby With Roman Numerals | YummyMummyClub.ca

When it comes to crazy baby names, an Australian couple has moved the proverbial goal post.

In a magazine article, a Gold Coast mom admitted that she always loved the name Kaitlyn, but felt it was too common. So Dad had a solution: mix it up with Roman numerals to make the sound "ait." Hence, KVIIIlyn.

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Jun
10
2016
The Walking Dead Photo Shoot with Kids | YummyMummyClub.ca

I'm all for art and freedom of expression, but I draw the line when art manipulates kids for its own purpose. Case in point: a New Jersey photographer recreated key scenes from The Walking Dead using a group of 24 young children - including her own kids, aged three and five.

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Jun
08
2016

Mom Pens Moving Letter to Doctor Who Told her to Abort Down Syndrome Baby

"my prayer is that no other mommy will have to go through what I did"

Woman writes doctor letter after pregnancy advice | YummyMummyClub.ca

Finding out your child has special needs is certainly one of life's major curveballs, but it isn't a Shakespearean tragedy. A Florida mom has struck back at a doctor who repeatedly suggested she abort her baby with Down Syndrome (DS).

Mom-of-three Courtney Baker penned the viral letter to a prenatal specialist who, instead of reassuring her that things would be OK, told her the future would be bleak and advised her to terminate the pregnancy.

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Jun
07
2016
Friendship in Unlikely Places | YummyMummyClub.ca

It's not every day that your child forms a close bond with the local sanitation worker. But for a set of two-year-old triplets from Florida, that friendship has been going strong since the tots would watch the men working from the confines of their stroller. 

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Jun
07
2016

RECALL: Neilson Chocolate Milk

Listeria contamination

Jun
06
2016

Podiatrists: Crocs Hate Your Feet

What not to wear this summer

It's summer, and with the sunshine comes the ubiquitous footwear of choice: Crocs. 

Ever since the rubber clogs came on the scene in Florida back in 2002, some crazy 300 million pairs have sold in 90 countries. So it just goes to shoe (I mean, show) that aesthetics play no part whatsoever in footwear.

Crocs are comfy and ugly as sin, plus - the real plus - they are water-friendly for those who find themselves chasing a toddler in and out of the local splash pad.

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