Mummy Buzz

Feb
11
2016
Tim Hortons Drive Thru Experience | YummyMummyClub.ca

Forget lumberjack plaid and maple syrup. The only thing possibly more quintessential Canadian than snow itself is Tim Hortons - or, rather, a Timmies run in the middle of a deep freeze. And, as a New Brunswick resident discovered, you shouldn't let one get in the way of another.

The recent cold snap didn't deter Alyson Mitton from her getting her caffeine fix. 

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Feb
11
2016

What Makes Ryan Reynolds the "Sexiest Dad Alive"?

There's something about a man in a baby carrier...

Ryan Reynolds Sexiest Dad Alive | YummyMummyClub.ca

Let's face it: there is something innately programmed in women to find new dads sexy as hell. So it's no wonder People magazine tapped into that primal attraction and appointed a celebrity who happens to be a father.

And this year it's a source of national pride to find that a Canadian has bagged the most trite title. Ryan - no not Gosling (though he was clearly a contender too) - but the other one, who is in the spotlight a lot right now with his superhero spoof, Deadpool.

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Feb
10
2016

Meet the Momo Twins: A Cuteness So Rare  

Prepare to feel deeply, instantly broody

Rare Mom Twins on Instagram | YummyMummyClub.ca

Who are the Momo twins, and why are we obsessed with them?

Nicknamed "momo" - as in monoamniotic-monochorionic - the six-month-old twins are Instagram sensations because they are so adorable you just want to reach inside the images of them in matching outfits and gobble them up whole!

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Feb
10
2016

These DIY Bra Hacks May Change Your Life

(Or at least Hide those pesky straps)

Bra Hacks You Won't Believe | YummyMummyClub.ca

Not all boobs are created equal, and neither are all bras. There are so many configurations of tops out there, but precious few bra options guaranteed to comfortably and adequately harness your girls.

Enter some very savvy YouTubers with the hacks you need to hide those pesky bra straps, whether you're daring to wear a top that is backless or strapless.

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Feb
09
2016

Lena Dunham Opens Up About Endometriosis

The sickest girl becomes the bravest

Lena Dunham opens up about endometriosis | YummyMummyClub.ca

Lena Dunham is taking about herself again, yet this time we should all listen. This isn't navel gazing, but talking about a chronic health condition that affects Dunham's life and that of millions of women. 

The 29-year-old Girls star told her fans via a Facebook post that she would be taking a career break prior to the sixth season of her show while she deals with endometriosis.

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Feb
09
2016

WATCH: Mom Wrangles Four Little Monkeys into Jammies

And you thought your bedtime ritual was tiring...

Mom wrangles four babies at bedtime | YummyMummyClub.ca

If you thought your child's bedtime routine was exhausting, spare a thought for this mom of four little monkeys, who don't make getting ready for bed an easy job for their ma.

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Feb
08
2016
Woman's Fitness Tracker releases surprise | YummyMummyClub.ca

FitBit is a nifty little gadget, isn't it? Not only does the watch track your heart rate, fitness levels and, in some models, your sleep patterns, but it can also tell you things about your body that you didn't hitherto know.

One man, YoungPTone, took to FitBit's Reddit forum to ask about some issues with his wife's FitBit:

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Doritos Super Bowl Commercial | In the News | YummyMummyClub.ca

Arguably the most highly anticipated parts of the Super Bowl are the half time show  and the commercials. But among this year's contenders there were so many razzies, it's hard to settle on the absolute worst.  

First, there was the Doritos ultrasound ad, in which a fetus launches prematurely out of the womb because it wants the chips daddy-to-be is munching.

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Feb
07
2016

McDonald's Woos Parents With Books in Happy Meals

A million books is still a million cheeseburgers

McDonalds giving away books with Happy Meals | YummyMummyClub.ca

You've got to hand it to McDonald's. Their marketing team is genius. To get families through the golden arches, the most popular fast food chain first created the Happy Meal, imbibing kids with a toy.

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Feb
04
2016
homemade Pokemon cards | YummyMummyClub.ca

What do you do when you can't afford the latest must-have toy? You improvise. That is, if you're the brothers whose homemade Pokémon cards will blow your mind.

“When I was little, my brother and I loved card games like Pokémon and Yu-Gi-Oh, but we were too poor to buy them,” wrote user ‘one23abc’ on Reddit. “So we made our own card game.”

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Feb
04
2016

Dad Shares Baby's Hair Tourniquet Ordeal

All this from a single strand of hair

Baby has hair caught around toe | YummyMummyClub.ca

Ever heard of a hair tourniquet? Neither had I. But it's a thing. A dad recently shared photos of his baby's feet after a hair became twisted around her toe, cutting off the circulation. All this from a strand of hair... Crazy but true. 

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Feb
04
2016

Mom Draws Amazing & Accurate "Mom Brain Map"

"My Kids are so awesome and evil at the same time"

What goes on in a moms brain | YummyMummyClub.ca

If ever there was any doubt that women are thinking a million things at once, this viral drawing by the wife of a Redditor has laid it to rest.

While we moms may be able to juggle at least a dozen tasks simultaneously, our brains are busy firing many more thoughts.  
 

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Feb
03
2016

WATCH: One-Year-Old Girl Snowboarding

From the moment she could walk...

Snowboarding baby | YummyMummyClub.ca

It's so important to teach kids winter sports so they can grow up loving the season. But how early is too early? The latest sensation is Sloan Henderson, whose parents filmed her snowboarding at - wait for it - 14 months old. 

Her parents, Zach and Katie, got her the smallest board they could find just as soon as she could walk, which was a month earlier.

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Feb
01
2016

Last month, social media rallied to identify a boy wearing a Messi jersey made out of a striped blue-and-white plastic bag. Well, the Internet has delivered and, in an amazing alignment of stars, it now seems the five-year-old boy may get to meet his hero IRL. 

The tweeted image of Murtaza Ahmadi from Jaghori, Afghanistan, captured the hearts of people far and wide - including soccer legend, Lionel Messi himself.

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Feb
01
2016

When Disney Met Tim Burton: The Ultimate Mashup

The Classics as seen through a much, much darker lens

Disney Classics Reimagined | YummyMummyClub.ca

If Disney is a little saccharine for your taste, then you may prefer Walt's classics reimagined by legendary filmmaker, Tim Burton. The clever mashup was done by Los Angeles artist, Andrew Tarusov.

Tarusov has turned the otherwise lovely princesses into goth girls, and I have to say this is possibly the best in a long line of manipulations of beloved Disney characters.

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Jan
29
2016

Tyra Banks Welcomes "Miracle" Surrogate Baby

"we pray for everyone who struggles to reach this joyous milestone"

Tyra Banks Welcomes Baby Boy | YummyMummyClub.ca

Happy news for Tyra Banks as the Amercia's Next Top Model host welcomed a baby boy with partner, Erik Asla via a gestational surrogate.

After a long public struggle with IVF and infertility, Banks shared the miracle that is baby York with her fans on Instagram. 

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Jan
29
2016
Ace Bean bag recall | In the News| YummyMummyClub.ca

Health Canada has re-released its recall of Ace Bayou Corporation bean bag chairs. Chairs sold prior to July 2013 without a permanent zipper closure may allow children to ingest the beads inside the chair, causing a suffocation hazard.

Though Heath Canada has not received any reports related to the chairs, three incidents were reported in the U.S., where a 13-year-old boy and a three-year-old girl both died after inhaling the foam beads inside the chair.

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Jan
28
2016
Postpartum depression | YummyMummyClub.ca

It's all about mental health this week. Just as thousands open up about their personal struggles as part of the #BellLetsTalk awareness campaign, a U.S. task force recommends screening for depression for pregnant and new moms under Obamacare.

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Toto Cover Song Dax and Kristen | YummyMummyClub.ca

Under other circumstances, you may give exactly zero sh*ts about celebrities but you are almost guaranteed to fall in love with A-listers Kristen Bell and her hubby Dax Shepard after watching this video.

Before the couple started a family, they were determined to go out with a bang on a trip to Africa.

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Jan
27
2016

Principal Calls out Parents for Wearing Pyjamas to School 

"A pretty poor indictment of parenting skills"

A principal of an elementary school in England is the source of much discourse after she sent home a letter to parents urging them not to wear their pyjamas when dropping off their kids at school.

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