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Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Mayborn USA Inc have jointly recalled the following five types of spill-proof Tommee Tippee Sippee cups with a removable, one-piece white valve:

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First Sips Transition cup 

 

 

 

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Women trolling online study | YummyMummyClub.ca

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the biggest troll of them all? According to a UK study, not only are women just as abusive as men on social media, they're misogynistic, too.

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May
25
2016

Chewbacca Mom has Kind of Joy Money Can't Buy

Stay Patient, People of the internet webs

Chewbaca Mom | YummyMummyClub.ca

Candace Payne got more than her five minutes of internet infamy - and all from wearing a Star Wars Chewbacca mask. 

The mom made social history after her live Facebook video went viral, racking up more than 3 million shares almost overnight. The calls came swift and fast, invites to hang in James Corden's famous car and Facebook's HQ. All for one ordinary mom who took a video of herself wearing a Chewie mask.

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May
24
2016

Climber's Death had Nothing to do With Veganism

altitude sickness can't be cured with bacon

Vegan climber had altitude sickness | YummyMummyClub.ca

The internet loves nothing better than a smug 'Told You So' after something bad happens. This was never more apparent following the death of a vegan climber who perished while to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
 
Maria Strydom and her husband set out to scale seven mountains in seven countries - to prove that you can achieve great feats of athleticism without scarfing BLTs.

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preemie baby gets skin to skin with brother | YummyMummyClub.ca

The benefits of skin-to-skin contact for newborn babies are well documented. Yet few people think to share that intimate experience with siblings. A photo of a big brother giving "kangaroo care" to his newborn sibling has melted hearts all over social.

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May
19
2016
Clumsy Kids to Clumsy Adults | YummyMummyClub.ca

Many of us were clumsy kids who have grown into clumsy adults. But is clumsiness actually a disorder? 

It can be, according to Dr. John Cairney, a prof of family medicine at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont. Cairney and his colleagues run a website all about "developmental coordination disorder," which can translate from trouble with handwriting to riding a bicycle. 

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May
18
2016

This Dad's Puke Story is Better Than Yours

Being a new parent requires a stomach of steel

Dad Has Funny Puke Story | YummyMummyClub.ca

Being a new parent is challenging in five thousand ways. One of which requires a steely stomach, as California dad Ben Patterson discovered.

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May
17
2016

RECALL: Quaker Harvest Quinoa Granola Bars

Possible Listeria Contamination

Quaker Quinoa Bar recall | YummyMummyClub.ca

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Quaker Canada has recalled the following Quaker Harvest quinoa granola bars due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination:

 Product Name   Size

Best Before Date 

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May
16
2016

How Dare Sophie Grégoire Trudeau Admit She Needs More Help?

the country would be worse off without her contribution

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau dared to admit to a Quebec newspaper that she needs more help, and the country went berserk. After all, here is a stay-at-home mom-of-three already charging taxpayers for nannies, and she needs more help. Who does she think she is!

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Susan Sarandon's Daughter Talks Infertility | YummyMummyClub.ca

Miscarriage is something very few of us talk about openly. And we talk even less about pregnancy following miscarriage. But that is changing, thanks to actress Eva Amurri Martino, daughter of Susan Sarandon, who has revealed her struggles in a heartwrenching blog.

Even though Amurri Martino and hubby Kyle Martino are expecting another child, it would be a mistake to assume everything is hunky dory. 

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Child Free Weekends | YummyMummyClub.ca

Ever heard of Rachael Finch? No, me neither - even though the model was a runner up Miss Universe and did a stint on the Australian Dancing with the Stars. But now she is better known was the mom who outsources care of her two-year-old daughter every. single. weekend.

You could hear the sound of jaws crashing after Finch admitted that as a matter of course she and her hubby spend their weekends child-free to "focus on their relationship."

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May
12
2016
Does Disney need a lesbian princess ? | YummyMummyClub.ca

It's 2016 and the universe has been sending a not-so-subtle message to Disney: pull your creative heads out of the Dark Ages and give audiences what they've been waiting for - a lesbian princess.

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May
09
2016
Kids and Use of Tech | YummyMummyClub.ca

Just when you think you have a parenting strategy in the bag, some study comes along and rears the former advice on its head. Praise, anyone? The latest study claims giving kids a two-minute warning before pulling the plug on screen time is doomed to backfire.

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May
06
2016
infertility announcement | YummyMummyClub.ca

Whitney and Spencer Blake really wanted a baby, and it just wasn't happening. With every thwarted attempt at becoming pregnant, the couple coped by posting "infertility announcements" in response to the myriad happy baby announcements on Facebook feeds.

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May
05
2016
Forest Fire in Fort McMurray | YummyMummyClub.ca

I've been imagining, as I listen to news about the fires ravaging Alberta right now, about the families. And that perennial question: when you are told to flee, what do you take with you? What gets left behind, forsaken?

Beyond your people, beyond your pets, I mean, what do you reach for when you have to go - RIGHT NOW - and the future of your home hangs in the balance, unknown? Will you have a home to go back to...?

As questions go, this one is a fresh mosquito bite that in spite of yourself, even though you know better, you can't stop scratching.

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May
04
2016

Did Spa Discriminate Against Mom and Baby?

A spa is not a childcare facility

Newsflash: moms need to get a life, too. And as paying customers, don't we deserve to be served like everyone else? A New Brunswick mom is fighting for her right to a spa treatment, after she was turned away for bringing her baby with her.

Sacha DeWolfe called a human rights failure when staff at Fredericton's Avalon Spa refused to serve her with her infant in tow.

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May
03
2016

Is Wine an Inappropriate Gift for Teachers?

"Our child might be the reason you drink..."

Buying Alcohol for Teachers Gifts: Yay or Nay | YummyMummyClub.ca

There's no downplaying the mammoth role teachers play in our kids'  lives. So how do you show gratitude to the person you entrust not only with your child's education, but with their wellbeing every single day?

If you're Stacy Dutton, you buy them a nice bottle of vino. 

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May
02
2016
Me-time Maternity Leave

The corporate world is a funny one. At a certain age, one by one female colleagues drop off to make babies. If you're a childfree professional who's "left picking up the slack," the idea of maternity leave can breed envy and resentment.

For 38 year-old Meghann Foye, watching coworkers enjoy a paid "break" seemed blatantly unfair and unjust.

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