Mar 31 2015

Toddler Breaks Archery Records

Take that, Katniss Everdeen!

by: Mummy Buzz

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Just shy of her third birthday, a little girl named Dolly Shivani Cherukuri has broken archery records in her country for firing 36 arrows at a target five metres away, and then again at a distance of seven metres. The feat has made her the youngest Indian to "score more than 200 points at a trial event."

Mar 30 2015

Pregnant Meteorologist Addresses Haters On Air

Who died and made you the fashion police?

by: Mummy Buzz

Haters gonna hate. To some degree, that's par for the course for any media personality. Still, hating on a pregnant woman who tells you the weather forecast? That's hitting a record low, as Global News meteorologist Kristi Gordon found out.

Mar 27 2015

Uncut Childbirth Videos: TMI YouTube Trend?

Cameras are going there...

by: Mummy Buzz

For most of us, childbirth is an intimate and intensely personal event. We are wary of letting our partners see the goings on "down there," never mind thousands of strangers. But for some women, the desire to be candid and transparent has convinced them to post their labour videos publicly.
 
Mar 26 2015

Photo: Children Climbing All Over War Memorial

Disrespectful or a mark of hard-won freedom?

by: Mummy Buzz

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An artist visiting Washington D.C. caused a stir on social media after posting a photograph of children playing on a Vietnam War Memorial. In the image, kids are seen climbing all over the statue while a veteran looks on, visibly upset.

Mar 24 2015

RECALL: Amy's Kitchen Various Food Products

Possible Listeria Contamination

by: Mummy Buzz

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Amy's Kitchen, Inc. has voluntarily recalled select products from its range for fears that its organic spinach may be contaminated with Listeria.

Listeria infection can prove fatal in young children or the elderly, and may cause miscarriages and stillbirths in pregnant women and health concerns for healthy individuals. Symptoms include "high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea." Food may show no signs of contamination.

Mar 24 2015

Angelina Jolie Talks About Having Her Ovaries Removed

"I know my children will never have to say, 'Mom died of ovarian cancer.'”

by: Mummy Buzz

You have to admire Angelina Jolie Pitt. Having gone public about her decision to have a preventative double mastectomy two years ago, the actress and director has now voiced her reasoning for having both her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed last week.

Mar 23 2015

RECALL: Bernat "Tizzy Yarn" by Spinrite Ltd.

Entrapment Hazard

by: Mummy Buzz

Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC), and Spinrite Limited Partnership have jointly recalled the above yarn products, which once crocheted or knitted may unravel or snag and form a loop, posing an entrapment hazard to young children.

Mar 23 2015

Ryan Reynolds Reveals Baby's Unusual Common Name

Trending in 2015-2016...?

by: Mummy Buzz

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively had a daughter three months ago, but until recently the celebrity couple has remained private about their first child together. Reynolds has finally publicly revealed his daughter's name in an interview on the Today Show. 

"It's Butternut Summer Squash," said the 38-year-old Canadian actor—joking of course. "It's James. Everyone knows."
Mar 20 2015

Girl Takes Love of "Stuffed Animals" to Whole New Level

Could you support your child's macabre or unusual hobby?

by: Mummy Buzz

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This 12 year-old girl has an unusually creative—and some would even say, macabre—hobby. She loves to work with miniatures, recreating scenes from series and movies like Grease and The Walking Dead. So far, so...pretty conventional. There's one crucial factor that distinguishes her play from the run-of-the-mill dollhouse variety. She uses dead mice and rodents like squirrels as her characters.

Mar 19 2015

Woman Raised by Two Moms Speaks Out Against Gay Parenting

"another mom could never have replaced the father I lost"

by: Mummy Buzz

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Critics have long speculated about long term effects of same-sex parenting on children. Well, that generation has come of age and is starting families of their own. A woman raised by two moms is openly lamenting her upbringing because she insists she missed out on having a father in her life.

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