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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