Oct 24 2014

Why This Mom Quit Rescuing Her Kids

You are not the concierge

by: Mummy Buzz

After a year of constantly schlepping forgotten items to her fourth grader, one mom decided to lay down a new law: no more rescuing.

After all, it wasn't a one-off. We're talking about the child who always seems to shirk responsibilities and forgets homework and lunch and coats routinely. In attempt to teach her boys some conscientiousness, Jordana Horn vowed to quit coming to their rescue every time they screwed up.

Oct 23 2014

Hey Retailers: Kids Halloween Costumes Should NOT Be Sexy

no lace-up corset required

by: Mummy Buzz

There you are, frantically pawing the racks for this year's Halloween costume for your little princess who's almost four. Will she be a cat or a ladybug or . . . a scantily clad firefighter?

This nightmare was brought to you by a Victoria, B.C., mom who stumbled upon the offending costume at her local Value Village. No wonder Raina Delisle saw red.

Oct 22 2014

We Don't Need Girls Dropping F-Bombs To Sell Feminism

This Mom says F*CK That Noise

by: Mummy Buzz

Have you seen FCKH8's new vimeo in which little girls keep dropping F-bombs in the name of feminism? Yes, it's essentially girls swearing and dropping stats to promote equal rights. The shock campaign is nothing new for the for-profit company that sells gear with anti-hate messages and then shares some of its revenue with charities.

Oct 22 2014

Mom Pulls Girl Out Of School Over Haircut Bullying

when a selfless gesture turns ugly

by: Mummy Buzz

Snips swiftly turned to snipes for a 10-year-old Ohio girl who was teased for having short hair. In honour of a friend who died of leukemia, Jetta Fosberg donated 14 inches of her hair to Wigs for Kids. But a selfless gesture turned ugly after Jetta was targeted and bullied at school for her new look.

Oct 21 2014

People Can't Stop Talking About Renee Zellweger's New Face

gawkers will gawk

by: Mummy Buzz

Who is this actress posing on the red carpet and what she done with Renee Zellweger? That's the burning question many people were demanding to have answered on social media after the 45-year-old Bridget Jones star showed up at ELLE's 21st annual Women In Hollywood Awards looking, well, unlike herself.

Oct 21 2014

Shocking Video: Cars Failing To Stop For School Buses

Are we doing enough to keep our kids safe on buses?

by: Mummy Buzz

We trust buses to get our kids safely to and from school. But what if that is beyond the driver's control? When that red sign sticks out, will cars actually stop to let kids disembark and cross the road safely? This disturbing video reveals that more often than not, vehicles are failing to stop for buses. 

Oct 20 2014

RECALL: Various Natrel Milk Products

Spoilage Alert

by: Mummy Buzz

Check your fridge. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has recalled the following milk products from Natrel made at the Agropur dairy plant. Sold in Quebec, Ontario and Nova Scotia, the affected products have best before before dates between October 23 and 31: 

Oct 20 2014

Cosmo Is About To Get Political (And It's About Time)

Orgasms with a side of Senate

by: Mummy Buzz

When you think of Cosmopolitan, politics don't exactly spring to mind, unless they're the sexual kind. But the magazine's editor-in-chief is aiming to change that. With Joanna Coles at the helm, there is hope that Cosmo will become a thinking woman's magazine yet. 

Oct 20 2014

Mom Stages Revolt Against Bento Box Lunches

Saying Phooey to Pinterest

by: Mummy Buzz

If Pinterest only leaves a massive dent in your self-esteem, then you'll want to join forces with Kim Bauer. The mom who blogs at One Classy Motha! staged a revolt against the overachieving Bento Box trend—in which parents with too much time on their hands take to making mini masterpieces out of little Jayden's lunch to show just how much she is loved.

Oct 19 2014

RECALL: Halloween Squish Ball From Shoppers Drug Mart

Choking/Ingestion Hazard

by: Mummy Buzz

Health Canada has recalled the above novelty squish ball, which has been marketed for Halloween in Shoppers Drug Mart and Pharmaprix stores.

The liquid-filled ball covered in black netting has the following UPC code: 057800879657.

The cover and netting pieces may detach or the squish ball may burst, both of which pose a choking and ingestion hazard.

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