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Aug
26
2015

7 Common Reasons Why Your Baby Is Struggling With Solids

Why your baby might not be munching as well as expected

Feeding from six to 24 months is often referred to as “the honeymoon stage of feeding” because babies and toddlers tend to accept foods well, experimenting with and tasting anything parents put on their trays, or offer by spoon. This is why picky eating rarely occurs during this stage and surfaces in the older-toddler or preschool years instead.

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Apr
01
2016
If you find soap scum on the glass of your bathroom shower anything but easy to deal with, you should try this vinegar magic potion recipe. | YMC

I was over for coffee at my friend’s house on the weekend when another friend dropped in. And because all three of us have kids under seven, the discussion quickly turned to the merits of baking soda.

“It’ll take that craft paint right off your window.”

“It worked wonders on the bathtub after pink dye leaked out of a piece of fun foam.”

“Baking soda is great, but it has nothing on vinegar.”

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We like to call these easy, kid-friendly Cauli-tots a miracle recipe. Not only will it get kids to eat cauliflower, they love it! | YMC

One of the best ways to get kids eating what we cook for them is to have them help us in the kitchen. But only on occasion, because any more than that and no one would ever eat a hot meal. If they make it, they will eat it. If you make it, they might scrunch up their noses. It's one of the tenets of parenting.

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Our Polyamorous Family Life Probably Looks a Lot Like Your Monogamous One

Our dinner table may look a little different than what we might envision as average, but what is average anyway?

Our Polyamorous Family Life Probably Looks a Lot Like Your Monogamous One

Jacki is a sex and relationship coach, sexuality educator, and graduate of University of Waterloo's Sexuality, Marriage and Family Studies. With four children in her blended household, Jacki strives to find a balance between open, honest communication and too much information. She's trying to learn more and do better every day. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram.

Aug
31
2012

Bio Oil: BUSTED!

Scar Treatment or Hype?

Recently I got a phone call at my office from a consumer who wanted to know if she should use Bio Oil to treat her stretch marks.

I have seen Bio Oil before, my sister actually was using it. One day I was at a drug store with her, just doing some Saturday shopping, when I saw it in her cart. Having not heard of it before I asked her what it was.

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Mar
06
2015

32 Tantrum-Tamer Phrases to Use With 3 and 4 Year-Olds in Meltdown Mode

Use these phrases to increase cooperation and reduce the "Fournado!"

Use these phrases to increase cooperation and reduce the "Fournado!" frustration.

The trick to communicating successfully with three and four year-olds is to be clever, funny, clear, rested, and to have a method to calming yourself down as fast as possible.

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5 Books to Read After Finishing 50 Shades of Grey

If you're feeling unsatisfied since finishing the trilogy that whipped women into a frenzy, here are five similar books you can read one-handed.

5 Books to Read After Finishing 50 Shades of Grey

Angie Lynch is a Native Floridian without a tan, probably because she spends her days hard at work inside on the magical internet. For the past several years, Angie has worked way too hard at building clout as an influencer in food and margaritas as well as being a source for laughable pop culture commentary on her blog, A Whole Lot of Nothing. In addition to that nonsense, Angie recommends books on Smut Book Club, is a contributing writer to Mom.me, spreads the word of Awesome at We Know Awesome, and tries to be a very professional content creator for local business blogs. Stalk her properly on Twitter @alotofnothing and on Facebook.

 

Sugar & Spice & Everything Nice? These Tweets Will Tell You What Little Boys (& Girls) Are Made Of

Also: How to know your two year old is wise beyond his years.

Sugar & Spice & Everything Nice? These Tweets Will Tell You What Little Boys (& Girls) Are Made Of

Feb
10
2016
Garneir Whole Blends Hair care Review| Beauty Busted | YummyMummyClub.ca

Regular readers know that I am an advocate of well formulated, well priced products. I think there are great products in all price ranges and at all retail channels.

Last night I was invited to view a brand new hair care category from Garnier, arriving in retail stores this month.

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Mar
23
2014

Milky, Frothy Engine Oil: Should I Worry?

This milkshake won't bring all the right boys to the yard

Milky Engine Oil Cap

Look under your engine oil cap and you may see a milky, frothy residue. There are a couple of reasons for this — one being more serious than the other. In either case, it's not ideal for your engine.

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