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Sep
01
2016

7 Ways to Help Your Child Handle Their "After School Restraint Collapse"

Kids often fall apart after school. Here's why and what to do.

Kids often fall apart after school. Here's why and what to do | YummyMummyClub.ca

Be prepared! Your child might come home after school or daycare and fall apart at your feet. I call this “After School Restraint Collapse.” It’s a thing!

Actually, you might see this in your partner or even yourself. You conduct, orchestrate, produce, think, smile, keep things in your inside brain that you wish you could say out loud, then walk in your front door only to turn into a snarly, crabby person.

Here’s why!

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Mar
06
2015

Tantrum Tamers: 32 Phrases to Use With 3 and 4 Year-Olds

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

Three-year-old

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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Feb
01
2017

Dear Parents of Toddlers, Please Learn from My Regrets

I can't go back in time to change things, but you can learn from what I wish I'd done differently

I remember very clearly the day a neighbour saw me outside with my then three and one-year-olds and remarked, “Wow, I miss those days so much.” I felt like hitting him! That reaction freaked me out and really told me there was something off in my world. I believe I smiled weakly and replied, “Yeah, the hugs are good but I’m sure you don’t miss feeling exhausted All THE TIME.”

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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.

 
Apr
01
2016

How to Magically Remove Soap Scum with No Scrubbing Required

Warning: Contains Graphic (Dirty Bathroom) Images

It’s grab-your-supper-and-eat-it-in-the-bathroom-so-you-can-stare-at-it clean.

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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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week

So... powerless...

Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week

12 Nutritious Foods That You Didn't Think You Could Freeze (But You Can!)

Cut down on waste and save money and time.

12 Nutritious Foods That You Didn't Think You Could Freeze (But You Can!)

Sarah  is known as the "Non-Diet Dietitian", because her mission is to inspire people to enjoy food in an intuitive and non-restrictive way, while respecting their health at the same time. Sarah is Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist specializing in pediatric/family nutrition and picky eating. She's also a freelance writer and appears regularly in local and national media.

She's also a mother, a wife and a lover of chocolate, red wine, coffee and pretty much all foods. She aspires to become remotely as amazing a cook as her Mom is and to one day find that "sweet spot" balance between being a great Mom/wife and running a successful part-time business (she's a dreamer too!).

She enjoys practicing yoga, jogging and spending time with her two young kids and husband. 

Follow Sarah on twitter: @sarahremmer
 
Visit her at: www.sarahremmer.com
Feb
10
2017

Fudgy Flourless Lentil Blender Brownies

You won't believe that there is an entire can of lentils in this mouthwatering chocolate brownie recipe

This brownie recipe is actually healthy and dietitian approved! No refined sugar, coconut oil, and a full can of lentils means that this dessert is high in fibre and healthy fats. | YMC | YummyMummyClub.ca

I have an serious obsession with muffin-tins. I use mine daily, either for baking, to fill with craft supplies for my kids, or to fill with healthy snack foods after school. When it comes to muffin-tin recipes--whether it's egg muffins, flourless muffins, oatmeal cups, mini burritoes, or healthy healthy pizza rolls--I have tried it all. And now, I can add dessert to the list!

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Drew Barrymore with kids at Disney

When my boys were seven and three I came up with the bright idea to sign us up for a 5k run through our local zoo. 

In my head the scenario played out something like this: 

My older son and I would run 5k through the zoo while my husband and younger son waited to cheer us on as we crossed the finish line and then we would all spend a lovely day at the zoo creating memories that would last a lifetime.

On one point I was correct. We created memories that day but none of the warm fuzzy stuff I thought I’d be creating. 

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Tweets That Say What We're All Thinking

That UPS driver has an amazing superpower.

Tweets That Say What We're All Thinking