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The Cost of Cougar Boots

Sometimes it’s hard to explain to kids why something is the way it is. The story of the Cougar boots that her family couldn’t afford.

The Cost of Cougar Boots

As well as being a foster parent, Karen Elliott is a web designer and freelance artist who also works for the Yummy Mummy Club as the online editor.

She and her husband live in a small hamlet in rural Ontario with their two biological children and a continual stream of others who pass through on their childhood journey.

Jan
24
2016

Holding it Together When Your World is Falling Apart

How to Manage Your Too-Tired, Stressed Out, Hair-Trigger Feelings

How to manage your too-tired, stressed out, hair-trigger feelings and improve your self-control | Health | YummyMummyClub.ca

Self-control helps us lead healthy and productive lives, but is often the first to go under the weight of mounting pressures. As parents it is even more important for us to model self-control for our kids - our children are among a generation where self-regulation is becoming a real problem.

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Feb
04
2016

This Year's Hottest Teen Slang Revealed

You too can be cool AF... or at least avoid having no chill

by: Cat Coode
Do you need a little help deciphering your kids' lingo this year? You too can be cool AF... or at least avoid having no chill. | Tech | YummyMummyClub.ca

Ask.fm, a popular social network site, scoured their pages and compiled a list of the 20 hottest slang terms and acronyms that teens are using. Though terms tend to vary from network to network, this is a good overview across the board. This list should keep you from saying or doing something embarrassing - like inviting your kids to come watch Netflix and Chill. 

1.  TBR - To Be Rude. Said before someone reveals a harsh truth: "TBR I think you suck." Seems redundant on rudeness.

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Feb
10
2016

Meet the Momo Twins: A Cuteness So Rare  

Prepare to feel deeply, instantly broody

Rare Mom Twins on Instagram | YummyMummyClub.ca

Who are the Momo twins, and why are we obsessed with them?

Nicknamed "momo" - as in monoamniotic-monochorionic - the six-month-old twins are Instagram sensations because they are so adorable you just want to reach inside the images of them in matching outfits and gobble them up whole!

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Feb
08
2016
Woman's Fitness Tracker releases surprise | YummyMummyClub.ca

FitBit is a nifty little gadget, isn't it? Not only does the watch track your heart rate, fitness levels and, in some models, your sleep patterns, but it can also tell you things about your body that you didn't hitherto know.

One man, YoungPTone, took to FitBit's Reddit forum to ask about some issues with his wife's FitBit:

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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.

 
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
07
2016

When Date Night Turns Into Fight Night

WE SET OUT WITH THE BEST OF INTENTIONS....

When Date Night Becomes Fight Night |YummyMummyClub.ca

Everyone says having date nights as a couple when you have kids is important.

It's important, they say, to carve out time to be alone together. It's important, they say, not to talk about the kids during this time - and to focus on yourselves as a couple. 

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Jan
27
2014

St. Valentine is Asking, “To Treat or Not to Treat?”

Let's foster friendships instead of sugary treats

Are you planning to send Valentine’s Day goodies into school? Traditions are important in families, in cultures, and in creating a sense of community. When holidays come around throughout the school year, students get excited about taking time away from the everyday academics and bringing some traditions into the classroom. Enter Valentine’s Day, with its chocolaty treats, candy hearts, and little paper cards adorned with trendy characters. The students have their Cupid arrows aimed at a Valentine extravaganza.

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Feb
19
2015

Hummus: You're Making it Wrong

One surprising ingredient changes EVERYTHING.

Would you believe me if I told you that these two spoons are hummus made from the same recipe? It's true. Except, the one on the right has one tiny little secret ingredient.

Oh hummus, one of the most popular things in the world to snack on, but so seldom made from scratch here in North America. Such a shame. Store bought hummus is so meh. And expensive.

And yet, to judge by my friends' habits, hummus is bought approximately 110,000 times as often as they make it fresh. Why? Because texture problems.

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