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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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Nov
26
2015

Staying Strong as a Couple When Parenting Little Ones

Relationships change when children arrive but there are 8 ways to ensure your marriage stays strong.

How to Stay Strong As a Couple While Parenting Little Ones - Relationships change when children arrive but there are 8 ways to ensure your marriage stays strong. | Parenting | Marriage | YummyMummyClub.ca

When couples share their exciting news about having a baby, part of me cheers for them, and part of me sends them a quiet wish. This wish is to hang in there, because life after a baby is incredibly different than before.

I see articles about how to increase your connection when babies arrive, or even how to improve your sex life, but I suggest a much different goal for the years when children are under five: promise to stay together. I say that assuming neither partner is hurting the other.

How do you do that? 

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13 Totally Bitchin' Ways to Relive an 80s Summer

Remember Dickie Dee and banana seat bicycles? Relive your childhood summers with these Awesome 80s Summer Must-Have's.

13 Totally Bitchin' Ways to Relive an 80s Summer

Summer of the 80s

Jeni Marinucci is a freelance writer with two children. She has a guilty conscience, a love for humour, and a questionable home-haircut. After her children were old enough to make their own sandwiches, she returned to University to complete her B.A. in English Literature—a designation which has provided her with an extensive library and crushing student loans. When no teaching college wanted her, she had to choose between taking orders through a drive-thru window or from an editor. She chose the latter. Her neighbours wish she would cut her lawn. Jeni blogs at highlyirritable and can be found on Twitter at @highlyirritable.

8 of the Best Ontario Beaches You May Not Know About

You won’t believe the adventures your family can have when you travel a short distance away to Ontario’s Southwest.

8 of the Best Ontario Beaches You May Not Know About

Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Mayborn USA Inc have jointly recalled the following five types of spill-proof Tommee Tippee Sippee cups with a removable, one-piece white valve:

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Jan
25
2016

Awareness of This Disease Could Save Your Child’s Life

Kawasaki Disease is the stuff of nightmares…but it doesn’t have to be.

Kawasaki Disease Awareness | YummyMummyClub.ca

When Carin’s two year-old son Isaiah came down with a fever, she didn’t worry at first. After all, he had just started preschool, and everyone knows preschools are petri dishes for viruses. There was no reason to suspect anything more. She treated his fever at home and kept a close eye on him. A few days later, the fever was still raging, so she took him to a walk-in-clinic, like any parent would. There, the doctor told her Isaiah had a virus, and he’d be better soon. 

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Nov
25
2013

Is All Yelling Harmful?

Understanding the differences between loud and hurtful yelling.

May
25
2016

Restaurant Owner Jailed for Peanut Death

Case Sets New Precedent for Food Industry

A British restaurateur has been found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence, and charged with six food food safety offenses, resulting in six years' imprisonment.  It's a decision that could set precedence in the food industry worldwide, placing more responsibility on restaurant owners and staff to ensure safety of ingredients.  Mohammed Zaman was found guilty in part due to his wholly careless attitude toward food safety.

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Jan
20
2016

The Hidden Facebook Settings You Should Be Using

Find out who Facebook thinks you are, and how to stop them from telling everyone else

by: Cat Coode
Enable Safety Settings on Facebook | YummyMummyClub.ca

Facebook is still my favourite social network; I love the connection with long distance family, friends (new and old), and the curated list of articles for me to read. This is a service I am happy to pay for. Of course no money is exchanged to use Facebook. You pay with personal information.

Facebook uses your data in two ways:

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Apr
30
2015

10 Kid-Friendly Pop Songs Parents Won't Plug Their Ears For

Songs Appropriate for Young Children AND Parents

Raise your hand if the following (or something very similar) ever happened to you:

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