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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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Jul
24
2016

Health Canada Weighs In: Borax Unsafe for Kids and Pregnant Women

Health Canada has issued an update advising people limit exposure to boric acid.

The safety of Borax - also known as sodium borate - has been hotly debated the last few years. It is a naturally occurring mineral salt, and while it should not be ingested and kept away from children and pets, it was considered only a external / eye irritant by the FDA and Health Canada, safe enough to use in many projects around the home. Even David Suzuki rec

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Sep
17
2013

The Best Apple Orchards in Ontario

Want to go apple picking but don't know where to go? We're here to help!

by: Lara Katz

Apple Land Station

Apple Land Station is a first generation family farm located just east of London.

-pick your own apples
-farm animals
-pumpkin hollow pumpkins
-sand mountain
-Christmas trees
-corn maze
-half scale replica of an 1850 L-train with a brand new train station on its way
-store sells gourmet food products
-bakery sells homemade fudge and freshly baked goods

 

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Craniosynostosis is Why You Should Pay Attention to Your Baby's Head Shape

A stranger on the Internet diagnosed our baby, not our doctor.

Craniosynostosis is Why You Should Pay Attention to Your Baby's Head Shape

Craniosynostosis is Why You Should Pay Attention to Your Baby's Head Shape

Sarah is a nurse who fell in love with and married a farmer. They're raising their three 5th generation farm boys on the beautiful Alberta prairies where they also raise wheat, canola and yellow peas on the family grain farm east of Calgary. Sarah was a former city girl who loves embracing her life as a farm wife and mom. She loves cooking and baking for her family and sharing family-friendly recipes on her blog. She's often found with a camera in her hands documenting life on the family farm. Sarah is passionate about agriculture and sharing everything she learns with her readers about food and farming to help bridge the farm to food gap with consumers. She also loves to write about lots of parenting challenges and issues including breastfeeding, cloth diapering, sleep training and more.

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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No, You Won't Ruin Your Kids By Feeding Them a Frozen Dinner. It's time to get rid of mom guilt. | YummyMummyClub.ca

Back-to-school for our family means back to busy. I have two boys going to different schools, both with two very different schedules. Add in my older son who trains in a specialized sport four days a week, my younger son who does an extracurricular activity twice a week, and, you know, that whole pesky business of my husband and I having to work. Most nights are a bit of a gong show.

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"The Struggle is Real" Tweets Only Parents Will Understand

While you're in the fridge...

"The Struggle is Real" Tweets Only Parents Will Understand

Think Twice Before Kissing a Baby (Or Letting Someone Kiss Yours)

A picture is worth 1000 words.

Think Twice Before Kissing a Baby (Or Letting Someone Kiss Yours)

Anne is one of those people who usually speaks to others in memes, pop culture references, and SAT words. On those occasions she can be understood at all, she likes to entertain others with a sense of humour usually described by friends as “hilarious—once you get to know her.”

Nov
19
2012

Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup

The Perfect Dinner That Cooks While You're At Work

I love soup on cold winter nights. I especially love soup that cooks itself while I'm at work.

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