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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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Oct
14
2014
busy, mom, motherhood, juggling act, friends, friendship, tired, exhausted, doing it all, happiness, family, life

Are you my friendin real life or online? There's a good chance you are. I have a lot of friends. I'm not bragging, but it's true. I've worked hard to stay in touch and stay connected with my friends. I've even gone out of my way to make new friends (gasp!). I like having good people in my life. 

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Oct
07
2014

What To Do When Your Child Hits You

Reduce hitting behaviour in children with these ten steps.

It can be incredibly hard to stay calm when our own children hit us. Both our instinctual physical defense system and intense emotions can get triggered in a flash!

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Mar
14
2014

Parenting Advice From Moms Of Four Or More Kids

Seven tips to reducing parenting stress from "experienced" moms.

Big family

As a parenting educator, I make a point of sitting in sporting venues or playgrounds and watching parents interact with their children. No, I am not judging you—I am watching and learning. In this watching time, I discovered I could pick out the mothers of many children, because they seemed to be more relaxed and less irritated. I tried to distil what it was about them that made them stand out, and realized they had some traits in common.

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Apr
08
2013

Thriving With A Toddler

Tips to shift from surviving to enjoying time with your young ones.

When my little guys were both toddlers, I really struggled to get out of survival mode. I wasn't satisfied with clawing through each day so I invested time to find a way to enjoy my time in toddlerville.

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Apr
26
2016
townhouse complex bans chalk | YummyMummyClub.ca

Have we lost all of our common sense? Like, every single last little bit of it? 

When I read this article about how chalk has been banned in a townhouse complex in north London, I thought I was reading a satirical story, but nope. It’s a real news, y’all.

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difference between porn and sex

In case you've been lying awake at night wondering what the difference is between real sex and porn, you're in luck. The good people at the New York-based KB Creative Lab production company via Laughing Squid have—in a manner of speaking—done the dirty work for you. It's food-based, but you might want to plug in your headphones: the voiceover is playful but definitely NSFW.

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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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The Night My Dishwasher Caught Fire

No matter how busy or rushed we are…it’s a bad idea to turn on an appliance and go to bed or leave the house.

The Night My Dishwasher Caught Fire

Our Dishwasher Caught on Fire | YummyMummyClub.ca

Tanya Toledano is the Founder of montrealmom.com Inc. She shares thoughts and anecdotes on all-things-Mom, including parenting, life & lifestyle, entrepreneurship, travel, recipes review & more. Tanya is also known for her monthly appearances at Breakfast Television.

The Mom of four and the wife of one, she is also a foodie, a law graduate, and a serial volunteer. Tanya is best known for her energy, creativity and her ability to turn vision into reality.