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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

14 Kid-Friendly Beaches In Ontario You May Not Know About

Get ready to sink your feet into the sand at one of these 14 amazing kid-friendly beaches.

14 Kid-Friendly Beaches In Ontario You May Not Know About

A Great Example of Why Your Teens Need to Know They Can Call You ANY TIME

We told her we didn't want to be bothered by a text or a phone call about needing a ride home. Until this happened.

A Great Example of Why Your Teens Need to Know They Can Call You ANY TIME

Letting Your Teens Know You'll Always Be Available

Michelle Schurman is a freelance writer and blogger. a proud wife, mother of three and a doggy mama to her chocolate lab Charlie. For several years, Michelle was the health reporter at Global TV Calgary, but is now reporting from the comfort of her home office on all things a modern mom needs to know - parenting tips, health info, fashion trends and her family's travel adventures! You can sign up for her Party of Five posts at www.michelleschurman.com.

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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I Had No Idea the Words I Used to Describe My Son Were Hurting Him

I was using words to describe my son, but not ones that painted the picture of the child of my heart in a good light.

I Had No Idea the Words I Used to Describe My Son Were Hurting Him

The Words We Use for Our Children | YummyMummyClub.ca

Liz McLennan is an Educational Assistant in Belleville, Ontario. When not loving on other people's kids, she runs herd on her boys, called "The Reds" When not teaching them to do as she says, not as she does, Liz blogs at "Always Wear Sunlight!" and neglects her husband terribly. She shares too much, too often (mostly on Facebook) but could make friends with a rock and sort of digs that. Every day, she is one step closer to convincing herself that that she lives a charmed life. Visit her at www.wearsunlight.blogspot.ca

5 Surprising Reasons This Budget Savvy Family Hires a Housekeeper

We hire someone to come into our house and clean, something we are completely capable of doing on our own.

5 Surprising Reasons This Budget Savvy Family Hires a Housekeeper

Why this budget conscious family hires a housecleaner | YummyMummyClub.ca

Brianna Bell is a writer and journalist based out of Guelph, Ontario. She has written for many online and print publications, including Scary Mommy, The Penny Hoarder, and The Globe & Mail. 

Brianna's budget-savvy ways has attracted media attention, and led to newspaper coverage in The Globe & Mail and The Guelph Mercury. In April 2016 Brianna will be featured in Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Joy of Less, alongside co-writer Brooke Burke. You can find Brianna's website at Brianna Bell Writes.

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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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.

 
Changes to Canada Child Benefit | YummyMummyClub.ca

Families have started receiving the new Canada Child Benefit. The Federal government claims this new revamped benefit will mean more money for 90% of families. They are comparing it to the old benefits families were receiving under the former government’s plan. If you’re confused as to how it works here’s what you need to know. 

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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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