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Your Weekly Pregnancy Guide

The good, the bad, and the belly. We help you get through your pregnancy, one week at a time.

These Four Things Are All That and a Bag of Chips

Honest reviews of the products that inspire love and lust in our YMC team this week.

These Four Things Are All That and a Bag of Chips

Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week

It's amazing we survive summer with our sanity intact.

Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week

Jul
28
2016
A UK mom of a two-year-old girl was horrified to find that a pair of jelly shoes - a birthday present, no less - left her daughter's feet in a bloody mess.

First, it was this seemingly innocuous summer hazard. Now, parents need to look out for another hidden danger: sandals.

Yes, those sandals may be the cutest thing ever. But a UK mom of a two-year-old girl was horrified to find that a pair of simple jelly shoes - a birthday present, no less - left her daughter's feet in a bloody mess. 

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Jul
28
2016

Saying No: Learning from Toddlers on How to Get Our Needs Met Too

Need help saying no? Watch how your young child does it!

My friend called me the other day while her toddler shouted, “NO!” in the background. She wondered why toddlers are really good at saying, “no” but many adults have a tough time doing the same.

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Jul
28
2016

Changing the Toilet Roll Can Lead to a Better World

Consideration is a hundred little acts that show you are thinking about others.

Consideration is a hundred little acts that show you are thinking about others. | YummyMummyClub.ca

There are many skills I want to teach my children and my students. There are many characteristics I would like to foster in the next generation. Being considerate ranks at the top.

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5 Mindful Practices That Will Help You Stop Overeating

These conscious eating practices will change how you indulge.

5 Mindful Practices That Will Help You Stop Overeating

Employing conscious eating strategies can help us discover our bodies’ true needs and wants, feel satisfied, experience pleasure in eating and support our overall health. | YummyMummyClub.ca

Meghan Telpner is a Toronto-based author, speaker, nutritionist, and founder of the Academy of Culinary Nutrition. Her humorous, engaging and real approach to living an awesome, healthy life has garnered her a world-wide following and extensivemedia attention. Meghan’s Academy of Culinary Nutrition, is growing a global tribe of vibrant living advocates and her bestselling books UnDiet: Eat Your Way to Vibrant Health and The UnDiet Cookbook  are creating a revolution in how people think about their health. For more visit MeghanTelpner.com.

Jul
28
2016

This Invention Let Me "Hold" My NICU Baby When I Couldn't Be By His Side

It has been proven that babies do better when they are touched.

It has been proven that babies do better when they are touched, and this device helps fill the gap when mom can't be there. | YummyMummyClub.ca

The first time I had to leave my son alone in the NICU, it almost tore my heart out. I delayed our departure as long as I possibly could, finding reasons why we couldn’t leave yet. One more lullaby, one more story, one more kiss. I sat in that rocking chair beside him, late into the night, stifling yawns and counting the hours until I knew we would be back.

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Jul
28
2016

How to Be Spontaneous This Summer Despite Working at Home

Four ways to calm the kids' chaos while keeping your deadlines in check.

Four ways to calm the chaos while keeping your deadlines in check. | YummyMummyClub.ca

There are many things I love about being a WAHM (that's work at home mom, for those in the know). There is almost never a traffic jam in my commute (unless I have to go anywhere near the bathroom - one is just NOT enough for 4 people)! Every day is casual Friday, and yes casual means pyjamas and/or a bathrobe.  Plus I can multi-task with the best of them, getting in a load of laundry, a quick workout and catch up on my latest Netflix addiction all on my lunch break! All of those perks start to lose their shine once summer rolls around, though. 

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12 Ways My Kids Had Fun This Summer Holiday

Traditional (and not so traditional) ways they defied my summer activity planning

12 Ways My Kids Had Fun This Summer Holiday

Katia is the mother of two boys, a toddler and a preschooler. She is chronically overwhelmed and would like to use this opportunity to apologize for not returning your call/email/text. As someone who both worked as well as stayed at home as a mom she understands the special advantages and challenges that come with each territory. While taking her second maternity leave Katia started fulfilling a lifelong dream to write and make people laugh. (And sometimes cry, which wasn't her dream nor intention.) She blogs about her family on IAMTHEMILK , a Wordpress recommended blog in the Family category. She also gives job search advice on her website Recruiter Mommy but some of her best work can be found on Twitter @KatiaDBE