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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.

Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week

Never trust a mom when pie is involved.

Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week

Latch Pacifier Recall | YummyMummyClub.ca

Health Canada has recalled four styles of Munchkin Latch Lightweight Pacifier and Clips as follows:

Product Name | Item Number | UPC

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When Parenting Styles Clash | YummyMummyClub.ca

I’ve worked with hundreds of parents and their children over the years, and I sometimes run into my clients outside of the office while out in public.  Interestingly parents of younger children (say age 12 or less) are happy to walk right up to me when this happens. They say hello to me beaming with smiles and if their kids are with them, strike up random conversation and banter.

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Apr
28
2016

Are You Poisoning Your Baby?

Is there a safe level of arsenic in rice?

Recent studies have detected high levels of arsenic in rice. So what do we do as parents? | Nutrition | Health | YummyMummyClub.ca

Arsenic in rice products is a concern not only for adults, but for babies as well.  In this article published in the Globe and Mail, the facts are laid out: “There’s a growing body of evidence that even relatively low levels of exposure may have adverse health impacts on young children including on growth, immunity and neurodevelopment.”

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Apr
28
2016

'Just Like Mexico' Fresh Salsa Recipe

Easy to make, nutritious, and incredibly addictive!

Fresh Pico de Gallo recipe | YummyMummyClub.ca

My husband came home from work about a month ago declaring he needed a vacation. I agreed that I could use a get-away and we quickly started scouring the internet for last-minute vacation deals to a hot and tropical destination. With the Canadian/American exchange rate not being in our favour, we opted to go to Mexico!

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Men and Women Have Different Times of Arousal, Survey Says

Men and women have completely different times of "Peak Horniness."

Men and Women Have Different Times of Arousal, Survey Says

Arousal times differ with men and women | YummyMummyClub.ca

Shruti is an Editorial Intern at W Dish, working on her Publishing Graduate Certificate from Centennial College. In her free time she enjoys reading, writing, dreaming of far-flung places, and coffee. Follow her on Twitter, @ShrutiLJ.

Apr
28
2016
The lemonade stand pledge

My sons have been running summer lemonade stands for years. Their first was on Canada Day 2005 when they were ages four and one. There were no signs, just two very little kids sitting at a green IKEA table, the top scattered with paper cups, a pitcher of over-iced, weak lemonade, and a jar of change on the ground beside the bright blue chairs. It was incredibly hot and for an hour I stood holding an umbrella over their heads. Still, sales weren’t big that day but they did learn a valuable lesson in marketing. 

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Apr
28
2016

There are Millions of Ways to be a Dad

Don't let ideas of masculinity hamper being the best one

One Million Ways to be a Dad | YummyMummyClub.ca

Two things have happened recently that have furthered my opinions on what being a father means to me:

  1. I watched The Mask You Live In

  2. I watched men react in droves to a Dads Don’t Babysit t-shirt

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Parents of Children with Autism: How to Deal with Pain Management

Essential resources for parents of non-verbal, children with autism and tips to help determine when and if they are in pain.

Parents of Children with Autism: How to Deal with Pain Management

Parents of Children with Autism: How to Deal with Pain Management

Carl Bainbridge is a married father of 3 kids. 2 girls (6 and 13) and a 12-year-old non verbal, autistic son. He blogs at Living With Autism: A Parent's Perspective.

Apr
27
2016

Boy With Autism has Emotional Reaction During Coldplay Concert

All kids deserve to experience life to the fullest

What does music mean to you? Have you ever been brought to tears by a simple song? For a young boy with autism seeing his favourite band Coldplay in concert was just too much. 

His dad, Luis Vazquez, caught the emotional moment on camera during a gig at Mexico City's Foro Sol stadium.

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