Raising Girls

How Pageant Parents Teach Us What Not to Do

Yummy Mummy Club | Posted 06.08.2013 | Canada Living
Yummy Mummy Club

To most parents Toddlers & Tiaras is so offensive that we can hardly watch it, let alone relate to it. While this may be obvious to many, what we often fail to see are the grains of these behaviours "normal" parents may engage in. Here are the top five lessons all parents can take from these pageant-parents in order to help their daughters build authentic and long-lasting self-esteem.

If Kate Upton's a Cow, What Does That Make the Rest of Us?

Yummy Mummy Club | Posted 09.30.2012 | Canada Living
Yummy Mummy Club

We live in a world where we've elevated starlets and hunks to god-like status because of the fact that they are thin and fit. We don't feel good enough. Skinny enough. Pretty enough. But a "thinspiration" website has gone a step further -- by calling Kate Upton (aka: Sports Illustrated cover girl) a cow. Is nothing sacred?