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As a born and raised Albertan, I feel emotionally struck by the images emerging out of my home province this past week.  The scenes of burned-out neighbourhoods - in a region already reeling from a slumping economy - are incredibly disheartening. Amidst the wreckage, however, there has been an un...

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A new ad by U.S. airline JetBlue is putting a positive spin on flying with babies, a scenario often dreaded by fellow passengers. The campaign titled "Fly Babies" was released just ahead of Mother's Day and features a handful of moms discussing their pre-flight apprehensions about traveling with ...

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An advocacy group representing fathers who are their family's primary caregivers is in the spotlight this week for its "Dads Don't Babysit" campaign. The grassroots project went viral on social media after a Reddit user wearing a "Dads Don't Babysit (It's Called "Parenting")" t-shirt posted his p...

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With 100 days to go until the 2016 Olympic Summer Games, Procter & Gamble has released an inspiring new ad celebrating the vital role moms play in bringing-up strong children. The ad - appropriately titled "Strong" - is part of the brand's "Thank-You Mom" campaign and portrays elite athletes ...

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Who knew date night could be so controversial? Model Chrissy Teigen found herself embroiled in an internet controversy this past weekend when online photos surfaced of her and husband John Legend enjoying a (gasp!) night out without their newborn daughter Luna. Detractors immediately took to s...

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A U.S. reality TV star is garnering online attention and praise for her tough-love approach to parenting. Jaime Primak Sullivan, star of Bravo’s Jersey Belle, was appalled by her kids’ dismissive treatment of a Dairy Queen employee when the family was out for ice-cream this past weekend.   Not on...

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There is nothing like seeing your child explore a new toy for the first time, especially ones with sensory or educational value like a play kitchen.  Unfortunately for the less handy among us, the assembly process can be downright daunting and it may feel like your child will outgrow the toy before ...

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I moved away from my childhood home when I was 18-years old and have lived no less than a four-hour flight from my family ever since. As a student and single woman, the distance didn’t bother me.  I could book a trip with a couple days’ notice and be back in town for quick visit to see my parents...

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Servings: 4 Ingredients For the Slaw ¼ cup Grapeseed oil ¼ cup water ½ cup chopped green onions ½ cup cilantro leaves (optional) 1-2 cloves garlic ½ teaspoon salt 2 limes juiced ½ cup plain Greek yogurt or sour cream 3-4 cups shredded purple and green cabbage For the Fis...

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Servings: 4 Ingredients For the Cauliflower Mash 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 head cauliflower, cut into small florets (about 6 cups) 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup milk 3 cups reduced sodium vegetable or chicken broth 1 14-ounce can white beans, rinsed and drained ½ cu...