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As Senior Editor for CanadianFamily.ca, I produced and created content for the site's blog. I rounded up terrific recipes, and wrote about everything from great baby gear to transgender breastfeeding dads. Here are a few of my posts and slideshows.

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Cute Craft: Paper Snowflake Ballerinas (and Boba Fett, Too!)

Instructions to make paper snowflake ballerinas.

What a simple solution to keeping puzzle pieces together! Glue a felt puzzle pocket to the back. Via Cluck Cluck Sew: Puzzle Pockets Projects For Kids, Diy For Kids, Sewing Projects, Sewing Ideas, Project Ideas, Craft Ideas, Puzzle Storage, Toy Storage, Puzzles For Kids
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Storage Solution: DIY Puzzle Pockets

We found the perfect solution for storing puzzle pieces.

I "Mustache you a question" Will you be my Valentine? Even putting a fake mustache on the picture for the Valentine to wear.

The character's from Disney's animated series Phineas and Ferb have been transformed into delicious bento boxes. The mark of a true bento box creator is their ability to take everyday foods and turn them into works of art. Susan Yuen i Cute Food, Good Food, Yummy Food, Phineas Et Ferb, Cool Lunch Boxes, Boite A Lunch, Food Humor, Bento Box, Kid Friendly Meals
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Lunch Box Surprise: Ferb Bento Box Sandwiches

Make these easy Ferb-inspired bento box sandwiches for a lunch box surprise.

Perfect party popcorn recipe made with white chocolate and candy sprinkles. Birthday Cake Popcorn, My Birthday Cake, Chocolate Candy Melts, White Chocolate Popcorn, Party Popcorn Recipes, Sprinkle Party, Sprinkle Shower, Rainbow Popcorn, Sweet Popcorn
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The Perfect Party Popcorn Recipe

Perfect party popcorn recipe made with white chocolate and candy sprinkles.

turn your kids' drawings into toys I think this would be perfect for a picture of dobble dobble. Creative Activities, Activities For Kids, Crafts To Do, Crafts For Kids, Kids Artwork, Kids Corner, Drawing For Kids, Your Child, Childhood
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Turn Your Child's Artwork Into a Stuffie

Turn your child's artwork into a one-of-a-kind stuffed doll.

Bear Feels Sick by Karma Wilson, illustrated by Jane Chapman. When Bear is too sick to play, his animal friends go to his cave to make him soup and tea and keep him company. Find this under E WIL.

Is it safe to breastfeed while I take herbs for fertility? Some fertility herbs are safe for use when breastfeeding, but how do you know which ones? Herbs For Fertility, Natural Fertility Info, Breastfeeding Photography, Newborn Photography, Photography Ideas, Breastfeeding Problems, Plus Size Pregnancy, New Dads, Health And Wellbeing
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Domperidone and Heart Attacks: Should You Be Worried?

Does domperidone cause heart attacks? Breastfeeding guru Dr. Jack Newman weighs in.

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Crunchy Granola: Best Recipes for Granola Bars and Breakfast Cereal

My kids are crazy about granola bars, and so am I. They're portable, with lots of nutrition, but many store-bought brands contain nuts, which rules them ou

“You can almost hear the skipping rope slapping the sidewalk,” wrote Margaret Laurence of Dennis Lee’s timeless poetry collection Alligator Pie. Used Books, Great Books, Books To Read, 10 Picture, Children's Picture Books, Picture Story, Best Children Books, Childrens Books, Father Goose
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Canadian Authors We Love: Dennis Lee

See a slideshow of children's poet Dennis Lee.

With the Knot Genie Detangling Brush, even the curliest, most knotted-up hair practically slips through the unique bristle configuration gently and painlessly. Detangling Hair Brush, Best Brushes, Hair Knot, Natural Hair Care, Natural Curls, Inventions, Bath And Body, Knots, Activities For Kids

Knot Genie: The Best Hairbrush for Kids

Looking for a hairbrush that will get your kids out the door tangle-free AND tear-free? Senior editor Blake Eligh puts the Knot Genie to the test.

Try quail eggs for a fun little breakfast or snack surprise. Cute Snacks, Lunch Snacks, Quail Eggs, Cooking Instructions, Hard Boiled, Cooking Tips, Diet Recipes, Nom Nom, Brunch
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Cute Snack Idea: Quail Eggs

Try quail eggs for a fun little breakfast or snack surprise.

Grilled Sweet Potato Buttermilk Salad -This twist on the traditional potato salad uses the familiar and much-loved taste of Caesar salad with a sweet potato spin. Yam Or Sweet Potato, Salad With Sweet Potato, Sweet Potato Recipes, Potato Salad, Grilling Recipes, Cooking Recipes, Traditional Thanksgiving Recipes, Grilled Sweet Potatoes, Vegetarian Recipes
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9 Great Vegetarian Recipes for the Grill

Summer grilling means hamburgers, hot dogs and steak... or does it? With these meat-free recipes, you'll be good to grill.

There is a big benefit in using music for teaching kids. Children like recurring patterns, and calming and relaxing music can help in down or story time. Good Listening Skills, Audio Books For Kids, Children Books, Ohio, Kids Headphones, Musical, Teaching Kids, Michigan, Improve Yourself
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Listen Up: We Love This Audio Growth Chart

Looking for a unique keepsake for your wee one? Consider making one of these "audio growth charts" with clips of their voice over the years.

Earlier in we posted about the Royal Canadian Mint celebration-themed coins designed by artist Gary Taxali. We have now learned that Royal Canadian

Canadian Mint Issues New Glow-in-the-Dark Dino Quarter

Check out the new glow-in-the-dark dino coin from the Canadian Mint!

Winnipeg female-to-male transgender man Trevor MacDonald was afraid he couldn't breastfeed after breast reduction surgery. Transgender Man, He Is Able, First Year, Looking Back, Breastfeeding, Dads, Children, Surgery, Birth
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Transgender Dad Looks Back on First Year of Breastfeeding

Our friends at Bunch Family posted this amazing story about transgender father and his first year of breastfeeding his child. Winnipeg father Trevor MacDon