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Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.


Best Foods to Order on a First Date

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted August 8, 2012 | Healthy Living

There are many factors associated with a great first date. Of all the things that can go right or wrong, it's good to know that at least you can control the food.
Jennifer Owens


Lessons from Dad: Yes, We Can Learn from Him

Jennifer Owens | Posted August 8, 2012 | Parents

Working Mother magazine rounded up the top 10 lessons we can learn from the guys. Here's a quick rundown.
Danielle S. McLaughlin


The Problem With Bumper-Sticker Wisdom: "No Loving, No Shoving"

Danielle S. McLaughlin | Posted August 8, 2012 | Canada Living

No one is disputing the need to keep children safe and to discourage them from assaulting or inappropriately touching one another. But if we think that a simple slogan will work, we are sadly off the mark. It will be wrongly interpreted to mean both that any contact short of a shove is okay, or that no demonstration of affection is acceptable. Is this what we want our children to learn?
Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner


From NYC Co-op to Costa Rican Casita (de Raton)

Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner | Posted August 8, 2012 | Fifty

Three days of dumping our possessions on the street made us extremely popular in the East Village. ("Do you have any MORE books, man?" "Wow! A dulcimer!") The king bed walked uptown.
Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld


Chief Rabbi or Corrupt Pol?

Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld | Posted August 8, 2012 | Canada Living

In September 2012, a successor to Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, the current Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom, will be appointed. The new rabbi will begin his tenure in September 2013. If the post will not undergo a major transformation and become purely one of spiritual and educational leadership, then it is far better to leave the post empty than to continue the institution of a chief rabbi.
Mary Warner


An Illuminating Lunch with Luminato's Artistic Director

Mary Warner | Posted August 8, 2012 | Canada Living

Jorn Weisbrodt, the new artistic director for Luminato, which runs from June 8 until June 17, sat down with me for lunch. As a new Torontonian, Jorn had almost as many questions for me as I did for him, but somehow, I left wondering more and more about this great city we live in, and what will happen when Luminato opens its doors this month...