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Girl Baby Names: Game Of Thrones Has Inspired A New Trend

www.parentdish.ca | Kristy Woudstra | April 16, 2014 | Canada Living
Game of Thrones has inspired a new trend in girl baby names. Since the show started, there has been a surge in the number of babies named Khaleesi in the US and Arya in the UK.

Just A Casual Walk With 42 St. Bernards (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | April 16, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
A couple of St. Bernards out for a walk would turn heads — but how about 42 of them? A video depicting just that is our new favourite thing on the Internet. It was posted to YouTube in 2011 by breeder Lasquite's Saint Bernards but has...

5 Free Workouts You Can Get On Your Phone

Canadian Living | Rebecca Zamon | April 16, 2014 | Canada Living
Apps and YouTube are a great way to get free workouts. Here are some of our favourite fitness apps and websites 1. Human For the fitness newbie, the app Human ensures that you get at least 30 minutes of exercise every day by sending push notifications....

26 Mother's Day Gift Ideas Your Mom Will Love

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | April 16, 2014 | Canada Living
Year after year (and this year on May 11), we try to come up with the most unique gifts ideas for our moms: something she'll make use of, something she'll cherish or something that will make us her favourite child. Typical gifts like flowers or jewelry are...

Recipes for pancakes, split pea soup and curry cost a total of $1.70 a day

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Here are some low-cost nutritious recipes created by culinary experts for the Live Below the Line challenge, which is raising awareness of global poverty. The total cost for the three meals is $1.70, which is in keeping with the daily total of $1.75 set out by the World Health Organization...

People challenged to eat and drink on $1.75 a day to understand extreme poverty

CP | CP | April 16, 2014 | Canada Style
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TORONTO - During a challenge to eat and drink on $1.75 a day to understand the reality of extreme poverty, Nadia Chychrun realized the sacrifice parents will make to ensure their children are fed.The registered nutritionist, personal trainer and Pilates instructor gave up a portion of her own daily food...

Vaccinations: Jenny McCarthy Is 'outrageously Irresponsible' Says Ontario Health Minister

www.parentdish.ca | Kristy Woudstra | April 16, 2014 | Canada Living
TORONTO -- It's "outrageously irresponsible" for celebrities like Jenny McCarthy to encourage parents not to immunize their children against potentially deadly diseases, Ontario Health Minister Deb Matthews said Wednesday.

Small Space: Organizing The Bedroom

Style At Home | Arti Patel | April 16, 2014 | Canada Living
Much of what you need to organize in the bedroom can be pretty, so why not change your mode of thinking and consider yourself to be styling your makeup, jewelry and accessories, not just storing them? Precious Gems And Takeaways An articulating task lamp...

Heroes Rescue Nanaimo Baby From Under Car

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | April 16, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
Several people are being hailed as heroes for lifting up a car and pulling an infant to safety after he was struck by the vehicle in Nanaimo, B.C. The six-month-old baby, who was in a stroller, and his mom were crossing at a marked intersection on Tuesday when a Jetta...

Appeals court sides with consumer groups in Company Doe case linked to infant death

CP | CP | April 16, 2014 | Canada Style
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WASHINGTON - We soon could know the identity of the manufacturer — only known now as "Company Doe" — in a product safety case linked to a child's death.The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., sided with consumer groups Wednesday in their fight to reveal the identity...

Mila Kunis Pregnant: The Star Is Reportedly Having A Girl!

www.parentdish.ca | Kristy Woudstra | April 16, 2014 | Canada Living
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis have yet to publicly confirm Kunis is pregnant, although the actress did stroke her apparent baby bump during an appearance at the MTV Movie Awards last weekend. And now sources are divulging the baby's sex!

How To Dye Easter Eggs With Food Colouring And Shaving Cream

CP | Arti Patel | April 16, 2014 | Canada Living
If dyeing Easter eggs with vinegar and colour tablets is feeling old, reach for a new duo: shaving cream and liquid food coloring.It's a tactile project many kids will enjoy — especially swirling the colours into the cream."They thought it was really cool to drop the food coloring into the...

B.C. Quietly Drops Environmental Reviews For Most Natural Gas Projects

CP | Andree Lau | April 16, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
VANCOUVER - The B.C. government is exempting about 99 per cent of the natural gas produced in the province from automatic environmental assessment reviews.Under orders in council passed without public debate or fanfare on Monday, natural gas processing plants that produce less than two tonnes of sulphur emissions per day...

Prom Date: Student Banned From Attending Prom With Transgender Boyfriend

www.parentdish.ca | Kristy Woudstra | April 16, 2014 | Canada Living
A New York high school student claims she and her boyfriend have been banned from attending prom because he is transgender. Senior Anais Celini told PIX11 that school officials at Martin Luther High School in Queens told her that her boyfriend Nathaniel Baez's "transition is unconventional" and "not beneficial."

Ontario Vaccine Rules Get Tougher For School-Age Kids

CP | Rebecca Zamon | April 16, 2014 | Canada Living
TORONTO - It's "outrageously irresponsible" for celebrities like Jenny McCarthy to encourage parents not to immunize their children against potentially deadly diseases, Ontario Health Minister Deb Matthews said Wednesday.McCarthy, currently co-host of talk show The View, has been vocal about her belief that vaccines can cause autism in children like...

Etiquette Tips For Chinese Weddings

Arti Patel | April 16, 2014 | Canada Living
GUEST CODE: Thanks to our multicultural society, you may find yourself at a wedding this summer that celebrates in ways you aren't familiar with — and we're here to help. Each week, the HuffPost Canada Living team will take a look at a different culture's wedding and tell you...

What should students wear? Who decides? Dress codes can be a real minefield for schools

CP | April 16, 2014 | Canada Style
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EVANSTON, Ill. - They're called leggings — popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others.Younger girls often wear them as pants with little fuss. But as those same girls approach middle school, leggings have become a clothing accessory that's increasingly controversial — and seemingly,...

FRESH HERBS: Recipe for basil-tea truffles

CP | April 16, 2014 | Canada Living
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Chocolate truffles with tea and fresh basil? Yes!Unusual as that combination may sound, it works surprisingly well to create a delicious, creamy truffle with hints of herby flavour. Think about it this way — we don't hesitate to pair chocolate and mint. Basil isn't all that far off in flavour,...

FRESH HERBS: Recipe for tarragon-fennel clam chowder

CP | April 16, 2014 | Canada Living
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Many cream-based chowders suffer from the same problem — it's hard to taste anything but the cream.Admittedly, all that fat is mighty delicious. But if you're going to go to the trouble of making a chowder, wouldn't it be nice to taste some of the other ingredients? So we set...

Adopting A Child: Yes, Adoptive Moms Can Breastfeed, Too

Kristy Woudstra | April 16, 2014 | Canada Living
Breastfeeding is a beautiful act that allows mothers to bond with their babies. But what happens when mothers are adopting a child? Turns out that even in these situations, breastfeeding is still possible.
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