Welcome to The New Family!

Thank you for visiting The New Family, a blog site celebrating modern family life.

Our aim is to inform and inspire while reflecting the wide variety of people and partnerships heading up today’s families. You’ll find musings on the everyday, both the good stuff and bad, as well as thought-provoking posts on the issues parents are talking about most.

The project, “I bet we can find 1,000 ways to be a family” is doing just that. We’ll share the first-person stories of the your unique families. Click here to email us with a photo of your crew and at least 750 words about what family life is like for you. Whether you parent with a partner, extended family member, friends you can’t live without or on your own, we want to hear from you.

Our podcast features interviews with some of the most compelling people whose stories represent the changing face of family, as well as top parenting experts with great insights to share on the challenges of raising kids in these interesting times.

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Brandie Weikle

About Brandie Weikle

Brandie is a long-time parenting editor, writer and spokesperson. Most recently editor-in-chief of Canadian Family magazine, Brandie has also been the parenting and relationships editor for the Toronto Star, founding editor of two Toronto Star websites, and an editor for Today's Parent. Brandie is a single mother of two in Toronto and a frequent television and radio guest on parenting topics. A former digital director at House & Home Media, she also consults on digital audience engagement. Contact her here. View all posts by