Brandie Weikle is a long-time parenting writer, editor, and spokesperson. A parenting columnist for the Toronto Star, she is also the founder of The New Family, a website that explores the many forms that family takes today. Former 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. She currently works as a writer for the Canadian Broadcast Corporation.