Sarah Biren Profile Overview

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

Sarah is a baker, cook, author, and blogger living in Toronto. She believes that food is the best method of healing and a classic way of bringing people together. In her spare time, Sarah does yoga, reads cookbooks, writes stories, and finds ways to make any type of food in her blender.
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‘Yes, Our Son Was 18 When We Adopted Him — But Every Child Deserves a ‘Forever’ Family’

Casey Douglas never wanted to bear children, which shocked her Christian community. Little did she know that she would become the parent of a child who truly needed her. Although Randall wasn’t a child. He was 18 when they adopted him.  Adopting a Teenager  When they married, Casey and Peter decided to volunteer as youth pastors at […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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11 Things My Parents Never Had to Do Because My Mom Didn’t Work

Parents in this day and age have to figure out what their parents never had to do. So much has changed from previous generations. Parents are now raising children in a world entirely different than the one they grew up in. Once upon a time, it was expected for women to be stay-at-home mothers. Nowadays, many […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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People Have Just Learned What Koalas Sound Like, And It’s Not How You’re Imagining It

Every now and then, the Internet “discovers” something you just sort of assumed everyone knew.  Like, for example, that pufferfish inflate themselves with water and not air. It seems logical that people would assume that fish – which famously remain underwater when they are not dead – fill up with water when they inflate themselves.  But apparently vast swathes […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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If You Want To Protect Your Daughters, Raise Better Sons

A study was published in the Journal Behavioral Neuroscience. It observed fathers interacting with their toddler-aged and sons and daughters with the goal of analyzing any gender-based differences in their interactions. The researchers noticed that the fathers used different uses of language and attentiveness for each one. This was an interesting finding since previous research […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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How to love yourself: 10 steps to believing in yourself again

“How to love yourself” is a popular topic among self-help communities. Self-love is touted to strengthen relationships, improve quality of life, and increase feelings of happiness. However, it’s so much easier said than done. There are many habits and personality traits that hold us back, and they are hard to break. On the journey to […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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Things to Know If You’re Pregnant After 40

Getting pregnant at 40 must be an exhilarating experience for all the moms out there. You are in a better place financially, mentally and emotionally to take on the responsibility of a baby. In your 20s and 30s, you are under the constant stress of working on your career while raising your children. But in […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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Suicidal Man Saved After 3 School Boys Grabbed Him and didn’t Let Go

What would you do when you see a jumper preparing for the leap? Many of us would like to think we would remain calm and be the hero. So many people may react poorly, or perhaps even worse, not at all. The mentality of ‘not wanting to get involved’ often prevents people from making a […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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Study Shows C-Sections Linked to Autism and ADHD: What does it mean?

This article was originally published on September 5, 2019, and has since been updated. A Swedish study has sparked some debate. The 2019 study claimed that babies born through a Caesarean section are more likely to be autistic and develop ADHD. The research published in the journal JAMA Network Open analyzed over 20 million children, and […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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Seeing Faces In Things May be a Sign of Neuroticism

Some people tend to see faces in everything, from clouds to bubbling cheese on pizza to raindrops on a foggy window. They may try to point out these findings to others. ‘Hey look, that house looks like it’s smiling!’ But others may not see the smile, or it may take a while until they do.  […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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Scientists Say That This Song Reduces Anxiety By Up To 65%

Music is an analgesic for the mind. Sound therapy has been used for ages to help treat stress, anxiety and improve a person’s physical and emotional wellbeing. While anxiety is a normal emotion to experience in stressful situations, causing increased alertness, fear, and usually a rapid heart rate [1], when it becomes excessive, consuming, and […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

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Teen Scientist Creates SMART Armor Shield To Help in Radiation Treatment

Macinley Butson was the first Australian to win first place at the INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair in nearly 68 years.  She invented armor with the aim to protect patients from excess radiation during breast cancer. Her hard work payed off and her invention has great potential, with experimental models showing the armor reducing […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate