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2011-08-02 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BabyCenter.com, the #1 pregnancy and parenting destination worldwide, today released its 2011 U.S. Cost of Raising a Child report, which reveals interesting insights into the mindset of today's new and expectant parents, especially given the current state of the economy. Deciding to have a baby is a big decision for couples and waiting until the time is right is important, but if a couple is waiting until they think they can afford a baby, they...

2011-04-27 13:32:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite all the Royal Wedding fanfare, according to BabyCenter®, the names William and Kate aren't living up to their royal stature. BabyCenter®, the #1 pregnancy and parenting destination worldwide, announces the top trending baby names at the end of each year and is already predicting that the royal couple will not make the grade in 2011. The name William, often considered old-fashioned, peaked in 2008 but...

2011-03-29 11:55:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BabyCenter®, the #1 pregnancy and parenting destination worldwide, today released its "21st Century Mobile Mom® Report," which revealed that mobile phones - and smartphones in particular - have become indispensible to moms, who are 18% more likely than average to have a smartphone. Overall adoption of smartphones among moms has risen 64% over the past two years, and 51% of moms say they are "addicted" to...

2011-03-16 07:26:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you tired of spending precious time tracking down babysitters and keeping track of their schedules and contact information? A newly released iPhone app and personal babysitter organizer is now available on the Apple iTunes store at http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sitter-sorter/id419044900?mt=8 . The Sitter Sorter app, created by A&S Simple Solutions, costs $4.99 and was inspired by two parents who were convinced there was a better...

2011-03-10 10:47:00

LONDONDERRY, N.H., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Moms now have a new online community to connect, share stories, ask questions, and engage with experts about the growing trend of eating organic, thanks to BabyCenter.com, Healthy Child Healthy World, and Stonyfield Farm. The Easy Organic Living site (www.babycenter.com/easyorganicliving) on BabyCenter, the #1 parenting and pregnancy destination worldwide, offers a discussion group, videos, articles, organic challenges and Q&A sessions...

2011-02-14 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BabyCenter®, the #1 pregnancy and parenting online destination worldwide, has released the results of a comprehensive study about Latina moms. The Hispanic Moms Acculturation study, part of the 21st Century Mom(TM) Insight Series, offers key insights into the influence of acculturation on moms' behaviors and preferences related to shopping, mealtime, media consumption, and more. (Logo:...

2011-01-27 06:06:00

OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ConAgra Foods®, one of North America's leading food companies, announced today the launch of Cooking Connections®. This first-of-its kind blogger-hosted virtual cooking school reconnects parents to the joyful, social, family-friendly art of cooking via a unique multimedia format. Celebrity chef and ConAgra Foods spokesperson George Duran will host the first class on January 28, 2011, at Blissdom - the premier...

2010-12-29 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BabyCenter®, the #1 pregnancy and parenting destination worldwide, today announced its list of the most and least favorite celebrity baby names of 2010. BabyCenter surveyed its audience to see which celebrity baby names made the A-list and which fell short. Based on responses from almost 2,000 moms, BabyCenter found that Mark Wahlberg and his wife, Rhea Durham, did the best job in naming their little girl, Grace Margaret. Also...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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