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Booster Seat Laws Ignored When Carpooling
2012-01-31 06:13:16

A new study from the University of Michigan´s C.S. Mott Children´s Hospital finds that 45 percent of parents do not require their children to be in booster seats when carpooling other children. The study cites practical barriers that include limited seating within the vehicle and difficulties making arrangement with other drivers leads parents to avoid safety seats while carpooling. Nationally, most states require the use of booster seats. Many require the use up to the age of...

2012-01-01 04:00:00

Joggingstrollers.com has announced a New Years sale on select Bumbleride Strollers, including the Flyer Reversible Handle Stroller and the Bumbleride Flite Lightweight Company Travel Stroller. (PRWEB) December 31, 2011 Joggingstroller.com, retailers of popular jogging strollers for infants and toddlers, recently announced a New Years sale on select strollers from Bumbleride Strollers. For limited time, shoppers can enjoy discounted prices on the most popular models from Bumbleride,...

Emergency Broadcast System Moves Into New Century
2011-11-17 09:26:10

The old and venerable emergency alert system is on its way to being updated for the 21st century with the news that wireless carrier Sprint will allow free, wireless emergency alerts to inform a population that is increasingly mobile and away from radio and television sets, Suzanne Choney of MSNBC is reporting. Sprint will allow no-charge text messages issued by the president as well as for emergencies and Amber Alerts for missing children. Only users within the affected areas will receive...

2011-11-06 08:30:00

Authors and child advocates Peter Thomas Senese and Carolyn Vlk recently published report on international parental child abduction originating from the United States points to major loopholes in the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative as a primary reason how American children are illegally removed from the country. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 06, 2011 A landmark study conducted by child abduction prevention advocates Carolyn Ann Vlk and Peter Thomas Senese reveals astonishing loopholes...

2011-11-04 08:00:00

New York City based lawyer Joel S. Walter and St. Petersburg, Florida international family law attorney Patricia M. Lee lead a consortium of international child abduction prevention advocates in creating a global legal data base consisting of multi-national case law related to Hague Convention and other related laws associated with international parental child abduction. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 04, 2011 A consortium of international family law attorneys along with child...

Kids Still Finding Their Way On To Facebook, Thanks To Their Parents
2011-11-02 08:33:17

Millions of children, some as young as 8 years old, are on Facebook despite rules that prohibit those under 13 from joining the social-networking site, according to new findings of a study appearing in the online journal First Monday. The study also found that many parents actually help their younger children sign up on the site. Congress passed the Children´s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) in 1998 that requires Websites to “obtain verifiable parental consent”...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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