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Tablet Computers Increasingly Used As Digital Babysitters
2012-02-17 05:25:52

Nearly eight-in-ten parents with tablet computers allow their children to play downloaded games on the devices, according to a Nielsen survey published on Thursday of tablet-owning adults with children under the age of 12. The survey, conducted in the fourth quarter of last year, sheds light on the way in which gadgets such as the iPad are being used as a type of ℠electronic babysitter´ to keep children occupied. Some 77 percent of the parents surveyed said their children...

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...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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