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2011-03-31 00:00:27

New, Easy-to-Use Online Blogger Application Added to Site Westbrook, Maine (Vocus/PRWEB) March 30, 2011 EmpoweringParents.com, the award-winning website and weekly newsletter for parents, is looking for more bloggers to add to its dedicated team of writers. Launched in 2007, the fast-growing site is the premier resource for parents of children and teens with tough behavioral issues. Since its inception, EP has been praised by parents and professionals alike for its practical articles full...

2010-12-22 00:01:34

There isn't a parent out there who doesn't get frustrated and angry from time to time when their child's behavior crosses the line from acceptable to inappropriate. Westbrook, Maine (Vocus/PRWEB) December 21, 2010 There isn't a parent out there who doesn't get frustrated and angry from time to time when their child's behavior crosses the line from acceptable to inappropriate. The problem, as Debbie Pincus MS LMHC sees it, is that parents need to "stop reacting to their kids' reactivity." In...

2010-12-20 04:20:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Experienced family therapist and parent of two young children, Meredith Walt, founded "Bag of Tricks Parenting www.bagoftricksparenting.com to provide immediate solutions for the many issues facing parents today, not just in theory, but in practical terms. Walt has retained TransMedia Group to publicize her groundbreaking approach to parenting, and to teach that "parenting is a verb, not a noun." According to Walt, "Modeling is the most...

2010-10-17 07:00:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- American Baby Magazine and Baby Magic announced today that they are teaming for an online baby contest that is now officially open to proud parents of babies ages three months to 24 months. To enter the baby photo contest, upload up to six current cute baby pictures between October 17 and December 18, 2010. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101017/SF83177) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101017/SF83177) Chosen by the...

2010-08-28 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that school has started, it's time to start thinking about what to wear for Halloween. Parents.com and Parents magazine are great destinations for the best Halloween costume ideas for the whole family. Homemade Halloween costumes for babies, girls, boys, pets and even pregnant women are featured, as well as photos of the best store-bought baby and kids costumes. "Halloween marks the kickoff of the holiday season, which is so much fun for kids," says...

2010-08-14 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents looking for back to school ideas will find everything they need at Parents.com, including the latest back to school fashion, secrets for school success, and healthy lunchbox snacks tips. The transition from summer to back to school is always busy, but Parents magazine smoothes the way by anticipating what parents will need to glide through without too much stress. "Whether your child is entering preschool for the first time or moving into a...

2010-07-01 07:10:00

ORLANDO, Fla., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's goal-oriented, competitive society, raising confident, capable children is more important than ever. In her informative, faith-based new guide, Champion Parenting: Giving Your Child a Competitive Edge (WestBow Press, March 2010), Alice Iorio, M.Ed. offers parents a non-threatening and motivating approach to parenting academically successful children. Champion Parenting: Giving Your Child a Competitive Edge recognizes the following:...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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