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2011-03-03 00:00:28

To help parents find the answers they seek, Childcare Network is proud to announce the launch of their new comprehensive website, http://www.childcarenetwork.net. Columbus, GA (PRWEB) March 2, 2011 One of the most difficult questions a parent must answer is, who will take care of my child while I'm at work? The wide range of child care options available today only make a parent's decision even more difficult"”not less. Visitors to the site will find everything from school locations...

2011-02-24 10:05:00

DULUTH, Ga., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), a nationally accredited distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care industry, is proud to announce the addition of a new course, The Eco-Friendly Child Care Center, Green Lifestyle and Environmental Health. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101207/MM13548LOGO) Health and safety issues resulting from exposure to environmental hazards are an increasing concern in the child...

2011-02-14 08:34:17

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Children who come from disadvantaged homes and have lower-quality childcare may have more social and emotional problems, according to new research. However, high-quality childcare may make up for poorer home environments. Researchers analyzed data on children at ages 2, 3 and 4 ½ who came from more difficult home environments and had lower-quality childcare. Difficult family environments were defined by fewer resources, fewer learning opportunities,...

2011-02-04 11:52:09

Decades of research have demonstrated the importance of the resources in children's homes and the benefits of high-quality interactions with parents in supporting healthy development. High-quality child care plays a similar, albeit less powerful, role. Children who come from more difficult home environments and have lower-quality child care have more social and emotional problems, but high-quality child care may help make up for their home environments. Those are the findings of a new study...

2011-01-24 16:08:00

DULUTH, Ga., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), a nationally accredited distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care industry, is proud to announce the addition of SPN102: Attention Deficit Disorders to its catalog of online professional development courses. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101207/MM13548LOGO ) Roughly 10 percent of children ages 4 to 17 are diagnosed with attention disorders. Early care providers and...

2011-01-18 00:00:41

EZCare Online Offers Child Care Centers a Robust Solution that is Easy to Learn and Use Charlotte, NC (Vocus/PRWEB) January 17, 2011 Jackrabbit Technologies, a leading provider of web-based solutions for child activity centers, has partnered with Softerware, the maker of EZ-CARE2 to offer EZCare Online to single- and multi-site childcare providers and before & afterschool programs. EZCare Online, which is already in use in many daycare programs across the country, allows center...

2011-01-07 07:30:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking for a job in 2011? You might want to think about being an in-home care professional. Sittercity, the nation's largest and most trusted online source for babysitters, nannies, eldercare providers, pet sitters, housekeepers and tutors, is expecting more than 250,000 new jobs to be posted on the site in 2011, an 80 percent increase over 2010. And the number of new jobs is actually higher than 250,000 as parents and individuals who are...

2011-01-05 18:57:00

DULUTH, Ga., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), a nationally accredited distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care industry, is proud to announce that CCEI students have completed over 400,000 courses of online professional development. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101207/MM13548LOGO ) For more than five years, ChildCare Education Institute has offered child care professionals a convenient online option to meet...

2010-10-29 09:40:50

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Turn off the television, amongst other devices, and take a more traditional approach towards rearing your preschool-age child. TV can be a positive tool to help your child learn, but excess tube time can leave a damaging effect. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that parents limit combined screen time from television, DVDs, computers, and video games to two hours per day for preschool-age children. Researchers found that many children are...

2010-10-28 14:18:11

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that parents limit combined screen time from television, DVDs, computers, and video games to 2 hours per day for preschool-age children. In a study soon to be published in The Journal of Pediatrics, researchers found that many children are exposed to screen time both at home and while at child care, with 66% exceeding the recommended daily amount. According to Dr. Pooja Tandon, "A majority of children under the age of 5 years in the United...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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