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2014-09-16 20:24:53

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Is spanking ever a justified form of discipline? Amid the controversies surrounding NFL running back Adrian Peterson, it's important to take a step back and see how physical discipline is shaping the lives of our children. The research is conclusive that spanking is not an appropriate form of discipline and contributes to more negative behaviors in kids. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnVar/20130920/LA83405LOGO Kids In The House...

2014-09-16 16:25:07

The Chew Co-host Donates $128,500 of Bravado Nursing Bras and Medela Breastpumps WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daphne Oz, co-host of ABC's The Chew, and mother of six-month old daughter Philomena has teamed up with nursing apparel leader Bravado Designs and best-selling breastpump manufacturer Medela to donate $128,500 worth of Bravado nursing bras and Medela breastpumps to benefit mothers in need. Oz's philanthropic donation supports the critical work of Baby Buggy, a...

2014-09-09 23:01:10

Boys Town releases advice for parents on how to decide the right time for a child to have a cell phone and how to manage the technology. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Boys Town Tips to Help Parents Manage Children and Cell Phones Boys Town releases advice for parents on how to decide the right time for a child to have a cell phone and how to manage the technology. The national child care organization, started over 90 years ago, offers these tips to help parents make the right...

2014-09-04 08:37:27

CARLSTADT, N.J., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jinpan International Limited (Nasdaq: JST), a leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of cast resin transformers, today announced that the Company will participate at the Euro Pacific Capital Global Investment Conference, to be held on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at the Sofitel New York. Jinpan's presentation is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. ET to 12:30 p.m. ET. Management is also available to meet with investors during the...

2014-08-31 23:03:29

Fort Worth's neonatal professionals, friends of the Milk Bank host annual fundraiser to ensure donor human milk is available for every baby with a medical need for breastmilk. Fort Worth (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 The Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas will hold its 10 Year Anniversary Luncheon on September 18, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. at the Ridglea Country Club, 3700 Bernie Anderson Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76116. Executive Director Amy Vickers, Milk Bank Founder Susan Sward-Comunelli, MD and...

2014-08-27 23:03:48

Top pediatricians now part of a comprehensive network of physicians. Latest acquisition to expand health care options for Hudson County residents. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that a leading pediatric practice, Hoboken Pediatrics has joined our network, CarePoint Health Medical Group. Our system welcomes Dr. Andrzej Klos, Dr. Piotr Oko, Dr. Yanina Meshko and Dr. Nana Yenukashvili to the community. Hundreds of highly skilled and...

2014-08-26 23:07:56

Classic building experience for ages 3+ Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 LINCOLN LOGS, part of the K’NEX Brands family, the US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, is pleased to announce 2 new additions to its 2014 product line! Developed in 1916 by the son of famous American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, LINCOLN LOGS is a classic toy brand that has been entertaining and teaching children for over nine decades. Building with LINCOLN LOGS sets helps...

2014-08-25 08:27:09

"Matching" Gifts Benefit Moms with Premature Infants MCHENRY, Ill., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instead of planning a traditional birthday party to celebrate her son's first birthday, Stephanie Wujick, a mother from Oldsmar, Fla., opted to rally friends and family to raise funds for a hospital-grade breastpump to donate to the Ronald McDonald House Central in St. Petersburg, Fla. This gift has special meaning to Stephanie, who stayed at the House while her now one-year-old son was...

Teachers Play Key Role In 'Be Active Kids' Program To Fight Childhood Obesity
2014-08-15 03:15:50

Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute An innovative physical activities guide developed at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) is helping North Carolina fight childhood obesity. New research shows that when teachers direct these physical activities, young children become more active and less sedentary. “In the past twenty years, childhood obesity rates have skyrocketed,” said FPG investigator Allison De Marco. “And for the first time in over a...

2014-08-12 16:26:38

Attachment parenting offers natural and economic benefits to a busy mom ATLANTA, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is well known that babies benefit from being carried next to their mother's chest. They are less fussy, they cry less and they sleep better. However, it is evident that baby wearing benefits mom, as much as baby. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140812/135588 Wearing your baby in a carrier can actually make for a better connection between mother and child....


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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'