Quantcast

Latest Childhood Stories

2014-10-30 08:36:51

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In November 2014, in honor of National Prematurity Awareness Month, Pebbles of Hope, a 501c3 non-profit organization, will launch its first programs to provide resources and support to parents and caregivers dealing with the challenges of caring for a premature baby in underserved areas, both in the U.S. and internationally. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141029/155344 The organization will provide cutting edge educational,...

2014-10-28 23:14:57

According to parenting specialist Toby Dauber with Morris Psychological Group, there are several reasons that a parent's dating may exacerbate a child's anxiety. Ms. Dauber offers answers to parents' questions. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 There are few family events more difficult or disruptive for children than divorce. Children are invariably confused and frightened by the threat to their security, parents try to do everything they can to provide stability and...

2014-10-27 12:30:23

FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND EQ BRAND FOR PRESCHOOLERS BASED ON CURRICULUM FROM THE YALE CENTER FOR EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning child development and parenting expert Denise Daniels, Founder of Jelly Jam Entertainment, worked with the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence to create a curriculum exclusively for The Moodsters, a new children's brand designed to help kids learn how to understand and manage their emotions. The Moodsters,...

2014-10-27 12:27:23

24 kid-tested and approved products are all $100 or less NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic Parent & Child® magazine today announced the winners of the magazine's second annual Gold Star Toy Awards. The 24 winning kids' products are featured in the November issue of the magazine and online. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100907/SCHOLASTICLOGO The magazine put out a call for submissions to toy manufacturers in February, and the editorial team reviewed hundreds of...

2014-10-23 23:11:42

Drawing on the groundbreaking emotional work of Ryan Moalemi, this workshop offers caregivers cutting-edge training to meet their child’s important emotional needs San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Drawing on decades of research into healthy parenting styles, this San Diego workshop will offer new parents the essential skills to raise an emotionally healthy child. The relationship between unresolved childhood distress and parenting difficulties is well known. If a mother has not...

2014-10-16 23:09:10

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp attempts to submit an invention, Pump on the Go, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Two inventors from Mansfield, Texas, know how difficult it can be to maintain a regular breast-pumping schedule. "While my wife was breastfeeding our second child we thought about how convenient it would be to have a more inconspicuous and wieldy way to pump breast milk at work," said one inventor. "This led to our idea." The...

2014-10-15 08:26:58

SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AffiliateTraction (http://www.affiliatetraction.com/), the world's largest affiliate marketing agency, has increased its charitable portfolio with the addition of UNICEF UK and World Vision Canada. The organizations are the latest additions to an expanding effort intended to foster a corporate conscience in a retail industry driven largely by profit. Greg Shepard, CEO of AffiliateTraction, expressed enthusiasm about continuing to...

2014-10-15 08:26:17

TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - In order to help parents and kids make healthier choices, eighteen leading food and beverage companies have come together to support one set of standard nutrition criteria for advertising products to children under 12, the Canadian Children's Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative (CAI) announced today. The CAI, administered by Advertising Standards Canada (ASC), is a voluntary program designed to shift advertising of food and beverages to children to the...

infant sofa sleeping
2014-10-14 05:18:23

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study in the journal Pediatrics has found that a significant number of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) cases can be attributed to the infant sleeping on a sofa. The study, conducted by a team of American and British scientists, was based on data for over 7,900 cases of SIDS in 24 US states and it found that about 12 percent were related to the child sleeping on a sofa. “We did this study simply because there wasn’t a...

2014-10-09 23:02:15

Under a new three-year $6.6 million contract with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Abt Associates will work with hospitals to help them encourage breastfeeding and receive a Baby-Friendly designation. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Although many new mothers in the United States intend to breastfeed their new babies, practices and policies in maternity care often create barriers to breastfeeding. Under a new three-year $6.6 million contract with the Centers for...


Latest Childhood Reference Libraries

45_4ba39eb9b39d5125e16cc5f3cfd174cf
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...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
Related