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2013-11-21 23:24:52

Comfort & Harmony™, brand of Kids II®, shares tips for balancing work and breastfeeding. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Many moms with full time careers want to continue breastfeeding after they return to work. While challenging, it can be done. Planning and commitment are two key ingredients for moms who want to successfully continue breastfeeding after returning to work, said SheKnows.com (7.26.13). Comfort & Harmony™, the company behind the mombo™ breast feeding pillow,...

2013-11-21 23:01:02

Kids II® congratulates actress Halle Berry and husband Olivier Martinez on the birth of their son. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Kids II ® welcomes the newborn son of Oscar winner Halle Berry and her husband Olivier Martinez. Their baby boy was born on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles Times (10.5.13). Berry will most likely breastfeed her newborn son. When her daughter, Nahla, was six weeks old, People magazine...

2013-11-21 11:14:44

Teachers' daily interactions with children are crucial to making sure they're ready for school. Many state early childhood systems and the federal Office of Head Start consider teacher-child interactions when they measure programs' quality. But research hasn't always been clear about which aspects of interactions are most important to how children do academically and socially. A new study that used a novel approach to analyzing data in this area has identified which types of teacher-child...

2013-11-20 23:21:41

Comfort & Harmony™, brand of Kids II®, shares the ways breastfeeding benefits moms and babies. (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 A number of organizations said that breastfeeding for six months or more is the optimal way of feeding infants. According to Babycenter, babies who are breastfeeding should do so exclusively from birth to four months. Comfort & Harmony™ employees who have reviewed the research agree with this assessment. Comfort & Harmony™, the brand behind the...

2013-11-20 23:19:47

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Asia-Pacific Pre-Primary Education and Childcare Industry Outlook to 2017- India and China to Lead Growth. London (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The report titled “Asia-Pacific Pre-Primary Education and Childcare Industry Outlook to 2017- India and China to Lead Growth” presents a comprehensive analysis of the industry covering aspects including market size in terms of enrollments and establishments. The report...

2013-11-20 08:25:41

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Research tells us that nearly 50% of college students suffer from mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, chronic stress and binge drinking. Those astounding numbers indicate that parents need to be parenting differently now so they can raise a child who's successful as a young adult," according to Toni Schutta, M.A., L.P., parent coach and author of the newly released parenting book "20 Great Ways to Raise Great Kids," a...

Premature Boys At Higher Risk Than Girls
2013-11-15 11:16:47

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Boys are at a much higher risk for death or disability due to being born prematurely compared to girls. This finding is just one of many reported in six major papers recently published by the journal Pediatric Research ahead of the third annual World Prematurity Day on Sunday, November 17. "Baby boys have a higher likelihood of infections, jaundice, birth complications, and congenital conditions but the biggest risk for baby boys is...

2013-11-13 23:30:46

South Florida’s The Natural Baby Store and Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas to Accept Breastmilk Donations from South Florida’s Broward County Mothers and help feed premature, medically fragile infants. Breastfeeding moms who want to become donors can be screened at no charge Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 A South Florida mother and volunteer is expanding community services for breastfeeding mothers with a new nonprofit “milk depot” in Pembroke Pines. The new...

2013-11-13 23:23:40

Many parents want toys for their children that meet a higher standard for organic and eco-friendly qualities. The EcoScore rating system has been developed to help parents judge how non-toxic and eco-friendly toys are. Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Organic? All natural? Fair trade? Non-toxic? With mounting evidence about the harmful side effects of pesticides and chemicals, many parents are monitoring the food their children eat with increasing vigilance. But what about the toys...

2013-11-13 23:00:17

Senior clinical psychologist, author Anna Cohan shares a stress-free parenting approach. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Figuring out the middle years of a child who is no longer a toddler, yet not a teenager, can be challenging for parents. So how can parents help their children formulate a future of success during these years? Senior clinical psychologist, Anna Cohen believes the answer can be obtained within 80 pages. In her new book, “Parenting Made Easy- The Middle...


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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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