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2014-01-27 23:22:41

'No App for That' event will help parents connect kids to nature and teach the importance of setting boundaries for screen devices in the home. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 “Screen time” the time children spend in front of some sort of electronic device- has taken over an alarming portion of U.S. children’s lives. The “No App for That” Event in Orlando on Feb.1, 2014 will take a step to try and change that. The American Academy of Pediatrics estimates children...

2014-01-23 23:27:45

In January, OnlineParentingPrograms.com is joining many of the world’s top divorce professionals in providing complimentary guidance to help parents make the best decisions on behalf of their children during and after divorce. Carson City, Nevada (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 In January, OnlineParentingPrograms.com is joining many of the world’s top divorce professionals in providing complimentary guidance to help parents make the best decisions on behalf of their children during and after...

2014-01-23 20:20:54

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, a couple of newspapers reported on a movie titled "Divorce Corp" that proponents of so-called alimony reform recently unveiled for public showing. In response, Elisha D. Roy, Chair of the Family Law Section of The Florida Bar, made the following statement: "The recent moves by Florida Alimony Reform and others who are aggressively trying to change family law are troubling. They are now touting a movie which presents a...

2014-01-23 12:32:53

Tad, Lily, Leap and their new friends take children on an action-packed learning experience in their new video: "LeapFrog Letter Factory Adventures: The Letter Machine Rescue Team" EMERYVILLE and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, and Lionsgate today unveiled the first in a series of all new LeapFrog Letter Factory full-length learning videos featuring the next generation of popular frog...

2014-01-23 11:33:53

Children around the world who grow up in dangerous neighborhoods exhibit more aggressive behavior, says a new Duke University-led study that is the first to examine the topic across a wide range of countries. Many U.S. studies have described a link between dangerous neighborhoods and children's aggressive behavior. Authors of the new study wanted to determine whether the pattern held true in other cultures. To find out, researchers interviewed parents and children from 1,293 families in...

2014-01-21 23:28:57

Overly protective, “helicopter” parents often have the best intentions, but their behavior can lead to unhealthy dependencies in both parents and children. San Diego family psychologist Dr. Joanne Wendt is offering tips to help parents overcome their controlling tendencies to ensure that kids can become independent and self-sufficient adults. San Diego, California (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Dr. Joanne J. Wendt is a licensed clinical psychologize specializing in marriage and family...

2014-01-20 12:27:22

LONDON, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Power Transformers Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019 Power transformers connect electrical networks or systems of different voltages to allow power exchange between them. Power transformers are used for power generation, power transmission, electro-intensive industrial applications and consumer applications. The industrial...

2014-01-18 23:02:25

In response to an article published by VOA News, Gabriel Pediatrics discusses the amount of hard work from doctors in Mali that prevented disease in children. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 Gabriel Pediatrics responds to an article published by VOA News on December 18th, which reports that doctors in Mali would go from house to house, instead of waiting for children to come to them, to see if they were showing signs of deadly diseases. According to the VOA News article titled,...

2014-01-17 23:22:44

In response to an article published by The Dispatch, Gabriel Pediatrics discusses Dr. Beatriz Juncadella’s efforts to establish a ministry pediatric center and her belief in the benefits of a positive environment. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Gabriel Pediatrics, a NY-based comprehensive pediatric care practice, responds to an article published by The Dispatch on January 6th, which reports on the ideals of positive morale at Le Luz de Cristo Ministries in Nicaragua. According to...

2014-01-17 23:01:40

Kids II®, the next generation leader of ideas and products for infants and babies, donates $56,000 worth of Little Taggies™ Blankets to Baby Buggy®. (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Kids II® delivered $56,000 worth of Little Taggies™ Blankets to Baby Buggy®. The donation is evidence of the commitment of Kids II to making a difference in the lives of children and their families. Baby Buggy, a charity started in 2001 by Jessica Seinfeld, works with a network of more than 50...


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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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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