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2014-02-11 23:28:47

In his book Parent Power: The Key to America's Prosperity, Dr. Westman supports Secretary of Education Duncan's advocacy for parent participation in the education of their children and calls attention to the fact that one-third of children and youth in the United States are failing in some aspect of their lives. The United States is at the top of the list of developed nations in child abuse and neglect and the bottom in educational achievement. (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Parent...

2014-02-11 23:28:16

The newly patented design of the Slumber Sheet® provides tired parents with a hassle-free, safe sleep solution. The Slumber Sheet is designed to help babies feel comforted while learning to self-soothe and sleep through the night on their own, while meeting the AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) recommendations for a safe sleep environment. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Swanling Innovations Inc. offers parents an innovative, effective and safe sleep system for babies...

2014-02-04 23:20:35

In response to an article published by Politico.com, Gabriel Pediatrics applauds the First Lady and Subway Restaurants for creating mass awareness about the severity of childhood obesity and what can be done to control it. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Gabriel Pediatrics responds to an article published on January 23 by Politico.com, which discusses the partnership between the First Lady and Subway Restaurants that has been formed in order to create mass awareness about the...

2014-02-01 23:02:17

Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, through their non-profit The Children’s Obesity Fund, commend a cooperative initiative of the Better Business Bureau for strengthening its guidelines for industry advertising during children’s programming. The prevalence of ads, featuring non-healthy food and beverage products, plays a large role in today’s children’s obesity epidemic. (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 The Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative, an off shoot of the...

2014-01-31 23:35:14

Online Parenting Programs expands its online Anger Management class for divorced parents with a second choice: 12-hours as well as 8-hours. Carson City, Nevada (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Online Parenting Programs has announced the second of its Anger Management Classes for parents parents coping with separation or divorce. A new 12-hour course has been added as another choice along with the 8-hour program. Both courses can be taken at one’s own pace and time-frame to get the most value...

2014-01-30 23:34:30

Aeroflow Healthcare adds eCommerce site in response to growing need for new mothers to obtain breastpumps and breastfeeding accessories through insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Aeroflow Healthcare launched an eCommerce site on January 24, 2014 in response to the growing need of obtaining breastpumps and breastfeeding accessories through insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Through their site, http://www.breastpumps.aeroflowinc.com,...

Obesity Starts In Kindergarten
2014-01-30 13:44:15

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Childhood obesity can begin in kindergarten, according to a new study by researchers from Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health. Scientists using Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Growth Charts found that overweight kindergarteners were four times more likely to become obese by the 8th grade when compared to their normal-weight counterparts. The team used the CDC data and calculated each child’s...

2014-01-29 23:29:04

Goodtime Medical announces the addition of The Hornet Pediatric Exam Table to the offering of tables. The Hornet Race Car pediatric exam table features a smiling face your patients will love. (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Goodtime Medical announces the addition of The Hornet Pediatric Exam Table to the offering of tables. The Hornet Race Car pediatric exam table features a smiling face the patients will love. There is plenty of storage in this pediatric exam table with 2 doors and 1 full...

2014-01-29 23:24:03

2014 Product Line Includes Launch of 2 New Brands Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 K'NEX, the US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, will be introducing its 2014 product line to retailers and media during American International Toy Fair®, being held February 16th through the 19th in New York City at the Javits Center. The 2014 K’NEX product line includes over 25 inspiring additions to popular product lines such as, K’NEX Building Sets,...

2014-01-29 12:26:13

Reveal at NY Now in NYC; One of Many Introductions Planned for 2014 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Uncle Goose®, the nation's leading handmade wooden toy block manufacturer, navigates into uncharted waters with the introduction of Nautical Alphabet Blocks, a 26-piece set of decorative blocks featuring artwork steeped heavily in maritime tradition. The set has a suggested retail price of $48. It becomes available at specialty retailers...


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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
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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