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2013-11-30 23:04:51

The Holiday season can be particularly challenging for parents of babies and young children. The Science of Mother-Infant Sleep offers advice to parents on how to soothe fussy babies and help them sleep, even when overstimulated or not in their normal routine. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 “My baby is only happy in my arms. The minute I put her down she cries.” The Holiday Season can be particularly challenging for parents of infants. When exposed to travel, strange...

2013-11-27 23:31:59

Former teacher turned pioneer in early childhood education Dr. Sally Goldberg now shares daily her unique and highly effective parenting strategies. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Sally Goldberg, PhD, professor of education, author, writer and the first parenting expert on FOX TV's "Parent to Parent," has just launched a new website, Parenting Tips with Dr. Sally. Through five different blog features that include Monday Morning Coffee, Tuesday Afternoon Tea, and...

2013-11-27 23:03:13

Kids II®, the parent company of Ingenuity™, wants families to make sure baby’s nursery is safe and offers tips. (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Designing a nursery for a baby can be a fun and rewarding experience for new parents. Deciding how to decorate can also feel overwhelming at times, especially for parents planning for a baby and decorating for the upcoming holidays. Ingenuity™, one of Kids II’s brands, recommends that parents take it step by step, always prioritizing...

2013-11-23 23:02:46

Deals on Barbie Dream House, 3-Story Dream Townhouse and KidKraft Dollhouses revealed. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 The very first Barbie Doll House, the Barbie Dream House, was introduced in 1962, three years after the 1959 debut of the Barbie doll. The entire studio apartment, including the furniture, was made from cardboard. The modern Barbie house has come a long way from those humble beginnings expanding up to three stories and six rooms. Five Best Barbie Doll Houses...

2013-11-22 23:37:43

DEALS on KidKraft, Barbie and Budget Doll Houses under $100 Revealed Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 There are many different brands of dollhouses. However, those from KidKraft and Barbie remain the most popular. When it comes to variety, KidKraft comes out the winner as they have over 25 models in the market. The fact that almost every KidKraft dollhouse is wood-based and eco-friendly compared to some others that are completely plastic and synthetic, is another secret of their...

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...


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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.'