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2014-06-20 23:09:17

San Francisco natural body care pioneer Zion Health launches a campaign in support of the non-profit organization Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Announcing the unique outpouring of support for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) by natural remedy company Zion Health. They’ll donate 50% of profits from all “Love Goddess” combo packs sold to local charity CASA in support of children who need court-appointed advocates. Natural...

children need play
2014-06-19 05:11:25

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The current era of parenting centers around the scheduled play date, filling the calendar with soccer practices and music lessons and regimenting a home calendar that restricts leisure activities like computer use and television viewing in favor of strictly timed homework and study sessions. Sure, this may be an exaggeration of how many reading this actually parent. But for too many, this example is not too dissimilar to their own...

2014-06-16 08:26:27

Fans Will Spellabrate as New Series Debuts Worldwide On Netflix in 2015 LOS ANGELES and BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) and Mattel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT) today announced an all-new and wicked animated original series for kids of all ages based on the spelltacular Mattel franchise, Ever After High(TM). The new animated series will premiere in all Netflix territories in early 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140616/118337...

2014-06-10 23:15:31

San Diego family therapist Dr. Joanne J. Wendt is sharing with readers parenting tips that are essential for raising happy kids with an appropriate sense of responsibility. San Diego, California (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 As a family therapist who’s practiced for twenty-eight years, Dr. Joanne J. Wendt believes that when it comes to raising happy, healthy kids (who become happy, healthy adults) responsibility is key. Responsibility is essential to living happily and productively and can give...

2014-06-09 23:11:17

The BirthCare Center in Daytona Beach Now Offers Classes to New and Expecting Parents Teaching the Guidelines to Help Prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 The BirthCare Center at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center (http://www.floridahospitalbabies.com) is teaching new and expecting moms the guidelines to safe newborn sleep in an effort to reduce Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). “Safe sleep is such an important topic when it comes...

parent stress from adhd
2014-06-06 05:21:37

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition that is characterized by symptoms such as an inability to focus on tasks, being overactive and several behavior control issues. It can manifest in just one symptom or a combination of all. The causes of ADHD are still not fully understood, but one thing is certain - the condition, which has seen a marked increase in percentage of diagnoses over the last decade, is not...

What Does Finding Out The Sex Of A Child Before Birth Say About The Mother?
2014-06-03 03:12:52

By Jeff Grabmeier, The Ohio State University Women who choose not to find out are more egalitarian, conscientious An expectant mother who chooses to find out her child’s sex before birth may be giving subtle clues about her views on proper gender roles, new research suggests. The study found that women who choose not to learn their child’s sex may be more open to new experiences, and combine egalitarian views about the roles of men and women in society with conscientiousness....

2014-05-29 23:07:26

The M.O.M. Method is an innovative Web-based program that empowers kids to become more self-reliant, so “helicopter parents” can stop hovering. It is the first comprehensive, parenting resource to offer a powerful combination – time and task management tools for kids with a practical, step-by-step parenting guide for moms and dads. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The M.O.M. Method (Manage and Organize Myself) has launched nationwide with the first comprehensive, Web-based...

2014-05-29 12:26:17

Actress and singer meets with child survivors of exploitation and abuse NEW YORK, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actress, multi-platinum recording artist and UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez just returned from a visit to Nepal, where she traveled to bring attention to children in need within the country and across the globe. During her trip, Gomez saw firsthand the impact of UNICEF's programs that help children survive and develop. She had an in-depth look at UNICEF's work...

2014-05-22 08:35:57

Three Developmental Learning Toys Receive Parents' Choice Awards for Educational and Play Value CHICAGO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced three of its products were recognized by the prestigious Parents' Choice Foundation, marking the latest accolades for the company by top toy and parenting organizations this year. The Parents' Choice...


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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.'