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2014-05-14 23:07:01

K’NEX: Innovative Engineering @ Play Exhibit Features More Than 48,000 K’NEX Parts Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 K’NEX, the only U.S. construction toy company committed to Building Worlds Kids Love®, is excited to announce the launch of the K’NEX: Innovative Engineering @Play exhibit at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). The exhibit will be on display in Terminal A-West, post-security, and is accessible to ticketed passengers through October 2014. A talented team...

2014-05-14 23:00:38

Recently, Wowminime.com, a well-known company in the customized doll industry, has announced its new assortment of customized dolls. (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Recently, Wowminime.com, a well-known company in the customized doll industry, has announced its new assortment of customized dolls. Also, the company is offering big discounts on all these new dolls. This special offer will last until the end of May. In the coming days, the company will release more interesting products at affordable...

2014-05-13 23:14:54

Keith Robinson and Angel Harris' new book “The Broken Compass: Parental Involvement with Children’s Education" reports their research finding that most forms of parental involvement do not improve student achievement. This theme is one of many described in Dr. Jack Westman's book "Parent Power: the Key to America's Prosperity". Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Keith Robinson and Angel Harris' book “The Broken Compass: Parental Involvement with...

2014-05-12 23:00:16

Start Potty Training 3 Day method, created by Carol Cline, is a brand new e-guide that teaches parents how to toilet train their children in just a few days. A full review on the website Vkool.com indicates if this program is worth ordering. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Start Potty Training 3 Day method, developed by Carol Cline, is a brand new guide that claims to help parents toilet train their children within three days. This e-guide is broken down into 17 chapters that cover...

2014-05-08 23:05:49

During April (Child Abuse Prevention Month), Meadows Farms Nurseries raised over $6,500 for the Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA) program. Chantilly, VA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 During the month of April, Meadows Farms Nurseries partnered with the Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA) program to help more than 500 abused, neglected, and abandoned children in Prince William, Fauquier, & Rappahannock counties in Northern Virginia. This is Meadows Farms...

2014-05-05 12:25:26

New activities, popular favorites featured in interactive event running June 27-29 WEST HARTFORD, Conn., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LEGO(®) KidsFest brings its one-of-a-kind, interactive extravaganza for the first time from June 27 - 29 to Atlanta's Cobb Galleria Centre. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131023/NE02090 The award-winning LEGO KidsFest is a traveling extravaganza featuring three acres and dozens of hands-on building, creative experiences and one-of-a-kind...

2014-05-05 11:27:52

Supine sleeping, which reduces risk of sudden infant death syndrome, less common among preterm infants than babies born on time Since 1994, parents have been urged to put their babies to sleep on their backs to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). It appears many caregivers have not gotten the message, and health care providers have not done enough to educate families. Rates of supine sleeping (being placed on the back for sleep) are as low as 50 percent in some...

2014-05-05 11:24:57

Twenty-edight percent of Hispanic mothers share a bed with their babies; 22 percent of black mothers put infants to sleep on their stomachs Each year, 4,000 babies die unexpectedly during sleep time from sudden infant death syndrome, accidental suffocation or unknown causes. To keep infants safe, the American Academy of Pediatrics advises caregivers to put babies to sleep on their backs and avoid sharing a bed, among other practices. Many families, however, are not following this...

2014-05-05 11:20:07

Experts gather at Pediatric Academic Societies meeting to discuss consequences of childhood poverty -- and potential solutions Pediatricians, social scientists, economists and policy experts will come together on Saturday, May 3, to discuss the critical problem that childhood poverty presents in the U.S. – and steps to end poverty. The group will take part in a state-of the-art plenary session titled 'Childhood Poverty and Its Consequences: Potential Solutions," at the Pediatric...

2014-05-02 12:25:27

BOSTON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are 43 million teens and tweens living in our country. How will parents raise them to be happy, healthy and successful individuals amid the challenges, dangers, and distractions? Parenting a teen poses more danger and opportunities than when today's parent was a teen 20-30 years ago. Luckily, a new book helps the 21(st) century parent troubleshoot through the landmine of issues. "There's a strange new creature living under your roof," says...


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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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.