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infant sofa sleeping
2014-10-14 05:18:23

A new study in the journal Pediatrics has found that a significant number of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) cases can be attributed to the infant sleeping on a sofa.

2014-10-09 23:02:15

Under a new three-year $6.6 million contract with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Abt Associates will work with hospitals to help them encourage breastfeeding and receive a Baby-Friendly

2014-10-07 23:06:06

Rutgers Community Programs Offers Playgroups, Art and Dance Classes and Free Parenting Workshops on the Upper West Side New York, NY (PRWEB) October 07, 2014

2014-10-07 08:40:34

Next-Generation Counting Toys Physically Interact with Learning Apps, Blending Hands-On Play with Digital Fun to Build Early Math Skills NEW YORK, Oct.

family meals
2014-10-07 06:53:39

In our fast paced world, sitting down for a family meal is difficult. Doing it on a regular basis is even more difficult. But the benefits have been shown to outweigh the challenges, with the positive impacts ranging from a decrease in cyberbullying to better health for the entire family.

2014-10-06 08:29:07

Providers recognized for health care advocacy of children in Foster Care AUSTIN, Texas, Oct.

2014-10-02 23:07:42

Efforts will focus on raising awareness and educating parents and caregivers about safe sleep practices and environments. Columbus, OHIO (PRWEB) October 02,

2014-10-01 08:39:35

AMSTERDAM, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global NGO Advisory Board meets and plans for the future INHOPE's Advisory Board held its inaugural meeting on


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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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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