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2014-01-23 11:33:53

Children around the world who grow up in dangerous neighborhoods exhibit more aggressive behavior, says a new Duke University-led study that is the first to examine the topic across a wide range of countries. Many U.S. studies have described a link between dangerous neighborhoods and children's aggressive behavior. Authors of the new study wanted to determine whether the pattern held true in other cultures. To find out, researchers interviewed parents and children from 1,293 families in...

2014-01-21 23:28:57

Overly protective, “helicopter” parents often have the best intentions, but their behavior can lead to unhealthy dependencies in both parents and children. San Diego family psychologist Dr. Joanne Wendt is offering tips to help parents overcome their controlling tendencies to ensure that kids can become independent and self-sufficient adults. San Diego, California (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Dr. Joanne J. Wendt is a licensed clinical psychologize specializing in marriage and family...

2014-01-20 12:27:22

LONDON, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Power Transformers Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019 Power transformers connect electrical networks or systems of different voltages to allow power exchange between them. Power transformers are used for power generation, power transmission, electro-intensive industrial applications and consumer applications. The industrial...

2014-01-18 23:02:25

In response to an article published by VOA News, Gabriel Pediatrics discusses the amount of hard work from doctors in Mali that prevented disease in children. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 Gabriel Pediatrics responds to an article published by VOA News on December 18th, which reports that doctors in Mali would go from house to house, instead of waiting for children to come to them, to see if they were showing signs of deadly diseases. According to the VOA News article titled,...

2014-01-17 23:22:44

In response to an article published by The Dispatch, Gabriel Pediatrics discusses Dr. Beatriz Juncadella’s efforts to establish a ministry pediatric center and her belief in the benefits of a positive environment. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Gabriel Pediatrics, a NY-based comprehensive pediatric care practice, responds to an article published by The Dispatch on January 6th, which reports on the ideals of positive morale at Le Luz de Cristo Ministries in Nicaragua. According to...

2014-01-17 23:01:40

Kids II®, the next generation leader of ideas and products for infants and babies, donates $56,000 worth of Little Taggies™ Blankets to Baby Buggy®. (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Kids II® delivered $56,000 worth of Little Taggies™ Blankets to Baby Buggy®. The donation is evidence of the commitment of Kids II to making a difference in the lives of children and their families. Baby Buggy, a charity started in 2001 by Jessica Seinfeld, works with a network of more than 50...

2014-01-15 23:02:42

Nationwide Campaign Set to Inspire Young Minds As They Create and Build with TINKERTOY® Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 K’NEX Brands, the US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, is pleased to announce their partnership with The Goddard School, the premier preschool focusing on learning through play, for their TEACH. PLAY. LEARN. campaign. The TEACH. PLAY. LEARN. campaign will consist of imagining, building and playing with TINKERTOY, a classic...

Researchers Identify Primary Factors Responsible For Preschool Obesity
2014-01-15 09:20:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A lack of adequate sleep, having parents with high body mass index (BMI), and having their eating habits restricted for weight control purposes are the three most significant risk factors when it comes to childhood obesity for preschoolers, according to researchers from the University of Illinois. “We looked at 22 variables that had previously been identified as predictors of child obesity, and the three that emerged as strong...

2014-01-15 08:24:25

Toys"R"Us Times Square Kicks Off Weeklong Football Fun for the Family Beginning Wednesday, January 29 WAYNE, N.J., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toys"R"Us(®) is ready to take it to the gridiron, as the world's leading dedicated toy retailer today announced a series of family-friendly events in the days preceding "the big game." The activities will be held at the company's flagship store, Toys"R"Us Times Square, located on Broadway at 44(th) Street in the heart of New York City. The...

2014-01-13 08:34:29

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today is Amber Alert Awareness Day, marking the 18 year anniversary of the day Amber Hagerman was abducted while riding her bicycle in Arlington, Texas, and later found murdered. In April of 2003, in her honor, President Bush signed into law the PROTECT Act, which statutorily established the national AMBER Alert(TM) coordinator role. Since, the AMBER Alert Program has been credited with more than 675 successful recoveries of missing or...


Latest Childhood Reference Libraries

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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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