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2014-04-15 23:13:36

Dr. John Duffy, author of the upcoming second edition of The Available Parent, gives his expert advice on being text-savvy with children. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Dr. John Duffy, clinical psychologist, and author of the bestselling The Available Parent, proposes a counter-intuitive strategy to texting and parenting. Hear more of his parenting advice on Steve Harvey, where he appears as his national parenting expert. In a recent article on the Huffington Post, Dr. Duffy shares a daily...

2014-04-15 23:13:07

Too Small to Fail is an initiative to promote continual verbal interaction between parents and children from birth on. The national emphasis on pre-school for 4-year-olds starts too late for children at risk. Dr. Jack Westman demonstrates the importance of parents to the prosperity of America in his book "Parent Power". Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Too Small to Fail is a joint effort of the nonprofit Next Generation and the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton...

2014-04-14 12:37:46

Eliminating sleep disorder is the hidden key to cure FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Kidney Foundation, approximately one out of every 50 young adults has a problem with bedwetting. It is a condition filled with myth, misunderstanding, ineffective treatments, and often hidden shame for the child, teen or adult bedwetter. The underlying cause of bedwetting is actually related to a sleep disorder. The Center for Bedwetting Treatment...

2014-04-11 12:24:50

But the real innovation could be coming from the builders of tomorrow - 64% of parents who ask their children for advice are turning to them for tech-related support - according to a national survey SEATTLE, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LEGO Systems, Inc. hosted the 'Build for Good' competition where Seattle's most innovative companies, including Amazon, Egencia, Expedia, HTC, Nordstrom, Xbox and zulily, were invited to compete by building a LEGO® MINDSTORMS® robot designed to...

2014-04-07 23:29:10

"Health Benefits of Breastfeeding for Baby and Mom,” a new report on the website Vinamy.com uncovers health and nutrition benefits of breastfeeding for baby and mother. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 “Health Benefits Of Breastfeeding For Baby And Mom,” a new report created by Diane Rawson on the site Vinamy.com shows health and nutrition benefits of breastfeeding for baby and mother. In the first part of this report, people will discover some reasons why breastfeeding is...

2014-04-07 12:27:14

Concert to Recognize U.S. Aid to Global Child Survival Efforts and Call for Additional Commitments to Child Protection WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Citizen movement continues its efforts to motivate and educate socially-active youth about the causes and consequences of extreme poverty with a newly announced DC-area concert featuring Tiesto, Above & Beyond, Krewella, Alvin Risk, and more. Presented in partnership with World Childhood Foundation, the...

2014-04-04 23:38:50

True Course will offer support for personal development and parenting tips via its “Members Only” site set to launch on May 1, 2014. 24/7 online access to timely, relevant, rich content as well as online coaching moments are offered to assist parents with their self-improvement, parenting efforts, and family leadership. Waco, TX (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 True Course will offer personal development information as well as online coaching moments to support parents via its “Members...

2014-04-04 23:37:49

Firstrust Bank has selected Pediatric Care Group, P.C. as a runner up winner in their coveted Philly’s Business First Award celebrating local businesses that make a difference in their community. Jenkintown, PA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Firstrust Bank has selected Pediatric Care Group, P.C. as a runner up winner in their coveted Philly’s Business First Award celebrating local businesses that make a difference in their community. Firstrust Bank awarded a $5,000 prize to Supporting the...

2014-03-27 23:31:54

The Center for the Self in Schools, an outreach program of The Brzycki Group, an education and psychology think tank, has developed a mental health model that promises to transform children's lives. The iSelf model creates the neural pathways in parenting, teaching and learning, and counseling methods that help children change their brains – literally who they are and their capacities to be happy, healthy, aware, and to flourish. State College, PA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 What is...

2014-03-26 23:01:33

Health and fitness retreat stress nutrition, exercise, sleep and good mental health. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 A recent 7,000-person study conducted by BabyCenter.com found that 61% of new mothers expect to return to their pre-pregnancy weight before their child’s first birthday. For many parents, finding the time and energy to maintain a healthy lifestyle after the birth of a baby can be a daunting challenge. San Diego health and fitness retreat VeraVia has released a list...


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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.