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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...

2014-03-25 08:27:40

NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Once just a popular term, the word "selfie" has made itself legitimate once it was added to the Oxford English Dictionary in 2013 and it has legitimate benefits too! Research shows that taking a selfie has many positive effects. It is an empowering act that celebrates regular people and allows a person to control their image online. They take it, they post it, and they have the power to choose how they look. (Photo:...

2014-03-12 23:31:13

In The Splendid Things We Planned, author Blake Bailey’s affluent mother exclaims, “Families are the devil’s work!” Bailey provides an example of Dr. Westman's point that dysfunctional families cross class boundaries as made in his book Parent Power: The Key to America's Prosperity. Madison, WI (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 The popular view is that failing schools and poverty are the major reasons why one-third of the children in the United States are not thriving. In his book...

2014-03-12 23:04:23

Build & Play in the Titanfall™ World With Officially Licensed Building Toys by K’NEX Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 One of the most highly anticipated video games of 2014, Titanfall™, has been transformed from onscreen play to building sets with new licensed building toys by K’NEX®. Respawn™ Entertainment, creator of the game set to release in March 2014, and K’NEX, the only U.S. construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, are pleased to...

2014-03-11 23:32:49

New highly interactive app designed to instill good behavior, responsibility, discipline and morals in children ages 10-14. Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 March 10, 2014, the company that released the popular Creating Character "in Kids" mobile application ("app") has released its second app in a series of apps that are designed to instill good behavior, responsibility, discipline and morals in children and young adults. The first app, which was released in the...

2014-03-10 23:01:14

There are several parenting apps for new Dads, but do they help? Two new Apps from In Dad's Care, (Birth to 6 months, and 6 months to 12 months), take a different approach by allowing Mom to give Dad the core information he needs. (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 The problem - being a new Mom is both tiring and stressful, and most Moms long for Dad to jump in and assist. While the good news is that more Dads are getting involved, not all Dads are confident to take full control, but are often...

2014-03-07 23:26:49

Freemie system allows mom to pump with her shirt on, around others if necessary. Silicon Valley, CA (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Dao Health announced today that they have begun marketing their revolutionary Freemie hands-free and concealable breast pump systems to durable medical equipment companies, also known as DME’s, who provide moms with breast pumps through their health insurance plans. At the heart of the Freemie pumping system are cup-shaped devices with specially integrated breast...


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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
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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