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2012-06-13 14:44:59

Normally, male California mice are surprisingly doting fathers, but new research published in the journal Physiological and Biochemical Zoology suggests that high anxiety can turn these good dads bad. Unlike most rodents, male and female California mice pair up for life with males providing extensive parental care, helping deliver the pups, lick them clean, and keep them warm during their first few weeks of life. Experienced fathers are so paternal that they'll even take care of pups that...

2012-06-01 23:03:44

In celebration of Father's Day, HealthyChildren.org will offer a free digital excerpt from "Dad to Dad: Parenting Like a Pro" throughout the month of June. The excerpt will be available to users (dads or not) after registering or logging in. A special discount will be offered as well in June when visitors purchase Dad to Dad on the HealthyChildren Bookstore. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 In celebration of Father's Day, HealthyChildren.org, the official American Academy of Pediatrics...

2012-05-25 23:02:05

Baby care company receives award for video series highlighting father involvement. Germantown, MD (PRWEB) May 25, 2012 National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) has honored Pampers with a Fatherhood Award for its “A Parent is Born,” “Welcome to Parenthood,” and “Love Comes Early” video series. The award was presented to Pampers at its Cincinnati, OH headquarters during its recent Baby Care Town Hall Meeting. The video series depicts the important role that...

2012-04-23 21:02:15

Swedish mothers of small children work a lot more than in the 1970. This is an important reason why so many parents feel extremely pressured for time. One way to handle the stress is to take advantage of the right for Swedish parents to work half time, according to a new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg. The author of the thesis Jörgen Larsson suggests shorter workweeks for parents. Jörgen Larsson's doctoral thesis is based on the observation that...


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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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