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2011-02-14 15:34:59

A new study has confirmed an old adage: A family that plays together stays together.

2011-01-29 00:02:02

The prevalence throughout the country of certain family problems has seemingly been increasing at a dramatic rate. An ongoing blog talks about how and why this is happening, and what can be done about it. Memphis, TN (Vocus/PRWEB) January 27, 2011 David M.

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2010-09-13 11:18:57

According to a new analysis of census data, the number of US children being raised by grandparents has risen sharply since the beginning of the recession.

2010-09-01 10:16:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 1970, Marian McQuade began a campaign to set aside a special day just for grandparents. In 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed the first presidential proclamation, designating the first Sunday after Labor Day as National Grandparents Day.

2010-08-23 07:10:00

SAGINAW, Mich., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, National Grandparents Day falls on Sept. 12. The holiday originated in 1970 with Marian McQuade of West Virginia.

2010-07-12 13:26:00

WASHINGTON, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The following was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) Grandparents Day 2010: Sept.

2009-09-08 09:33:00

CLEVELAND, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As the celebration of Grandparent's Day marks its 30th anniversary, American Greetings Corp. (NYSE: AM) has introduced a fun, memorable and innovative way to say thanks with the new recordable photo frame card.

2009-08-05 21:35:44

The presence of a grandparent living in the home of a single parent reduces the likelihood of a child living in poverty by 80 percent, a U.S.

2009-08-03 12:35:15

Living in a three-generation household can significantly enhance the economic well-being of children, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Southern California and the University of Massachusetts, Boston.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.