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2014-09-16 20:24:53

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Is spanking ever a justified form of discipline? Amid the controversies surrounding NFL running back Adrian Peterson, it's important to take a step back and see how physical discipline is shaping the lives of our children. The research is conclusive that spanking is not an appropriate form of discipline and contributes to more negative behaviors in kids. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnVar/20130920/LA83405LOGO Kids In The House...

2014-09-16 16:25:07

The Chew Co-host Donates $128,500 of Bravado Nursing Bras and Medela Breastpumps WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daphne Oz, co-host of ABC's The Chew, and mother of six-month old daughter Philomena has teamed up with nursing apparel leader Bravado Designs and best-selling breastpump manufacturer Medela to donate $128,500 worth of Bravado nursing bras and Medela breastpumps to benefit mothers in need. Oz's philanthropic donation supports the critical work of Baby Buggy, a...

2014-09-08 08:31:37

Continues history of listening, learning and innovating to help parents raise happy and healthy babies STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips AVENT, the brand most recommended by moms worldwide, is celebrating its 30(th) birthday this year. Since its founding in 1984, Philips AVENT has been listening, learning and innovating alongside healthcare professionals, clinicians and moms to better understand babies' and parents' evolving needs....

2014-09-07 16:20:05

New packages to include "Look Before You Lock" window cling to assist in preventing heat stroke incidents LAS VEGAS, Sept. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorel Juvenile, a segment of Dorel Industries (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), and the world's largest juvenile products manufacturer, and the maker of Safety 1(st) brand products, today celebrates the anniversary of the iconic Baby on Board sign, the little yellow sign that 30 years ago sparked a child safety movement. The easily recognizable...

2014-08-31 23:03:29

Fort Worth's neonatal professionals, friends of the Milk Bank host annual fundraiser to ensure donor human milk is available for every baby with a medical need for breastmilk. Fort Worth (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 The Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas will hold its 10 Year Anniversary Luncheon on September 18, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. at the Ridglea Country Club, 3700 Bernie Anderson Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76116. Executive Director Amy Vickers, Milk Bank Founder Susan Sward-Comunelli, MD and...

2014-08-26 23:14:12

40 Weeks Team and Official Team Sponsor, Dr. Smith’s®, Present First-of-its-Kind Documentary Following Pregnancy Journeys New York, NY (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Big Belli, parenting content media brand, and Dr. Smith’s®, a beloved diaper rash brand, have announced today that they have entered into a strategic partnership to help guide expecting mothers through the journey of pregnancy. Dr. Smith’s® will serve as a sponsor of Big Belli’s soon-to-be-released “40...

2014-08-19 16:28:57

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Black Breastfeeding Week (August 25-31) is kicking off its second year with the launch of #BlackFamsRock, a unique social media experience designed to celebrate the power and beauty of black families and raise awareness about breastfeeding. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137554 Created in partnership with Lowekey Media's SongBooth App, the #BlackFamsRock Experience invites families to upload a 30-second video of their...

Prayer Doesn’t Ease Symptoms Of Anxiety-Related Disorders For Everyone
2014-08-15 03:05:42

Baylor University Whether the problem is health, enemies, poverty or difficulty with aging, “Take your burden to the Lord and leave it there,” suggested the late gospel musician Charles A. Tindley. But when it comes to easing symptoms of anxiety-related disorders, prayer doesn’t have the same effect for everybody, according to Baylor University research. What seemed to matter more was the type of attachment the praying individual felt toward God. According to the Baylor study,...

2014-08-12 16:26:38

Attachment parenting offers natural and economic benefits to a busy mom ATLANTA, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is well known that babies benefit from being carried next to their mother's chest. They are less fussy, they cry less and they sleep better. However, it is evident that baby wearing benefits mom, as much as baby. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140812/135588 Wearing your baby in a carrier can actually make for a better connection between mother and child....

2014-08-06 16:28:18

World Breastfeeding Week, August 1 - 7 BOSTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first-ever Human Milk World Record, sponsored by Acelleron Medical Products, was set this August! One hundred twenty-one babies received human milk from 242 participants, who included moms, dads, and caregivers who gave human milk to their babies on August 2 at the MommyCon Boston 2014 Convention in Boston. Participants came from all over the United States, and from as far away as San Diego, California....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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