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Niger Ousts Afghanistan As Worst Place To Be A Mother
2012-05-10 11:46:59

Just days before Mother’s Day, the Save the Children foundation released their 13th annual ranking of the best and worst countries to be a mom.

Mothers Often Miscalculate Toddler Body Size
2012-05-09 06:22:49

Chubby babies, who used to be seen as cute, aren’t exactly the norm anymore. A report in the May issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine has stated that mothers of overweight toddlers often miscalculate their child’s size.

2012-05-08 09:15:08

A study of mothers and their toddlers suggests that mothers of overweight toddlers often had inaccurate perceptions of their child's body size.

2012-04-29 19:59:47

Efforts to prevent obesity among low-income infants should focus not only on what babies are being fed but also the reasons behind unhealthy feeding practices.

2012-04-10 05:05:09

With an alarming number of obese individuals today, a study was conducted that focuses especially on obese mothers and the risks their children could face.

2012-03-24 04:31:01

Fatigue and unrealistic expectations of parenthood may help contribute to post-adoption depression in women, according to a Purdue University study.

Working Moms Are Looking For More Than A Paycheck
2012-01-25 04:23:22

Working mothers may be busy, but they like it that way. A recent study of employed moms finds that most would work even if they didn't have to, but they're also looking for new ways to negotiate the demands of mothering and the pressures to be an "ideal" employee.

2012-01-05 14:48:03

Normal everyday life for parents requires organization.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.