Latest Mother Stories

2011-10-03 21:45:20

Rice sociologist explores how neighborhood poverty influences maternal fear of children's outdoor play Neighborhood poverty is likely to make a mother more fearful about letting her children play outdoors, according to a new study by sociologists at Rice University and Stanford University. "It's no secret that children play outdoors less now than in recent decades, and research shows maternal fear as one reason why," said Rachel Tolbert Kimbro, Rice assistant professor of sociology. She...

2011-09-14 07:00:00

Mother's Market is opening its seventh location in Orange County this Saturday. Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 Motherâs Market & Kitchen, the natural foods grocery store & restaurant that was established in 1978, is opening a new store this Saturday in Brea at Imperial Highway and the 57 freeway in the newly renovated Brea Plaza. The new store is located at 413 S. Associated Road near Lucilleâs Barbeque, the Brea Plaza Theatres, and also...

2011-09-14 22:41:13

Maternal responsiveness plays key role in child literacy and development Since the first television screens lit up our living rooms scientists have been studying its affect on young children. Now scientists in Ohio have compared mother-child communication while watching TV to reading books or playing with Toys to reveal the impact on children's development. The results, published in Human Communication Research, show that watching TV can lead to less interaction between parents and...

2011-07-25 11:51:30

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Great news for working moms; a new study reveals that there are no significant detrimental effects on a child's social or emotional development if their mothers work during their early years. For children living with two parents, the impact of the working life of the mother may partly depend on the father's own working arrangements. The ideal scenario for children, both boys and girls, was shown to be where both parents lived in the home and both were in paid employment....

2011-07-01 13:00:00

CHESTER, England, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - New TV Campaign for Britain's Number one Price Comparison Site Celebrates the Euphoria you Feel When you Save Money - Produced by Leading ad Agency, Mother - Fresh Approach to Advertising for the Price Comparison Market - Focuses on Emotional Benefit of Saving Money Britain's number one price comparison site, moneysupermarket.com [http://www.moneysupermarket.com ] will...

2011-06-21 12:36:24

Baylor University study finds work stress leads to greater turnover Women who return to work after giving birth are more likely to stay on the job if they have greater control over their work schedules, according to a Baylor University study. Researchers also found that job security and the ability to make use of a variety of their job skills leads to greater retention of working moms, while the impact of work-related stress on their physical and mental health causes greater turnover. The...

2011-06-02 00:00:32

Support and information are now readily available online for pregnant teenagers. Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond has added a new section to its website solely dedicated to teenage pregnancy. Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) June 01, 2011 Being a teenager is difficult enough, but being a teenager and pregnant is even more challenging. It can be a very confusing, scary and isolating experience. At 19 Mary became pregnant. She felt her whole life was crumbling in front of her and the future she envisaged for...

2011-05-07 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SUNDAY, MAY 8: MOTHER'S DAY Profile America -- Sunday, May 8th. Today is Mother's Day -- one of the nation's most revered national observances. The idea started in 1908 with Anna Jarvis of West Virginia to honor her recently departed mother, who had voiced the hope that sometime there would be a...

2011-05-03 07:30:00

WESTPORT, Conn., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This Mother's Day, what moms have to celebrate varies dramatically depending on where they live, according to Save the Children's 2011 State of the World's Mothers report, which ranks 164 countries on women's access to health care, education and opportunities. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/adcouncil/49959/ Norway is the world's best place to be a mother, and eight...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'