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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...

2012-03-16 23:00:48

Siblings who have questions about whether someone may be a potential brother or sister can now get the answers they seek with this newly launched sibling DNA testing service. (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 The Paternity Lab Center is launching another service focused on helping unite families once more. The service is called Sibling DNA Testing. This new service is especially handy when both parents have either passed away or is not readily available to do testing and provide proof of an...

2012-01-06 09:00:00

The Paternity Lab Center is offering a new service assisting children and families with getting death benefits using Dna Testing (PRWEB) January 06, 2012 The Paternity Lab Center is offering a new service assisting children and families with death benefits. At one time when the father of a child died without signing the birth certificate it meant that that child would not be able to claim death benefits or enjoy any other insurance benefits that the child had a legal right to. The birth...

2011-11-30 14:58:54

Parents of newborns show poorer adjustment to their new role if they believe society expects them to be “perfect” moms and dads, a new study shows. Moms showed less confidence in their parenting abilities and dads felt more stress when they were more worried about what other people thought about their parenting skills. However, self-imposed pressure to be perfect was somewhat better for parents, especially for fathers, according to the results. The findings are some of...

Fatherhood Vs. Career - What Do Men Really Prefer?
2011-10-13 13:06:16

New study shows 77 percent think being a good father is very important, 49 percent said same about careers The classic figure of a distant, career-focused father who spends lots of time at the office and who has little time for his kids might be getting outdated, a new study shows. In a nationwide survey that examined Americans' feelings on fatherhood, 77 percent of U.S. men rated being a good father as very important, while just 49 percent said the same about having a successful...

2011-10-13 09:50:16

Cichlid male nannies help out, especially if they've been sneaking The highly social cichlid fish Neolamprologus pulcher displays cooperative breeding behavior, where non-parents contribute to rearing the offspring of the dominant breeding pair. Until now, it was assumed that male subordinates never gained paternity in the field. A new study published Oct. 12, in the online journal PLoS ONE, reveals that some offspring from this domestic arrangement are actually fathered by subordinate...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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