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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career-focused father who spends lots of time at the office and who has little time for his kids might be getting outdated, a new study shows.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...

2011-08-16 06:02:00

FAIRFIELD, Ohio, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC) the largest provider of private DNA paternity and other DNA tests in the United States and around the world, announced today the company's exclusive license in the US for the first non-invasive prenatal paternity test using SNP (single-nucleotide polymorphism) Microarray Technology, which requires only a simple blood draw from the mother and alleged father. Dr. Michael Baird, one of the country's foremost...

2011-08-09 00:00:27

Pandora Corp. and Parent eSource will be doing an Internet Safety Webinar for Parents on Tuesday, August 9th, 2011. Internet predators, cyberbullies and sexting are just some of the issues that Pandora Corp. will offer solutions for. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 On Tuesday, August 9th, Parent eSource will host a live webinar presented by Pandora Corp. The topic is Internet safety and the price is free. "Parent eSource provides resources for parents and t(w)eens alike in an effort to...

2011-07-23 00:00:41

Based upon the belief that asking for help is a sign of strength, Parents Anonymous® Inc. has launched the National Parent Helpline®, the only nationwide helpline for parents and caregivers. By calling 1-855- 4A PARENT, they will find emotional support and assistance provided by Helpline Advocates. Claremont, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2011 Parenting is a critically important job. It's full time"”24 hours a day, everyday. While raising children can bring great joy, it can also be...

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2011-06-16 07:55:13

By William Harms, University of Chicago Men are sometimes criticized for being unwilling to ask for directions when they travel, but they can benefit from looking for help as they begin their journeys as fathers, according to a researcher on fatherhood at the University of Chicago. Along the way, they should not shy from asserting their roles, said Jennifer Bellamy, an Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. "Sometimes dads feel like they...

2011-06-15 00:00:27

DNA relationship testing, primarily for paternity cases, is on the rise in the United States increasing more than 400 percent in the past two decades, according to the latest AABB (American Association of Blood Banks) Annual Report Summary for DNA Relationship Testing. As fathers seek to confirm their relationship to children, either affirming or refuting paternity, they turn to DNA testing facilities including DDC (DNA Diagnostic Center), the largest provider of private paternity and other...

2011-06-14 09:25:00

Research Compilation, Father Facts, Sixth Edition, Confirms that Kids Need Their Dads GERMANTOWN, Md., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) has released the sixth edition of its flagship research book, Father Facts, and the new data continues to tell the same story: too many children in America live apart from their dads, and they face serious risks as a result. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110426/DC88568LOGO) With 100 pages of...

2011-06-02 16:00:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- William M. Thompson, chairman & CEO of PredictivEdge today announced the launch of the Proactive Parenting Network (PPN), a solution that empowers parents to provide a safe online environment for their children in an ever-changing digital world. PPN delivers a comprehensive, proactive solution with premier online safety tools and educational resources. According to i-SAFE, only five percent of parents feel their children are completely...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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