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2013-12-18 23:30:18

Boys Town, the national child and healthcare organization, tells parents to teach their children the true meaning of the holiday through words and their own deeds. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Boys Town today announced strategies to help kids understand the true meaning of the holidays. The national child and healthcare organization, started over 90 years ago, is a leader in parenting advice. Prior to the holidays, parents can have conversations with their children about the...

2013-12-12 23:31:00

Get DNA Testing from the Comfort of Home with Natus DNA Testing Kits. (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Natus, a prenatal and paternity DNA testing agency, announces the release of their home DNA testing kit. This kit allows clients to test their DNA from the comfort of their own home – without visiting a laboratory. Natus provides at-home DNA testing for expectant mothers, individuals looking for maternal ancestry, infidelity testing kits and familial testing. Kits are ordered online through...

2013-12-12 11:37:01

'The Primordial Violence' is culmination of 4 decades of research A new book by Murray Straus, founder and co-director of the Family Research Lab and professor emeritus of sociology at the University of New Hampshire, brings together more than four decades of research that makes the definitive case against spanking, including how it slows cognitive development and increases antisocial and criminal behavior. "The Primordial Violence" (Routledge, 2013) shows that the reasons parents hit...

2013-12-12 11:19:42

New findings from a long-running study of nearly 1300 rural children by UNC’s Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) reveal that parenting deteriorates when families face a number of risk factors at once. As a result, children’s intellectual, emotional, and social development suffers. The findings from FPG’s Family Life Project explain why a combination of risk factors like low maternal education, low income, and unsafe neighborhoods is a strong predictor of adverse...

2013-12-03 23:31:49

While the specific act—the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre—could not have been predicted, Adam Lanza’s murder of his mother and the mass killing and his suicide which followed can be easily understood using long accepted psychological knowledge. Warwick, New York (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Dr. Stanley Goldstein states that the recent release of further information about the Newtown school massacre and shooter by Connecticut's state's attorney has produced the usual...

2013-12-02 23:00:16

Talking To Toddlers designed by Chris Thompson is a new course that covers a lot of parenting tips for toddlers. A detailed Talking To Toddlers review on the site Vkool.com indicates if this course is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Talking To Toddlers designed by Chris Thompson is a new course that provides people with advanced methods to get their child to behave. The course also reveals to people some great tips that help them understand why their toddler or child...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'