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Nurturing Parents Offset Poverty
2013-10-29 16:33:02

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study from the Washington University School of Medicine, children who live in poverty without nurturing parents may end up dealing with long-lasting negative consequences. According to the research, children living in poverty are less able to deal with stress and are more likely to develop life-long depression and learning disabilities. Conversely, those children who are nurtured are more likely to avoid these...

2013-10-27 23:00:09

Talking to Toddlers created by Chris Thompson is a new course that provides people with innovative behaviour strategies for children, and simple ways to understand toddler behavior. A full Talking to Toddlers overview on the site Vinamy.com indicates if this course is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) October 27, 2013 Talking to Toddlers is a new course that provides people with a lot of advanced behaviour strategies for children. The course is created by Chris Thompson, a certified...

2013-10-23 23:31:48

Offering state-of-the-art DNA testing that is safe and accurate. New York (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Natus, an paternity prenatal DNA testing agency, has announced the launch of their new, revamped website. The new site has been optimized for mobile use so that customers can browse Natus’ DNA testing services on their smartphone device, order products or retrieve account information on-the-go. Natus offers prenatal DNA testing, adoption DNA testing, and paternity testing services. All...

2013-10-21 23:26:44

Government is forced to become involved in struggling families and their adult offspring at the cost of almost one-quarter of state and one-half of county expenditures funded significantly by federal income taxes. The framework for action to reduce these costs is in Dr. Jack Westman's new book: Parent Power: The Key to America's Prosperity. Madison, WI (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 A new book, Parent Power: The Key to America's Prosperity, by Dr. Jack Westman reveals the power...

Spanking Your Five Year Old May Result In More Aggressive Behaviors
2013-10-21 12:37:52

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study conducted at Columbia University in New York finds five-year-old children who have been spanked are more likely to be aggressive and get into even more trouble. This research echoes prior studies which have found spanking to have quite the opposite intended effect on children. Used as a disciplinary tool for many generations, spanking has only recently been questioned as an effective means of punishment. The Columbia...

2013-10-17 23:23:19

With the new school year, The Law Office of David Vallone offers divorcing parents new advice on how to maintain a stress free environment during the divorce process for children attending school. Centereach, NY (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 A recent article from the washingtontimes.com published on August 15th shared how some newly divorced, and divorcing parents are finding “back to school” to be a struggle to maintain their child’s mental health, and quality of life. The family law...

2013-10-16 23:28:20

New research confirms what every parent already knew - not only is being a parent hard work, it's also harder than most paid work - and Mom is still doing the bulk of the it. John Duke Design have designed two new apps that help Dad assist. (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 A new study confirms that many parents find caring for a child much more tiring than paid work. (36% to 5%). This study by the Pew Research Centre - http://tinyurl.com/lfvs9oo- provides hard data to support what many...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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