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2014-06-19 05:11:25

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The current era of parenting centers around the scheduled play date, filling the calendar with soccer practices and music lessons and regimenting a home calendar that restricts leisure activities like computer use and television viewing in favor of strictly timed homework and study sessions. Sure, this may be an exaggeration of how many reading this actually parent. But for too many, this example is not too dissimilar to their own...

2014-06-12 12:28:53

CDC research finds that fathers today are more involved with their children, enhancing children's well-being WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This Sunday, June 15(th), as we celebrate fathers across the nation, new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that fathers today are more involved with their children than recent generations, which enhances children's well-being. Specifically, more dads are reading to their children, playing a primary role...

2014-06-10 23:15:31

San Diego family therapist Dr. Joanne J. Wendt is sharing with readers parenting tips that are essential for raising happy kids with an appropriate sense of responsibility. San Diego, California (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 As a family therapist who’s practiced for twenty-eight years, Dr. Joanne J. Wendt believes that when it comes to raising happy, healthy kids (who become happy, healthy adults) responsibility is key. Responsibility is essential to living happily and productively and can give...

2014-06-09 10:45:59

SFSU With Father's Day approaching, SF State's Jeff Cookston has some advice for creating better harmony with dad. In a recent study, he found that when an adolescent is having an argument with their father and seeks out others for help, the response he or she receives is linked to better well-being and father-child relationships. Adolescents who receive an reason for the father's behavior or a better understanding of who is at fault feel better about themselves and about dad as well....

2014-06-09 00:21:07

Boston College Center for Work & Family Study Explores Dads' Views on Paternity Leave, and Corporate and Country Policies and Programs CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathers want to be present and involved from the first days of their children's lives and increasingly expect their employers to support them through paid leave, flexibility, and ultimately a culture that respects their desire to be hands-on caregivers, according to a new study of 30 corporations and more than...

2014-06-06 12:23:00

WWE Joins Ad Council and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to Launch New Fatherhood Involvement PSAs in Time for Father's Day WASHINGTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A majority of dads in the U.S., seven out of ten, recently reported that they could use tips on how to be a better parent, according to a national survey conducted by the Ad Council. In advance of Father's Day, WWE Superstars are inspiring dads throughout the country to get more involved in their children's...

2014-06-04 23:13:01

Eagle Village hosted a recognition dinner Thursday evening for foster parents licensed through the organization. It was a fitting way to look back on another year of dedicated service by a priceless group of people and celebrate Foster Care Month together. Hersey, MI (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 “The decision to open your heart and home to a child or sibling group is one of the most rewarding and selfless things a person can do,” Director of Community Based Services Brenda Bolin said....

What Does Finding Out The Sex Of A Child Before Birth Say About The Mother?
2014-06-03 03:12:52

By Jeff Grabmeier, The Ohio State University Women who choose not to find out are more egalitarian, conscientious An expectant mother who chooses to find out her child’s sex before birth may be giving subtle clues about her views on proper gender roles, new research suggests. The study found that women who choose not to learn their child’s sex may be more open to new experiences, and combine egalitarian views about the roles of men and women in society with conscientiousness....

2014-06-03 08:28:16

New K-5 learning games join an exclusive list of standout products that make parenting easier. CARSON, Calif.­, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Lakeshore announced that their Are You Ready? Game Shows® have been named a 2014 National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) SILVER winner. For over 20 years, the NAPPA awards have been celebrated as the "go to" source for parents and professionals seeking the best products for their children and families. The Are You Ready? Game...

2014-05-29 23:07:26

The M.O.M. Method is an innovative Web-based program that empowers kids to become more self-reliant, so “helicopter parents” can stop hovering. It is the first comprehensive, parenting resource to offer a powerful combination – time and task management tools for kids with a practical, step-by-step parenting guide for moms and dads. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The M.O.M. Method (Manage and Organize Myself) has launched nationwide with the first comprehensive, Web-based...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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