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2011-08-02 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BabyCenter.com, the #1 pregnancy and parenting destination worldwide, today released its 2011 U.S. Cost of Raising a Child report, which reveals interesting insights into the mindset of today's new and expectant parents, especially given the current state of the economy. Deciding to have a baby is a big decision for couples and waiting until the time is right is important, but if a couple is waiting until they think they can afford a baby, they...

2011-07-21 16:00:00

DES MOINES, Iowa and NEW YORK, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP; www.meredith.com), a leading global media and marketing company serving women, announced it will provide editorial content on a syndicated basis to a new online women's network aimed at adult women in Europe. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100914/MM64106-B) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110209/CG45717-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110721/CG39695LOGO) The...

2011-05-01 00:09:05

We R' Moms presents a Free Mom-i-nar: "Moms, Put On Your Oxygen Mask 1st! Preserving Moms' Health," May 13, 2011, 10:00 a.m. "“ 11:00 a.m., further expanding their Health Initiative. Join We R' Moms and support the need for moms to take care of themselves so they can enjoy the fleeting and precious time with their family. Moms can ask those embarrassing questions in the privacy of their own home and be anonymous too. Coto de Caza, California (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 We R' Moms presents...

2011-04-27 13:32:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite all the Royal Wedding fanfare, according to BabyCenter®, the names William and Kate aren't living up to their royal stature. BabyCenter®, the #1 pregnancy and parenting destination worldwide, announces the top trending baby names at the end of each year and is already predicting that the royal couple will not make the grade in 2011. The name William, often considered old-fashioned, peaked in 2008 but...

2011-03-31 00:00:27

New, Easy-to-Use Online Blogger Application Added to Site Westbrook, Maine (Vocus/PRWEB) March 30, 2011 EmpoweringParents.com, the award-winning website and weekly newsletter for parents, is looking for more bloggers to add to its dedicated team of writers. Launched in 2007, the fast-growing site is the premier resource for parents of children and teens with tough behavioral issues. Since its inception, EP has been praised by parents and professionals alike for its practical articles full...

2011-03-02 00:00:25

NameLab With Tools for Choosing Baby Names Featured on Popular Parenting Site Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 1, 2011 Pregnancy is an exciting time for new moms- and dads-to-be, but it can also be confusing as the expectant mother sees changes in her body and needs to make decisions about everything - from what to eat to how to outfit a nursery. The popular parenting site FamilyEducation.com is jam-packed with tools, including a pregnancy timeline that allows pregnant women to track their...

2010-10-17 07:00:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- American Baby Magazine and Baby Magic announced today that they are teaming for an online baby contest that is now officially open to proud parents of babies ages three months to 24 months. To enter the baby photo contest, upload up to six current cute baby pictures between October 17 and December 18, 2010. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101017/SF83177) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101017/SF83177) Chosen by the...

2010-09-15 09:52:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- iVillage, the essential digital brand for women and PASS from American Express, a prepaid reloadable card parents give to teens and young adults, today announced the launch of The Talk, an innovative, multi-platform program designed to help moms connect with their teens and young adults about financial responsibility. Hosted on iVillage, The Talk aims to spark conversation between moms and teens about managing money while delivering the tools,...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'