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2010-05-04 09:46:00

WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) announced today an unprecedented, innovative alliance with leading media companies Discovery Education and Meredith Corporation to help parents, educators, and children address the problem of childhood obesity. Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, which was launched last October, is a CEO-led organization and is a national, multi-year effort designed to help reduce obesity - especially childhood obesity -...

2010-04-24 07:00:00

NEW YORK, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone who has ever planned a baby shower or is planning their first one will be very happy to discover that Parents magazine and Parents.com has everything they will need to pull off a great party. The baby shower content on Parents.com includes everything from baby shower invitations, to baby shower games, to popular baby shower gifts and more. "A baby shower is always a happy occasion, but hosting it can be stressful if you're not organized well...

2010-04-05 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The annual Parents magazine cover contest launched today and proud parents are invited to submit their children's cute baby pictures to the free baby photo contest. Judges will select the cutest kid to appear on the November 2010 issue's cover. Parents magazine is looking for photos of kids aged three months to six years old. Parents can upload up to six cute baby pictures to the Parents Magazine Cover Contest. From all the cute pictures of babies...

2010-03-08 06:45:00

MIAMI, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The movie Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire, tells the story of a teenager who is habitually abused by a mother from hell. And while Mo'Nique has won accolades for her portrayal of evil personified, Dr. Jeffrey Fine hopes her award-winning role serves as a wake-up call to moms and dads everywhere. "Parents need to look at the epidemic of abuse and neglect in modern-day America," says Dr. Fine, a psychologist with 30 years of experience. Pointing...

2010-02-24 10:56:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The AVEENO® BABY® Brand, one of the most preferred brands of infant skincare by pediatric dermatologists, partners with American Baby and Parents magazines, Baby Buggy® and Itsy Bitsy Yoga®, inviting moms in need from the New York City area to attend its "Healthy Baby, Happy Mom" event on February 25th. The AVEENO® BABY® Brand is committed to...

2010-02-19 10:00:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- With the American Baby magazine's free baby photo contest in full swing, the editors are offering digital photography tips on what to do and what not to do when capturing pictures of babies from three months to 24 months. From now until March 31, proud parents can enter the baby photo contest by uploading their babies' photos, which must have been taken within one month of entry for babies under one year and within three months of entry for...

2010-01-27 07:01:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- American Baby Magazine announced today that its online photo contest is now officially open. Proud parents can upload up to six current photos of their babies between the ages of three months and 24 months as of the date of entry. The five finalists of the American Baby Cover Contest will participate in a New York photo shoot, and the grand prize winner's photo will appear on the cover of the August 2010 issue of American Baby Magazine. From now...

2010-01-14 12:00:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP) said today that it will record a special charge of approximately $5.5 million (approximately $3.5 million after-tax or $0.07 per share) in its fiscal 2010 second quarter. The charge - including severance, creative and distribution costs - is related to a repositioning of its Special Interest Media (SIM) business, a collection of primarily newsstand publications focused on home improvement and...

2009-10-07 08:37:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicole Feliciano, founder of MomTrends and a leading voice in the mom blog community, together with Audrey McClelland, a member of Nielson's 2009 Power Moms, founder of MomGenerations, host of MomTV's Audrey's Fashion Sense, and editor of the Beauty & Style channel on Lifetime Network's newest venture, Lifetime Moms, proudly announce the arrival of TOTSY (http://www.totsy.com), an online private flash sales club and community dedicated to offering...

2009-09-22 15:34:02

Parents say that honesty is the best policy, but they regularly lie to their children as a way of influencing their behavior and emotions, finds new research from the University of Toronto and the University of California, San Diego. Surprisingly little scholarship has been published on the subject of parental lying, so Gail Heyman, professor of psychology at UC San Diego, Diem Luu, a former UCSD student, and Kang Lee, professor at the University of Toronto and director of the Institute of...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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