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2013-06-03 23:14:54

Adult playgrounds are a relatively new movement that has made its way across the ocean to America. ParknPool, as the leading online distributor of commercial grade furnishings and site amenities such as picnic tables, park benches, bleachers and playgrounds has now added outdoor fitness equipment for adults. Lexington, VA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends American adults get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic exercise or 75...

2013-05-30 23:24:12

Milaa event features an obstacle course activity to enrich a child's academic learning in the classrooms. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 On a breezy Saturday morning, the clouds are scattering in the clear sky from sun´s radiant light, and the birds are chirping away high up in the trees in an affluent neighborhood in central Toronto. As one stroll down the street, gentle chattering and laughter of children and adults begin to emerge from a nearby playground--a small, energetic...

2013-04-08 23:01:07

Inclusive design and city development process recognized for park development innovation. City receives prestigious Park Development Innovations award. LUBBOK, TX (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 March 7, 2013 - The City of Round Rock was recently awarded the Park Development Innovations award for the city´s Play for all Abilities Park. The award was bestowed in recognition of the city´s development process that was completed by the department staff. This process included long range...

2012-09-02 23:02:17

Child accident lawyer warns parents about the increased risk during back to school season Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 03, 2012 The back-to-school season adds a lot of stress on parents, particularly those faced with the tasks of shopping for school supplies and clothes. According to SafeKidsUSA — a national organization focused on preventing accidental injuries to children — 40 percent of all pediatric injuries take place at the beginning and end of the school year....

2012-06-24 23:02:03

On September 29, 2009, 8 year-old Brody Cole lost his battle with mitochondrial disease. In the two years leading up to his passing, Brody said a special prayer that included the following ending: “And at the playground, I slide down the slide. Amen.” No one knows exactly what the meaning was behind his prayer, but with the help of Little Tikes Commercial and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, his dreams of an inclusive playground were fulfilled. Farmington, MO (PRWEB) June 24,...

2012-05-21 23:00:51

As a new study finds nearly half of children under five don´t have one outdoor play opportunity per day, a growing number of parks and preschools are choosing synthetic grass for their playgrounds to allow more opportunities for kids to be active. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 While the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children under five play outside as much as possible, an April 2012 study led by Seattle Children's Research Institute found that nearly half of U. S....


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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