Latest Play date Stories

2011-06-06 11:00:00

NEW YORK, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer has finally arrived, and outdoor playtime will become even more exciting thanks to a new partnership between GoGo squeeZ, the first squeezable, re-sealable, 100 percent fruit applesauce snack in the U.S., and RedRover, a mobile app aimed at connecting smart-phone-toting moms with one another in fun, kid-friendly places. Beginning June 7th, GoGo squeeZ and RedRover will host pop-up playdates every Tuesday afternoon, allowing kids and parents to...

2011-05-03 07:45:00

CROMWELL, Conn., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For parents and school administrators, the afternoon dismissal process can create a host of scenarios that can change on a daily, or sometimes hourly, basis. This, unfortunately, can lead to pickup mishaps and miscommunication, not to mention the heavy burden placed on school administrators. School Dismissal Manager (http://www.schooldismissalmanager.com), an online communication vehicle for parents, helps to eliminate these potential problems...

2009-08-31 15:05:00

 Parents who sign their children up for sports as part of an educational experience and to learn about teamwork may be learning some of the same lessons themselves, according to new research from Purdue University."People often think about how youth sport benefits children because of physical activity, self-confidence and friendships, but we found that parents also are affected when their children play organized team sports," said Travis Dorsch, a doctoral student in health and...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.