Archive for November, 2014

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Full-Day Preschool Associated with Increased Kindergarten Readiness

A growing body of research suggests that preschool could help children perform better academically. But, between high costs and huge debates about whether or not it’s even beneficial, even parents that can afford preschool might be a hesitant to shell out the money.

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Babies ‘R’ Us Apologizes For Telling A Breastfeeding Mom To ‘Go Elsewhere’

Even though there are laws to protect nursing moms, one woman alleges that she was she was hassled in Babies ‘R’ US this week for nursing in a section of the store that was not allocated for such use.

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Kate Hudson Hikes The Hills With Bing

On Friday Kate Hudson was spotted working off Thanksgiving dinner by taking youngest son Bing for a hike in Pacific Palisades.

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Experts Say Children Switched At Birth Should Remain With Parents Who Raised Them

Next to actually delivering your little one, bringing home baby is one of the most incredible days of a new parent’s life. Lives are turned upside down, but for the better. Two sets of South African parents felt that same joy four years ago when they bought their little bundles of joy home. But little did they know that they had actually brought home someone else’s child, and not their own.

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Baby in Critical Condition After Pregnant Mom Is Pinned To The Wall By Minivan

On November 13th Jodie Guthrie’s Facebook post sums up her excitement about the arrival of her baby boy.
“Went to Magee for an ultrasound and Trace Joseph Weatherwalk is 5-pounds-9-ounces…God Blessed this perfect angel – and I can’t wait to meet him.”
But due to a freak accident she was never able to meet her baby boy.

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Woman Delivers Baby on Side of the Road after Crashing Car

We share all kinds of speedy delivery stories, but this one literally gave me chills! In Kilkenny, a mother of three delivered her baby on the side of the road. The delivery happened Wednesday night after the mother had tried driving herself to the hospital.

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Health Canada Warns Parents About Homemade Baby Formulas

While breast is best, it’s not always an option for every baby. Formula is the most popular choice for parents who aren’t breastfeeding, but many other are seeking more natural options. With the increasing flow of information on the internet comes a lot of third party advice. Concerned, Health Canada is warning parents about the dangers of making their own baby formula.

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Collect and Play at the Shopkins Small Mart & Bakery {VIDEO Review}

Since they were announced earlier this year, Shopkins has taken the toy world by storm. Created to give kids a way to re-create their own shopping experience, this set of toys have turned into one of the hottest items for those 4+.

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Customize Your Creation With Crayola’s Paint Maker Set

My boys love to paint but often I find that I don’t have the ‘array’ of colors on hand that they would like to complete their projects. While at an event in New York City last month I had the chance to preview Crayola’s Paint Maker set. Impressed with the concept, I will more interested to see how it would work once my boys got a hold of it.

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Student Creates 3D Printer Hand and Gives 7-Year-Old a New Grip on Life

Prosthetic limbs can cost thousands of dollars. For children born with missing parts of limbs, this can sometimes mean learning to work around their disability rather than having the chance at achieving the full use of a limb. But not for Holden Mora.

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Above All Else, Babies Remember a Good Time

Whether you’re spending quality play-time with your baby or stressed out to the max, it’s hard not to wonder whether or not your baby will remember anything of the time you spend together. A new study suggests that, while they may not remember the exact memory formed, it is very possible that they will remember the positive feelings that the “good times” bring.