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Friday, March 07, 2014
Wisconsin Native Launches Her Debut Novel to Promote Awareness of Teen Bullying
Wed, 05 Mar 2014, 13:34:14 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
MILWAUKEE, Wis., March 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Julie Otzelberger shows the bully what it's like to be on the other side, while showing the victim how to overcome obstacles through volunteer work. 'The Cat That Went To Homecoming' (ISBN: 9781612358215; paper) published by Fire and Ice Young Adult Books, was released on Amazon as a Kindle edition, and on Lulu in both paperback and ebook on February 24, 2014.
Right at Home Dayton Keeps the Loves of a Lifetime Together
Mon, 10 Feb 2014, 15:15:37 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With Valentine's Day approaching, our thoughts turn to lovers, yet no love is more enduring than the love that has lasted a lifetime. After spending a lifetime together, couples that have been separated by the chasm of the nursing home suffer the serious medical consequences of a literal broken heart. For nearly a decade, Right at Home - Dayton In-Home Care and Assistance has been keeping these loves together in their homes, supporting each other and spending time together, sometimes the last precious moments of their lives.
American Families Rescue Teens from 'Powder Keg' Ukraine - 'Orphan' Music Video Raises Awareness of the Plight of Orphaned Kids
Tue, 04 Feb 2014, 17:54:46 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo., Feb. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Adoptions of older children and teens are often called 'rescues' because kids 'age out' at 16 Years-old. These children usually wind up homeless, with bleak futures. Many become addicted to drugs. Project One Forty Three, Inc., a non-profit organization presently working with orphanages in Ukraine, Latvia and China, pairs these forgotten, hard-to-adopt kids with 'host families' in the United States for 4-6 weeks each summer and winter.
Magnet schools to celebrate educational excellence and equality during National Magnet Schools Month this February
Wed, 29 Jan 2014, 16:51:44 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Magnet Schools of America announced this February magnet schools across the nation will join together to celebrate National Magnet Schools Month. In honor of the upcoming 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision of Brown v. Board of Education, this year's theme is 'Creating Opportunities for All.'
Children Celebrate Valentine's Day in Song
Thu, 23 Jan 2014, 20:06:30 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On February 14, Valentines Day, most people think of romance, flowers, candy, and candlelit dinners. But children also celebrate by sending and receiving valentines, dreaming up DIY projects for their parents, siblings, and teachers -- and they are definitely pleased about the candy! Ruth Roberts Music also brings something sweet for the occasion.
Dinner Discussions, a New Website Aimed at Improving Family Communication at Mealtimes, Launches Today
Thu, 16 Jan 2014, 05:59:31 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
HIGHLAND, Utah, Jan. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Founder of Living Tree software, Mr. Oak Norton, today announced the formal launch of Dinner Discussions, a new web portal that provides families with fun and intellectually stimulating topics to be discussed at the dinner table.
New Book Reveals Real Life of Public School Teacher in 'IGNITION'
Tue, 07 Jan 2014, 06:59:35 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Ignition' (ISBN: 978-1-4772-6828-5), authored by Michelle Arrose, is an interactive book that is based on the true trials and tribulations of a public school teacher. And, the reader decides her fate.
Sir Licksalot and The Arctic Fools Receives Best Of The Year, 2013
Mon, 06 Jan 2014, 14:46:15 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Children's Chapter Book, 'Sir Licksalot and The Arctic Fools' (ISBN-13: 978-1629076713), by author D.L. Carroll, officially releases with honors, awards, and 5 Star Reviews! This fast-paced epic adventure will melt your heart, make you sweat, and give you goose bumps.
Four Seasons CEO Shares Five Common Ways Families Know When it's Time to Ask for Care Assistance for Aging Loved Ones
Thu, 02 Jan 2014, 17:35:07 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Jan. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the holiday season draws to a close and families return home to resume work and school, the days following Christmas are frequently a time when the question of how to cope with an aging loved one's long term illness is no longer a concern for the future. 'January is often the time when family members reassess the amount and quality of care they can give, versus what Grandma or Grandpa needs,' says Chris Comeaux, Four Seasons Compassion for Life.
LegacyGRAM Helps to Save Your Life's Stories and Share Them with Loved Ones, Even After You're Gone
Wed, 18 Dec 2013, 18:02:23 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
OLDSMAR, Fla., Dec. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LegacyGRAM allows users to record their most-treasured family stories, share them with their loved ones, and set them to be released now, or even after they've passed away. The website prompts users with intuitive questions that jog your memory about the important events in your life.
New Book, 'Miracle of Survival: A Childhood Without Amenities' by Myrna Lovett
Mon, 02 Dec 2013, 15:52:23 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
ALAMOGORDO, N.M., Dec. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the new book 'A Childhood Without Amenities: The Will To Survive' (ISBN: 978-1478710127) by Myrna Lovett, was announced. The author's most recent book to date is a 5.5 x 8.5 paperback in the motivational and inspirational self-help category and is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes and Noble.
New Children's Book Visualizes How People View the World
Mon, 02 Dec 2013, 05:00:03 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Connie Tamaddon, author of 'Surprising Silhouettes' (ISBN: 978-0977801831) announces release of 'Surprising Silhouettes 2' for Apple iPad. Tamaddon, a respected photographer, has a repeat performance with her unique use of light properties and shadows to create a clever read-out-loud guessing game that illustrates that not everything is as it first seems.
Mountain Home Care's 'Caregiver Leadership Award' Honors Everyday Heroes, Dual Roles
Fri, 29 Nov 2013, 12:29:53 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
ARDEN, N.C., Nov. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In celebration of Mountain Home Care's 10th anniversary observance of November's National Family Caregiver Awareness Month, Lana Wilde found it difficult, if not impossible, to choose only one dual role caregiver to receive the company's 'Caregiver Leadership Award.' That's why, in an informal, family-style reception themed 'Caregivers are Everyday Heroes,' Friday, November 22, from 2-4 p.m., the company's owner and founder awarded each caregiver with a commemorative pin, a warm smile, and a grateful hug.
Four Seasons Chaplain and Grief Counselor Michael Lee Shares 10 Ways to Cope with Loss During the Holidays
Tue, 26 Nov 2013, 19:14:45 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
HIGHLANDS, N.C., Nov. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Individuals who have recently lost a loved one may find Thursday's ritual of Thanksgiving and the onslaught of the holiday season to be constant reminders of their loss. 'In order to cope, it's important to meet grief where it is,' says expert Michael Lee, a chaplain and grief counselor with the western North Carolina offices of Four Seasons Compassion for Life.
First-generation College Students Win Scholarship and Share Their Remarkable College Journeys
Tue, 05 Nov 2013, 16:44:20 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eight first-year college students who beat the odds to become the first in their family to attend college have been awarded Center for Student Opportunity's I'm First Scholarship, a $2,000, four-year, renewable award. Along with 25 previous winners, these students share their personal stories, chronicle their college experiences, and offer advice to aspiring first-generation college students on the I'm First blog.
TeamSnap Partners with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children to Launch Health and Fitness Advisory Board
Wed, 09 Oct 2013, 06:00:25 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, the world's number one web and mobile team management service, today announced the formation of the TeamSnap Health and Fitness Advisory Board in cooperation with HealthONE's Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children (RMHC).
The BellyBra - the original Maternity Support Tank with Back Support for Pregnant Women, now available online
Mon, 07 Oct 2013, 16:51:08 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
DENVER, Colo., Oct. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Well beyond what common maternity support belts provide, the BellyBra(R) by T & J Designs Inc., provides all-over maternity support and relief for your breasts, back and abdomen. Many women have commented on the 'snug and safe' feeling the BellyBra maternity support belt provides with its gentle, always-there assistance. The maternity belly-band incorporated into the BellyBra is to fit snug and comfortable, not tight or binding.
Four Seasons to Sponsor 'Healing with Horses' A Teen Grief Support Camp
Thu, 03 Oct 2013, 13:23:58 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A unique opportunity for grieving teenagers, using the assistance of horses in group therapy, will be held on two consecutive Saturdays, October 19 and October 26, 2013. The camp, hosted at Cantrell Farm in Mills River, N.C. is offered by the Heart Songs Program at Four Seasons Compassion for Life.
I'm First Project Launches to Celebrate and Support First-Generation College Students
Wed, 02 Oct 2013, 09:00:41 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nonprofit Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) thinks it's time to celebrate first-generation college students and help build the next generation students who will be the first in their families to attend and graduate from college. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan agrees and will help launch CSO's I'm First campaign on October 2 with his own video message.
Four Seasons Receives HRSA Grant Expanding Hospice and Palliative Care in Eight WNC Counties
Thu, 26 Sep 2013, 14:39:26 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rural and medically underserved populations of eight western North Carolina counties will now have improved end of life care, thanks to a model education and training program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life.
Sacramento's First Walk of Hope Supports Local Couples Struggling with Infertility
Thu, 19 Sep 2013, 16:51:31 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To help raise awareness and community for infertile couples, California IVF Fertility Center and RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association, are sponsoring Sacramento's first Walk of Hope. The Walk of Hope aims to build connections and offer encouragement for the 7.3 million Americans struggling with infertility. The Walk of Hope is being held at 8 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2013.
VLP Law Group LLP Receives Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition Award for Excellence in Maternal Health and Equity
Tue, 10 Sep 2013, 17:06:39 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VLP Law Group is pleased to announce that it has received an Award for Excellence in Maternal Health and Equity from the Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition. VLP was honored at the September 9, 2013 awards ceremony in San Francisco for promoting a mother-friendly workplace.
Whilly Bermudez Publishes First in a Series of Positive and Inspirational Children's Books: 'WB and The 10 Good Things'
Mon, 05 Aug 2013, 13:55:38 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
MIAMI, Fla., Aug. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many people think it is about time that a children's book was published that has the ability to skillfully instill positive and inspirational values. Whilly Bermudez has stepped-up to the plate with his latest book entitled, 'WB and The 10 Good Things' (ISBN: 978-0985579500). Whilly has authored a brilliantly conceived illustrated book for children ages 5-8. This is a 'feel-good' book that parents will enjoy sharing with their kids.
UK Marriage Visa Process: New Income Threshold Requirement Causes Extreme Hardship to British Citizens and Their Families
Thu, 11 Jul 2013, 12:57:06 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LONDON, U.K., July 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- UKmarriageVisa, a full service immigration consultancy specializing in U.K. family immigration with an emphasis on U.K. fiancee, partner and spousal visas, today announced that the new financial requirements introduced by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) are creating misery for thousands of couples seeking to reunite in the U.K.
With Dementia Cases and Care Costs Set to Double by 2040, LTC Financial Partners Offers Long-Term Care 'Solution Set' for Affected Families
Wed, 19 Jun 2013, 05:58:09 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), announces a five-part 'solution set' for Americans facing a growing problem: how to cope when Mom, Dad or another family member succumbs to dementia, which includes Alzheimer's disease.
Bear Buddies Offer Comfort to Grieving Buncombe County Children, Teens
Wed, 29 May 2013, 15:41:13 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If helping a grieving child makes one's heart sing, then tune into this opportunity to help children and teens. Join the Heart Songs program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life as its Asheville Checkpoint kicks off its first Bear Buddy drive to benefit Buncombe families June 1-30.
The National Inclusion Project celebrates 10 years at upcoming Champions Gala
Wed, 29 May 2013, 11:59:59 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Inclusion Project and Co-founders Clay Aiken and Diane Bubel are proud to announce the 10th Anniversary Champions Gala celebrating the Power of Inclusion on October 12. The Gala honors organizations and individuals for their outstanding commitment to inclusion in their families, communities and society.
National Inclusion Project Receives 2013 Neotrope Non-Profit PR Grant
Tue, 23 Apr 2013, 08:57:42 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Inclusion Project, co-founded by entertainer Clay Aiken, is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2013 of Neotrope's annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations (PR) and cause-marketing support to the National Inclusion Project over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.
UK Spouse Visa Process: UK Border Agency (UKBA) Changes Affecting Settlement Applications
Mon, 15 Apr 2013, 13:22:27 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MarriageVisaHelp, a global visa consultancy specializing in family immigration, today announced that two important changes have recently been made by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) which will affect those applying for a UK spouse visa, UK fiancee visa, UK unmarried (de facto) partner visa and other family visas under the settlement category.
Center for Student Opportunity Announces I'm First Scholarship for First-Generation College Students
Mon, 01 Apr 2013, 04:54:18 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
BETHESDA, Md., April 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Center for Student Opportunity (CSO), a national nonprofit, is now accepting applications for the 'I'm First' Scholarship, a $2,000 four-year renewable scholarship for matriculating first-generation college students.
Ruth Roberts - Children's Music Songwriter for All Seasons
Tue, 26 Mar 2013, 16:09:55 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whatever holiday pops up on your calendar, two things are always true: kids are happy about it and the late Ruth Roberts wrote kids' music to help you celebrate it. 'Children's music was the special province of Ruth Roberts,' says Susan Nicoletti, Director of Operations for Goldenrod Music.
May 4 Run for the Children Stays the Course for Runners and Child Advocates
Thu, 21 Mar 2013, 06:54:52 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
FAIRFAX, Va., March 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Preparations are underway for the third annual Run for the Children, hosted by Fairfax Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). Made possible through a generous partnership grant from the Verizon Foundation and other local corporations, the run takes place on May 4 in historic Fairfax City.
SafeToSleep Announces Their Innovative Sleep and Breathing Baby Monitor is Now Available for Purchase to Consumers and Retailers
Tue, 12 Feb 2013, 06:56:02 EST Edited by Debra Tone
DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SafeToSleep(TM), the maker of the breakthrough Sleep and Breathing Baby Monitor capable of monitoring the breathing of a sleeping baby, announced today that consumers can now order the product at the company's website www.safetosleep.com. The long-awaited SafeToSleep system uses advanced fiber optic technology to monitor baby breathing with hospital accuracy and stream the information to a smartphone.
2013 Charles A. Maple, Sr. Scholarship Now Accepting Applicants
Tue, 22 Jan 2013, 17:13:18 EST Edited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Maple Conservatory of Dance is now accepting male and female applicants ages 7-17 for the 2013 Charles A. Maple, Sr. Scholarship. Auditions are scheduled on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 1824 Kaiser Avenue in Irvine, CA.
DesignWise Medical and Cnicus LLC Awarded $25,000 Grant to Develop Pediatric Feeding Tube Locating Device
Tue, 08 Jan 2013, 14:37:11 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pediatric non-profit, DesignWise Medical, Inc., in conjunction with Cnicus LLC (Chicago, Ill.) has been awarded a $25,000 grant by the Atlanta Pediatric Device Consortium to continue the development of a medical device used to confirm the correct placement of feeding tubes in infants and children.
For Parents and Families: Winter is the Time to Plan for Summer Camp
Wed, 02 Jan 2013, 06:55:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It may be hard to believe, but the time to think about summer camp is now - especially for parents of children with special needs. Camps open registration in the winter, and space and financial assistance is limited. By March, many camps are already full. Parents can meet experts from over 70 summer programs serving children and teens with special needs at the FREE 28th Annual RCSN Special Camp Fair.
Healthy Hannah's Picture Book Joins in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity
Tue, 18 Dec 2012, 04:55:01 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Dec. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new book, 'Healthy Hannah's Fitness Fables: A Promise to Yourself' (ISBN: 978-0-9852773-0-7) published by KidsProsper Publishing, pairs father-daughter authors in the fight against childhood obesity.
Derrick Jones, a Former MMA Fighter, is Helping Kids Avoid Gang Violence Through a Junior MMA Tournament
Fri, 07 Dec 2012, 15:52:06 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CULVER CITY, Calif., Dec. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Derrick Jones, a former MMA fighter, is helping kids avoid gang violence through a Junior MMA tournament. The tournament will be held on December 9, 2012 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Focus Self Defense, 9000 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90231.
'Isn't It Possible?' is December's Catchphrase for Support of My Stuff Bags Foundation
Thu, 06 Dec 2012, 16:56:31 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Writer Arnold Rudnick and publisher Paraphrase, LLC, have donated 100 copies of new children's book 'Little Green' (ISBN: 9780981587974) to the My Stuff Bags Foundation and have pledged all net profits from book sales for the month of December 2012.
Local Charity, Surfers Healing, a Foundation for Autism, Needs Local Support to Receive $1 Million from Chase
Wed, 28 Nov 2012, 18:43:29 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif., Nov. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Surfers Healing, a non-profit working to enrich the lives of children with autism by exposing them to the unique experience of surfing, is competing for grants ranging from $125,000 to $1 Million through the American Giving Awards, presented by Chase. Residents can help ensure their favorite charity's success by simply voting for Surfers Healing through the American Giving Awards program on Facebook.
Four Seasons Named A Top North Carolina Hospice Provider
Tue, 27 Nov 2012, 13:50:29 EST Edited by Debra Tone
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Nov. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons, Compassion for Life (fourseasonscfl.org) has received recognition as a top hospice care provider in the state for its significant percentage of patients served for almost a decade.
Head Lice Spread Fast, So Prevention is Key
Thu, 18 Oct 2012, 12:52:47 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Oct. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- October is the month the kids begin to scratch, says George Coleman, founder and president of Connecticut's Dermedics Laboratories. That's because the start of a new school year has children literally putting their heads together - and that's how head lice infestations get started.
U.K. Government Recent Changes to Immigration Policy Affecting Family Applications
Mon, 08 Oct 2012, 13:28:48 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marriagevisahelp.com, a global immigration consultancy specialising exclusively in family immigration, today announced that recent changes to U.K. immigration rules affect fiancee, partner and marriage visa applications made under the settlement category after 9th July 2012.
Vermont Startup Seeks over $1 Billion in Unclaimed Life Contracts
Fri, 05 Oct 2012, 13:17:26 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BURLINGTON, Vt., Oct. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Policy Inspector Inc., a new nationwide provider of comprehensive life insurance policy searches, is pleased to announce the launch of the company's website, content developed by their in-house marketing group. The site embodies Policy Inspector's forward-thinking vision and commitment to the growing needs of the over $1 Billion dollars of unclaimed life insurance policies.
SafeToSleep Announces Launch of Innovative Sleep and Breathing Monitor at ABC Kids Expo
Thu, 04 Oct 2012, 14:02:47 EST Edited by Debra Tone
DETROIT, Mich., Oct. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SafeToSleep(TM) (SafeToSleep.com) announced the launch of its innovative new baby product, the Sleep and Breathing Monitor, a breakthrough in infant sleep safety that monitors each breath of a sleeping baby with hospital accuracy and streams the breath wave to a smartphone as it occurs. The Sleep and Breathing Monitor will alarm upon detection of slow, fast, and no breath events.
Local Parenting Expert Releases First Book: 'Your Family Compass' Provides Step by Step Advice for Families
Tue, 18 Sep 2012, 14:22:30 EST Edited by Debra Tone
STILLWATER, Minn., Sept. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stillwater-based parenting consultant Jenny Hanlon is releasing her first book, 'Your Family Compass: A Parenting Guide for the Journey' (ISBN: 978-1-59298-489-3), a terrific resource for people raising children from birth through the early teens. Parenting is hard work and it is easy for families to get off track.
New Study Among 18-24 Year Olds Shows Conspicuous Lack of Global Competency Skills Necessary for 21st Century Global Economy
Wed, 12 Sep 2012, 15:18:23 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A recent study of 18-24 year old American high school graduates commissioned by education nonprofit World Savvy (www.worldsavvy.org), with support from the International Baccalaureate Organization (www.ibo.org), shows a desire among young people to learn more about global topics, but a conspicuous lack of instruction within American schools to satisfy these needs.
Statement of Marie Pierre Mezidor concerning the death of her husband, Pierre Sonny Mezidor
Wed, 05 Sep 2012, 16:29:21 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Mrs. Mezidor's attorney, Edward R. Blumberg, Esq., Marie Pierre Mezidor, on behalf of herself, her son, her daughter and the entire Mezidor family, thanks the people of Miami-Dade County for their thoughts and prayers. It has been a difficult 19 days waiting for the authorities to find the body of her beloved husband, Pierre Sonny Mezidor.
The Children's Internet Campaigns with Indiegogo to Raise $200,000 to Keep Kids Safe Online
Tue, 04 Sep 2012, 04:59:42 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In response to the growing number of concerns regarding children's safety on the internet, The Children's Internet created the KidWideWeb, a software platform that keeps kids safe online. This internet security platform will protect children from adult-oriented online content, prevent children from meeting sexual predators online, keep kids from landing on sites not appropriate for their age, and prohibit them from engaging in inappropriate and/or malicious communications.
New Educational Animated Program Airs on Alternative Kids Media
Thu, 30 Aug 2012, 03:58:08 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
MIRAMAR, Fla., Aug. 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The television viewing habits of children and adults alike are changing on an almost daily basis. Viewing options abound and parents and teachers are taking notice. Customizing a child's viewing habits is becoming easier and easier and Silva Animation Studio, Inc., the producer of Color with Leo(R), is reaching new audiences through these technologies.
New Book, 'Uncommon Beauty,' Offers Roadmap for Coping with Healthcare Crises
Mon, 13 Aug 2012, 03:59:24 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MILWAUKEE, Wisc., Aug. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the summer of 2004 Margaret Meder and her family headed to the hospital excited for the cesarean birth of her second child. They, and their medical team, were shocked when Evan arrived with severe deformities that were later diagnosed as Apert Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder.
Second Book in 'Sir Licksalot' Series Gets the Gold in 2012!
Wed, 01 Aug 2012, 12:47:14 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just released children's chapter book, "Sir Licksalot & The Island Fools" (ISBN: 9781462680924), makes a summer debut and wins the Gold! According to Author D.L. Carroll, "This is the second book in the Sir Licksalot series. 'Sir Licksalot & The Island Fools,' submitted to Family Review Center for a review, resulted in inclusion to their awards program. I was pleasantly surprised and honored to receive their prestigious 2012 Gold Award."
Young Marines youth organization announces the Enrique 'Kiki' Camarena Division Awards program with DEA
Wed, 18 Jul 2012, 14:00:06 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Young Marines youth organization and the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) Demand Reduction Program have announced the Young Marines Enrique 'Kiki' Camarena Division Awards program. The awards program highlights the exceptional efforts the youth membership of the Young Marines are doing throughout the nation to educate other youths to live and promote a healthy, drug-free lifestyle in their communities through drug demand reduction efforts.
Sacramento Area Attorney Earns Bar Certification
Wed, 11 Jul 2012, 15:53:06 EST Edited by Debra Tone
EL DORADO HILLS, Calif., July 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The State Bar of California's Board of Legal Specialization has just certified local attorney Myrlys Stockdale as a legal specialist in family law. Ms. Stockdale, 47, is the managing attorney of the marriage and family law firm Stockdale Law Firm, Inc., located in El Dorado Hills and serving clients for the past nearly 10 years.
Half of All Parents View Sports Schedules and Updates from Mobile Devices According to TeamSnap
Tue, 10 Jul 2012, 03:59:25 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
BOULDER, Colo., July 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, a mobile and web service used by almost a million and a half players, parents and coaches to manage sports teams and leagues, announced that mobile device users now generate over 50 percent of the company's daily visits.
New Novel Gives Inside Scoop of Living Life in the Closet
Fri, 22 Jun 2012, 11:00:38 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NEW YORK, N.Y., June 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Any Ol' Jack' (ISBN: 0-6155-0521-X), a recently released book by Jack Dexter, promises to inspire people who are confused about their sexuality. Dexter describes this engaging read as a 'self-help book that will break people out of the closet.'
Dig in Dirt to Find Unique Mother's Day Gift for Mom - Ideal Way to Get the Kids Involved
Tue, 08 May 2012, 14:08:26 EST Edited by Debra Tone
DEARING, Ga., May 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What could be more fun than playing in the dirt? How about playing with your kids in the dirt? With Mother's Day approaching Sunday, May 13, now is a great time to create a beautiful blooming gift for mom, suggests Gardener's Confidence Collection. With a little quick and easy research, dad and the kids can plant a decorative container of repeat blooming plants to provide a unique gift and long-lasting flowers for her enjoyment.
Bookstand Publishing Makes its Mark on the Bestseller List
Fri, 27 Apr 2012, 16:06:40 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MORGAN HILL, Calif., April 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Traditional publishing companies reject 98 percent of new authors, but authors like Moshe Kai Cavalin are quickly discovering that self-publishing can be done effectively with today's Print-on-Demand (POD) technology. In March of 2012, Moshe Kai Cavalin's 'We Can Do' (ISBN-13: 978-1618630452; paperback), published using POD technology by Bookstand Publishing, made Amazon's Top 100 list, showing how successful an author with a dream can be.
Life on the Playground: It's Not All Bullying - Season Two of 'Recess Stories' a Comedy for Kids Begins April 27!
Fri, 27 Apr 2012, 12:12:06 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ELLSWORTH, Maine, April 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Beeswax Productions is excited to announce the Second Season of 'Recess Stories,' its ground breaking online comedy series for kids about life on the playground. It's 'Peanuts' meets 'The Little Rascals' with a dash of 'Seinfeld.' Real kids. Real stories. Really funny.
Jackie Fame Joins Forces with The Weinstein Company to Promote the Movie 'Bully'
Thu, 12 Apr 2012, 18:57:26 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CHARLOTTE, N.C. and LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jackie Fame, Inc. (FAME), the leading kid/teen social network www.JFame.com, is joining forces with The Weinstein Company to promote the movie 'Bully.' After much debate over the rating, the PG-13 version of the anti-bullying documentary will open in 115 theaters.
New Criminal Tracker App Identifies Criminals and Sex Offenders in Real Time
Thu, 05 Apr 2012, 05:59:21 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
DETROIT, Mich., April 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Publications, Inc. announced this week the launch of an application - Criminal Tracker - designed for the new Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. It quickly tracks criminals and sex offenders within a requested 40-mile radius.
NCH Helps Individuals and Families Plan for Important Healthcare Decisions
Fri, 30 Mar 2012, 06:59:50 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., March 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) in Arlington Heights is holding a free seminar to provide individuals with guidance and resources for expressing their healthcare wishes before an unexpected medical circumstance occurs. Join the Reverend Gwynne Wright of NCH's Spiritual Care Services from 10 - 11 a.m. on Monday, April 16, in the hospital auditorium at 800 W. Central Road in Arlington Heights, as she leads 'Making Healthcare Decisions Work for You and Your Family.'
San Diego North County Attorney Expands Informational Web Site
Mon, 26 Mar 2012, 06:59:42 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CARLSBAD, Calif., March 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Attorney Stanley D. Prowse has announced the addition to his full feature web site of numerous new articles, continuing his efforts to demystify the law and the legal process for those with little or no knowledge of either. The new articles, like those previously posted, are written in plain English instead of legalese, and avoid arcane terminology.
Social Network for Kids, Jackie Fame Launches FAME 2.0
Tue, 28 Feb 2012, 06:59:29 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jackie Fame (www.JFame.com), which bills itself as the 'kid/teen social network,' a Facebook alternative for kids and teens, announced today the launch of its most anticipated FAME 2.0 social network. Jackie Fame is an investment capital funded, Charlotte and Los Angeles based company.
San Bernardino County Youth Take a Roadtrip to Discover Their Career Interests
Fri, 24 Feb 2012, 08:59:02 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Continuing its support of young people facing obstacles to employment, the Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County partnered with the Roadtrip Nation Experience to provide an intensive curriculum to the Year-round Workforce Investment Act youth program.
As President Obama Proclaims January National Mentoring Month, Dallas-Area Women Have the Opportunity to Serve as Role Models through Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas's New Mentoring Program
Tue, 03 Jan 2012, 15:30:38 EST Edited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On December 28, 2011, President Obama issued a proclamation designating January 2012 as National Mentoring Month. He stated: 'Every day, mentors help young Americans face the challenges of growing into adulthood. By setting a positive example and sharing their time, knowledge, and experience, mentors play an essential role in preparing our Nation's youth for a bright future.' Themed 'Invest in the Future: Mentor a Child,' January 2012 marks the eleventh annual National Mentoring Month.
Lehigh Valley Couple Receives Early Christmas Present: Free IVF Treatment
Wed, 21 Dec 2011, 19:53:19 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
BETHLEHEM, Pa., Dec. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sher Fertility Institute announced today that Joel and Mary Roberts of Slatington, PA would be receiving free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments as the winners of a contest that the company offered this month. The donation is part of Sher Fertility Institute's Giving Back initiative, intended to help some of the estimated 1 million couples in the U.S. that need advanced fertility treatment, but aren't able to afford it.
Hudson Valley Couple Receives Early Christmas Present: Free IVF Treatment
Wed, 21 Dec 2011, 19:13:15 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BEACON, N.Y., Dec. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sher Fertility Institute announced today that Victoria Lyons and Walter Henkel would be receiving free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments as the winners of a contest that the company offered this month. The donation is part of Sher Fertility Institute's 'Giving Back' initiative, intended to help some of the estimated one million couples in the U.S. that need advanced fertility treatment, but aren't able to afford it.
Gingrich Foundation Recognizes Toys for Tots
Fri, 09 Dec 2011, 16:59:47 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 9, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Gingrich Foundation is proud to honor the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation as its December Charity of the Month. Toys for Tots distributes millions of gifts each Christmas to brighten the holidays of our nation's less fortunate children.
ROC the Day with Children Awaiting Parents
Fri, 02 Dec 2011, 16:55:05 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An epic one-day giving event, ROC the Day, will take place on December 8, 2011. ROC the Day will be the first of its kind in the greater Rochester area and all of New York State. On this day, thousands of community members can help support Children Awaiting Parents through 24 hours of online, unprecedented giving.
Protecting Kids Announces the Release of Book, 'Avoiding Sexual Dangers: A Parent's Guide to Protecting Your Child'
Tue, 08 Nov 2011, 17:18:53 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Protecting Kids LLC, a Georgia-based publishing company for mental health professionals, today announced the launch of the book titled 'Avoiding Sexual Dangers: A Parent's Guide to Protecting Your Child' (ISBN: 978-1463772819).
Inventive Minds Introduces Motivational Workbook for Kid Inventors
Tue, 01 Nov 2011, 04:56:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Inventive Minds continues to add useful and inspirational media products to its line of tools for inventions. Most recently, it has created and released 'A Workbook For Young Inventors' (ISBN: 978-0983344803). This workbook for kids incorporates colorful characters known as the 'Dreamalings(R)' that are used to educate and motivate children to imagine and create, and ultimately - invent.
The Best of KidSpirit Online Print Edition Showcases Teen Creativity and Resources for Teachers
Tue, 04 Oct 2011, 18:34:13 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What do teens think about cheating? How do youth approach depression or becoming vegetarian? How do traditional religious backgrounds influence young people's choices and character development? These questions and more are tackled by teens in the pages of KidSpirit's new print issue released today, the Best of KidSpirit Online.
Tammy Rudden Krause to Serve as New Executive Director of Starlight Children's Foundation Colorado
Mon, 03 Oct 2011, 08:59:23 EST Edited by Debra Tone
DENVER, Colo., Oct. 3, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starlight Children's Foundation has named Tammy Rudden Krause the new executive director of its Starlight Colorado chapter. Krause comes to her position with extensive experience in philanthropy, having worked many years as a volunteer with Denver-area nonprofits that include the Junior League of Denver, Children's Hospital Colorado, CASA, Rise School, Seeds of Hope and the Morgan Adams Foundation.
Gingrich Foundation Recognizes Reading Is Fundamental
Thu, 08 Sep 2011, 21:59:32 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In Recognition of International Literacy Day, the Gingrich Foundation has recognized Reading Is Fundamental as its September Charity of the Month. For nearly 45 years, Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) has provided books to children to foster a love of reading and develop skills that are critical to learning.
Roger Shiffman to Serve as New Global Board Chairman of Starlight Children's Foundation
Thu, 18 Aug 2011, 10:59:54 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starlight Children's Foundation has named Roger Shiffman its new global board chairman. A well-known figure in the toy industry, Shiffman built in separate phases of his career, two highly successful companies - Tiger Electronic Toys, makers of Furby, and more recently, Zizzle.
Gingrich Foundation Recognizes the National Military Families Association
Tue, 16 Aug 2011, 21:41:16 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
WASHINGTON, D.C.(SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In honor of those Americans whose loved ones serve in the United States Military, the Gingrich Foundation has recognized the National Military Family Association as its August Charity of the Month.
California IVF Updates Name to Reflect Consolidation of Sacramento Area Fertility Centers
Thu, 04 Aug 2011, 09:59:56 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
DAVIS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California IVF: Davis Fertility Center, Inc. announces a name change for their Sacramento area fertility centers. The infertility treatment center will now operate under the name California IVF Fertility Center and the shorter version California IVF. The name change was made to reflect the operation of clinics at various locations throughout the Sacramento area.
Bridging the Digital Divide - Help to Close the Achievement Gap in California Schools
Fri, 22 Jul 2011, 22:53:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a workshop held at the California Latino Superintendent's Association, Summer Institute, Business Management Consultant, and Publisher of Family Literacy Journal, Cyndi Fischer, addressed school administrators on the impact of the digital divide on California's Latino students.
Carlsbad Attorney Certified as Divorce Specialist
Mon, 11 Jul 2011, 19:46:06 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CARLSBAD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Carlsbad, California attorney Stanley D. Prowse is pleased to announce that on June 1, 2011 he became a Certified Family Law Specialist (CFLS). Specialist certification is conferred by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the California State Bar. Certification requires that an attorney devote the majority of his practice to family law.
Adoption Mentors Web Page Launched
Fri, 17 Jun 2011, 16:33:48 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Children Awaiting Parents is proud to announce the unveiling of a new web page 'Adoption Mentors,' which is part of the organization's focus on providing resources and support to adoptive parents, social workers and the adoption community.
Swiss Design Company des p'tits bonheurs Introduces bambinapp - Birth Announcement for iPhone
Wed, 15 Jun 2011, 10:59:02 EST Edited by Debra Tone
YVERDON, Switzerland (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Swiss design company des p'tits bonheur announced today that its first application, bambinapp, is now available exclusively on Apple's App Store. Bambinapp allows users to choose, personalize, and send their child's birth announcement, all directly from their iPhone. The application is available worldwide in English, French, German, and Spanish.
STARmazing Race Benefits Starlight Children's Foundation
Tue, 14 Jun 2011, 08:51:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, June 25, 2011, Starlight Children's Foundation New England will host the 'STARmazing Race.' Now in its fifth year, the STARmazing Race remains the most hilarious and unique scavenger hunt in Boston. Hundreds of Starlight supporters take to the streets in teams of two to four people in a race against the clock - and each other - while winning prizes and raising funds and awareness for Starlight.
New Website Opens The Door to Employment and Education Opportunities for Inland Empire Youth
Mon, 13 Jun 2011, 19:12:33 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Youth Council has designed a new website specifically for San Bernardino County youth, ages 14 through 21 at SBCountyJobOps.com. The site features videos that profile careers in the County's top demand industries and the short-term vocational training programs that provided young people with the skills to enter these careers.
Gingrich Foundation Recognizes Boy Scouts of America as Charity of the Month
Thu, 09 Jun 2011, 19:47:59 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Gingrich Foundation has selected the Boy Scouts of America as Charity of the Month for June in commemoration of President Woodrow Wilson's signing into law a national charter for the Boy Scouts of America on June 15, 1916.
Fertility Specialists of Texas Offers Comprehensive Care Addressing Oocyte Cryopreservation
Mon, 23 May 2011, 19:25:02 EST Edited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Women delaying childbearing or requiring fertility preservation prior to undergoing treatment now have an option with the launch of oocyte cryopreservation at Fertility Specialists of Texas. Now there is an option - egg freezing - that enables women to have eggs (also known as oocytes) aspirated before undergoing cancer treatment, and frozen for later use.
KidSpirit Online, the Publication by and for Teens, Named Finalist in AEP's 2011 Golden Lamp Awards
Thu, 19 May 2011, 19:16:09 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KidSpirit Online, the magazine and social networking site for 11- to 15-year-olds, is pleased to announce that it has been named a finalist in the 2011 AEP Awards, the highest standard for quality, professional educational resources and excellence in educational marketing. The Association of Educational Publishers' annual awards program and its seal of excellence are widely recognized by educators, administrators, and parents as a mark of outstanding educational value.
Psychologist Offers Essential Tips for Parents on and Before Prom Night
Thu, 19 May 2011, 17:06:48 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While prom night is a cultural right of passage, every year teens die, or injure themselves or others drinking and participating in high risk behavior. Peter Favaro, Ph.D., who manages a child and teen psychology practice called Tribeca Kid Coach, offers words of advice for parents as we approach prom season.
Child Psychologist Coaches Parents on the News of Osama bin Laden's Death
Tue, 03 May 2011, 16:34:26 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Osama bin Laden's death can present challenges to parents who might not know what to make of their own mixed feelings. Dr. Peter Favaro, child psychologist and parenting expert, offers advice to parents who want to know how to help children cope with information and images they might encounter on television, on the streets and playgrounds and in the classroom.
Sher Fertility Institute Donating Free IVF Treatments - Donations Coincide with Infertility Awareness Week and Mother's Day
Fri, 15 Apr 2011, 21:20:47 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sher Fertility Institute announced that it is donating free In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments at upcoming fertility education seminars on May 1 and 2, dates that fall between the conclusion of Infertility Awareness Week (April 24-30th) and Mother's Day on May 8.
Juju Band Family Adds a New Collection to Aid Colic Relief in Babies
Tue, 05 Apr 2011, 20:49:34 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Julie Acevedo and Julio Guerra of Juju Concepts LLC announce the new additions to the Juju Band family. The Helmet collection was inspired by an invitation to attend the 2010 Super Bowl. 'Our company wanted to focus on something that included the well being of the entire family and sports were the natural choice for us.'
Starlight's Annual 'A Stellar Night' Gala Honored Philanthropists Kathy, Paris and Nicky Hilton and Forever 21's Do Won Chang
Wed, 30 Mar 2011, 11:59:21 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At Starlight Children's Foundation's annual 'A Stellar Night' gala, presented by California Pizza Kitchen and Nintendo of America Inc., on Saturday, March 26, 2011, at The Century Plaza Hyatt Regency Hotel, Starlight presented long-time philanthropists Kathy, Paris and Nicky Hilton with its 2011 'Heart of Gold Award' and Do Won Chang, Founder/CEO of Forever 21, Inc., with its 2011 Jacki Carlish Humanitarian Award.
Families Uniting Families Launches Project Fatherhood with 'Family Game Night'
Wed, 23 Mar 2011, 22:48:54 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LONG BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Families Uniting Families will be extending an invitation to those in the community to join in a 'Family Game Night' on March 24, 2011 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at their offices in St. Luke's Episcopal Church, located at 525 E. 7th Street, Long Beach.
Gingrich Foundation Recognizes Girl Scouts of the USA
Wed, 02 Mar 2011, 21:24:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In honor of Women's History Month, the Gingrich Foundation has selected Girl Scouts of the USA as its Charity of the Month for March. Girl Scouts of the USA has become a premier leadership experience for young women since its founding in March 1912 when founder Juliette 'Daisy' Gordon Low saw the need to mentor and encourage girls.
Omni Publishing Co. Releases New DVD: The Last Closet - Combating Homophobia in Schools
Tue, 01 Mar 2011, 11:58:52 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WAREHAM, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Omni Publishing Co. announces the release on March 1, 2011, of the DVD 'The Last Closet - Combating Homophobia in Schools.' The DVD features the presenter Dan Woog, a gay man, who is the varsity soccer coach at Staples High School in Westport, Connecticut.
Toresco Family's Journey with Epilepsy a Long and Winding Road
Mon, 22 Nov 2010, 13:02:12 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month. This year's theme, 'Get Seizure Smart,' encouraged Dominick and Kristina Toresco of Readington, New Jersey, to share their son's experience with his neurological impairment. The Torescos are generous fund raisers for the Epilepsy Foundation, through their New Jersey auto dealerships.
Jacqueline Ibrahim to Serve as New Chief Executive Officer of Starlight Children's Foundation
Mon, 15 Nov 2010, 08:58:45 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starlight Children's Foundation has named Jacqueline Ibrahim its new chief executive officer. Ibrahim comes to Starlight with 22 years of experience in the financial sector in roles that included Division General Manager at Household International, SVP/Group Head at Wells Fargo and SVP at Neuberger Berman.
Songdrops Music is Offering All Teachers Free Downloads of 60 Bryant Oden Children's Songs
Thu, 04 Nov 2010, 06:59:53 EST Edited by Debra Tone
DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Songdrops Music has announced it will be offering all teachers free downloads of all three Bryant Oden CDs, from November 15th through December 1st 2010, through Songdrops.com. His viral hit 'The Duck Song' has over 20 million YouTube views.
New Starlight Fun Centers Lift Spirits of Pediatric Patients at Loma Linda University Children's Hospital
Thu, 28 Oct 2010, 06:59:15 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOMA LINDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010, children undergoing treatment at Loma Linda University Children's Hospital smiled brighter. Through an ongoing partnership between Nestle and Starlight Children's Foundation, and with the support of Stater Bros. Supermarkets, Stater Bros. Charities and California Pizza Kitchen frozen pizza, 8 new Starlight Fun Center mobile entertainment units were unveiled at the hospital for its pediatric patients.
Failed IVF Fertility Patients Considering an Egg Donor or Adoption Now Have a New and Affordable Pregnancy Alternative
Tue, 05 Oct 2010, 20:08:52 EST Edited by Debra Tone
DAVIS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California IVF: Davis Fertility Center, Inc. is proud to announce the California Conceptions Donated Embryo program, a new and innovative anonymous embryo donation program that will help struggling IVF patients get pregnant quickly.
Fertility Doctor and Musician Son Collaborate on Inspirational Song and Video for Infertility Patients
Fri, 01 Oct 2010, 20:00:33 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) announced the release of a new song and video inspired by and dedicated to couples dealing with infertility. The song, entitled 'I Believe,' was co-written and produced by Darren Sher, son of SIRM Founder and Executive Director Geoffrey Sher, MD.
Sher Institute to Donate Free IVF Cycles at N.J. Fertility Seminars
Thu, 30 Sep 2010, 14:16:09 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) will be donating free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) to two couples at upcoming seminars in Branchburg and Lehigh Valley. The initiative reflects Sher Institute's desire to help patients who are in need of treatment but can't afford it during these tough economic times.
Starlight and Vivendi Introduce New Features to Starbright World, the Preeminent Online Social Network for Seriously Ill Teens
Wed, 29 Sep 2010, 19:01:22 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Having a chronic or life-threatening medical condition makes it hard for teens to cope with the already difficult realities of being a teenager. Supporting a sibling with an illness can be daunting as well. That is why Starlight Children's Foundation created Starbright World, an online social network for sick teens and their teen-aged siblings - to provide a community of support and a much-needed distraction from daily struggles.
Sher Institute to Donate Free IVF Treatments at Upcoming Seminars - Dallas and Peoria Donations Part of Sher Institute 'Giving Back' Program
Thu, 09 Sep 2010, 17:16:35 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PEORIA, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) announced that they will be donating free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments at upcoming fertility education seminars in Peoria, Illinois on Wednesday, Sept. 22, and Dallas, Texas on Sunday, Sept. 26.
Crown Tutoring Deeply Discounts Tutoring Services for K-12, College, and Test Preparation to Help Parents Hurt by the Economy
Wed, 08 Sep 2010, 07:58:09 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a continued effort to create lifelong learners and make high quality tutoring services available to students throughout the United States, Crown Tutoring, a leading national provider of in home tutoring and test preparation services, is now offering significantly discounted rate plans.
The Bully and Me - Local Kid's Class to Start a Revolution Against Bullying
Tue, 24 Aug 2010, 17:25:22 EST Edited by Carly Zander
COSTA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Samurai Cop Self Defense and InControl announce The Bully and Me, a new, comprehensive course that will train children how to handle bullies and avoid becoming bully-targets. The Bully and Me will be offered through Costa Mesa Parks and Recreation starting October 4, 2010 for ten weeks. The class will be open to children between the ages of 9 and 17. Sensei Richard Milenkovich will be conducting the class at Shuyokan Dojo.
Fertility Patients Can Now Use One Screening for Multiple Types of Genetic Diseases Before Pregnancy
Tue, 10 Aug 2010, 08:59:49 EST Edited by Debra Tone
DAVIS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California IVF: Davis Fertility Center, Inc., working in conjunction with Gene Security Network leads the field in bringing a new test to patients that combines the detection of single-gene genetic disorders with a 24 chromosome screening.
Register Today for Family Walk 2010! Event Helps Support the Recruitment of Adoptive Families for Children in Foster Care
Wed, 28 Jul 2010, 15:18:28 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Children Awaiting Parents, a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding adoptive families for children in foster care, is hosting its annual Family Walk on Saturday, September 25, 2010. Supporters from across the United States are invited to register today for the 2.5 mile Family Walk event.
Starlight Children's Foundation Launches Blog 'Starlight 365: Our People. Our Programs. Our Purpose'
Tue, 15 Jun 2010, 06:58:25 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starlight Children's Foundation has just unveiled its blog, 'Starlight 365: Our People. Our Programs. Our Purpose.' The blog will serve as an interactive and engaging online community that connects stakeholders to stories, images and videos that spotlight the programs, campaigns, events, families, and supporters of Starlight Children's Foundation, as it works hard to brighten the lives of seriously ill children and their families.
Nautilus Press (The Nautilus Works) Announces the June 1 Publication of Connie Tamaddon's Surprising Silhouettes
Thu, 27 May 2010, 14:34:37 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nautilus Press announced today the June 1 publication of Connie Tamaddon's 'Surprising Silhouettes' (Nautilus Press, ISBN: 978-0-9778018-3-1, $19.95, June 1, 2010). Photographer Connie Tamaddon uses the properties of light and shadow to create a clever read-out-loud guessing game that illustrates that not everything is as it first seems.
New DVD Warns Parents of Criminal and Legal Consequences of Bullying
Tue, 04 May 2010, 14:52:27 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WAREHAM, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Omni Publishing Co. today announced the May 15 release of a DVD aimed at helping parents understand the criminal and legal consequences of bullying. The DVD, 'Bullying, Hazing and Parents - A Guide for Parents of Middle and High School Students,' warns parents that they must be aware of and accountable for their children's behavior.
New York State Lobby for Life Day 2010
Wed, 28 Apr 2010, 18:28:47 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ALBANY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The New York State Right to Life Committee held its annual Lobby for Life Day yesterday, April 27th, in the well of the Legislative Office Building in Albany. About 200 people attended the event, which focused on the Unborn Victims of Violence Act, a bill currently pending in the state legislature that provides that those who kill or injure an unborn child during a crime of violence against a pregnant woman may be held criminally responsible.
Sher Institute Donating Free IVF Treatments at Upcoming Seminars - Mother's Day Donations Part of 'Giving Back' Program
Tue, 20 Apr 2010, 17:02:28 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) is donating free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments at upcoming fertility education seminars on May 11 and 12, in celebration of Mother's Day on May 9, 2010. The donated treatment cycles are part of the Sher Institute 'Giving Back' Program.
Sher Institute Donating Free IVF Cycles at Upcoming Seminars
Tue, 23 Mar 2010, 20:29:38 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) is donating free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments at upcoming seminars in New Jersey, Texas and Pennsylvania. The initiative reflects Sher Institute's desire to help patients who are in need of treatment but can't afford it during these tough economic times. Sher Institute plans to roll out the free cycle program to all of the SIRM centers around the country.
Starlight's Annual 'A Stellar Night' Gala Honored Colgate's Noel R. Wallace, CPK's Larry Flax and Rick Rosenfield
Tue, 23 Mar 2010, 16:59:13 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At Starlight Children's Foundation's annual 'A Stellar Night' gala, presented by California Pizza Kitchen, on Friday, March 19, 2010 at The Century Plaza Hyatt Regency Hotel, Starlight presented Larry Flax and Rick Rosenfield, Co-Founders and Co-CEOs of California Pizza Kitchen, with its 2010 'Heart of Gold Award' and Noel R. Wallace, President, North America and Global Sustainability, Colgate-Palmolive Company, with its 'Jacki Carlish Humanitarian of the Year Award.'
Parenting and Human Development Expert Launches Web Site for Expectant Parents
Mon, 15 Mar 2010, 13:55:09 EST Edited by Carly Zander
GRANVILLE, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In response to a growing demand for high-end, comfortable nursing products; fashionable, organic and healthy baby products; and helpful parenting tips and resources, this week, Buddy Boutique announced the launch of its new Web site: BuddyBoutique.com.
A South Florida School Develops New Method of Teaching That Helps Students Learn Faster and Easier
Tue, 23 Feb 2010, 16:02:07 EST Edited by Carly Zander
MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Almost anyone can learn practically anything faster and easier using the Sdoia-Satz Method, a new system of teaching and learning, says Phyllis Sdoia-Satz, Executive Director of Sdoia-Satz Institute in Miami. Phyllis Sdoia-Satz and Barry Satz have written a book called 'Practicing Sucks, But It Doesn't Have To!' (ISBN: 978-1607090076, hardcover; Rowman and Littlefield, 2009) which defines and explains the Sdoia-Satz Method.
'The Smarter Preschooler: Unlocking Your Child's Intellectual Potential' Receives The Gold Mom's Choice Award
Tue, 09 Feb 2010, 08:59:28 EST Edited by Carly Zander
MESA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Authors Renee and Mike Mosiman have received the Gold Mom's Choice Award for their book 'The Smarter Preschooler: Unlocking Your Child's Intellectual Potential' (ISBN: 978-0-9816426-5-9). The Mom's Choice Awards (MCA) is an awards program that recognizes authors, inventors, companies, parents and others for their efforts in creating quality family-friendly media, products and services.
Latest Issue of Divorce Magazine Looks at the Secret to a Successful Divorce
Wed, 03 Feb 2010, 17:26:20 EST Edited by Carly Zander
TORONTO, Canada (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Winter/Spring 2010 edition of Divorce Magazine features an article by a family court judge on the secret to a successful divorce. It is invaluable information that will help individuals prepare for, and proceed through, their divorce with less expense, stress and trauma for themselves and their children.
Public School Education: Helping Provide Long Island Students with a Brighter Future
Fri, 29 Jan 2010, 13:14:26 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It is no secret that our country is in the worst economic crisis in recent history. There are many challenges being faced within our local communities. Families are surviving on tighter budgets, companies are streamlining and downsizing and governments are looking at how to balance their budgets and decrease spending. According to the Long Island Presidents' Council, in a few months, school districts will be planning their own budgets and looking for community support.
Three Little Pigs Tackle Ben Bernanke - New Children's Picture Book Explains US Federal Reserve and Economic Downturns
Wed, 27 Jan 2010, 14:04:02 EST Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Smoked Goldeye Press today announced the release of a children's picture book that aims to explain how new money from the Federal Reserve inadvertently causes cycles of economic downturns in the United States economy - something embattled Fed chairman Ben Bernanke would rather people not know about, says the author. In 32 color illustrated pages 'The Scary Story of the Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Box of Free Money' (ISBN: 9780615337432) attempts to simplify the complexity of central bank monetary policy.
Life-Prints Child ID Software - Protect a Child This Holiday Season
Tue, 08 Dec 2009, 07:59:45 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WESTERLY, R.I. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Every second counts in an emergency. Life-Prints child ID software prepares parents for child emergencies, by digitizing medical records, photos, contact information and more. Life-Prints is now available at Toys'R'Us. A special promotion will run from Dec 6 - 12th and Dec 20 - 26th, where all customers purchasing a netbook at Toys'R'Us will be eligible for a 20 percent discount off the regular price of Life-Prints.
Give a Child the Gift of a Family this Holiday Season
Mon, 30 Nov 2009, 17:04:42 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This holiday season Children Awaiting Parents is offering several alternative gift ideas. Instead of sending the traditional fruitcake to clients and friends this year, consider a gift that will help Lift the Wait for children that wait in foster care for a family to adopt them.
Fire Captain Makes Dramatic Discovery about Children's Inability to Escape Home Fires
Thu, 12 Nov 2009, 08:59:59 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Annually, the United States Fire Administration reports that 3,000 to 5,000 people die in fires. This figure includes 800 children, nine and younger, and 1,200 seniors. One fire captain, owner of Hand2Live, has set out to alter those statistics. Career firefighter, Captain Greg Lawler, knows that many children and the elderly often experience difficulty opening windows.
World's First 'Viagra Baby' Turns 10
Thu, 22 Oct 2009, 11:54:23 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine announced that the first baby conceived through IVF using Sildenafil (Viagra) on a woman to aid in embryo implantation will turn 10 next month. A technique developed and pioneered by Geoffrey Sher, MD, Sildenafil suppositories are administered during In Vitro Fertilization, prior to transferring embryos to the mother's uterus.
New Dionne Warwick Song 'Starlight' Released Today with 100-percent of its Proceeds Benefitting Starlight Children's Foundation
Tue, 20 Oct 2009, 05:59:50 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today Starlight Children's Foundation and New Gold Music Ltd. are excited to release the song 'Starlight,' sung by the legendary Dionne Warwick, and written by Dean Pitchford, prolific writer of Fame and creator of Footloose, and William Goldstein, whose versatile career includes the original music for NBC's Fame TV series. Ms. Warwick, Pitchford and Goldstein are donating 100 percent of their royalties to Starlight Children's Foundation.
Nonprofit Special Equestrians adjusts to Challenging Economic Climate
Wed, 14 Oct 2009, 13:01:25 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Special Equestrians had been grappling with the effects of the economic downturn when they received a stroke of good luck; a local band offered to assist them by playing for no charge at a low-cost Beef and Beer Dinner. It was just what the agency needed to draw in a large audience and help to raise over $11,000.
'Dear Graduate' Book Author Urges Parental Vigilance in Advance of New Federal Credit Card Rules
Wed, 16 Sep 2009, 13:47:53 EST Edited by Carly Zander
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The federal government is clamping down on the Wild West of credit card issuing to young adults when tough new regulations go into effect in February 2010, and Brett Handler couldn't be happier. Handler, author of 'Dear Graduate' (ISBN-13: 978-0-615-29936-5, Dreamstar Publishing), the innovative new book and CD for young adults about financial responsibility, has been railing against credit card companies' injudicious card issuing practices for years.
Fun in the Sun at Special Equestrians
Tue, 01 Sep 2009, 17:11:34 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Special Equestrians has been expanding its range of services this past year, first developing a program for children diagnosed with autism, then by enrolling students in off-site horse back riding shows, and now with a new Summer Camp. 'The campers had a terrific time. They rode everyday, and had special programs presented by therapy dog owners, and an aviary sanctuary, and they made tie-died shirts and clay pots. It was very different from their weekly riding lessons,' says Executive Director Tammy Westney.
Register Today for Family Walk 2009! Help Support Children Awaiting Parents
Thu, 27 Aug 2009, 18:32:48 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Children Awaiting Parents, a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding adoptive families for children in foster care, is hosting its annual Family Walk on Saturday, September 26, 2009. The Walk is held at Ontario Beach Park in Rochester and is handicap accessible. Individual walkers in both youth and adult categories are eligible to win great prizes, including iPods.
A New Kind of Village - An Intern's Project for Special Equestrians
Fri, 07 Aug 2009, 15:08:28 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'I wanted to make a difference to improve the rider's experience during my time at Special Equestrians,' states intern Louis Taylor. As part of a unique collaboration between Foundations Community Partnership and Special Equestrians, Louis worked for ten weeks as a student intern for the Summer Youth Corp Program, sponsored through Foundations Community Partnership. During that time he divided his time between intensive classes, and Special Equestrians Therapeutic Horseback Riding Programs.
Mother and Daughter Celebrate Victory Over Meth
Fri, 07 Aug 2009, 06:00:08 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'August marks our daughter's fifth year since conquering meth at Narconon California,' comments Susan, mother of five and teacher, who recalls living with a meth addict; 'One day she'd be very nice and the next you'd have thought Satan walked through the door.' Former meth addict and Narconon Graduate urges parents: 'Before school starts I hope parents will take time to talk to their kids about the dangers of drugs to health and goals.'
Corbin Bleu Asks Fans to Join Him in Brightening the Lives of Seriously Ill Children
Thu, 30 Jul 2009, 17:38:40 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starlight Children's Foundation is pleased to announce that Corbin Bleu, the organization's national spokesperson, has started a fundraising campaign to encourage his fans to get involved with Starlight and support its mission to help seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation. He plans to rally his fans to raise enough money to provide Starlight programs to five families for one year, and to place a Fun Center™ and a PC Pal™ at a hospital on Starlight's waiting list.
SurfBalance Mobile Safe Browser for Kids Now Available on Apple iTunes App Store
Tue, 07 Jul 2009, 18:50:56 EST Edited by Carly Zander
PHOENIX, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SurfBalance, a new app for the Apple iPhone™ and iPod Touch® devices, is available now at the Apple iTunes® store. Full-featured tool guides, limits and verifies kids' Web use on iPhone and iPod Touch. SurfBalance combines a fun, full-screen mobile Web browser with unique features.
No More 'Jon and Kate' Casualties
Wed, 01 Jul 2009, 07:00:50 EST Edited by Carly Zander
PLAINVIEW, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. David Kreiner, a nationally renowned reproductive specialist, takes on the long-standing moral and medical dilemma of multiples with a unique approach to IVF designed to make single embryo transfer the standard of care available to everyone. Kreiner's East Coast Fertility center offers a critical twist on routine IVF services, with the new Single Embryo Incentive Program.
Occupational Therapists Take Animal Therapies Beyond Special Equestrians
Tue, 30 Jun 2009, 18:53:29 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A dedication to their young clients has led Deb Saffren and Kim Hartranft, two Occupational Therapists at Special Equestrians, to broaden the scope of their work in animal assisted therapies. Every Monday Deb and Kim come to work at Special Equestrians providing Hippotherapy, which is Occupational Therapy on the back of the horse. 'During this interaction, I know that the child does not feel like they are participating in yet another therapy session. Instead, they are riding a horse,' says Deb Saffern.
As Unemployment Continues to Climb, Many Parents Are Concerned About the Cost of Preschool Tuition
Mon, 29 Jun 2009, 07:00:18 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MESA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the unemployment rate climbs to over 9 percent (according to Bureau of Labor Statistics, The Employment Situation: May 2009), many financially strained families may feel pressure to send their young children to preschool. Authors Renee and Mike Mosiman help those parents who choose not to send their young children to school in their new book, 'The Smarter Preschooler: Unlocking Your Child's Intellectual Potential' (ISBN: 978-0-9816426-5-9).
Special Equestrians Students Shine at Two Shows in One Week
Wed, 03 Jun 2009, 19:58:25 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The blustery weather did nothing to dampen the spirits of the Special Equestrians riders at the Annual Spring Festival. Thirty-three students preformed for their own families, members of the community, staff, volunteers, and board members of Special Equestrians.
Walk to Help Foster Children - Family Walk New York, hosted by Nonprofit Children Awaiting Parents
Wed, 03 Jun 2009, 16:41:44 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weight of the world falls upon all parentless children. That's why Children Awaiting Parents, a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding adoptive families for children in foster care, is hosting its popular Family Walk on Saturday, September 26, 2009.
Written by Parents, Drawn by the Kids, VHL Family Alliance Announces the First Guide for Kids Dealing with Hereditary Cancer Syndromes: The VHL Handbook Kids' Edition
Mon, 01 Jun 2009, 08:01:56 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BOSTON, Mass., June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The VHL Family Alliance (VHLFA) announced today that the very first 'VHL Handbook Kids' Edition' (ISBN: 978-1-929539-02-4) is now available at Amazon.com. The book was written and reviewed by a team of parents and professionals and illustrated with charming drawings and photographs from children with VHL, their siblings and friends. (VNR - Video News Release)
Children Awaiting Parents' Essay Contest
Tue, 19 May 2009, 12:45:48 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- May is National Foster Care Month and Children Awaiting Parents invites you to share your stories about your experience with foster care. The contest is open to people of all ages interested in reflecting on either their experience being in foster care, being a foster parent, or their experience adopting or being adopted from foster care.
7 Year-Old Patient Designs New Line of Baby Wipes Cases: The 'HOPE Heart' - Designed by Children, to Benefit Children
Wed, 13 May 2009, 16:17:49 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cover Me Blue has partnered with The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to create a new line of baby wipes cases, designed by a 7 year old patient at the hospital. All proceeds of the sale of this collection will be donated to the Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit at CHOP.
Volunteers Celebrate Earth Week at Special Equestrians
Wed, 29 Apr 2009, 14:13:21 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Volunteers from Capmark Finance Inc, and Centocor Ortho Biotech Services LLC, worked over the course of two days at Special Equestrians painting the therapy and observation rooms, and planting gardens and building therapeutic equipment in the Sensory Trail. The teams' efforts were coordinated by Special Equestrians Program Director Anne Reynolds, 'It was a pleasure to have these talented and skilled volunteers working to brighten our indoor environment.'
More Opportunities to Help Children - Including Kids in Foster Care
Fri, 17 Apr 2009, 12:37:57 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weight of the world falls upon all parentless children. That's why Children Awaiting Parents, a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding adoptive families for children in foster care, is offering new ways for caring individuals to help parentless children.
Photographer Chooses Special Equestrians as Her Special Project
Mon, 06 Apr 2009, 13:59:35 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'I had no idea the first time I photographed for Special Equestrians that I would be so touched by the kids and the staff there,' stated Rosemary Taglialatela, who came in contact with the organization during the Bucks County 5K Run last year when she was photographing the runners for the series, Special Equestrians held a race as part of the series; she's been coming back ever since.
Corbin Bleu Signs on as National Spokesperson for Starlight Children's Foundation
Tue, 31 Mar 2009, 13:08:12 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starlight Children's Foundation is pleased to announce that Corbin Bleu is the new national spokesperson for the nonprofit organization, which is dedicated to helping seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities.
Custom Jeans for Brenden Adams by Make Your Own Jeans
Tue, 10 Mar 2009, 17:57:01 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ELLENSBURG, Wash., March 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Any parent will tell you that finding jeans to fit a growing teenage boy is all but impossible, but for the parents of twelve year old Brenden Adams that challenge has assumed a new level of difficulty - Brenden is 7 feet tall and still growing! They finally found the answer in Make Your Own Jeans' custom jean designs. (VIDEO - VNR)
Massachusetts PI Releases Book to Guide Parents with Missing Children
Tue, 10 Mar 2009, 17:12:58 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
BEVERLY, Mass., March 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Unfortunately, the term 'AMBER Alert' is becoming more commonplace. That's why David Almeida, PI, has authored and released a new book called 'Abducted Dreams' (ISBN: 978-1-606-96-261-9), in an effort to provide an insider's view on missing child cases. Reasons for child abduction are numerous. Some cases are quickly solved while others are much more complicated.
New DNA Test is Basis for Groundbreaking IVF Refund Plan, Easing Financial Burden for Patients
Thu, 05 Mar 2009, 17:58:43 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institutes of Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) announced today the introduction of the world's first CGH-Risk Sharing Plan that guarantees qualified IVF patients a baby or offers a full refund of the clinic's medical fees. CGH is an acronym for Comparative Genomic Hybridization - a genetic process that analyzes the chromosomal integrity of the egg or embryo prior to it being transferred to a woman's uterus in the course of In Vitro Fertilization.
New Group for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Thu, 26 Feb 2009, 16:26:08 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Special Equestrians is proud to announce the launch of a new program for children diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum. 'We successfully completed a pilot of this program and were so pleased with the results that we are opening the group to our currently enrolled riders.' Deb Saffern, one of the Occupational Therapists who works at Special Equestrians attributes the groups success to 'the social interaction between the children, the one-on-one attention each child receives, along with the repetition of activities, and the variety of activities.'
Starlight Children's Foundation's Annual 'A Stellar Night' Gala Honors Teri Hatcher and Nintendo of America and its President, Reggie Fils-Aime
Wed, 25 Feb 2009, 19:58:24 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starlight Children's Foundation will present Teri Hatcher with its 2009 'Heart of Gold Award' at the organization's annual 'A Stellar Night' gala, presented by California Pizza Kitchen, on Friday, March 27, 2009 at 7 p.m. at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. Starlight's Jacki Carlish Humanitarian of the Year Award will be bestowed upon Nintendo of America and its President and COO, Reggie Fils-Aime.
Economic Downturn Should Not Prevent Adoption
Tue, 17 Feb 2009, 12:42:36 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Feb. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weight of the world falls upon all parentless children. That's why Children Awaiting Parents, a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding adoptive families for children in foster care, reminds potential adopters that the challenging fiscal environment should not be a deterrent to adoption.
Love Can be Better the Second Time Around: New Book Offers Encouragement and Hope for a Successful Second Marriage
Mon, 26 Jan 2009, 08:00:40 EST Edited by Carly Zander
GILROY, Calif., Jan. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'It is never too late for a second chance at love,' says Patricia Bubash, Licensed Professional Counselor and author of a new book, Successful Second Marriages (ISBN 978-1-58909-563-2), published by Bookstand Publishing. 'Having experienced a failed second marriage, I wondered why so few second marriages work,' says Bubash.
Textecution Kills Texting Functions While Driving and Saves Lives
Wed, 07 Jan 2009, 08:00:10 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Texting is the new communication wave that is causing countless accidents on the road. This week, Textecution announced a user-friendly application for parents to install on their children's phone to disable texting and Internet functions while driving. Currently, Textecution can be installed on an Android device such as the Google G1.
President-Elect Obama's Message of Believe in Yourself Resonates in New and Unique Room Decor for Children
Mon, 15 Dec 2008, 12:10:47 EST Edited by Carly Zander
PALESTINE, Texas, Dec. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- President-Elect Obama speaks of 'Change' and today more than ever our economy, and overwhelmed and stressful lives, need change. With determination Obama made history, being the first President-Elected African American, making what once seemed impossible possible. His powerful message of 'Believe in yourself' and 'Change' resonates in new and unique room decor called Motivating Decor, whose mission is to help children live their best life into adulthood.
Service New to Oklahoma Area Hopes to Go Out of Business
Tue, 25 Nov 2008, 14:15:20 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SHAWNEE, Okla., Nov. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Child Shield, U.S.A.(TM), a national organization dedicated to the safety of America's children has recently named a new registered Independent Agent for the Oklahoma City Area. Chad Mathews is a life long resident of Shawnee, Oklahoma and he shares with Child Shield, U.S.A. its goal of helping to prevent and recover lost, missing, abducted, and runaway children throughout America. 'My goal in bringing this much needed service to the Oklahoma City area is that someday it will no longer be needed,' says Mr. Mathews.
The Princeton of Preschools Brings Quality Childcare to Cincinnati
Wed, 12 Nov 2008, 11:09:37 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CINCINATTI, Ohio, Nov. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Preschool children can now enjoy the past and present while preparing for the future. The Gardner School (TGS), an academically-focused preschool that serves children ages six weeks through pre-K, has recently expanded their award-winning preschool into the Cincinnati market. Their new location is in Blue Ash, Ohio at 9920 Carver Road.
Announcing Life-Prints: Child ID Software - Medical Record Storage and More...
Thu, 06 Nov 2008, 13:41:01 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When a loved one is missing and seconds count, Life-Prints(R) provides some sanity. Life-Prints stores and protects life-saving information inside a portable 1GB Flash Drive. Using NSA top-secret rated encryption, Life-Prints was developed in partnership with D.A.R.E., to provide law enforcement agencies with information essential for the swift recovery of a missing child, elderly adult or disabled individual.
New Children's Book Lets Kids Know 'Mama Voted for Obama!'
Wed, 22 Oct 2008, 17:41:02 EST Edited by Carly Zander
MADISON, Wis., Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Building on the success of 'Why Mommy is a Democrat' and 'Why Daddy is a Democrat,' author and political activist Jeremy Zilber announces the release of his third self-published children's book, 'Mama Voted for Obama!' (ISBN: 978-0-9786688-2-2). With its Seuss-like use of repetition, rhythm, and rhyme, Mama Voted for Obama offers a whimsical celebration of Obama's historic presidential campaign while providing his supporters an entertaining way to let their kids know how they voted in 2008.
Renowned Fertility Advocate Pamela Madsen Launches Blog and Website
Tue, 07 Oct 2008, 16:20:41 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pamela Madsen, one of the nation's most outspoken and recognized fertility educators and patient advocates, returns to the public stage with the launch of her new website and daily blog, The Fertility Advocate. The founder and former executive director of the American Fertility Association (AFA), Ms. Madsen has spent more than two decades on the cutting edge of policy and public education about infertility issues and treatment.
New From Bad Beaver Publishing! Lady's Hands, Lion's Heart, A Midwife's Saga by Carol Leonard
Thu, 25 Sep 2008, 15:06:59 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CONCORD, N.H., Sept. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Announcing a new book from Bad Beaver Publishing, 'Lady's Hands, Lion's Heart, A Midwife's Saga' (ISBN 978-0-615-19550-6, 368 Pages, Price: $15.00), by author Carol Leonard. Often laugh-out-loud funny and irreverent, occasionally disturbing and deeply sorrowful, 'Lady's Hands, Lion's Heart' is the saga of Ms. Leonard's journey as New Hampshire's first modern midwife.
What about A-Rod's, Christie's and Britney's Kids? asks Child Divorce Advocate, Gwendy Mangiamele
Tue, 05 Aug 2008, 15:32:13 EST Edited by Carly Zander
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Caring Creations launches national campaign to donate a B.B. Book, 'You and Me Make Three' (ISBN: 978-0-9798088-0-7), and Bear in every school in America. A-Rod, Christie Brinkley and Britney Spears' kids aren't the only ones whose lives have been uprooted due to their parents' divorce. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, every year over one million children will suffer the effects of their parents' divorce or separation.
ThinkBox Launches 'Showy Show!' - Breakthrough Children's Video Series
Fri, 27 Jun 2008, 11:13:55 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ThinkBox Inc. today announces the release of 'Showy Show! Preschool Show,' the first in a new live action educational video series for 2-5 year olds. The Showy Show series is specifically designed to use music and participation to help kids and their parents get ready for the major challenges of childhood such as going to preschool, going to bed, and having a sleep over. (VIDEO - VNR)
What Every Parent Should Know About The Leading Social Networking Sites, Including Facebook, MySpace, Gizmo, HI5 and YouTube
Wed, 04 Jun 2008, 10:42:23 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WAREHAM, Mass., June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Omni Publishing Co. today announced a June 16, 2008, release date of its latest DVD, 'A Parent's Guide to Social Networking Sites,' featuring national expert Sgt. Corey F. MacDonald, Esq. This unique DVD advises parents on the dangers that lurk on social networking sites, and explains how parents can help their children have a safe experience while on any of the best known social networking sites, such as Facebook, MySpace, Gizmo, HI5, YouTube and others.
Children's Adventure Book Captures the Reluctant Tween Readers!
Mon, 28 Apr 2008, 14:22:10 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Author D.L. Carroll announces children's chapter book, 'Sir Licksalot & The Maverick Fools' (ISBN: 1-60474-917-2) for Ages 9-12. Author D.L. Carroll intertwines alienation, adventure, and tween humor as the story of one boys struggle to fit in unfolds. This story demonstrates the acceptance of individuality and the power of friendship. Using dialogue children can relate to, the author captures even the most reluctant reader's attention.
Hormone Balance: A Key to Fertility
Fri, 25 Apr 2008, 15:11:26 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 7.3 million women experience infertility each year in the U.S. alone. In fact, 1 in 5 women have difficulty conceiving as more women than ever are having their first or subsequent child after the age of 35, a contributing factor of infertility. Enter Dr. Robert Greene's forthcoming book, 'PERFECT HORMONE BALANCE FOR FERTILITY: The Ultimate Guide to Getting Pregnant' (ISBN: 978-0-307-33740-5).
Modern-day Seuss Writes New Book Series Emphasizing Character Development in Children
Thu, 24 Apr 2008, 10:55:28 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ALBANY, N.Y., April 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ethan Crownberry announces the release of three great stories. His Poetic Adventures series offers children and adults the opportunity to explore the worlds of Bobby Bumble, an acrophobic bumblebee in 'Bobby Bumbles Afraid to Fly' (ISBN: 978-1-4357-0049-9), a goldfish with a life changing decision in 'A Fish with a Wish' (ISBN: 978-1-4357-0050-5), and a spooky night in the life of 12 year old boy in 'The Willies' (ISBN: 978-1-4357-0051-2).
Personal Finance Newsletter for Young Adults Can Be a Smart Graduation Gift
Wed, 16 Apr 2008, 11:24:22 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - After three years of research and development, MONEYSCHOOL Corporation has launched KaChing!, an innovative electronic newsletter with a unique approach to educating young adults about personal finance, money management, and consumer economics. MONEYSCHOOL expects the newsletter to be a popular graduation gift from parents and grandparents to this year's high school and college grads.
Mobile Phone Use Restricted During School and While Driving; Text Messages Monitored for Words; Cyber Bullying Protection
Wed, 09 Apr 2008, 09:22:02 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LAS VEGAS, Nev., April 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MyKidisSafe, LLC announced today overwhelming industry response to its new Mobile Phone Software which was demonstrated for the first time at CTIA. Carriers, handset manufacturers and resellers were excited by the simplicity yet powerfulness of the software.
Taylor Wilshire's 'Book of Mom' Delivers Help and Balance for Overwhelmed Moms
Fri, 04 Apr 2008, 16:30:08 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Taylor Wilshire, award-winning author of 'The What-If Guy' (ISBN: 0-9778018-02), brings inward and outward balance for moms in her new novel, 'The Book of Mom' (ISBN: 978-0-9778018-1-7, Nautilus Press).
Zigback - New Internet Web Browser Enhancement Protects Kids from Predators and Harmful Content
Wed, 13 Feb 2008, 12:32:22 EST Edited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kids are now safer while surfing the Web thanks to Zigback Blocker. The Zigback Blocker is an Internet browser enhancement that creates a kid-friendly, condensed Internet by blocking millions of unverified, unknown, and potentially harmful and inappropriate Web sites.
Kate Hudson's Nephew is on the Front Cover of 'The Baby Schedule Ruler', a New Book by Author and Baby Whisper Dee Rule
Thu, 24 Jan 2008, 00:00:45 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In her new book, Dee Rule gives advice on baby scheduling, parenting, and breastfeeding. She wrote 'The Baby Schedule Ruler' (ISBN: 9780980126105), in the nursery, in the dark on her Palm Pilot. She is now announcing the availability of her new book at babyscheduleruler.com.
Celebrity Nurse to the Stars Gives Advice to Families on Toddler and Newborn Sleep Routine
Thu, 03 Jan 2008, 17:52:12 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Jan. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dee Rule, 'Baby Nurse and Nanny to the Stars,' has been helping families for over 18 years. She is now making the media circuit and offering free advice to parents who need answers on sleep routines.
Children Aren't Playing Much, and Parents Aren't Happy About It
Wed, 28 Nov 2007, 11:43:23 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Over 80-percent of all children in the United States never play in their neighborhoods without adults present, according to a new survey published on Playborhood.com. In the San Francisco Bay Area, the figure is even higher - over 90-percent.
Revolutionary New Baby Sleep and Playwear is Guaranteed to Change the Baby Garment Industry
Tue, 27 Nov 2007, 10:57:26 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. - Nov. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This is the new must have item for babies. Stuk On U has created the first ever, patent-pending baby sleep and playwear that opens and closes with the softest-to-the-touch Velcro(R). No more pinchy zippers and snap buttons to button. This is what moms everywhere have been waiting for.
Unique Software Gives Parents Control over Children's Online Chat Time and Reduces Confrontation
Mon, 16 Jul 2007, 18:30:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. - July 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Visionsoft, a U.K.-based software company announces the launch of a new software product that allows parents to control their child's online chat time - Mom Says No(TM). Mom Says No allows parents to easily control Internet and online chat activity including MSN; parents can set start and end times without unnecessary confrontation.
Cherished Photos Transformed into Wearable Art for Mothers
Fri, 27 Apr 2007, 22:28:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Apr. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BabyFaces.com brings sentimental photos to life by creating three-dimensional charms that can be worn and treasured forever. Just in time for Mother's Day, moms will be delighted to learn that they can literally keep their loved ones close to their heart with an original BabyFaces 3-D photo or First Footprints charm.
Is Sober Cool? asks BuzzFree Prom
Thu, 12 Apr 2007, 20:00:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
DALLAS, Texas - Apr. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- How do you make staying sober 'cool' during America's biggest teen party season? BuzzFree Prom, part of a cause-marketing effort dedicated to teen safety and responsible behavior, announces its successful third year of offering safe alternatives to substance abuse and driving. BuzzFree is taking off in markets across the country, including Colorado, where BuzzFree is endorsed by the State PTA.
CA Boom 4: The West Coast Independent Design Show Adds a New Area - the 'Modern Parenting' Zone
Mon, 19 Mar 2007, 18:00:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Mar. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Recognizing that good design need not stop at the door to the kid's room, the CA Boom design show will for the first time ever include a 'Modern Parenting Zone,' a new and exciting display of the latest in modern design for babies, kids, and contemporary parents.
Hollywood Moms Now Have Place to Put Their Coffee and They Owe it to CarryYou.com
Tue, 16 Jan 2007, 16:54:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Jan. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Carry You, LLC, a Minneapolis-based family company, was invited to kick off the awards season and to participate in the Boom Boom Room - the ultimate gifting suite for Hollywood parents and their little ones.
SmartKnit Kids Socks - Seamless Socks for Children with Sensory Processing Disorders
Wed, 15 Nov 2006, 22:13:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In some homes, a kid's sock is just that: a sock, say the folks at Diabetic Sock Store. But in Melissa Bruner's home, socks are the inciter of one colossal tantrum. Daily, the crying and screaming commences when Melissa simply asks her 6-year-old son Conner to put on his socks.
Real-Life Mom Launches Web-Based Center for First-Time Moms
Fri, 25 Aug 2006, 17:14:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HUTCHINSON ISLAND, Fla. - Aug. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New moms need all the help that they can get and at a new Web site: www.aNewMom.com, interested moms and their families will have access to multiple resources in one location.
O Yikes! Introduces New Line of Diaper Bags - Active Lifestyle Company Introduces Larger Diaper Bag Without Compromising Style
Tue, 30 May 2006, 20:27:00 EST Edited by Christopher L. Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- O Yikes!, active lifestyle diaper bag manufacturer, today announces the introduction of their second line of ultra-chic urban diaper bags for active parents on the go. The latest design, O Yikes! Messenger bag, still offers the style and functionality of the original O Yikes! Slingback bag while offering a little more room.
Local Reproductive Clinic Celebrates Gift of Life with a 5-Year Baby Reunion
Mon, 22 May 2006, 17:05:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
GLENDALE, CA - May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) in Los Angeles celebrated the gift of motherhood in a fitting way - by bringing together families that have been assisted in their efforts to conceive children over the past 5 years by SIRM(SM) physicians Brian Acacio, M.D. and Mory Nouriani, M.D. More than 350 people attended the celebration, which took place in Griffith Park on Saturday, May 13th. Activities included a catered lunch, pony rides, face painting and children's jumping houses.
FLChildcare Conducting Survey of Florida's Parents
Thu, 11 May 2006, 17:17:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
ORLANDO, FL - May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FLChildcare.com is seeking to get information from Florida parents about finding child care and other child-related options in their local area. Survey will be used to improve services offered by FLChildcare.com for Florida's minor children (tots to teens).
The Katie Elise Lambert Foundation will be in Booth 305 at the Genuardi's Baby & Toddler Expo in Fort Washington, PA, April 21 - 23, 2006
Wed, 12 Apr 2006, 21:00:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
JENKINTOWN, PA - Apr. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Katie Elise Lambert Foundation will participate in the Genuardi's Baby & Toddler Expo at the Fort Washington Expo Center, 1100 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, PA, 19034. The Katie Elise Lambert Foundation will be in booth 305. Their Main Goal is to educate the public on the hidden dangers that present themselves in everyone's home. The Expo runs from April 21 - 23, 2006 and is open every day from 10 AM to 5 PM.
Child Care Made Easy
Mon, 13 Mar 2006, 22:52:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ORLANDO, FL - Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A family service that is making headlines in states across the country is now available in Florida. Please help spread the news about FLChildcare.com. It is a one-stop resource for parents searching for child care and other youth services / activities - from a newborn baby to a 17-year-old.
ANNOUNCING: The First International Parliament of Night Owls
Mon, 13 Mar 2006, 22:13:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, Canada - Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The First International Parliament* of Night Owls (nightowlnet.com) will be held in Saskatoon, Canada, June 2 - 4, 2006, and presented by the Night Owl Network. (*In nature, a group or gathering of owls.)
Frustrated Developer Dad Invents Interactive Incentive Chart
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 13:04:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Barton Listick, the creator of the popular JumpStart(R) series of children's educational software, announces the public release of My Reward Board, a new software program that provides a fun way to motivate children to do their chores and tasks. The program emphasizes a positive approach for encouraging kids to complete their chores, achieve their goals, improve their behavior, and save their money. My Reward Board is available as a free trial and for purchase at www.myrewardboard.com.
CarryYou.com's Milan Cup Holders for Strollers Let Parents Combine European Elegance with American Convenience
Fri, 22 Jul 2005, 15:59:00 EST Edited by Beverly West
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - July 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CarryYou.com, a web shop specializing in life's little necessities for moms and dads in the business of parenting, today announced the launch of their latest stroller accessory, the Milan Cup Holder designed to outfit today's trendy European strollers with American ingenuity and convenience.
WUSA*9 TV Brings Teen Driver Training Program to Frederick MD
Wed, 13 Jul 2005, 11:49:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
FREDERICK, MD - July 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Car crashes are the number one killer of teenagers, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. And, the National Safety Council reports that the number of motor vehicle crashes involving teen drivers in Maryland, per 10,000 licensed teen drivers, has been on the rise since 1996. The nationally-acclaimed New Driver Car Control Clinic(R) from Advanced Car Control Techniques teaches only accident avoidance and defensive driving to teens and their parents. Sponsored by WUSA*9 Television, the Clinic will be in Frederick, Maryland the weekend of July 29, 30 and 31.
WUSA-TV Sponsors Teen Driver Training Program in Washington DC Area
Thu, 02 Jun 2005, 10:15:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
WASHINGTON, DC - June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WUSA TV, Channel 9 is sponsoring the nationally-acclaimed New Driver Car Control Clinic(R) in the Washington DC area beginning June 17. The Clinic is a hands-on, behind-the-wheel accident avoidance and defensive driving program for teens and their parents available in ten states.
New Book Offers Revolutionary Treatment Options for Children with Autism
Mon, 25 Apr 2005, 10:26:00 EST Edited by Beverly West
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - April 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Etham Books today announced the publication of 'Diagnosis Autism: Now What? 10 Steps to Improve Treatment Outcomes' by Dr. Lawrence P. Kaplan. The book presents parents of children who have autism with immediate answers and achievable teaching strategies contained in an easy-to-follow 10-step program.
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