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Page 5 of Family and Parenting News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



U.K. Government Recent Changes to Immigration Policy Affecting Family Applications

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

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

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

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.

Statement of Marie Pierre Mezidor concerning the death of her husband, Pierre Sonny Mezidor

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

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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’

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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’

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.