Family and Parenting News - Page 8

Page 8 of Family and Parenting News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Textecution Kills Texting Functions While Driving and Saves Lives

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.

Service New to Oklahoma Area Hopes to Go Out of Business

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

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.

New Children’s Book Lets Kids Know ‘Mama Voted for Obama!’

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.

New From Bad Beaver Publishing! Lady’s Hands, Lion’s Heart, A Midwife’s Saga by Carol Leonard

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

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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.

Taylor Wilshire’s ‘Book of Mom’ Delivers Help and Balance for Overwhelmed Moms

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).

Kate Hudson’s Nephew is on the Front Cover of ‘The Baby Schedule Ruler’, a New Book by Author and Baby Whisper Dee Rule

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

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

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.

Cherished Photos Transformed into Wearable Art for Mothers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

ANNOUNCING: The First International Parliament of Night Owls

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

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

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

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

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

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.