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View the 'Comet of the Century' with Your Kids on Thanksgiving

View the 'Comet of the Century' with Your Kids on Thanksgiving

This year, have some astronomy fun with your kids on Thanksgiving and view Comet ISON, the "Comet of the Century." We've got tips for viewing Comet ISON on Thanksgiving, as well as facts about comets, and ISON's path in space.

Open Your Door to a New World: Host a Foreign Exchange

Open Your Door to a New World: Host a Foreign Exchange

Have you considered hosting a foreign exchange student? More and younger families are deciding to host students. Here's why, plus the benefits of hosting a student and the deciding factors to consider.

Fast Facts About Hosting a Foreign Exchange Student

Fast Facts About Hosting a Foreign Exchange Student

If you're thinking of hosting a foreign exchange student in your home, here are the fast facts you need to know about possible tax deductions, language barriers, how long a foreign exchange students stays, and more.

Which Plastics Contain BPA?

Which Plastics Contain BPA?

Using plastics made with a chemical known as BPA (Bisphenol A) may be harmful to your health and your children's development. Learn how to read the labels on plastic containers to determine whether they contain BPA.

Gerber Launches Photo Search 2013

Gerber Launches Photo Search 2013

Parents can submit photos of their babies and toddlers for a chance to win $50,000 from Gerber, as well as a chance for their child to star in a Gerber ad.

Camp Countdown: Keep In Touch as a Pen Pal

Camp Countdown: Keep In Touch as a Pen Pal

Summer camp may be over, but that doesn't mean your child has to stop communicating with their camp friends. We have five pen pal tips to help your child write letters and stay in touch with their summer camp friends.

Flu Findings: Survey Reveals Getting Flu Shot is 'Social Responsibility'

Flu Findings: Survey Reveals Getting Flu Shot is 'Social Responsibility'

A new survey from CVS/pharmacy details findings about flu vaccinations.

Are You a Teacher's Worst Nightmare?

Are You a Teacher's Worst Nightmare?

Bestselling author Lisa Bloom discusses a teacher's worst nightmare: helicopter parents—the ones who rescue their son at a moment's notice. Teachers teach for one reason: They care about educating children. So parents need to support and respect teachers.

New York State Receives Leadership Award from March of Dimes

New York State Receives Leadership Award from March of Dimes

New York is among the states that will receive the Virginia Apgar Prematurity Campaign Leadership Award from the March of Dimes for lowering their preterm birth rates by more than 8 percent since 2009.

'Be Safer, Drive Smarter' Campaign Promotes Safe Teen Driving

'Be Safer, Drive Smarter' Campaign Promotes Safe Teen Driving

A new study reveals that July is the most dangerous month for teens to drive. Drivint-Tests.org recently launched its "Be Safer, Drive Smarter" campaign with tips for ways teens can be safe drivers, including curfews for teen drivers, limiting the number of passengers, and not using cellphones while driving.

First Aid Kit Celebrates 125 Years

First Aid Kit Celebrates 125 Years

The First Aid Kit was invented more than a century ago and to celebrate its 125th anniversary, Band-Aid, Neosporin, Benadryl, and Safe Kids Worldwide joined together for a special presentation in New York City on the kit's historic evolution.

Researchers Discover How Brain Circuits Can Become Miswired During Development, What That Might Mean

Researchers Discover How Brain Circuits Can Become Miswired During Development, What That Might Mean

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have uncovered a mechanism that guides the exquisite wiring of neural circuits in a developing brain -- gaining unprecedented insight into the faulty circuits that may lead to brain disorders ranging from autism to mental retardation.

Hyde Leadership Charter School in South Bronx Graduates First Senior Class

Hyde Leadership Charter School in South Bronx Graduates First Senior Class

The only college preparatory high school in the Hunts Point neighborhood of the South Bronx, Hyde Leadership Charter School, will graduate its first senior class on June 29 with a 95 percent college acceptance rate.

Sahara Sam's Oasis Unveils $6.5 Million Outdoor Expansion

Sahara Sam's Oasis Unveils $6.5 Million Outdoor Expansion

Sahara Sam's Oasis, a water park in West Berlin, NJ, debuted a $6.5 million outdoor expansion called The Beach Club at the start of its 2013 summer season.

The American Camp Association and the National Wildlife Federation Join Forces

The American Camp Association and the National Wildlife Federation Join Forces

The American Camp Association® has partnered with the National Wildlife Federation in an educational alliance to enhance the importance and impact of nature on families, youth, and the outdoor camp experience.

Shop Destination Maternity and Support March of Dimes

Shop Destination Maternity and Support March of Dimes

Destination Maternity stores nationwide, including Destination Maternity, Motherhood Maternity, and A Pea in the Pod, and Jessica Simpson are supporting March of Dimes to help raise money for the nonprofit that aims to promote stronger, healthier babies.

How to Help Aid Oklahoma Tornado Victims and Make It Count

How to Help Aid Oklahoma Tornado Victims and Make It Count

Donate your time or money to these Better Business Bureau Accredited Charities to help the victims of tornado disaster in Moore, Oklahoma, and also get tips on how to make sure your donations will be used.

Grammy Nominated Matisyahu Helps Spread Anti-Bullying Messages on YouTube

Grammy Nominated Matisyahu Helps Spread Anti-Bullying Messages on YouTube

Grammy Award-nominated Matisyahu invites artists to spread messages of anti-bullying and self-empowerment by submitting their own covers of the song "Live Like a Warrior" on YouTube.

Survey Reveals Most Adults Think Psychiatric Disorders in Children are Underdiagnosed

Survey Reveals Most Adults Think Psychiatric Disorders in Children are Underdiagnosed

A survey released today by Parents magazine and the Child Mind Institute shows how the tragedy in Newtown, CT has influenced public opinion on children's mental health issues. The results show that more than half of adults think psychiatric disorders in children are underdiagnosed.

Nationwide Campout Kicks Off Summer

Nationwide Campout Kicks Off Summer

The National Wildlife Federation will sponsor The Great American Backyard Campout this June to encourage kids and families to connect with nature by camping in their own backyard.

Casting Call for Youth Singers at 2013 U.S. Open

Casting Call for Youth Singers at 2013 U.S. Open

Does your child love to sing? He or she can send in a DVD submission for the chance to sing at the National U.S. Open this year during the 2013 U.S. Open at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Thank Your Child's Educator During Teacher Appreciation Week

Thank Your Child's Educator During Teacher Appreciation Week

During Teacher Appreciation Week in May, show your child's educator he or she is appreciated and also teach your child the importance of showing gratitude and appreciation to people who care about them.

Girl Scouts Survey Uncovers Lack of Financial Confidence in Girls

Girl Scouts Survey Uncovers Lack of Financial Confidence in Girls

A Girl Scouts survey reveals the lack of confidence girls have when it comes to finances, though the survey also uncovered that girls understand the importance of being financially literate and stable.

Autism Awareness Month: Autism Statistics & How You Can Help

Autism Awareness Month: Autism Statistics & How You Can Help

Autism Speaks is the world's leading autism and science organization and it lights the way to make this April's Autism Awareness month better than ever. Learn autism statistics and how you can help increase awareness of this growing disorder.

Celebrate World Book Day April 23

Celebrate World Book Day April 23

Celebrate World Book Day on April 23 by reading with your children with a new collection of children's books that you can win from Tidy Bookcases and Usborne Books & More.




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