Babies, which claims to be the UK’s largest website for parenting twins, triplets, and more, has announced the availability of its 2008 Twins & Triplets calendar, featuring 57 beautiful photographs and 13 moving stories. The calendar will be sold in aid of Tommy’s, the Baby Charity. Co-founder Lindsey Gray said […]

TwinsClub launches charity 2008 Calendar featuring pictures and stories of ...

From 1st November, Britain’s parents (and indeed, anyone else) can vote for the best kids’ activities in the UK. Every vote cast in November will see 5p donated to the BBC’s Children in Need appeal. The What’Â’s On 4 Little Ones 2008 awards, sponsored by pioneering food company Organix, are […]

Vote for best kids’ activities in Britain, raise money for ...

Pennsylvania’s Department of Public Welfare yesterday reminded expectant and new parents that the State has a “Safe Haven” law which allows them legally and confidentially to ‘turn over’ unwanted infants to any hospital, up to 28 days old, as an alternative to abandonment. While it sounds a very harsh way […]

Pennsylvania parents reminded of safe haven law

Children under the age of 3 need to hear 30,000 words from their parents and caregivers to ensure optimal language development and academic success. The Power of Talk research study has found that, regardless of race, ethnicity, or socioeconomic factors, kids who converse regularly with their parents do much better […]

It’s good to talk: 30,000 words a day from 0 ...

The sight charity Eyecare Trust is warning parents that they should protect their children’s eyes from the sun, or put them at risk of permanent damage to their sight. A child’s eyes are at greater risk of damage from ultraviolet light because the pupils are larger and lenses clearer, which […]

Parents warned on dangers of sun damage to children’s eyes

Green People has introduced its NEW LOOK Baby Care Gift Pack, a “must have” for all mums. The packs contain only pure, organic ingredients and are mild formulations that protect baby’s skin. The 4 handy sizes include: Lavender Baby Wash:– A gentle and natural cleansing wash for baby’Â’s body, hair […]

New Look Baby Care Gift Pack: “All Mum Needs for ...

This article was first published at Tech Digest: A new study from researchers at the University of Washington suggests that using educational TV and DVD, such as the “Baby Einstein” and “Brainy Baby” series, or “Sesame Street”, may not be as beneficial for babies and young children as many hoped. […]

Study suggests educational DVDs and TV may not be so ...

Today in Austin, MommyMixer will host its 42nd mixer to date, uniting college students looking for sitter jobs with local families that value an exclusive network of quality part-time sitters. Once again, the RSVP-only event has sold out with moms, dads and sitters anxious to get a jump on the […]

Austin, Texas based MommyMixer unites student babysitters with families

According to research, only 18% of parents of premature or ill babies in special care know how to recognise their babies distress signals, and are able to comfort them. Today sees the launch of the 1 in 8 campaign – supported by Fairy Non Bio, and BLISS, the premature baby […]

1 in 8 campaign launches to bring parents and premature ...

A 22-month-old boy and 11-month-old girl were found severely malnourished and near death in the home of a Nevada couple who were so engrossed in a Dungeons and Dragons video game that they neglected to feed and care for them. Doctors treated the boy for starvation and a genital infection. […]

D&D video game couple neglects children

New data released by the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics suggests that, in 2005, births to unmarried mothers accounted for over one-third of the total births in the United States, at 37%. However, pregnancy amongst teenagers fell, thanks to reduced sexual activity, or the increased use of […]

Over one-third of US births to unmarried mothers, survey suggests

This week is Tamba’s Twins, Triplets & More Week – which sees parenting groups across the country celebrate the special bond that multiple birth children enjoy. It also helps raise awareness of some of the unique challenges that families who find themselves blessed in this way can face. Like any […]

Twins, Triplets & More Week: Top tips for the first ...