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RIFSoCal is celebrating their 50th anniversary providing new books to underserved children in Southern California

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Paraphrase, LLC, the publisher of "Little Green" (ISBN: 978-0981587943) by Arnold Rudnick, is donating 500 copies of a special anniversary edition to Reading Is Fundamental of Southern California (RIFSoCal). For 10 years, "Little Green" has been asking, "Isn't it possible?"

7-year-old Author Sammy Wallace Releases Debut Book in Conjunction with Children’s Book Week, ‘I Slept in My Bed Last Night’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Seven-year-old author, Sammy Wallace, will release his debut rhyming children's picture book, "I Slept in My Bed Last Night" (ISBN 979-8985784404; WF Publications), on May 2, 2022, in conjunction with Children's Book Week.

Jessica J. Wohlgemuth creates kid’s book to understand post-pandemic: ‘Bop-It and No More Covid’

VANDERHOOF, B.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Children's book, "Bop-It and No More Covid" (ISBN 978-0228839965; paper), written by country prairie girl Jessica J. Wohlgemuth, looking to help children cope during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Are you tired of living the COVID life? Find hope and cheer in this little book about a fuzzy little grey bunny named Bop-It. Read about how he and his friends learn to cope through the pandemic, finding fun in the new normal.

9th Annual USA Cursive is Cool Contest for 2022 Deadline Extended to April 22

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- We are excited to announce that the USA Cursive is Cool® contest deadline has been extended until April 22, 2022. The contest is going on as usual this year after encouragement from teachers, parents, and students, announced the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation today, and the entries can now be submitted until April 22 to allow more students to participate.

SUDC Foundation: 26 State Proclamations Kick Off 2022 Awareness Month for Unexplained Childhood Deaths

ROSELAND, N.J. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation thanks Arkansas, Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Washington, and Wisconsin for making statewide proclamations declaring March 2022 SUDC Awareness Month.

Linda Harelick, MBA, DrPH named Executive Director at The New York Milk Bank (NYMB) in N.Y.

VALHALLA, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The New York Milk Bank (NYMB), founded six years ago, today announced the appointment of its new Executive Director, Linda Harelick, MBA, DrPH. The New York Milk Bank (NYMB) is a non-profit organization that collects extra breast milk from healthy lactating women. The milk is then pasteurized and distributed to babies in need throughout the Tri-State area.

Ninth Annual Cursive is Cool Contest Adds New Prizes for 2022 Pandemic-Friendly Participation in Both US and Canada

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Cursive is Cool® contest will be held as usual this year after encouragement from teachers, parents, and students, announced the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation today, despite some schools in the USA and Canada operating remotely, or using a hybrid model with in-person learning. In person education is on again, off again, hit or miss these days. Yet, Cursive is Cool Contest is reliable.

Los Angeles-based Parents Network Rebrands: Now, Local Anchor as Part of National Expansion

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- South Bay Mommies & Daddies, a popular Los Angeles area community platform for parents that boasts nearly 8,000 members, is rebranding and expanding as Local Anchor after being selected for the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program.

Authors Allison Klimowicz and Veronica Stanley-Hooper announce their new children’s book ‘Adventure Zone’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Authors Allison Klimowicz and Veronica Stanley-Hooper have written a children's book entitled "Adventure Zone" (ISBN: 979-8524737199). This book, written for parents and children from the ages of 6 to 12 years old, explains pediatric therapies in a fun, informative way.

4th of July Sees Dramatic Spike in Traffic Related Deaths, MAGLITE and First Responders Children’s Foundation Partner to Promote Safety

ONTARIO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The deadliest days of the year for traffic related accidents are those surrounding the 4th of July holiday. Every year there is a dramatic spike in pedestrian related deaths and injuries during that time. In response MAGLITE® and First Responders Children's Foundation (FRCF) are joining together to promote traffic and pedestrian safety awareness.

Evidence-Based Autism Therapy Now Available at Four Iowa Locations of Stride Autism Centers

DES MOINES, Iowa /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Stride Autism Centers ("Stride"), a mission-driven provider of evidence-based therapy for children with autism, today announced that it has expanded to serve families at four centers throughout Iowa. Stride is now actively enrolling clients at all four locations, including Clive and Johnston in the Des Moines metro area, Cedar Rapids, and Davenport in the Quad Cities.

Earth Day 2021: California Safe Schools Honors ‘Earth Day Champions’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- March 30, 2021 marked the 23rd anniversary of California Safe Schools (CSS), a celebrated children's environmental health and justice coalition, founded by Robina Suwol in 1998 after grade school students, including Robina's two sons, were sprayed with the herbicide Princep, as they headed to class.

‘From A Place of Love – My Adoption Journey’ is an award-winning documentary film from Writer, Producer, Director David Bynum

COLUMBUS, Ohio, /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- ByDam Multimedia announces its latest release: "From A Place of Love - My Adoption Journey," an award-winning documentary film from Writer, Producer, Director David Bynum.

California IVF Fertility Center to Offer 5 Free Infertility Treatments for 2021

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- California IVF Fertility Center, a full-service infertility treatment center based in Northern California announced the second annual infertility awareness campaign. The center will accept video applications from now through April 17, 2021. The 5 selected recipients will receive free fertility services that may include IVF, a tubal ligation reversal surgery, and a donor egg IVF cycle.

Resort Books annnounces ‘Eli and Mort’s Epic Adventures Colorado Summer Road Trip’ by Elyssa Nager

EAGLE, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- "Eli and Mort's Epic Adventures Colorado Summer Road Trip" by Elyssa Nager provides a captivating outlet for families interested in a Colorado road trip. The book, published by Resort Books Ltd, is ideal for children aged 3 to 12, brings to life favorite places to visit across the Mile High State.

Select Colorado Optometrists Giving Infants One-time No-cost Eye Exam Through InfantSEE Program

DENVER, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Leaders in Colorado eye health advocacy, the Colorado Optometric Association (COA) and 2020 Eyes Colorado, announce that participating local optometrists are offering no-cost comprehensive eye exams to infants 6-12 months of age regardless of income or insurance.

New Book: Everyday Self-Care and Your High Needs Child, by author Natalie Brobin

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Launch Pad Publishing is releasing the first book in a new self-care series and it's the answer to caring for a child with high needs in our "sacrificial mom" culture. "Everyday Self-Care and Your High Needs Child" follows author Natalie Brobin's journey.

Change-makers Lindy West, Dr. Bertice Berry and Wade Davis at Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida Event

FORT MYERS, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida (PPSWCF) is excited to announce highly anticipated speakers for its large-scale virtual fundraising series - "The Naked Truth."

Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across Michigan for Summer Literacy Programs

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across Michigan, including Brighton Area Schools, Grand Haven Public Schools, Forest Hills Public Schools, and Coopersville Area Public Schools, to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer.

The American College of Nurse-Midwives Extends Year of Nurse and Midwife, Begins Decade of the Midwife

SILVER SPRING, Md. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization extended the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife into 2021 in Europe, to celebrate and recognize the hard work of nurses and midwives fighting the pandemic. The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) supports this decision and hereby extends this recognition to the United States.

Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation thanks 29 US States Recognizing SUDC Awareness Month

ROSELAND, N.J. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation thanks Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming for making statewide proclamations declaring March 2021 as SUDC Awareness Month.

TimeoutIQ App Remotely Manages Child Screen Time, Helps them Learn Something Too

TORONTO, Ontario /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Kids' screen time has soared during the pandemic, yet parents are reluctant to restrict it because it's their primary way of learning, socializing and playing. TimeoutIQ has the solution. It helps parents to subtly manage screen time, and challenges kids with educational content at their grade level while playing games, watching videos or engrossed in social media.

ACNM Salutes Senate reintroduction of the Mothers and Offspring Mortality and Morbidity Awareness (MOMMA) Act

SILVER SPRING, Md. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Yesterday, the Senate reintroduced the Mothers and Offspring Mortality and Morbidity Awareness (MOMMA) Act, critical legislation that seeks to reduce the disparate maternal and infant morbidity and mortality rates, especially among Black and Brown birthing people and infants. The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) strongly supports the MOMMA Act.

Ohio students get free books from nonprofit KIDS READ NOW, celebrating partnerships with hometown heroes

DAYTON, Ohio /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across Ohio, including Ansonia Local Schools, Troy City Schools, Mapleton Local School District, Greenville City Schools, and Northridge Local Schools, to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer.

Author Barbara Lane launches Podcast: ‘Fictitious Truths’ to increase the awareness of child abuse and neglect

WINCHESTER, Va., Feb. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A captivating storyteller, Barbara Lane, hosts a new Podcast where she uses her powerful writing and storytelling skills to share Lucy's Story, a chronical in which she casts a five-year-old fictional character as the voice of the children she represents - a compilation of the true-life events experienced by the abused and neglected children the author has worked with over the course of her career.

Redondo Beach Comes Together to Show Support for the Local Healthcare Community on Valentine’s Day

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Feb. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While everyone continues to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers continue to bear the brunt of it, local businesses are struggling, and people are unsure of how to help. As founder of the popular South Bay Mommies & Daddies, a Los Angeles area community platform for parents and family-friendly local businesses, Laura Stotland was inspired to launch Project South Bay Heroes to help direct well wishes into action in the South Bay community.

Beach Cities Health District teams with South Bay Mommies and Daddies to Support Raising Healthy and Resilient Children in California

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Jan. 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Parents' Guide to Raising Happy, Healthy and Resilient Children," presented in partnership with Beach Cities Health District and South Bay Mommies and Daddies, is a five-part video series designed for parents of children ages 0-6.

God’s Amazing Intimacy in Grief – New Book Helps People to Deal with Loss During the Pandemic

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Jan. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Gina Marie Mordecki's daughter was raped and murdered, she prayed that her death would not be in vain. Her new book, "God's Amazing Intimacy in Grief" (ISBN: 979-8578563751), is the answer to that prayer. Mordecki's book is written to help heal the hearts of others who have experienced the tragic loss of a loved one.

ANB Baby – Mom and Pop Baby Business Goes Nationwide

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 25, 2021, (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ANB Baby, a one-stop-shopping resource for first-time parents, recently gave its brand a fresh new look and feel. While a new website and logo gives the brand a contemporary edge, the most talked about change is the company's newfound ability to connect with parents on a variety of levels.

2021 Cursive is Cool Contest Adds Additional Prizes for Pandemic-Friendly Participation

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Cursive is Cool® contest will be held as usual this year after encouragement from teachers, parents and students, announced the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation today, despite some schools in the USA and Canada operating remotely, or using a hybrid model with in-person learning.
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Rahoo Baby’s new RAHOO U allows parents to feel confident about their baby’s development milestones

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Boston startup Rahoo Baby, a baby product company made up by a team of physicians and pediatric therapists, is launching "Rahoo U," an online classroom for parents. Launching January 25, Rahoo U teaches parents the most effective techniques for helping babies master the skills they need at each stage of development, and offers guidance on how parents can incorporate these techniques into their daily routines.

C Diff Foundation Hosts Live-Online Symposium Jan 15 for Patients, Families and Caregivers

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The C Diff Foundation will host a free, live-online, and interactive symposium on Friday, Jan. 15 from 1 to 4 p.m. EST. Sponsored by Seres Therapeutics, the event is designed for patients who are being treated for a C. diff. infection in addition to those who are recovering or who have experienced recurrences. The patients, family members and caregivers will all benefit from the information and up-to-date data presented.

The SUDC Foundation applauds Federal Bill Addressing Unexpected Child, Infant Deaths is Now Law

ROSELAND, N.J., Jan. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The SUDC Foundation applauds final passage of Scarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act. This legislation was introduced by U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Doug Jones (D-AL) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and U.S. Representatives Gwen Moore (WI-04), Tom Cole (OK-04) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03).

Detroit Moms Partner to Start ‘Ready to Learn Circles’ for Preschoolers Who Need Socialization

DETROIT, Mich., Dec. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- No Fear Café, a co-learning center located in the heart of Detroit, announced the launching of its new online community, "Ready to Learn Circles." Moms and business owners, Alicia McKay and Shanna Sansom, have partnered to launch "Ready to Learn Circles" which is a new virtual program that pairs qualified instructors with early learners ages 2-6, for live, remote, daily Circle Time sessions.

NY Child Photographer Jane Goodrich Reveals Her Secrets in New Online Course: ‘How to Photograph Your Kids’

LARCHMONT, N.Y., Dec. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- There's an old adage, "A picture is worth a thousand words," and Jane Goodrich, an award-winning, New York-based photographer, is ready to teach people how to create images of their kids that will speak for themselves. Her new online course, "How to Photograph Your Kids," teaches people how to take world-class images that will surprise and delight.

Join the PLANETXXI Challenge: Create the Eco City of the Future

CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As we zoom into the future in 2021, we see first-hand that the universe is filled with limitless opportunities. There's a real competition in the "race for space," and Sandra Snowden, aka Celestina, Ambassador PLANETXXI, has just entered the race with plans of her own to create The Eco City of the Future on PLANETXXI.

What I Wish I Was Told: The Vaccine for Racism, Inequality, and Hate Arrives in Form of New Children’s Book Series

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Author/Educator and Chiropractor based in Santa Monica, Dr. Todd Gewant, today announced the release of his 2nd book in the "What I Wish I Was Told" children's book series, "What I Wish I Was Told: Part 2: A Poetic Guide To Unite Us All" (ISBN: 979-8696235394).

Creative Kids Virtual Preschool: Virginia Educator Offers Free Curriculum for Parents Amid Pandemic Woes

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The best teachers truly care about their students' lives both inside and outside the classroom, and Denise Shields of Creative Kids Preschool -- and now also Creative Kids Virtual Preschool -- is proving that by her actions during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a press release from the school.

The Big Book of ‘Why’ for Parents: Tennessee Pediatrician Releases Q&A Format Book for New Parents

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "The Big Book of 'Why' for Parents" (ISBN: 978-1510758162) authored by Clifford Dale James, III, MD, a board-certified Tennessee pediatrician, and published by Skyhorse Publishing, is an ideal resource for any new parent. It's filled with 75 tips and tricks to help new parents feel confident that they're doing the right thing.
Bounce Box Launches a New System to Combat Stress in Young Kids

Bounce Box Launches a New System to Combat Stress in Young Kids and Earns ‘Mom’s Choice Award’

DUXBURY, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Mom's Choice Awards has named Bounce Box as among the best in family-friendly products and services based on a number of elements including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal, and cost.

Model and Social Influencer Bella Zuniga and Luiz Gohara Announce the Birth of Their Baby Girl

PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Colombian model, Bella Zuniga, and her partner, Luiz Gohara, a Brazilian baseball player, are excited to announce the birth of their healthy baby girl, Emilia. She was born in Arizona on July 23 and is the couple's first child together. The name, Emilia, was chosen by the couple to honor Zuniga's grandmother.

Madi Goes to Virtual School: As Schools Begin Virtually, New Book Helps Ease Children’s Fears Over Online Learning

BRIDGEWATER, Va., Sept. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Morgan Books today announced the release of their new timely book, "Madi Goes to Virtual School" (ISBN: 979-8673380277) by author Rob Morgan. As millions of school children have returned to the classroom this fall, many of them are doing so virtually, learning from kitchen tables and laptop screens rather than the familiar flexible seating and SMART boards that define so many modern teaching spaces.

Saving Lost Kids to Develop the Largest Care Facility in the U.S. for Children Rescued from Sex Trafficking

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tennessee-based Pastor Brian Callies is the Founder, President, and CEO of the nonprofit "Brian Callies Foundation" as well as head of "Saving Lost Kids." Over the last four years these organizations have built a remarkable reputation for being a powerful force boldly addressing the issues of missing, exploited, and trafficked children in effective ways.

Long Island Mom of 3 Autistic Boys Pens Book About Navigating the Pandemic and Sobriety with Grit, Humor and Love

LONG ISLAND, N.Y., Sept. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The global pandemic has average parents becoming teachers, referees, cooks, therapists, and so much more. One mother, Melanie Donus, took on the extra challenges of parenting three autistic boys while leaping into sobriety and published a book about the experience.

Hybrid Schooling: Green Kid Crafts launches Kitchen Table STEAM to Support Families This Fall

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As families transition from summer activities to virtual, in-person, or hybrid schooling this fall, many caregivers are concerned about providing their children with activities that are fun and educational. Green Kid Crafts, a subscription box service centered on STEAM and nature-based activities, launched their Kitchen Table STEAM program on September 2 to give families extra support this fall.

Live ADHD Free – The New Adulting: High School and College Success During Troubled Times

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- College is a completely different world from High School. It can be a stressful and, at times, unhappy environment for those struggling to make the adjustment, says Live ADHD Free founder Carol Gignoux, M. Ed. For those students with ADHD, it may even be more so.

Team Vienna 4 SUDC Awareness Charity and The SUDC Coalition lead charge in SUDC medical education

RED BANK, N.J., Aug. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In 2017, healthy Vienna Carly Savino tragically died at two and a half years of age. Her death was categorized as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC). As a result, Dr. Denise Wunderler, DO, FAOASM, Vienna's mother, founded Team Vienna 4 SUDC Awareness and co-founded the SUDC Coalition.

Colorado Optometric Association Showcases 5 Ways to Prepare for School in a Pandemic

DENVER, Colo., Aug. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 2020-2021 school year is starting with a baseline of caution, anxiety and an ever-changing game plan during a global pandemic. Local doctors of optometry have teamed up with the Colorado Optometric Association and 2020 Eyes Colorado to compile a unique list of five areas to consider as families near the start of school.

Spyine Releases Special iPhone Monitoring for Parents and Employers

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spyine, a well-established phone monitoring application, rolled out a new parental monitoring feature for its users recently. The iPhone Parental Monitoring feature helps track the iPhone activities and is expected to solve the biggest problem of parents.

Supporting Early Parenting, Perigee Fund Invests in 2020 Mom

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 2020 Mom has been awarded a significant multi-year capacity investment by the Perigee Fund, a philanthropic organization focused in supporting early parenting, so families can thrive.

Black Lives Matter and COVID-19 are Disproportionately Affecting Black Moms in America

COCKEYSVILLE, Md., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- June's first-ever State of Black Mothers In America became the largest conference dedicated to this audience in the world, says event co-host Christine Michel Carter. With nearly 2,000 attendees, it surpassed the attendance of the previous title holder by more than three-fold.

Six PBS Stations Join Nationwide Initiative to Break The Stereotypes of Individuals with Disabilities

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- July 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of President Bush signing into law the Americans with Disabilities Act. In celebration of this civil rights law, WXXI Public Media (Rochester, New York) is leading a pilot project to expand its innovative "Move to Include" initiative into five additional communities.

Customizable Kids’ Routine Charts Help Fill a Needed Niche – Launched by Inspired Prose Printables

AURORA, Colo., June 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marie Green, founder Inspired Prose Printables, saw a need and filled it. She used her graphic design skills to create a business that helps busy parents wrangle schedules through simple drag and drop features that are actually fun for kids to follow.

Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) Hosts World Pride Party 2020 via Livestream, a Celebration of Diverse Stories Across the Globe

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, N.Y., June 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Drag Queen Story Hour announced its inaugural global pride celebration "Drag Queen Story Hour World Pride Party 2020," to be held Saturday, June 27, 2020, at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT / 6 p.m. BST / 7 p.m. CEST) as a livestream. Timed to coincide with the observance of LGBTQ Pride in several cities across the globe.

New ‘Better Topics’ Card Game Helps Couples Strengthen Relationships During Lock-down and Back to Work

SHEFFIELD, U.K., June 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new card game is on the horizon that has the potential to strengthen and improve relationships. Better Topics, a replayable card game created by Diana and Robert Indries, is a catalyst to help people have more fun, more meaningful conversations and better communication.

5,000 elementary schools across USA are searching for safe way to offer recess during Pandemic

WEBB CITY, Mo., June 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A pandemic recess solution is being released by Peaceful Playgrounds Inc. A 6-foot Distancing Playground, the brainchild of award-winning educator and playground designer, Dr. Melinda Bossenmeyer, is an answer sure to thrill millions of children as they return to school in the fall. Why? Dr. Bossenmeyer has saved recess!
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Parents and children can help scientists understand how the young mind grows and changes – all from home

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Parents and children can help scientists understand how the young mind grows and changes-all from home! Children Helping Science from the Parent Researcher Collaborative connects families to hundreds of web-based studies of child development and brain function.

Kidventure to Open its Texas Summer Programs for 2020

AUSTIN, Texas, May 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After much consultation with our health professionals including infectious disease doctors and pediatricians, with newly released Guidelines for Summer Camps from the Governor's Task Force, representatives from the CDC, and many families, Kidventure, has made the decision to open camp programs beginning June 1, 2020.

12th annual ‘Don’t Fry Day’ – Americans Reminded to Enjoy the Sun Safely this Summer

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To turn the tide against rising rates of skin cancer in the United States, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention - and it's broad national member coalition of over 45 organizations - has designated the Friday before Memorial Day as the 12th annual "Don't Fry Day" to encourage sun safety awareness and to remind everyone to protect their skin while enjoying the outdoors.

Merage Foundation Donates 500 Toy Boxes to Children of Healthcare Workers

DENVER, Colo., May 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The David and Laura Merage Foundation launched the Merage Mini Heroes project to bring joy to the children of courageous frontline healthcare workers who are putting in extraordinarily long hours away from their families. Working in partnership with Timbuk Toys and several other local businesses, the foundation created 500 age-appropriate toy boxes that were gifted to parents at St. Joseph's Hospital and Denver Health.

New Children’s Book Opens Door for Dialogue About Grief and Death – How Angels are Made

ATLANTA, Ga., May 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Bryson Thompson, Sr.'s mother passed away from stomach cancer in 2016, he grappled with how to tell his 3-year old son that he would never see his beloved grandmother again. It was this life-changing event that sparked him to write, "How Angels are Made" (ISBN: 978-1735023809).

WIC staff in California are serving families during the pandemic

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is considered an essential service. WIC staff in California are serving families during the COVID-19 pandemic, including families who never before received benefits, but are now in need of assistance.

Certified personal trainer Amy Burton rolls out free at-home exercise videos for new moms

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Moms of babies and preschoolers can get fit while spending quality time with their child with short home workouts that incorporate animated graphics and techniques to keep children entertained, says certified personal trainer Amy Burton. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, these videos are now offered for free on YouTube to make it convenient and affordable for a mother to exercise in the comfort of her home.

Children’s Book Author Donald Jacobsen Makes His Books Free to Save Parents’ Sanity

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Author Donald Jacobsen announced today that two of his children's books, "Mighty Mommies and Their Amazing Jobs" and "My Daddy the Amazing Nurse," will be given away for free in light of the pivot to homeschooling due to the COVID-19 pandemic canceling schools for the rest of the year across the United States.

Innovative Telehealth Firm, Baby Live Advice, Gives Expectant Mothers and Parents Peace of Mind During COVID-19 Crisis

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- No greater concern exists in the current crisis of COVID-19 than for expectant mothers and their loved ones. The problem is two-fold, says BabyLiveAdvice. Women don't want to risk their health by exposing themselves and their unborn or newborn babies to the virus. And, even if they did try to seek outside support during these trying times, an overwhelmed healthcare system cannot meet the need.

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