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Seven Tips About Infants, Toddles And Kids Clothing

It often sounds exciting to purchase garments for your kid but at the same time it can be truly challenging! Many people appreciate giving infant clothes as presents, yet it might be possible you end up purchasing sizes that too small to fit. ...

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WW launches Kurbo, a hotly debated ‘healthy eating’ app aimed at kids

Kurbo Health, a mobile weight loss solution designed to tackle childhood obesity which was acquired for $3 million by WW (the rebranded Weight Watchers), has now relaunched as Kurbo by WW — and not without some controversy. Pre-acquisition, the startup was focused on democratizing access to research, behavior modification techniques and other tools that were ...

Grounded teen evades device confiscation by tweeting from the smart-fridge

Dorothy is an (alleged) 15-year-old who has attained Twitter fame by hopping from device to device as her mother finds and confiscates her tools: first her phone, then her Nintendo, then her Wii U, and finally, her family smart fridge.

She's using the hashtag #FreeDorothy, and periodically her accounts have been taken over by ...

Nike launches a subscription service for kids’ shoes, Nike Adventure Club

Just in time for back-to-school shopping, Nike today officially announced its entry into the subscription service market with the launch of a “sneaker club” for kids called Nike Adventure Club. The new program is specifically designed to make shopping easier for parents who struggle to keep up with their quickly growing children’s shoe needs. Instead ...

How ****** recognition has turned summer camp into a dystopia for campers, parents, counsellors and photographers (but not ****** recognition vendors)

The Washington Post's Drew Harwell takes a deep look at the the use of ****** recognition products like Bunk1 at summer camps, in a deliciously terrible piece that alternates between Bunk1's president Rob Burns and Waldo Photos's founder Rodney Rice explaining that everyone loves this and it makes everyone happy, and counsellors, parents, campers and ...

In-laws toy with woman’s food allergy in horrifying letter to agony aunt

My In-Laws Are Careless About My Deadly Food Allergy is a letter sent in to The Cut's Ask Polly column. It's the second-most amazing agony aunt letter I've ever read.

I have a very severe allergy to mushrooms ... Since then, most meals we have shared at my in-laws’ house have had very limited options ...

How Quebec’s health-care system uses “vaccine whisperers” to keep “vaccine hesitancy” from turning to anti-vax

A French neonatal specialist named Dr Arnaud Gagneur has created a "vaccine counselling" program within Quebec's health-care system that uses a non-judgmental technique called "motivational interviewing" with parents of newborns to allay their fears about vaccines.

The program doesn't target anti-vax or vaccine denial, but rather, "vaccine hesitancy," in which parents with a cursory awareness of ...

A Clean House Is A Healthy And Happy House

08.05.2019 · Posted in Family Articles, House Cleaning Articles

The cleanliness or freshness of an environment has a pretty deep psychological impact on people, can be the reason for a fresh lively mood or irritation and uneasiness. We have often felt either one or both of these sensations when we pass by the relative place which is either exasperating in odors or the fresh ...

Affluent parents surrender custody of their kids to “scam” their way into needs-based college scholarships

Propublica Illinois has identified "dozens of suburban Chicago families" who surrendered custody of their children during the kids' junior and senior years of high-school, turning them over to aunts, grandparents, friends, and cousins, so that the kids claim to be independent and qualify for needs-based scholarships, crowding out the poor kids the scholarship was designed ...

Crowdfunding a picture book about resisting surveillance

Murray Hunter writes, "I'm a digital rights activist in South Africa - I've written and illustrated a silly, subversive kid's book about the Big Data industry, and a squiggly, wiggly robot sent out to track and profile all the babies. It's not an 'eat your vegetables' kind of book: all I wanted to do was ...