Monthly Archives: July 2012

THE SECRET POWER OF MIDDLE CHILDREN

We all know the stereotype: middle children are underachievers, overshadowed by their siblings and overlooked by their parents. They grow into adults with low self-esteem and a nagging bitterness toward their more confident peers. In other words, it’s Marcia, Marcia,…

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On The Cover: Olympic Gold Medalist Jennie Finch

Jennie Finch is keeping her eye on the ball. But instead of striking out the opposing team, the two-time softball Olympic medalist is watching her son Ace’s t-ball game. Celebrity Parents spoke with the decorated pitcher about the Olympics, her…

GUM TOOTHBRUSHES–STAR WARS, CRAYOLA AND DINOSAUR TRAIN

Boring toothbrushes get new life with the new cool new line from GUM. Your mini Jedi will love the Star Wars Lightsaber toothbrush, which flashes for 60-second intervals. For the artiste in the family, the Crayola Power toothbrush is designed…

VEGGIETALES: ROBIN GOOD AND HIS NOT-SO-MERRY MEN

VEGGIETALES: ROBIN GOOD AND HIS NOT-SO-MERRY MEN

A long time ago, in the faraway town of Bethlingham roved a band of merry men, led by the fearless Robin good. Their mission: to help people by fundraising from the rich and giving to the poor! But when a…

BOOK BAG: Amazing Minds

BOOK BAG: Amazing Minds

Did you know that babies as young as one day old can differentiate your face from that of a stranger? Or that a six month-old, like a budding physicist, already knows what happens when moving objects collide with stationary ones?…

Pound Puppies: Homeward Pound

Pound Puppies: Homeward Pound

The Pound Puppies are a team of fearless dogs whose sworn mission—apart from being super cute, that is—is to find homes for lonely puppies. Even though they look like regular dogs, these pro-active pooches match up pups with loving families…

BOOK BAG: Have A New Teenager By Friday

BOOK BAG: Have A New Teenager By Friday

Life with a teenager in your home is a minefield…at best. But things will get better, according to New Yor Times bestselling author Dr. Kevin Lerman. He promises in his new book, Have A New Teenager By Friday: From Mouthy…

Healthy Living Tips From Olympic Gold Medalist Dominique Dawes

On the eve of the Olympics, Olympic Gold Medalist Dominique Dawes and Hormel Natural Choice are working together to provide parents with sound fitness, nutrition and motivational advice to help parents coach their children to victory. Here are some tips…