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Walmart To Push Their Private Baby Brand

Walmart To Push Their Private Baby Brand

Walmart is throwing its hat into the baby product ring.  The world’s largest retailer is making a huge push for its baby brand, Parent’s Choice.  They will be adding over 120 new products to their baby item arsenal, as well as making sufficient upgrades to 100s more. Does this have anything to do with Toys R Us recently going bankrupt? …
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Lego Cuts 1400 Jobs As The Company Resets

Lego Cuts 1400 Jobs As The Company Resets

Lego said Tuesday that its revenue for the first half of this year fell 5% from a year earlier to $2.4 billion, its first revenue decline in 13 years. Net profit fell 3% to $544 million. Lego said the pullback was especially notable in mature markets such as the United States and parts of Europe. Now, the privately held firm…
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I Learned It From Watching You

I Learned It From Watching You

Whether you had a stay-at-home mom growing up, or if both parents worked, you most likely picked up some subconscious cues on how to balance family and work.  Kids may learn how to prioritize work versus family life based on their own family and personal experiences.  That is the topic of Dr. Ioana Lupu’s new study, which was published in Human…
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Disney Movies Are Leaving Netflix

Disney Movies Are Leaving Netflix

You better watch Rogue One while you can!  Disney has announced that it will be pulling its content from Netflix and making their own streaming service in 2019. It hasn’t even been a full year since Disney signed up with the streaming giant, making Netflix the exclusive provider of their content.  Netflix is the only streaming service that can show…
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Your Phone Could Save Your Baby

Your Phone Could Save Your Baby

Researchers from Yale and other tops schools are seeing positive results from a new video educational program for new parents. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, looked at two forms of educational intervention to teach parents about sleep safety with newborns. The first program was a free program where trained nurses taught the new parents about safe…
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Father/Child Relationship Can Prevent Obesity

Father/Child Relationship Can Prevent Obesity

The way you parent obviously has a correlation with the type of child and young adult you will raise.  A new study has found that fathers, especially, have a very vital role when it comes to developing healthy behaviors in their kids and preventing obesity. Interestingly enough, predicting if a child will become overweight actually depends more on the relationship of…
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Older Dads Are Likely To Have “Geekier” Sons

Older Dads Are Likely To Have “Geekier” Sons

A new study done by the New King’s College of London has found sons born to older men tend to be more intelligent, focused, and less concerned with fitting in.  Traits that can be considered “geeky.”  For the record, the study used the word geeky – I am not calling anyone’s kid a geek…even though “geeky” isn’t being used negatively in…
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Disney Gets Sued Over Inside Out Movie

Disney Gets Sued Over Inside Out Movie

Denise Daniels, A child development specialist, is suing Disney and Pixar for stealing her idea for the very popular movie, Inside Out.  Daniels is claiming that she pitched a very similar idea to Disney in 2005 and every year after until 2009.  The version that Daniels pitched was called The Moodsters and it has the same basis, where human emotions…
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