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Ed VINCI Tab: Soft-sided Android-based tablet for toddlers
Feeling reluctant to hand that shiny new iPad over to junior? The VINCI Tab might be the answer – it’s an Android 2.3-based 7-inch tablet with a tempered-glass display and soft edges that’s been designed specifically for children of up to four years.

Hospitals need to do more to help moms breastfeed
Hospitals could and should do a lot more to help women succeed at breastfeeding, according to a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Indiana parents with truant kids may face criminal charges
Parents of young children who don’t show up for school in Indiana’s capital may face criminal charges under a new program announced on Wednesday by Marion County Prosecutor Terry R. Curry.

Parents’ Conflicts Affect Adopted Infants’ Sleep
New parents often report sleep as being the most problematic of their child’s behavior. Neiderhiser and colleagues found that poor sleep patterns in children from ages 9 to 18 months are likely influenced by conflict in their parents’ marriage, the researchers report in the current issue of Child Development.

Franklin Township parents have to pay to bus kids to school
Amanda Adams just spent $220 to get her children to and from Kitley Elementary School — about 10 miles round trip — in August and September.

Foreclosed family camps in back yard
Imagine using a hose to brush your teeth and shower. Your shed is a closet, and you sleep in a tent in triple-digit temperatures.

Children Hit Hard by Economic Recession as ‘Kidflation’ Soars, Report Santander
The rate of inflation for goods and services most commonly bought by children has risen at a rate 68 per cent faster than inflation (RPI) as a whole over the past three years.

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