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Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
Now that it’s summer, kids are out of school and ready for some outdoor fun. Although sidewalk chalk and jump ropes are classic favorites, let your kid beat the heat in a brand-new Disney Pixar Mobo Cruiser, coming out in July. This is a first look at them; we love those jaunty flags!
Mobo Cruiser is offering TWO lucky GoodyBlog readers the chance to win one Disney-Pixar Cars or Planes cruiser in the style of their choice. Each is valued at $129. To enter, leave a comment below, up to one a day between today and the end of the day June 16. Be sure to check back on June 17 and scroll to the bottom of the post to see who won. The winner will receive their Mobo Tot Cruiser in July. We reach out to winners via Facebook message (it goes into your “other” message folder on Facebook), so if you win, look for us there as well. We’ve also posted all the Official Rules. Goody luck!
Want the kids to come in and cool off? Have them help you make these snow-cone cupcakes.
Congrats to our TWO winners, Carmen Van Deursen and Natalie Shmigelsky! Please check your “other” message folder on Facebook!
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Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
Animated movies are great for entertaining kids as well as imparting a little wisdom. If there’s one message young ones will get from watching Disney’s Planes, it’s that no dream is too big.
Fans of the film will be familiar with Dusty Crophopper, a cropduster plane that dreams of becoming a professional racer. Despite the fact he’s meant to spray cornfields, Dusty embarks on a journey across the world to create his own destiny.
Though he definitely encounters a hitch or two along the way, the important thing is that he never stops fighting to reach his goals. As a parent, it’s safe to say you want the same for your child, and Parents’ latest giveaway is here to offer some inspiration.
Walt Disney is offering a Planes gift basket, complete with a Blu-ray combo pack, Wii game, action figure and interactive book to keep your child flying high. The movie will be officially released on DVD and Blu-ray November 19.
To enter, leave a comment below, up to one a day between today and Monday, November 18, and don’t forget to read the official rules. Be sure to check back here November 19 to see who was chosen and look out for a message from us on Facebook. Goody luck!
Our winner has been chosen. Congrats to Debra Anne Raggio Thompson!
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Thursday, May 31st, 2012
Unruly 3-Year-Old Child Kicked Off Alaska Airlines Flight
Alaska Airlines ordered a screaming, squirming toddler off a plane over Memorial Day weekend when he would not stay buckled in his seat.
Youngest Speller Trips Up on ‘Ingluvies’ at National Spelling Bee
Lori Anne Madison, the 6-year-old who became the youngest-ever competitor in the National Spelling Bee, did not qualify for the semifinals but still made history.
More Questions on Antidepressants During Pregnancy
When moms-to-be use antidepressants, their babies may be more likely to be born early or have a seizure soon after birth, a large U.S. study suggests.
Military Mom ‘Proud’ of Breast-Feeding in Uniform, Despite Criticism
National pride, or disgrace? A photo gone viral of two servicewomen breast-feeding their children while in uniform has added a new layer to the debate over nursing in public.
Fighting US’s Worst Teen Pregnancy Rate in Mississippi
Mississippi’s teen birth rate declined modestly over the past decade as rates around the country fell. But Mississippi still has 55 births per 1,000 15- to 19-year-old girls, compared to a national average of 34.3, according to the most recent figures from the federal government’s National Center for Health Statistics.
8-Week-Old Baby Sickened by Dry Dog Food, Lawsuit Claims
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A New Jersey father who claims his 8-week-old son was sickened by salmonella-tainted dry dog food is suing the maker of the recalled product and Costco, the store that sold it.
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Friday, December 23rd, 2011
Family Kicked Off Plane for Too Many Kids
A family flying to Chicago for the holidays was kicked off a plane because they had too many young children, they say.
7 States to Share Almost $200 Million in Education Grants
Seven states that narrowly lost out in last year’s Race to the Top school improvement competition will share nearly $200 million in the latest round of winners announced Thursday by federal education officials.
First Memories May Happen as Early as Age 2
Most adults suffer from childhood amnesia, unable to remember infancy or toddlerhood. That’s what scientists thought. But a new study indicates that even six years after the fact, a small percentage of tots as young as 2 can recall a unique event.
Mother, Daughter have Babies on the Same Day at the Same Hospital
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Jessica Rotter, 35, was supporting her 17-year-old daughter as the teenager prepared to give birth at a northwest suburban hospital on Tuesday when she realized she had to leave the room. She was having contractions of her own.
Friday, December 10th, 2010
‘Good’ bacteria help kids with stomach pain
Doses of probiotics, which are “good bacteria,” may help alleviate frequent stomach and intestinal pain in children, according to a new study. (MSNBC)
Rolaids recalled for bits of metal, wood in tablets
Johnson & Johnson on Thursday recalled several types of Rolaids antacids in the U.S. because of reports of metal and wood particles in the products. The products include Rolaids Extra Strength Softchews, Rolaids Extra Strength plus Gas Softchews and Rolaids Multi-Symptom plus Anti-Gas Softchews. The company says the materials were potentially introduced into the products during the manufacturing process at an outside manufacturer. (MSNBC)
Babies on planes: Debate over safety renewed
The NTSB has repeatedly pushed for a rule requiring all airline passengers — including infants — to be restrained in a separate seat. However, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) still allows children 2 years and younger to travel unrestrained on airplanes if seated on an adult’s lap. The NTSB submitted its latest safety recommendation to the FAA in August, citing plane crashes where young children held on a parent’s lap were injured or killed. (MSNBC)
Girls who walk, bike to school do better in tests
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Girls, but not boys, who walk or bike to school instead of getting a ride perform better in tests of verbal and math skills, according to a new study of teens living in Spanish cities.And the longer the commute, the higher the test scores, regardless of how much exercise girls got outside of school. (MSNBC)