Friday, November 16th, 2012
Therapy Can Help Scared Moms Avoid C-Sections
Group therapy can help women avoid risky and costly cesarean sections, especially first-time mothers fearful of childbirth, according to a new study. (via NBC News)
Clues to Cause of Kids’ Brain Tumors
New research on a genetic condition that causes brain cancer is helping scientists better understand the most common type of brain tumor in children. (via ScienceDaily)
Bacteria on Binkies: A Recipe for Crankiness
The latest research suggests that instead of curing crankiness, pacifiers may actually cause babies to be more unruly. (via Time)
School Districts Brace for Cuts as Fiscal Crisis Looms
If the government is unable to resolve the looming debt crisis, federal education programs for elementary and high schools will lose a little over $2 billion starting next fall. (via New York Times)
Four Family Cultures of America Indentified
Four types of family cultures—the Faithful, the Engaged Progressives, the Detached and the American Dreamers—are molding the next generation of Americans, a new study finds. (via ScienceDaily)
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Wednesday, June 20th, 2012
Parents’ has a new contributing editor in the house! Meet Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan, founder of the popular interior design website Apartment Therapy and father of 5-year-old-daughter Ursula.
To say this dad knows a thing or two about home design is an understatement. Through his professional design service, website, and best-selling books, Maxwell’s design advice has inspired millions of people who, like Parents’ readers, need help creating more organized, functional spaces for their families. Maxwell’s design philosophy is simple; he focuses on the best ways to make homes more comfortable and clutter-free.
Whether your kids’ toys are taking over your living room (aren’t they always?), you’re in need of color inspiration for the family room, or you’re ready to turn the nursery into a big kid bedroom for your growing child, Maxwell is here to help!
For a chance to have your home design question answered by Maxwell in an upcoming issue of Parents, visit parents.com/maxwell or simply leave your question in the comments of this post.