Family and Parenting

Family and Parenting

Family, Babies, and Parenting News

Family and Parenting

Family and Parenting
Family, Babies, and Parenting News

Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity: First Generation Students Land Big Scholarships

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Two students will be enjoying a dream Christmas, the Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity announced today. On December 1, Grayson High School senior, Bre'an Moore, received a congratulatory email from Carleton College, ranked #7 on the 2020 US News and World Reports Liberal Arts College Rankings, offering her admission and a scholarship valued at over $280,000 over 4 years.

Giggles Drop-In Daycare Grand Opening in Ballantyne Neighborhood in Charlotte, NC

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Although many parents enroll their children in traditional daycare facilities and schools, there is a large gap when it comes to finding part-time childcare for working parents, stay-at-home moms, and after hours. Giggles Drop-In Daycare addresses those needs and is excited to announce the opening of their Charlotte location in the Ballantyne neighborhood on December 29, 2019.

The Whole Child Receives Bezos Day 1 Families Fund Grant to Help Solve Homelessness in Los Angeles

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- The Whole Child, a lead housing agency for families experiencing homelessness in Southeast Los Angeles County, announced that it has been selected to receive a $5 million grant from the Bezos Day One Families Fund.

Mr. Gringle’s Magical Wheelchair: Natalie Gonchar’s Book Improves Diversity in Children’s Media

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- It is not a secret that young kids are very impressionable, and what they see on children's media will most likely make a big impact on how they will see and act out in the world, says author Natalie Gonchar. On October 24, Natalie's book, "Mr. Gringle's Magical Wheelchair" (ISBN: 978-1612543154), was released, and it is now on the shelves at Barnes & Noble stores across the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-Madison study finds that Kids Read Now program decreases or eliminates summer reading loss

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- According to an independent study of the program's efficacy, Kids Read Now (KRN), a leading K-3 reading program designed to combat summer slide, completely negates summer reading losses for low-income students when fully implemented.

Single Texas Mom Heals Grief and Conquers Homelessness through Entrepreneurship

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Pamela Barnett has not had it easy. While she describes her childhood as happy, her family was poor and there were periods of homelessness. Later on in life, she pre-maturely gave birth to twins, Parker and Abigail, who did not survive. However, it was these life events, and others, that served to provide strength rather than defeat.

Morrison Outdoors Launches First 20-degree Baby Sleeping Bags in U.S. Store Shelves, an REI Exclusive

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Morrison Outdoors, just 7 months removed from their launch campaign on Kickstarter, have brought their line of Little Mo Baby Sleeping Bags to over 60 REI locations across the U.S.

Behavioral Innovations Opens Early Learning Autism Therapy Center in in Friendswood Texas

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Behavioral Innovations, a leading provider of center-based ABA therapy, today announced their newest center opening that will be located in Friendswood, Texas, a suburb of the Houston metro area. The growing need to provide access to early autism services is increasing as more children are being diagnosed with autism than ever before.

Grand Opening of their Safe Families Interim Housing in Echo Park with The Whole Child

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Melina fled her home to escape domestic violence to protect herself and her children. They had nowhere to go so they turned to The Whole Child. The non-profit welcomed their first families into residence at the Safe Families Interim Housing Program the first week in September.

United States Drug Testing Laboratories, Inc. (USDTL) Test Helps Identify Newborns Exposed to Fentanyl Abuse

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Over the last few decades, United States Drug Testing Laboratories, Inc. (USDTL), has been quietly making a huge impact on the lives of some of the most vulnerable Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) patients, newborns exposed to substances of abuse during gestation. Today USDTL announced that they are the first laboratory in the world to commercially offer newborn fentanyl testing in both meconium and umbilical cord tissue specimens.

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