American Families Rescue Teens from ‘Powder Keg’ Ukraine – ‘Orphan’ Music Video Raises Awareness of the Plight of Orphaned Kids

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: Adoptions of older children and teens are often called ‘rescues’ because kids ‘age out’ at 16 Years-old. These children usually wind up homeless, with bleak futures. Many become addicted to drugs. Project One Forty Three, Inc. (Project 143), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization presently working with orphanages in Ukraine, Latvia and China, pairs these forgotten, hard-to-adopt kids with ‘host families’ in the U.S. for 4-6 weeks each summer and winter.

Dinner Discussions, a New Website Aimed at Improving Family Communication at Mealtimes, Launches Today

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: The founder of Living Tree software, Mr. Oak Norton, today announced the formal launch of Dinner Discussions, a new web portal that provides families with fun and intellectually stimulating topics to be discussed at the dinner table. Numerous studies over the past ten years have shown that children who eat meals with their families more than three times per week are more likely to succeed in school and less likely to get into trouble.

Four Seasons CEO Shares Five Common Ways Families Know When it’s Time to Ask for Care Assistance for Aging Loved Ones

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: ‘January is often the time when family members reassess the amount and quality of care they can give, versus what Grandma or Grandpa needs,’ says Chris Comeaux, Four Seasons Compassion for Life. As the holiday season draws to a close and families return home to resume work and school, the days following Christmas are frequently a time when the question of how to cope with an aging loved one’s long term illness is no longer a concern for the future.

Four Seasons to Sponsor ‘Healing with Horses’ A Teen Grief Support Camp

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: A unique opportunity for grieving teenagers, using the assistance of horses in group therapy, will be held on two consecutive Saturdays, October 19 and October 26, 2013. The camp, hosted at Cantrell Farm in Mills River, N.C. is offered by the Heart Songs Program at Four Seasons Compassion for Life.

Sacramento’s First Walk of Hope Supports Local Couples Struggling with Infertility

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: California IVF Fertility Center and RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association, are sponsoring Sacramento’s first Walk of Hope, on Sept. 21, 2013. The Walk of Hope aims to build connections and offer encouragement for the 7.3 million Americans struggling with infertility.

With Dementia Cases and Care Costs Set to Double by 2040, LTC Financial Partners Offers Long-Term Care ‘Solution Set’ for Affected Families

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), today announced a five-part ‘solution set’ for Americans facing a growing problem: how to cope when Mom, Dad or another family member succumbs to dementia, which includes Alzheimer’s disease. When dementia strikes, memory and other faculties decline.

SafeToSleep Announces Their Innovative Sleep and Breathing Baby Monitor is Now Available for Purchase to Consumers and Retailers

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: SafeToSleep, the maker of the breakthrough Sleep and Breathing Baby Monitor capable of monitoring the breathing of a sleeping baby, announced today that consumers can now order the product at the company’s website. The long-awaited SafeToSleep system uses advanced fiber optic technology to monitor baby breathing with hospital accuracy and stream the information to an iPhone.

For Parents and Families: Winter is the Time to Plan for Summer Camp

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: Parents can meet experts from over 70 summer programs serving children and teens with special needs at the FREE 28th Annual RCSN Special Camp Fair on Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 4,000 people attend the Fair every year. The Fair is presented by Resources for Children with Special Needs.

SafeToSleep Announces Launch of Innovative Sleep and Breathing Monitor at ABC Kids Expo

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: SafeToSleep announces the launch of its innovative new baby product, the Sleep and Breathing Monitor, a breakthrough in infant sleep safety that monitors each breath of a sleeping baby with hospital accuracy and streams the breath wave to a smartphone as it occurs. The Sleep and Breathing Monitor will alarm upon detection of slow, fast, and no breath events.

Dig in Dirt to Find Unique Mother’s Day Gift for Mom – Ideal Way to Get the Kids Involved

freeNewsArticles Story Summary: What could be more fun than playing in the dirt? How about playing with your kids in the dirt? With Mother’s Day approaching Sunday, May 13, now is a great time to create a beautiful blooming gift for mom, suggests Gardener’s Confidence Collection. With a little quick and easy research, dad and the kids can plant a decorative container of repeat blooming plants to provide a unique gift and long-lasting flowers for her enjoyment.