Morning Brew 05-05-09

Posted by: , April 5, 2009 in 7:18 am

Today’s top headlines for parents

With most of the injuries occurring to children 6 years old and younger, the 40 percent increase in injuries caused by falling TV’s and other furniture represents a serious hazard.

The number of children diagnosed with a mental health condition doubled between 1996 and 2006.

Changing the order in which they are given could minimize the pain and drama babies experience when getting a series of infant immunization shots.

Being a mother is a full-time job in its own right, whether you work or not, and now we know just how much that job should pay:

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How to avoid the most common kind of cancer.

Gas prices are rising again, slowly but surely.

Making Mom’s job easier with the iPhone’s Baby Brain (plus 10 Cool Gadgets for New Moms).

Princeton and five other colleges are helping Amazon launch the new, bigger Kindle e-reader designed for textbooks this fall.

Washington, DC public school teens will get a chance to be summer interns at the White House:


CNN’s Soledad O’Brien and MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski will see how much heat they can stand in the kitchen as they compete in TrueChild’s TrueFlavors Celebrity Cook-off this Friday (so if you’re in NYC, help out the this charity event and get your tickets now).

And Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi bares her heart for Keep a Child Alive.

Simpsons star and expectant first-time father Hank Azaria feels like a king carrying on his royal bloodline.

Well known lawyer Gloria Allred thinks the octuplets need an independent guardian appointed to protect their share of the money made by mom and has filed a lawsuit against Nadya Suleman to make it happen.

Mommalicious Makeovers for busy mothers:

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