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resources More To The sTorY Home & Garden TV: other/article/0,,HGTV_3609_1371775,00.html Product Recalls: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission: Professional Childproofers: Find a Professional: www. html Books: Baby Proofing Basics: How to Keep Your Child Safe, 2nd ed. (paperback), by Vicki Lansky (Book Peddlers, 2002) The Safe Baby Book by Angela McKenzie (Trafford Publishing, 2006) Safe Kids: A Complete Child-Safety Handbook and Resource Guide for Parents by Vivian Kramer Fancher (Wiley, 1991) “Guess Who’s coming to Dinner?” page 40 “Correlations between Family Meals and Psychosocial Well-being Among Adolescents”: http://archpedi. “everything Was Fine Until You showed Up,” page 50 General Resources: rivalry.html Books for Toddlers: Our New Baby by Wendy Cheyette Lewison (Grosset & Dunlap, 1996), The New Baby by Fred Rogers (Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers, 1996) Books for 3- to 8-year-olds: Iris and Walter and Baby Rose by Elissa Haden Guest (Harcourt, 2002); Julius: The Baby of the World by Kevin Henkes (Greenwillow, 1990); What the No-Good Baby Is Good For by Elise Broach (G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2005); When Sophie Gets Angry—Really, Really Angry by Molly Bang (Blue Sky Press, 1999); Ma! There’s Nothing to Do Here! A Word from Your Baby-in-Waiting by Barbara Park (Random House Books for Young Readers, 2008) Books for Adults: From One Child to Two: What to Expect, How to Cope, and How to Enjoy Your Growing Family by Judy Dunn (Ballantine Books, 1995); Great Books for Babies and Toddlers: More Than 500 Recommended Books for Your Child’s First Three Years by Kathleen Odean (Ballantine Books, 2003) More resources and suggestions on how to cope with sibling rivalry can be found on www.GRANDmagazine. com/child development. “Looking Grand: elementary, My Dear,” page 56 In the shop, Vikki is wearing Not Your Mother’s Jeans (; aqua PBJ sport sweater from Cotton Works, Eureka, California; online at; shoes from Abraxas, Ferndale, California. Patti visits the greenhouse in a red Geiger jacket and Tribal black pants, both from The Irish Shop, Eureka, California; online at Stephanie in the science room: Her pants are ViaVai ( from the Irish Shop; Dunia top from Cotton Works, available at Shoes, Abraxas. “all in the Family: pasta, present and Future,” page 58 Sandor Halasz video on YouTube: watch?v=eYG4cccFyHU kinship care american association of retired persons (aarp) Foundation, Grandparent information center (Gic) 601 E St. NW, Wash., DC 20049; 888-687-2277;; The Brookdale Foundation 950 Third Ave., 19th Floor, New York, NY 10022; 212-308-7355;; Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP) provides services for caregiver grandparents. casey Family programs 1300 Dexter Avenue North, Floor 3, Seattle, WA 98109-3542; 206-282-7300; Services include adoption, guardianship, kinship care and family reunification. center for child and Family programs (ccFp) institute for the study of children, Families and communities/ccFp 203 Boone Hall, Ypsilanti, MI 48197; 734-487-0372; center for Family connections (cFFc) 350 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02141; 617-547-0909 or 800-KINNECT;; child Welfare information Gateway children’s Bureau/acYF 1250 Maryland Avenue, SW, Eighth Floor, Washington, DC 20024; 703-385-7565 or 800-394-3366;; Connects professionals and the general public to resources for children and families. child Welfare League of america (cWLa) 2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 250, Arlington, VA 22202; (p) 703-412-2400; (f) 703-412-2401; children’s Defense Fund 25 E St. NW, Washington, DC 20001; 202-628-8787 or 800-233-1200;; “Grand central,” beginning on page 17 “Frosty Retreat,” page 18: “Model Citizenship,” page 19: www.takeyourkids2vote. org/ “City of Ember, page 19: “Splendid Spud,” page 21: salesrentals/mrpotatohead.php “Top 100 Flix for Families,” page 22: top100.html “Glow, Little GloFish,” page 24: We at GRAND understand readers’ concerns about genetically modified organisms (GMOs). It has been noted that these zebrafish have been modified through the use of naturally occurring fluorescent protein genes; nevertheless, these fish are illegal to own or import in California. According to the company marketing these fish commercially, Yorktown Technologies, it has not challenged California’s rulings due to the high cost of an ecological review. For more ecological information, or to order the aquarium and the fish, go to “Just so We know: Bpa: not our BFF,” page 32 The Environmental Working Group’s Guide to BabySafe Bottles & Formula may be reviewed and printed at Medela’s Web site offers helpful information to expectant mothers and nursing mothers about the benefits of breastfeeding and about how to select appropriate breastfeeding products. Medela products are BPA free. To learn more visit The Safe Mama Web site offers up-to-date information about safer infant’s and children’s products. To read Safe Mama’s “cheat sheet” that identifies BPA-free infant bottles, sippy cups, pacifiers, milk- and baby food/food storage containers, visit bpa-free-bottle-and-sippy-cup-cheat-sheet/ “Baby’s Toxic Bottle: Bisphenol A Leaching from Popular Baby Bottles” is the first dual-nation study to measure the extent of bisphenol-A leaching from plastic baby bottles. The report may be viewed online at www.chej. org/documents/BabysToxicBottleFinal.pdf The Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE) online toxicant and disease database displays diseases linked to bisphenol A (as well as other toxicants) that are grouped by strength of evidence. cfm?toxinID=2898 The Centers for Disease Control’s “National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals: Spotlight on Bisphenol A” may be viewed online at http:// For a different perspective, see “Facts on Plastic” prepared by the American Chemical Council. This position is stated online at “Toddler Town: Grand-proofing,” page 26 Safety Device: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission: www.cpsc.govPerfectly Safe products: http:// KidSafe Home Safety Products: Poisonous plants: Texas A&M University: http:// 68 GRAND SEPTEMBER OCTOBER 2008,,HGTV_3609_1371775,00.html,,HGTV_3609_1371775,00.html development. development. http://http://

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of GRAND Magazine - September/October 2008

Grand Magazine- September/October 2008
Grand View:Priceless
Isn't it Grand?: Picture Perfect
Winners!: GRANDparent of the Year
Grand Central
Toddler Town:Grand-proofing
Ask Grand:Two Tired
Tips on Teens: The Bar Mitzvah Trips
Just So We Know:BPA Not Our BFF
Full House-Full Heart-Full Time:Confessions of a Backyard Grand
Grandbloggers: It Takes a Village
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?
Family Food = Fun
On the Cover: Nora Roberts A Fine Romance
Everything Was Fine Until You Showed Up
Happy Big Sister Day
Looking Grand:Elementary, My Dear
All in the Family:Pasta, Present and Future
Inspirations:Grandpa's Violin
Grand Bazaar
More to the Story
Grand Finale:Long Ago Under the Sun

GRAND Magazine - September/October 2008