• Top of the Morning: YouTube for Kids is Here!

    Includes parental controls, and tells kids when time's up
  • 1. YouTube for Kids is up and running
    The child-friendly version of YouTube that Google announced last week is now available for download in the App Store and Google Play. YouTube Kids gives parents an effective platform that lets them manage kids’ viewing habits and the video content the kids watch. Parental controls include built-in timers, disabling search, and is even voice-activated for little ones who don’t know how to spell or read yet. (mashable.com)

    2. Toni Gonzaga's wedding dress in the works
    It seems that the awaited nuptials of TV host and actress Toni Gonzaga and longtime boyfriend director Paul Soriano is soon coming up. She revealed that she had already chosen a wedding dress and had already fitted it once. She refused to name the designer, but said “siya yung kapag sinabing wedding, name niya ang lumalabas.” The two have not disclosed the date of their wedding, only saying “it’s definitely going to be this year.” (pep.ph)


    3. Baby born while still in amniotic sac

    baby in amniotic sac

    Silas was born three months premature -— and still in his amniotic sac. The “miracle baby” was still enclosed in its amniotic sac when it was delivered via C-section at the Cedars–Sinai Medical Center ten weeks ago. This kind of birth, called “born with the caul” or “en-caul birth,” so rare, it occurs about once every 80,000 deliveries. Mom Chelsea Philips and baby Silas should be able to go home in a few weeks. (nydailynews.com)


    4. Little girl invents “healthy lollipop”
    When Michigan fourth-grader Alina Morse was offered candy while at the bank with her dad, she had a bright idea. Her dad always said candy is bad for her teeth, so the nine-year-old thought of creating a lollipop that helps clean teeth instead. With the help of her dad, her five-year-old sister, and a business consultant, she created Zollipops, a sugar-free lollipop that also helps freshen breath and balances the mouth’s ph balance. (nbcnews.com)


    5. Pediatricians encourage whole diet approach for kids
    New guidelines released today by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) includes a broader dietary pattern that is focused more on what kids should eat to help improve health both in school and at home. The AAP recommends a healthy overall diet with a little bit of sugar, fat, and salt to make it appealing to kids. The guidelines also spelled out a five-step approach to eating. (huffingtonpost.com)

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