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Police Approved Safety Tips for Halloween Developed by Amber Alert Registry Ensures Safe Trick-or-Treating

Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 8, 2008

AmberAlertRegistry.org, a leader in helping protect children, has worked with several police departments to produce Halloween safety tips for parents and young children for trick-or-treating.

Halloween Safety Tips Include:

Family Comes First with Newest Parent Tested Parent Approved Products


Toronto, Ontario (Vocus/PRWEB) March 15, 2011

Parent testers and their families are saying so many great things about these products that approving them just isnt enough. RuffleButt Bloomers are the cutest, Where the Heart Listens is incredibly helpful, Mederma for Kids works mini miracles, KidSleep Classic gives parents more sleep, Lands End makes swimsuits with Sunscreen built in and the T-Fal Actifry makes amazing French fries with only a teaspoon oil! These are just some of the amazing products that PTPA has recently awarded their Seal of Approval.

PTPA Media has North Americas largest parent tester community they are a leader in their field with over 40,000 families signed up as testers.

The PTPA Winner’s Seal on a product package or website helps parents identify products that have been tested and recommended by other parents. It’s like shopping with your best friend, says PTPA Founder and CEO, Sharon Vinderine.

Since 2008, PTPA has evaluated thousands of products and services from both leading manufacturers and emerging brands. Because independent parents evaluate these products in their own homes, PTPA winners are chosen based on merit and consumer experience not on commercial considerations.

PTPA Media has become a recognized source by the media for credible and reliable recommendations for the audience. PTPA Founder Sharon Vinderine has presented PTPA winners on over 40 morning shows including the Rachael Ray Show, Fox and Friends and Canada AM.

Here are just a few of the innovative new products to receive the PTPA Winners Seal of Approval for Spring 2011:

RuffleButt Woven Baby Bloomers The word cute just isnt enough! These diaper covers will have everyone asking, Where did you get those?

Where the Heart Listens: A handbook for parents and their allies in a global society. Every parent can use support regardless of their childs age. This program models honest, respectful and caring communication,what more could you ask for?

Mederma for Kids Is your child self-conscious of their scar? Weve tested it, and it works! Reduce the appearance of scarring.

KidSleep Classic No more 4am early risers! The pictures on this nightlight tells younger children if its sleep time or wake time. More sleep ins for parents!

Hevea Teether Made from 100% natural rubber latex, this soft and soothing teether was a huge hit with our testers!

Lands End Swimwear With a tugless fit, rash guard protection for boys and built in SPF 50, Lands End builds more in to the swimsuit so you can get more out of it.

T-Fal ACTIFRY Get the flavor of deep fried French fries with only 1 tsp. of oil! Tested and proved to be true, this amazingly healthy kitchen appliance will allow you to make all kinds of different foods. Our testers cant say enough about how much their families love it!

For a complete list of award winners, visit the newly updated website

About PTPA Media Inc.

PTPA Media provides an objective framework for appraising and promoting new products designed to enrich family living. The company’s mission is to marry innovative companies with discerning consumers, to improve consumer access to quality products and services for their families and homes.

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VirtualPiggy To Provide Parent-Controlled And Approved Online Access For Youth Through In-Game Payment Solutions Specialist, Xsolla


Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 03, 2011

Virtual Piggy, Inc. (OTCBB: VPIG) today announced that they have entered into an agreement to provide the VirtualPiggy service to the gaming community through Xsolla, which provides in-game payment solutions worldwide. This will provide the ability for any online or PC-download game companies partnered with Xsolla to transact with the global youth market in a secure COPPA-compliant manner.

VirtualPiggy gives parents the technology to allow their children to safely make online purchases – without revealing their name or age. Parents can monitor or approve purchases so they remain in control while helping their child to learn about money the service is free for parents, they simply create a VirtualPiggy account.

Albert Donahue, Vice President and Co-Founder of Xsolla stated:

The gaming industry continues to target youth for their love of interactive entertainment- working with VirtualPiggy will help parents looking to teach their children financial responsibility and will help our gaming partners to have the opportunity to help parents retain control and ensure that their kids enjoy their games safely.

We understand that parents decide how money will be spent with regard to games; by having parents’ trust, it will increase payment conversion rates and reduce chargebacks. It’s a win-win situation for everyone involved in the process.

VirtualPiggy will be integrated into the Xsolla in-game monetization framework and will be available to all of Xsolla’s partners serving the global youth market.

Xsolla works with over 300 game publishers- many of these publishers provide high quality online games for the U18 (under 18) audience, and we are delighted that Xsolla has chosen VirtualPiggy to provide a parent-controlled e commerce solution for their youth market, stated Dr. Jo Webber, Chairman of VirtualPiggy.

About Xsolla:

Xsolla specializes in online games, providing localized in-game payment solutions for global reach. Xsolla has been providing payment solutions with easy integration and high payment conversion rates for over 6 years. Xsolla’s headquarters are in Los Angeles, California, with offices in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan. Xsolla partners with over 200 payment service providers offering credit and prepaid cards, mobile payments, e-wallets, cash and e-cash, payment kiosks and offers- all within one platform- with no installation, currency exchange or chargeback fees. Xsolla partners with more than 300 game publishers worldwide, including many of the leading casual and social game companies such as Valve Corporation (Steam), Aeria Games, S2 Games, Gameforge, Bigpoint, Wargaming, InnoGames, Travian Games and more. For more information or a free proposal, please visit Xsolla online at http://www.xsolla.com.

Social Media:

Follow Xsolla On Twitter: @xsolla http://www.twitter.com/xsolla

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Xsolla/145288672229356?sk=wall

Linked In: http://www.linkedin.com/company/2pay-inc

Newsroom & Blog: http://www.newsroom.xsolla.com

About Virtual Piggy:

Virtual Piggy, Inc. delivers a technology platform designed for the management of the Under 18 age group in the global online market. The Virtual Piggy technology enables online businesses to function in a manner consistent with the Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and similar international childrens privacy laws. Virtual Piggy technology enables the Under 18 audience to play, transact and socialize in a secure online environment guided by parental permission, oversight and control. For more information about Virtual Piggy, please visit the Companys website at: http://www.virtualpiggy.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

All statements in this news release other than statements of historical facts are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based upon our current expectations and speak only as of the date hereof. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in our forward-looking statements are reasonable, we can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Such statements are not guarantees of future performance or events and are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual results, events or financial position to differ materially and adversely from those expressed in such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to, our ability to raise additional capital, the absence of any operating history or revenue, our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, our dependence on third party developers who we can not control, our ability to develop and introduce a new service to the market, market acceptance of our services, legislative, regulatory and competitive developments addressing licensing and enforcement of patents and/or intellectual property, general economic conditions, and other factors disclosed in our annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010 and other filings with the SEC. We undertake no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statements for any reason.

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Parent Tested Parent Approved Announces Top Spring Award Winners for Families


Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) April 17, 2012

Parent Tested Parent Approved is proud to announce its newest Spring winners! Whether its a fashionable Rockease necklace from Teethease, a new City Mini GT stroller from Baby Jogger, the Most Complete Student Success System from EduNova for your teen or the tasty new snack Just Fruit & Grains from SunRype, if you see their Seal of Approval on it, you know its exceptional.

PTPA Media has North Americas largest parent tester community a credible third party resource for parents with over 60,000 volunteer parent testers.

Seeing the PTPA Winner’s Seal on a product package or website helps consumers identify products that have been tested and recommended by their peers. It’s like shopping with your best friend, says PTPA Founder and CEO, Sharon Vinderine.

Since 2008, PTPA has evaluated thousands of products and services from leading manufacturers and emerging brands. Because independent families evaluate these products in their own homes, PTPA winners are chosen based on merit and consumer experience not on commercial considerations.

PTPA Media is a recognized source by the media for credible and reliable recommendations. Recognized TV personality, PTPA Founder and CEO Sharon Vinderine has presented PTPA Award winners on over 50 morning shows including the Rachael Ray Show, Fox and Friends, Canada AM and Global.

Here are just a few of the innovative new products to receive the PTPA Winners Seal of Approval for their most recent 2012 campaigns:

T-fal steamer/blender: ideal to prepare healthy and balanced meals for your baby, keeping them both full of vitamins and full of flavor.

Purex UltraPacks simplifies laundry with its pre-measured packs while Purex Crystals offer you a new way to have fresher laundry for weeks, not days, naturally!

Kobo Vox eReader is more than just reading books it has interactive entertainment for anytime, anywhere: Read, play games, listen to music, download apps and much more!

Ooma Telo with Ooma Premier Service providing crystal clear home phone service through your existing broadband internet connection to save you money!

Summer Solutions workbooks will have your child feeling more confident about their abilities in school and help them ease back in to the next school season.

QuickCover by Sure Fit helps your sofa or love seat stay protected from food and drink spills, pets, jumping kids, and more. Its waterproof and washable!

Enfamil A+ is the closest formula to breast milk available. It contains DHA and ARA to keep baby healthy and happy. Available in a refillable container that Moms love!

Also being celebrated as recent outstanding award winners are the AfterSkate Wipes which help your skates stay clean and sharp, a handy Twist-It Mosquito Repeller which can attach to almost anything, an interactive dinner mat by Your Chat Mat that will help get conversations started at the dinner table.

For a complete list of award winners, visit the Latest & Greatest 2012 section on the newly updated website.

About PTPA Media Inc.

PTPA Media provides an objective framework for appraising and promoting new products designed to enrich family living. The company’s mission is to marry innovative companies with discerning consumers, to improve consumer access to quality products and services for their families and homes.







Newest 2013 Award Winning Products Selected by Parent Tested Parent Approved


Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) January 15, 2013

The New Year gives us all a fresh start and a chance to make the year ahead something spectacular! Resolutions to lose the love handles and make more money seem to be topping everyones charts but what about resolving to spend more wisely? Choosing an award-winning product or service is always a good choice to ensure money is spent in the right place. Whether looking for a tween spa like Glamma Gals or a Newborn Favorites Gift Set by Noodle & Boo, its easy to know the right choice was made when the product or service is displaying the PTPA Seal of Approval!

PTPA Media has North Americas largest testing community a credible third party resource for consumers with over 60,000 volunteer testers.

Seeing the PTPA Winner’s Seal on a product package or website helps consumers identify products that have been tested and recommended by other consumers. It’s like shopping with ones best friend, says PTPA Founder and CEO, Sharon Vinderine.

Since 2008, PTPA has evaluated thousands of products and services from leading manufacturers and emerging brands. Because independent parents evaluate these products in their own homes, PTPA winners are chosen based on merit and consumer experience not on commercial considerations.

PTPA Media is a recognized source by the media for credible and reliable recommendations for their audiences. Recognized TV personality, PTPA Founder and CEO Sharon Vinderine has presented PTPA Award winners on over 80 morning shows including the Rachael Ray Show, Fox and Friends, Canada AM and Global and is the newest contributor on Headline News on Raising America premiering in February.

Here are just a few of the innovative new products to receive the PTPA Winners Seal of Approval for their most recent 2013 campaign:

Kobo Arc: Prepare to be impressed with this tablets speed, sound, clarity, color and more. Read, watch a movie, listen to music, play, and more. Its the ultimate tablet!

Rogers Tech Essentials: This program gives Canadians the tools they need to make smarter and safer use of technology. The website is a free educational resource for all!

Delta Pilar Kitchen Faucet with Touch2O Technology: Operates manually or with the touch of a wrist when hands are messy! The perfect kitchen companion for busy families!

The Honest Company: Conveniently shipped to doorsteps, all products are the highest quality, all-natural organic ingredients. From cleaners to diapers they have it all!

Sifteo Cubes: An interactive gaming system like no other! Perfect for families or playing solo. The cubes sense each other and work together! Each cube is packed with tech fun!

Squoosh by Kids Gourmet: Helps picky kids 3+ enjoy healthy snacking! Each pouch has one full serving of organic fruits and veggies: no added sugar or salt, are kosher, and are nut-free and gluten-free.

Also among this list of recent winners are: Dapper Snappers that help a childs pants stay on without an uncomfortable belt. Parents raved about Lansinohs products: HPA Lanolin nipple cream that soothed and relieved, the mOmma Spill Proof Cup thats truly spill-proof, and their mOmma Bottle with Natural Wave Nipple that has such important features for babys mouth. When shopping for a car seat cover to provide shade and protection from the elements, The Shade by Imagine Baby is a great choice. Sippy Grab customizable labels are ideal for sippy cups by Kidaroo Crew! Bundle up baby with baby parkas Push or Carry Winter Kit which keeps baby warm and cozy when being held and in their carrier.

For a complete list of award winners, visit the Winter 2013 section on their newly updated website.

About PTPA Media Inc.

Parent Tested Parent Approved Spring 2013 Products Announced


Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) March 12, 2013

With a new season a mere few weeks away, consumers are ramping up their spending on products to simplify their family life. Whether looking for personalized labels for sippy cups and baby bottles like Snugaroos, or getting some help in the kitchen with prep work from T-fals Fresh Express, or ensuring family safety with apps like Family by Sygic, PTPA Media has parents covered with its newest award recipients.

PTPA Media has North Americas largest testing community a credible third party resource for consumers with over 60,000 volunteer testers.

Seeing the PTPA Winner’s Seal on a product package or website helps consumers identify products that have been tested and recommended by other consumers. It’s like shopping with ones best friend, says PTPA Founder and CEO, Sharon Vinderine.

Since 2008, PTPA has evaluated thousands of products and services from leading manufacturers and emerging brands. Because independent parents evaluate these products in their own homes, PTPA winners are chosen based on merit and consumer experience not on commercial considerations.

PTPA Media has become a recognized source by the media for credible and reliable recommendations for their audiences. Recognized TV personality, PTPA Founder and CEO Sharon Vinderine has presented PTPA Award winners on over 60 morning shows including the Rachael Ray Show, The Ricki Lake Show, HLN’s Raising America, Fox and Friends, Canada AM and Global.

Here are just a few of the innovative new products to receive the PTPA Winners Seal of Approval for their most recent campaign:

Sailun Tires Terramax CVR and A/T: Designed to deliver superior traction, these tires provide exceptional handling and a comfortable ride for an exceptional price families will love.

SparkPlay: Ignite imagination with these monthly delivered themed play packages. Its ideal for a busy parent looking for an authentic way to play or for grandparents who need play ideas.

Mixie: The ideal baby bottle for formula-fed babies. Add formula to the bottom and water into the top. When its feeding time simply press the button underneath and shake to mix!

Co-branded Coppertone UPF 50+ Headwear: Meeting the highest standards in UV Protection in headwear, these unique, adorable and functional hats have built in UV ensuring your child is sun safe.

Colief Infant Drops: The lactase enzyme in these drops can help to reduce colic-associated crying times by 45% when caused by temporary lactose intolerance.

Baby Snug: The safe and comfortable seat that converts as your baby grows to meet their needs! Its perfect for on-the-go or at home and comes in adorable colors!

Also among the list of recent winners are: The Nurture T-Shirt from Au Fait Mama, Weledas Calendula Diaper Care cream, The Bed Sled which allows for easy patient movement, NQ Family Guardian; the complete mobile safety app suite, The Boppy Nursing Pillow and SunRype Slim, the delicious 10 calorie fruit drink that doesnt contain aspartame.

For a complete list of winners, please visit PTPA’s Winner List.