the “push present” — a “thank you for birthing my child” gift that often involves the presentation of a bauble to the mother right after delivery.
Guess how most first time moms learn about what they need for baby? Shopping! Yes, we said shopping. That is, shopping for items to add to the baby registry.
Withings created a new baby monitor for the iPhone will provide better pictures from the nursery than you could have snapped with most digital cameras.
Sign language is a great way to communicate with pre-verbal babies and toddler. New moms everywhere are grabbing American Sign Language books and absorbing them feverishly.
PresentingMyBaby.com allows you to design a fun and beautiful baby-themed website with your own domain name.
If you want to make your baby girl’s portrait really pop, then add the finishing touch to her baby portrait outfit with an over the top infant/baby headband.
Finally, babies have a pair of diapers to wear on casual Fridays. The diaper is called the ‘The Huggies Little Movers Jeans’.
Today the entire staff of Baby Lifestyles went on a group date to see the documentary movie Babies. The first year of life of four babies from the four corners of the world.
As smart moms and dads, we know that you make environmentally friendly choices everyday. From choosing to breastfeed to recycling, your choices are making a difference!
Spring is right around the corner, so it’s time to dress that bump for the warmer weather.
This newborn Graco Soothe and Swaddle™ bouncer seat recreates the calming sensations your baby felt in utero to help you soothe her more easily. It’s okay to put your child down every once in a while. With the Graco Soothe and Swaddle Soothing Seat, your baby won’t mind when you do because the comforts of the womb are now available outside your belly!
Prince Lionheart Ultimate Wipes Warmer will be your favorite baby item, on a chilly winter’s morning you don’t want to startle poor baby with an ice-cold wipe on his warm little bottom. The Prince Lionheart Ultimate Wipes Warmer keeps the wipes at a comfortable temperature, making changing little ones a bit more pleasant for both of you.
Babies spend up to 70% of their early life sleeping and playing on a crib mattress. Your baby’s health and safety should not be negotiable. Imagine your little one snoozing on this superior mattress, safely surrounded by only things good to the environment. This is the ultimate choice when you love both your baby and your planet! Now your baby can enjoy the same great organic comfort as their Naturepedic crib mattress in their bassinet!
These Comfy Couture covers are perfect for all shopping carts, especially the two seaters as well as restaurant high chairs, park safety swings and so many other great
Announce the arrival of your new baby to all of your neighbors with this fun and easy Inflatable Outdoor Lawn Birth Announcements! Setup couldn’t be easier – just plug it in and it inflates automatically. So easy! Let everyone know that your house is the one with the sip and see because the stork is in your yard.
Fresh for the 2010 year, momAgenda is introducing the momAgenda Personal Portfolio, a bonded leather 3-ring binder, and hands down the most luxurious mom day planner ever! Celebrities like stylist Rachel Zoe are raving about the momAgenda.
It’s a good time to start thinking about the holiday cards you’ll be sending out this year. It’s always smart to buy your cards early so you can begin working on your list early – that way you won’t be struggling to finish your shopping, wrap your presents, plan Christmas and Hanukkah parties, and write your holiday cards at the same time.
Did you think if your baby watched Baby Einstein videos that they would become a baby Einstein themselves? So did a lot of parents. You all thought wrong, and now you can get your money back.
Whether it’s to celebrate a pregnancy or a fabulous holiday mom gift, the toe tapping sweetness of the Heart-n-Sole necklace was created especially for moms and moms-to-be to reflect what’s in her heart.
Personalized address labels are a sophisticated and simple way to embellish your baby announcement envelopes. Using matching address labels on your birth announcements, baby shower invitations, and baby gift thank you cards add the perfect hint of effortless elegance to make you seem like a style maven no matter how stressed you may be.
After a week of hanging out at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the ABC Kids Trade Show, one thing is certain, there are a lot of amazing manufacturers of baby products. For four days, I was utterly amazed at new and innovating ways to make baby’s life better, more stylish, and make a new parent’s life easier. From beautiful bedding and cribs with craftsmanship to dirty diaper solutions and stylish clothes, there’s no shortage of adorable and inventive products for babies and mothers. After walking aisles of more than 1,000 products, here are ten standout products and trends that will soon be available in the Baby Lifestyles shop and stores around the country.
Adding a new baby to a home can be a hectic time for everyone in the household – - especially for an animal that has been the ‘baby’ of the family. There are also unfamiliar noises, smells and routines that can further confuse and stress pets. Every year, thousands of animals are turned into shelters by expectant parents concerned about how their pet may affect the health and safety of their new baby. The arrival of a new child into a family is a very exciting, it means a lot of changes for you and your pet as well. However with a little planning it is possible to ensure that stress and change is kept to a minimum for your pet.
Summer is officially here, which means its time to get out the sunscreen and pump up that SPF. Babies have highly sensitive skin which burns much easier than adults. This puts them more at risk for sun damage. Leading experts are finding that if parents can protect their child’s skin while they are still young, it can reduce the risk of deadly skin cancers like melanoma as well as prevent aging later on in life. Here are our best baby sunscreen tips:
Ecologically minded families want everything they own to be as natural and earth-sustaining as possible. And with low impact and organic goods from food to furniture increasingly available, expectant parents aren’t waiting until their babies are born to involve them in earth-conscious consumerism. Instead they are updating a ritual for new parents into one that better reflects their lifestyles. Welcome to the eco-baby shower.
Kacey Karp is a working mom. The mother of three children, she has worked in the jewelry industry since she graduated college. After starting her family, she created a layered piece of jewelry with her children’s initials engraved in it. This one piece launched her designs featuring intricate scrolls, diamonds, and personalization. She calls her jewelry pieces family keepsakes she wears close to her heart.
Think of baby clothes and a sea of pastel waves comes crashing to your mind. But for some mommies, soft blues and pinks aren’t their first choice for dressing their baby up. Fans of Christian Audigier and Ed Hardy aren’t going to have a closet full of sorbet colors in their baby’s wardrobe. That’s why we’ve found some baby attire with a little attitude for the trendy baby.
Paris Hilton must think it’s really cool to have a baby. Already outdone by reformed, motherly celebrity party pals like Nicole Richie–who is working on her second–Britney Spears, and Christina Aguilera, the hotel heiress has revealed that she wants to stat a family of her own.
Ty — the makers of all things Beanie Baby — has come out with a couple of new collectibles: “Sweet Sasha” and “Marvelous Malia.” The dolls are not meant to be a perfect likeness of the Presidents young daughters and insist that they aren’t modeled on the Obamas. First Lady Michelle Obama isn’t buying it. A Jacksonville, Fl, man’s company created and intended to sell a doll named after Caylee Anthony, the 2-year-old Orlando girl whose life was cut tragically short. Her body was found several months after she disappeared, and her mother, Casey Anthony, is charged with first-degree murder in the case.
Since the digital camera revolution, the ease at which parents can now take and modify their baby pictures will far out weigh the cost of hiring a professional photographer. Add in the assistance of photo print centers and fun ways to turn your photos into art, and you’ll be snapping away.
If you’re living in the land down under, you might come across the latest trend in choosing your baby’s name. According to figures released by the Queensland Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, Australians are turning to Hollywood celebrities for baby name inspiration in record numbers. Their figures show that the numbers spiked singificantly in 2008 and don’t show signs of slowing down in 2009.
Speed dating became a popular way to meet people because the interview process doesn’t actually take that long. On site, you can tell if you find the other person attractive. With only a few questions, you can learn the most pertinent information about your prospective date: Have they been married? Do they have children? What do they do for a living? What’s their favorite movie? What sports team do they root for?
Styles and trends come and go. Some catch on and become classics, others are a flash in the pan. When it comes to baby world, there’s products, services, and general lifestyles that have seen a surge of popularity in 2008. There have been changes in how parents choose their children’s names, and parents who have lobbied to bring their children to work. Presents given to moms for pushing, and vacations for couples to get their groove on in private.
BabyCenter today announced the Top 100 Baby Names of 2008. Leading the boys list is Aiden for the fourth consecutive year, while Emma returns to the top spot for girls after being bumped in 2007 by Sophia, this year’s #2 for girls. BabyCenter’s Top 100 Baby Names list is derived from over 400,000 names submitted in 2008 by parents. To capture true popularity, BabyCenter’s exclusive list combines names that sound the same but have multiple spellings.