Thursday, November 29, 2007

Stylish Hats To Keep Baby Warm in Winter

Your sweet babe no longer has the benefit of a climate-controlled womb to protect her. She'll need a snuggly hat when venturing outdoors in cold weather. Your baby's first hat should be made of a soft, comfortable fabric that will trap warmth but still breathe, and be snug enough to stay put. When it comes to fit and versatility, you can't beat a knit cap.

Click here to see the top hats that Fit Pregnancy Magazine picked!

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Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Tips for Finding American (Lead Free!) Toys this Holiday

Toxic toys are on the minds of parents and grandparents this holiday shopping season. Lead, the environmental scourge that has scandalously been painted on and then sent to babies, toddlers and children by some of the biggest, formerly most-trusted names in childhood play, can cause serious neurological damage to our young.

Definitely not something for under the tree.

The Daily Green has reached out to Made-in-USA toy manufacturers all over America to find out what's available this holiday season for kids whose parents are willing to take that extra step to keep their kids (and homes) safe from this deadly environmental toxin.

This article includes 4 Tips for Buying USA-made Toys.

Saturday, November 24, 2007

Choosing Your Baby’s Name

What’s in a name? A lot! Choosing your baby’s name is a big decision.

Millions of people have used iVillage’s collection of over 10,000 names to find a name for their baby-to-be or to learn what his or her name means. To find a name try the Quick Find feature. You can also check out our listing of Famous Names or our Dictionary, an alphabetical listing of all of our names. Also, you can vote on your favorite and least favorite names at Favorites.

Click here to access the Baby Name Finder.

Monday, November 19, 2007

Splurge vs. Steal: Cool Baby Gear You Can Afford

Sure, you knew having a baby was going to cause some big-time budget re-jiggering. (So long, Stuart Weitzman.) But as any preggo can attest, outfitting the nursery in an US Weekly-worthy Hollywood Mama style can cause some serious sticker shock these days. So we scoured stores for cheap-yet-chic versions of some of the hottest baby gear out there.

Check out these fashionable look-alikes.

Friday, November 16, 2007

The Basic Onesie Gets A Stylish Update

Without even trying, baby clothes can elicit a chorus of "oohs" and "aahs." But while ruffled dresses are cute and corduroy overalls are fine, the one baby fashion item parents can agree on is the onesie.

The two-in-one combo -- the best of a T-shirt and diaper cover meshed together -- gives parents easy access for diaper changes. They're no-frills, no-fuss (too bad the same can't always be said for the tot wearing them). Baby clothing labels have downsized the popular appeal of sassy statement tees and graphic prints and made them available in mini-you versions. Like other fashion trends, new prints and slogans appear all the time. Click here to read the full article. has an adorable selection of onesies and other designer baby clothes. Click here to check them out!

Monday, November 12, 2007

New moms, get rid of the old sweats, reclaim your hipness!

You've weathered the childbirth aftershocks and have been happily cocooned with your snuggly baby for weeks, or even months now. You're still finding time to shower, most days, but comfy sweat pants have replaced the tailored slacks you once wore to the office. And your makeup and hair dryer? They've become abandoned relics of a more carefree, leisurely era.

But a time comes when every new mom must reclaim some degree of her former hipness. For the sake of your sanity, your friendships and maybe even your marriage, it's time to become a Hip Mama.

Even if you're on a tight budget, our tips can help you feel your best even on the days when you have run out of diapers, can't find your car keys (again) and have just discovered you've been walking around for hours with spit-up on your shoulder (again!).

Read the article....

Thursday, November 08, 2007

New Looks for Moms and Babies

So your post-baby body doesn't look like Gwen Stefani's — that doesn't mean you have to resign yourself to looking like a sack of potatoes. These great products can spruce up your look in less than thirty seconds. Click here for more.

Also, click here to check out some of the hottest fashions for your new baby!

Monday, November 05, 2007

The Celebrity Stork Was Busy This Past Weekend!

CNN's Nancy Grace and her husband, David Linch, welcomed twins ... a bit earlier than expected. Lucy Elizabeth and John David were born Nov. 4, 2007. Grace, 48, was due near the end of the year, but developed fluid in her lungs. Her doctor determined "it would be best for Nancy, and for the twins" to deliver them ASAP, said her spokeswoman. John weighed 5 pounds 1 ounce; Lucy weighed in at 2 pounds, 15 ounces.

"Resident Evil" star Milla Jovovich gave birth to daughter Ever Gabo Anderson on Saturday. It's the first child for Jovovich and fiance, Paul Anderson. Anderson and Jovovich met when he directed her in the first "Resident Evil" flick.

Also, Food Network star and "Today" show contributor Giada De Laurentiis announced on the show Monday, Nov. 5 2007, she's expecting a baby in early April. It's the first child for the 37-year-old chef and her husband Todd Thompson.

Source: CBS4

Friday, November 02, 2007

Celebrity Baby Fashion

Do you think Tom and Katie are having a spiritual crisis? Are you obsessing that Brad and Angie are on the rocks? Whatever the relationship status of these superstar couples, there’s no denying they make beautiful babies!

That’s why we look today to the trendsetter babies - like Gwyneth’s Apple, Angie’s Shiloh, and Katie’s Suri - who keep all of our kids on the right fashion track.

Because whether your tot is the diva-in-a-diaper type, or the king of the sandbox, you want them to look good - celebrity style!

Read the full article!