Wednesday, April 30, 2008
This article provides some pointers on building a good relationship with your child's caregivers.
Monday, April 28, 2008
Famous parents donated their used baby items to Johnson's Celebrity Hand Me Down Auction, which will benefit such charities as March of Dimes, Save the Children, Zero to Three and Baby Buggy. The online auction begins April 29 and ends May 9.
Damon provided his black, messenger-style baby bag while Moore, a mother of two, donated a beachwood highchair that she calls her daughter Liv's special "sit at the table with the grown-ups" chair. Mariska Hargitay from Law & Order: Special Victims Unit gave an Adidas track suit outfit worn by her son, August.
Other celebrities participating in the auction include Shark actress Jeri Ryan and recent mother Elisabeth Rohm.
Source: USA Today
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Friday, April 25, 2008
You've been a total Super Mommy, what with birthing the baby and all, logging scads of late-night feedings, and blowing about 10 million giggle-inducing raspberries. You deserve a little treat for yourself if you ask us.
Check out Parent’s Magazine’s picks for the coolest, how-have-you-lived-without-this gifts for new mamas. Print out your favorites to leave strategically around the house to give hubs the hint you want a little post-baby bonus, or make use of our send-to-a-friend feature (click the link in the upper right) to give a little nudge.
Tuesday, April 22, 2008
That’s the advice coming from Heather Maclean, who has made a business of cutting through the clutter of baby merchandise. The mother of three’s new book, “The Baby Gizmo Buying Guide,” doesn’t list branded items but guides parents through what kind of merchandise to buy to handle everything from sleepless nights to playtime during their child’s first years.
There is a lot to mull, given that $8.9 billion in baby products sold last year, according to the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association, a trade group for the industry.
This article presents some excerpts from an interview with Maclean, who also helps run the Baby Gizmo Web site.
Sunday, April 20, 2008
Somewhere between cooing over ultrasound images and registering for a bottle warmer or Diaper Genie, the debate begins.
Emily or Ethan? Christopher or Chloe?
Relatives lobby for old family names. Parents flip through books, checking into the old Irish meaning of the name Liam.
It used to be easier than this. But many of today's parents are planners. They track their baby's expected weekly progress in the womb through books and Web sites, and are enrolled in parenting classes by the second trimester. Coupled with the weight placed on first names in modern America -- your neighbor isn't Mrs. Johnston, but Shirley; a cashier looks at your credit card and calls you Doug rather than Mr. Smith -- choosing a name can be one of the most stressful prenatal tasks.Click here for the full article.
Thursday, April 17, 2008
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Monday, April 14, 2008
Imagine you're an expectant celebrity mom, eight months pregnant with a big belly and swollen ankles, but the paparazzi are following your every move so walking around in a smock and sensible shoes -- like the rest of us -- just won't do. Luckily, the baby boom in Hollywood has prompted another boom of sorts: maternity clothes offered from top designers.Zarabella.com.
Thursday, April 10, 2008
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Sunday, April 06, 2008
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Wednesday, April 02, 2008
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