Friday, January 30, 2009

New Kissy Kissy Lines Posted at Atterdag Kids

Now Available! New Kissy Kissy lines that have been added are "Anchors Away", "Cottage Rose",  “Purple Rose”, and  "Mini Floral ". Pictures below are previews of lines.

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Wednesday, January 28, 2009

A guide to naming your baby

There's no way around it --- every baby needs a name! It isn't always an easy decision – everyone has input on the names you choose. This article presents 12 real-mom tips to make the process a fun and easy one.

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Tooth Fairies: Tooth-Care Tips for Kids

While it may never be a blast for kids to brush their teeth, it doesn't have to be eat-your-brussels-sprouts awful, either. When they're infants, of course, you're steering the cavity-prevention ship, and "fun" isn't necessarily on the itinerary. As they get a little older and you want them to start learning good dental habits, things get trickier. But if you equip yourself with the latest gadgets, some yummy tooth goo, and a few classic motivational tricks, you can keep your children intrigued just long enough for them to shift into autopilot.
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Sunday, January 18, 2009

Growing Up in the White House

While the new First Family is marching in the inaugural parade—carpenters, decorators, and movers, will be hard at work boxing up the Bushes and transforming the East Wing into the new Obama family home. What will life in the White House be like for Malia and Sasha?

A glimpse at the lives of other president's kids gives a sneak peek at what lies ahead.

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Top Parenting Trends of 2009

For many of us, it is hard to believe that 2009 is upon us. But a new year brings new trends!

From elephants in nurseries to the Obama girls, find out about what people will be buzzing about in the year ahead.

Monday, January 12, 2009

Beautiful Baby Search

Live with Regis and Kelly is partnering with Gerber in a search for Beautiful Babies! Enter and your baby has the chance to appear on the cover of Parenting Early Years win $125,000 towards a college scholarship.

An additional $100,000 will be divided amongst 4 runners-up, to be used toward a college education. And, all 10 of semi-finalists will be awarded a year's supply of Gerber products customized for their child using the Start Healthy Stay Healthy nutrition plan, which helps provide nutrition guidance from birth to preschool.

All submissions must be received by 5pm ET on February 13th, 2009

Enter here!

Thursday, January 08, 2009

Top 10 Kids' Health Issues to Watch

As 2008 comes to a close, Akron, Ohio, Children's Hospital has compiled "10 Kids' Health Issues to Watch" in 2009. This year's list includes both mental and physical health issues. However, one common thread factors into many of these issues and so became the country's focus of attention: the economy. The financial crunch, here and around the world, will undoubtedly affect the physical and mental health of parents and kids throughout 2009 - and beyond.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Will You Be a Good Mother?

Will I make a good mom? The question crosses many a woman's mind at some point in her life. Goodness knows, there are enough reasons for trepidation. Loss of control. Fear of sacrificing your own ambitions for your child. Fear of turning into your mother. Worries about how your relationship will change. Fear of realizing, too late, that you just aren't the type to be called "Mama."

It's easy for your imagination to run amok. You can't peek into a crystal ball to see whether you're cut out for the job. Your life, however, is rife with clues. Here, how to read them --whether you've just given birth or are waiting for your first baby.

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Saturday, January 03, 2009

Tackle the Family Budget

The days of obsessively checking your tech stocks have likely given way to the somewhat more pressing need of getting through the day with the baby. Until you are able to emerge from the fog, make sure you're taking care of these bare-minimum money-saving strategies and getting any outside help you need.
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