| Britto the Artist
Posted by Maria on 12/30/2013
Famous for his bright and beautiful pop pieces featuring a trademark colorful neo-cubism style, Romero Britto is a Brazillian-American painter and sculptor who combines a variety of pop art genres for a unique and instantly recognizable style. Living and working in Florida and born in Brazil, Britto has completed many commercial works for not only corporate giants like Disney and Pepsi, but also for non-profit organizations and relief projects, such as logo designs for Hurricane Katrina and the Save Haiti Saturday project. Britto’s extensive work dates back to his international debut in 1988, and includes personal works, celebrity portraits, and commissions, in addition to his corporate pieces.
One on the Way: Use a Registry to Get Exactly What Your Baby Needs
Posted by Maria on 12/27/2013
As a soon-to-be mom, there is no question that your checklist of needed baby gear is a mile long. Therefore, use a baby shower to check a lot of items off of your list. Create a baby registry to let your guests know exactly what you need for your baby.
Tips to Cut Down Teething Trauma
Posted by Maria on 12/27/2013
The first three months of baby's life can be challenging to new parents, but thankfully, by the fourth month, most families have settled into a routine and life has calmed down. No wonder parents sometimes feel sucker-punched when baby starts teething sometime between four and six months of age. Teething can be very unpleasant for babies and their parents, but there are strategies to help minimize the trauma.
What is BPA-Free?
Posted by Jorge on 12/27/2013
Since the late 1950s, Bisphenol A has been used to manufacture consumer goods around the world. BPA, as it is commonly known, is a chemical used to make certain kinds of hard polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins. It can be found in hundreds of popular household products, including everything from plastic storage containers to canned-food liners to sports bottles.
Is a Haircut Good for a Baby?
Posted by Carlos on 12/27/2013
Deciding when to give a baby his or her first haircut depends on several factors, including parents' cultural practices or religious beliefs and the child's need for a trim, as well as psychological readiness.
Newborn grooming requires TLC
Posted by Maria on 12/26/2013
Bringing home a new baby is an overwhelming task, regardless of whether the child is coming home with first-time parents or seasoned professionals with more than one child. Once the little bundle of joy is firmly ensconced in his or her crib, parents must still deal with the prospect of keeping the child cleaned and groomed appropriately.
Keeping Your Baby's Skin Soft and Smooth
Posted by Maria on 12/21/2013
There are different ways that you have as a parent to keep your baby's skin smooth. This is very important, as your baby's skin chafes and becomes irritated easily. Through the usage of natural lotions, moisturizers and different massage techniques, you can keep your baby very comfortable throughout the day.
How to Teach your Baby to Speak
Posted by Maria on 12/19/2013
Although many babies will not produce a single recognizable word before their first birthday, everyday is crucial to their language development. Babies learn language before they can speak. First they must listen to other people's words and learn to understand what they mean. Only then will they be able to produce meaningful words of their own.
Keeping Baby Safe During Her First Year
Posted by Maria on 12/18/2013
A new baby means a lot of changes. One of these changes involves learning everything you can about infant safety. New babies require a lot of care and protection to ensure they stay safe during the crucial first year. Get a head start on keeping your baby safe by choosing the best and safest cribs, strollers, car seats and other baby gear.
Advice on Helping Your Child Get His or Her First Steps
Posted by Maria on 12/17/2013
Babies accomplish many important milestones during the early months of life, but one of the most significant ones is learning to take their first steps. Not only is this an exciting learning process for the baby, it is also a joyful and fun time for parents and grandparents as well.