Don’t miss the 5th Annual Newsbabes Bash for Breast Cancer. It’s Thursday June 27th at The Hamilton in DC.The Newsmen in Pink are back again this year too. Attire for ladies and gents.. anything pink! This year’s event benefits Howard Hospital’s Cancer Center. Get your tickets today!
What amazes me most about newborns is how quickly just about everything changes in a matter of days. Anyone who is a parent will often say they forgot just how small their child once was. It’s the reason that despite being in pain, recovery, totally stressed and everything above I have forced myself to find 20 minutes in the first few days to try to capture these details before they’re gone. I did it with Adora and now with Bob. You can see the soft hair that covers the baby’s body.. it’ll eventually disappear. This was after the first few days so Bob’s skin lightened up and started to flake. It still turns the bright pink he was the first day.. only when he cries. His lips, hands and feet actually turn blue if he gets cold. The wrinkles and folds are never ending. It’s amazing. Thanks to my friend Janette Kim for taking these photos.
She walked in halfway through our picture taking
Just a moment to give a shout out to some great men– my husband, dad, father in law and grandfather aka Great Papa! I love you and all that you do to keep our family grounded and strong. No love can compare. Happy Father’s Day.
But he kept these!
and still SO many more pictures to upload. Happy Father’s Day everyone. xo
I love this new local startup… and it’s a must bookmark for that serious shopper or anyone who likes to get clothes online! Rack It Up is a virtual closet website where users can collect their favorite items from their favorite online stores and RIU lets you know when anything in your closet goes on sale in your size!
How It Works: you shop on any other website, like nordstrom.com or saks.com and ‘rack up’ your favorite items in your closet. An item gets placed in your closet by using the ‘RackItUp’ button which your prompted to install when you create an account (similar to the ‘Pin It’ button on Pinterest). Just drag the button up into your bookmarks bar and the racking can begin.
When a user Racks an item they’re prompted to enter their personal size, color preference & can even enter when they’d like to receive a sale alert for that item- when it goes on sale in general or when it drops by a certain dollar amount or percentage that they can manually enter. As soon as any item in their closet goes on sale in their size & drops to the price they’re willing to pay, we email them a sale alert!! Also we have a feature called Browse the Rack, so users can go there and re-rack any item that catches their eye, enter their personal size and add it to their closet.
RIU is also a community so you can stalk your friends closets: re-rack items they have, love items & comment on items! Happy racking!
After four days in the hospital we got to take baby Bob home. One of the most asked questions I’m getting is.. how is Adora adjusting? She’s actually doing great. She did put a teddy bear on her brother’s face trying to comfort him as he napped. We had to tell her that’s not allowed. Then we caught her reading to him. It was very sweet. Today we went to the doctor to see how he’s doing after 5 days. He had dropped 10% of his weight so we wanted to make sure he was on the right track to regaining. He was!
Testing out the stroller with Green Bear
It’s been a rather eventful first few days with our new son. As expected the chunker lost a little weight. His sister is still getting use to him. Although I’m not a new mom I am still so amazed at how little he is. The ears, the hands.. .that hair! For those asking if Adora’s Day is getting a new page for her little bro… no. He actually has his own site Bobthe4th.com
Well he just couldn’t wait! Bob the IV arrived a week early on May 31st 2013 and at a nice hearty 9 LBS. He was 21 1/4″ long with a big head of hair… with frosted blonde tips. Have no clue where that came from! Everyone is doing great. After initial shock big sis Adora warmed up… and even offered Bob her favorite bear!
I cannot believe my eyes. Here is the video of a baby in China that was rescued from a sewage pipe under a squat toilet. It is a miracle indeed. The baby boy is believed to be just 2 days old and was found after residents said they could hear the baby’s cries through the pipes. Firefighters responded and found the baby. Last check, his heart rate was stabilizing and his breathing was better. No word if relatives have come forward.
Whether it’s a fundraiser, workplace happy hour or maybe a baby shower your throwing for someone there’s a must have site you need! I checked in with some ladies trying out the site Kojami.com. They say it’s making their events mobile in a matter of seconds! Sharing the 411 has never been easier.
Kojami.com lets you create a mobile app version of the entire event in just seconds. Log in, add event info and click on publish, thats it!
“No more friends calling and asking for turn by turn directions or numerous text messages to different phones. Kojami brings everything we need for any family or friends events to one place and on my mobiile phone with photos to share and enjoy” says Angela E, from South Orange New Jersey.
Pamela in Odenton Maryland says “With the instant RSVP feature I know how many people are coming, when they’re coming and if they’re on their way. And I check all this using my IPhone or IPAD. This helps me plan better for our family events leading to the event day”
Antonice Strickland, who just moved in from Detroit Michigan uses it to plan girls night out with her sorority sisters. She loves sharing photos from the past before everyone meets up! She says “It is so easy to use from my computer or tablet!”
We’ve had success with one of our events too. Last year.. it was great for the DC Newsbabes Bash for Breast Cancer. We posted past pictures and video, directions and ticket sales all in one place! People loved it!
What’s ahead… there’s a new IPhone, IPAD and Android app coming with many more features. For now, go to www.Kojami.com when planning the next event!