Hawaiian Background

Polynesians first inhabited this majestic island over a thousand years ago. They traveled the open ocean for thousands of miles with only the stars as their guide. Many years later the famous British captain James Cook would visit the island and refer to it as the “Sandwich Islands”. Many years later would Hawaii become a US territory and the official 50th Aloha State. Its customary for Hawaiian parents to include elders and other family in deciding on the name of their children (BellyBallot-esque before there

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Summer Infant has launched the Babble Band, the first hands-free, wearable voice-activated audio monitor.  Just slip on the comfortable, adjustable wristband, and choose from three monitoring modes – audio & sound prompts, sound-activated flashing lights, or vibration – to keep tabs on your little one.  With an 800 foot range, you can move freely around the home without having to bring along a hand-held unit.  The adjustable wristband fits both mom and dad, and the rechargeable battery has an 8-10 hour charge.  The Babble Band...

The BellyBallot Story

We built BellyBallot to make naming your baby more fun. In under 2 minutes, parents can involve friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ to vote on their favorite names. Parents can now include loved ones from all over the globe on the joyous occasion of celebrating a new child's life.