Yiddish Background

The history of Yiddish goes as far back as the 10th century. It originated as the language of Ashkenazi Jews – Israelite tribes that settled in the Rhineland in Western Germany. Despite being a fusion of various German dialects, Hebrew, Slavic vocabulary and Romance languages, Yiddish only uses the Hebrew alphabet. The traditions of Yiddish speakers are very similar to those of Hebrew speakers and Jewish nation in general. Even though the number of speakers dropped significantly during the Holocaust period, Yiddish is nowadays a

Weekly Prize Big thumb kiddopotamus

Just in time for the holiday, Summer Infant launches the Kiddopotamus toy line.  The products, designed to inspire play between babies and parents, includes colorful animals and fun play patterns.One lucky person will win the following items:Safari So Good BouncerThe Safari So Good Bouncer is a colorful, interactive bouncer seat that offers a unique play pattern with plush animal-themed puppets that invite parents into the play experience.  The bouncer includes musical melodies, a two-position recline, and a three-point harness to keep baby safe and secure....

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.