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Corrective Baby Helmets Become Fashion Statements in the Hands of This Painter

Thursday 03.27.2014 , Posted by
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With the advent of SIDS prevention tips, which suggest positioning babies on their backs to sleep, it has become increasingly common for infants to develop plagiocephaly, also known as flat head syndrome. The diagnosis is easily treated when the baby spends an average of 3-4 months wearing a corrective helmet. As effective as these helmets are, they are not very attractive in their natural, boring, white plastic state, but painter Paula Strawn has made them so beautiful that every kid (and probably most adults) wishes they could wear one. [Read more...]

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This Preschooler is Doing Impressive Yoga with Her Mom

Thursday 03.13.2014 , Posted by
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There’s plenty of hype about ‘couples yoga’ but what if your partner was your pre-school aged child? That’s the team we see here – yogo instructor Laura Kasperzak busting out some impressive moves with her very young daughter. Some of their poses are beautiful, some are cute, and others are jaw dropping… and with over 700,000 followers on Instagram, we’re not the only ones impressed. [Read more...]

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Pet Rats Photographed with Miniature Teddy Bears

Thursday 01.23.2014 , Posted by
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For anyone who’s ever owned a pet rat, they’ll know these furry little guys are seriously smart and have loads of personality… but these endearing photographs take that to a whole new level. For the last few years, Jessica Florence and Ellen van Deelen, two independent photographers, have been celebrating the fun relationship they have with the tiny rodents by taking photographs of them hugging miniature teddy bears. Yes, rats hugging teddy bears. It’s as cute as it sounds. [Read more...]

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Creative Mommy Makes Blackboard Adventures for Baby

Monday 06.10.2013 , Posted by

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To announce the birth of her son, photographer Anna Eftimie wanted to do something memorable and different. After brainstorming with her creative husband, a light bulb went off in their heads and they decided to create a stork scene with chalk on a blackboard and place their 5 day old baby in a blanket bundle in the stork’s mouth. The announcement was a huge hit and their families and friends were begging for more. The couple, based in San Jose, CA found sources of inspiration all around them and soon a whole series of blackboard adventures was imagined and achieved. [Read more...]

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Babymugging- The Latest, Greatest Photo Trend

Sunday 06.02.2013 , Posted by

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For the latest photo trend all you need is a baby and a mug- or teacup, solo cup, or Chinese food container- as some have shown. Using forced perspective make it look like the baby is popping out of it and voila you’ve just caught a #babeinacup! Also known as #babymugging, this Instagram trend was started by Mommyshorts blogger Ilana Wiles. The creative mother of two beautiful girls has a hilarious parenting blog about her family life in NYC. [Read more...]

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Visual Bits #419 > Animals Do The Darnedest Things

Saturday 04.13.2013 , Posted by

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A friendship between a young girl and her cat

Monday 04.08.2013 , Posted by

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Andy Prokh and his wife have had a cat for 4 years by the name of LiLu Blue Royal Lada. When the British shorthair Lilu was 2 years old, little Katherine came into the world and Andy decided it would be nice to document the journey of the newest members of the household together. Since his daughter was born he has been following through… and it’s quite amazing all the things they do! [Read more...]

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Cuteness Overload: Baby Sloths

Tuesday 10.23.2012 , Posted by

There are few things in life cuter than sloths- baby sloths being one of them! Filmed at the Aviarios Sloth sanctuary, Lucy Cooke introduces you to some of the most adorable little sloths in the video below. [Read more...]

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Visual Bits #274> Animals Do The Darndest Things

Tuesday 09.18.2012 , Posted by

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Jay Fleck: Illustrating the Childhood Imagination

Thursday 09.06.2012 , Posted by

If there is one word to sum up the illustrations of Jay Fleck, it would have to be “FUN”. His colorful works seem to draw from the inspiring world of childhood, creating fantasies filled with octopus, pirates, rocket ships and elephants… all translated into a graphical world even we adults can relate to. It must be his obvious love for his own kids and the inspiration they bring into his life. [Read more...]

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