Being a first-time parent can be an overwhelming experience for even the most prepared couple. Add limitations caused by a disability, and it might seem insurmountable when combined with the stress and emotions involved with giving birth or adopting a baby. It’s always best to prepare as much as possible before the baby comes. Thankfully, … Continue reading Baby Love: Preparing Your Home for a New Addition
We are definitely not in favor of using violence or shouting at the little ones, but you should pay attention to these behaviors just in time to prevent them from getting out of hand and it becomes impossible to control your kid. Check this list: The tantrums They are part of their nature and there … Continue reading How to correct your baby’s behavior
Bonding is a beautiful process between parents and their babies because it provides a sense of security and self-esteem. This bond is the one that makes you rush into your baby’s nursery room when he is crying! This can happen way before birth though! If your baby isn’t born yet, but you already have a … Continue reading How to bond with your baby on the way
I would catch myself dreaming of all those super cute pregnancy outfits and pictures I saw of mom’s wearing little dresses where only her perfect bump would pop out….little did I know that the rumor of “girls are carried on the hips” was true! I had an amazing pregnancy- very few morning sickness moments, tonssss … Continue reading Pregnancy Glow
Oats are a super healthy food for anyone who wishes to supply their body with valuable energy and nutrients that benefit their whole lifestyle. Whether you consume it in a smoothie, with yogurt, in homemade oatmeal bars, instead of flour on pancakes, cookies or on top of your cereal! Oats are usually a ready-to-go food … Continue reading Healthy Oatmeal Snacks for the Hungry Mom
Reading is a very important habit in life and as such it should be introduced to babies as early as we can. Read to your bump and help your baby get used to the sound of your voice faster, since it will be the sound that will guide him from the beginning. You may feel … Continue reading Benefits of Storytime
“As young children develop, their early emotional experiences literally become embedded in the architecture of their brains” – (Harvard, National Scientific Council on the Developing Child, 2011) Pretty deep statement huh? Makes you think about how delicate it is to have a soothing environment where your baby can grow and turn into the best human … Continue reading Your baby’s brain architecture
I can clearly remember that first month my baby spent at home: mom had come help me for a couple of weeks, my sister was hands on with tips and above alllllll – my husband was the best husband and dad anyone could wish for! I had nightmares of thinking I wouldn’t hear my … Continue reading Team Work
Motherhood is probably the most important stage (and role) in a woman’s life. Even though it’s a natural process, there are so many things to consider that it is virtually impossible to know everything you need to know, especially if you’re a first time mom. If you’re expecting, then probably many people around you have … Continue reading Mom to mom advice
Did you know that at birth a baby’s brain carries around 100 billion neurons!? And even more surprising it is to know that many experts believe that amount of neurons will stay with us through our lifetime! But there is something that changes constantly inside a baby’s brain (and in grownups too!). Synapses is the … Continue reading A Healthy Environment For A Healthy Brain
It was an autumn morning and the weather was just perfect, not too windy and not too cold- it was just right. Far away from Calin, Abu, Gory and Tato, an enormous mountain could be seen, with snow slightly covering its top and a tempting feeling for any true explorer …or four…to climb it. “Lets … Continue reading Wish Upon A Star – Part 5
Some time has passed now since Calin started this adventure. Through his journey he’s been making new friends that are eager to accompany and help him tell heartwarming stories and create magical moments for everyone in the world. He met Abu the wise frog and then they met Gory, the sweetest and kindest lamb; but … Continue reading Wish Upon A Star – Part 4
Bananas are probably one of the most popular fruits around the world, because of the nutrients they provide us with and delicious flavor! Eating them can be as easy as just taking one out of the bunch or in a more elaborated recipe you can try their soft sweet taste with many different ingredients. They … Continue reading Go Bananas!
Broccoli is a super healthy food that can provide vital nutrients like folate, calcium and vitamin C for your pregnancy. It is also rich in antioxidants and fiber which keep your body healthy while you’re nurturing the baby in your womb. You do need to be careful though, of sanitizing and rinsing it thoroughly before … Continue reading Broccoli healthy snacks for the hungry mom
Isn’t it funny how many of us can say something “feels like home”? Most people relate to this phrase, and in different languages too, even though it has little to do with an actual object. Because the real meaning of it, the one everyone shares, is about one of the most natural feelings a human … Continue reading Stronger family bonds through reading
On our last Bornbrite® story, Calin met Abu while surfing and started traveling together. While walking, they paid attention to their surroundings and noticed so many different plants and flowers! They tried naming them all, using every color they knew, but there were so many different types that soon enough they ran out of … Continue reading Wish upon a star – part 3
True bonding with your baby can (and should!) be done as early as possible, and is especially important since research sustains that during pregnancy babies can acknowledge specific sounds; which basically means your baby listens to and identifies your voice. Babies’ ears and auditory parts of the brain initiate development in the first trimester. With … Continue reading The perks of bonding through the womb
On the last Bornbrite® bedtime story you met Calin and saw how he made a wish upon the stars. The adventure has started and he has never imagined the great path that is in front of him. Calin was meant to be the vessel of happiness for children all around the world and had to travel … Continue reading Wish upon a star – part 2
Hey you! Welcome back to another set of healthy snacks for those wild cravings that make your brain take fuzzy decisions for your nutrition. On last week’s entry we shared with you the nutritional benefits of avocado. This time we want you to know why yogurt is an excellent choice to munch on and ingest … Continue reading Rich in calcium yogurt snacks
Isn’t it amazing how our body is so strong, yet so fragile too? Thanks to our body we live and experience the world around us, which is why we must care for it and honor its integrity by taking the right nutrients to keep us healthy and happy while enjoying life. Iron is a vital … Continue reading The importance of iron to your baby
While being preggo, an excellent exercise you can do to keep a healthy body and mind is yoga. Although you do need to be careful and not practice the power yoga routines or difficult poses to avoid hurting you and your baby, there are some basic and prenatal routines that can help you throughout your … Continue reading Benefits of Prenatal Yoga
When was the last time you had a ‘Hungry Mom’ moment and a wild craving in your head gave the order to satisfy your belly? It feels like you are not yourself, your hands move through the fridge by their own and suddenly you’re on a quest to prepare the fluffiest pancakes with bacon and … Continue reading Healthy Snacks for a Hungry Mom!
Pregnancy is a natural yet delicate process that needs specific habits to be adopted (or sometimes excluded ) specially on nutrition ground. A good nutrition is the foundation of a healthy body; so while your pregnant and lactating you should really reconsider the choices of food you make to not only care for you but … Continue reading Vitamin D (More Than A Little Sunshine)
One starry night, a dreamer decided to set out on an adventure… This is the story of how that dream came true. First you must know he was not just the regular idealist. He was the brightest and most caring being of the entire universe, with the most particular wish; to unite families across the … Continue reading Wish Upon A Star – Part 1
Sometimes the hardest part is to actually begin. As a woman, I can say that starting an entrepreneurial dream is pretty scary. The investments, the timing, the idea and concept- it all starts as an exciting rollercoaster and once you’re finalllllly out there your legs shake and your nerves are a wreck. I truly believe … Continue reading The Project of You Giving Life
Teach your ‘baby on the way’ important lessons based on each stage of your pregnancy to create an irreplaceable bond, and continue learning after birth too!
Here at Bornbrite® we believe everyone should be happy and get along. On this entry you’ll meet Calin, Abu, Gory, Nena and Tato! They are the 5 charming characters who help us unite more and more families, and aim to build stronger bonds between them. The leader of the party and keeper of their hearts! … Continue reading The Bornbrite® characters want to meet you!
Welcome to the world baby! In this board book we talk about the many adventures your baby will have once he is out and about in the world. Since this is the last stage of pregnancy, your baby’s immune system is ready to start protecting him from nasty bacteria or viruses outside. This means the … Continue reading To live would be an awfully big adventure
Our 8th board book was created thinking about your baby’s brain development. In this stage of pregnancy all sorts of complicated processes are getting this tiny person ready for the real world. Their brain is starting to gain full control of the checklist of activities it needs to run in order to keep the body … Continue reading Grow in every way possible!
The 7th of our board books addresses the 5 senses your baby is developing to use from the moment she is born! Did you know she can notice when you eat spicy food? Or that she can start to see the difference between light and dark through your belly? Thanks to our senses we can … Continue reading Experience through your senses the world around you!
This board book is about your baby’s hearing skills! By now his ears are developing to start recognizing sounds and specially the sound of your voice. Babies can recognize some sounds and even start reacting to them, so expect a little boogie dancing from time to time! If you previously didn’t start talking to your … Continue reading Don’t feel crazy when talking to your womb!
Our 5th board book is about your baby’s movement. By this pregnancy stage you are probably feeling bubbles trapped inside of you, or a bunch of butterflies flying wild inside your bump! The reason for this is babies start to gain more and more control of themselves and start to let loose! In the beginning … Continue reading That bubbly feeling inside of you
By the 4th month of your pregnancy your baby will be about the size of an avocado! In this board book we talk about the food our BornBrite® friends like to eat. Because by now your baby’s teeth are fully developed, and even though you cannot see them yet, they are hiding inside your baby’s … Continue reading Eat right to grow healthy and bright!
This board book is about your baby’s fingers and toes, which will fully develop by month 3 and they will even be able to even close and open their hands now. Your baby just went from an embryonic stage to the foetal period, this means that by now their organs, muscles and nerves are starting … Continue reading Eeny, meeny, miny, moe. Count your fingers and your toes!
Peekaboo, baby! We can see you now! Our second board book is about your baby’s physical growth and the importance of experiencing the world through our body! By this stage your baby’s body will be starting to have it’s own shape and their limbs can be detected. Your baby is super,extra tiny though, kind of … Continue reading Live, laugh and love! The 3 L’s every human being should know.
Our first board books is about your baby’s heartbeat! You can hear it by having an early ultrasound exam or with a standard fetal Doppler. The only difference between them is how long it takes for you to hear the sound of your baby living, and get to feel the excitement of meeting this new … Continue reading Even the tiniest hearts pump love back to the world!
Today we want to announce the launching of our BornBrite® baby board book set! This collection was created thinking about the importance of bonding through the womb with your ‘baby-on-the-way’ and how science and research sustain you can create a relationship with your baby by reading to your bump. What are they about? Inside our … Continue reading Meet our BornBrite® books!
Hello world! Welcome to our BornBrite® blog! Here you will find valuable information for you to know as a parent to successfully bond with your ‘baby-on-the-way’ and/or your child after birth. Because the most important thing in a family is love, we believe the best way to have this is by learning how to have … Continue reading Hello world!