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Babies! (Not an Official Announcement, Sorry Mom!)

Like many other women my age who are in the middle of their child-bearing years, I'm a bit obsessed with babies.  My baby fever has gotten worse in the past few months.  You see, Little Paul is becoming a full-fledged toddler, leaving his bottles and his babyhood behind, and so Big Paul and I have decided that now's the time to start planning for another.  Add to that the fact that three out of the five women in our playgroup are pregnant, not to mention the five other friends and acquaintances who recently had babies, and another six who are expecting in the next few months, and I have a serious case of baby madness.

A few months ago I heard some ramblings around the internet about a new documentary that's premiering on Mother's Day weekend called "Babies" and was, of course, quite excited to learn more about it.  Imagine how excited I was when bzzagent.com sent me an email asking me to help them spread the word about this new film?!?!

For those of you who don't know anything about bzzagent.com, it's this great community I'm part of that (to quote their website) "creates a deep connection between consumers and brands to activate word of mouth across social and offline media. Through the engagement of our network of passionate, vocal and connected consumers, we provide companies the ability activate large-scale discussions, uncover hidden value, and drive measurable results. We believe in unpaid, unscripted ethical and authentic conversations (only!)."  In translation, they send me product samples and coupons for things, I try them out, then I tell my friends and family all about the product and pass along samples or coupons for them to try too.  I then report my "bzz" back to Bzzagent.com.  I've  really loved being part of the Bzzagent community and have had the opportunity to try a lot of great new products.

So more about "Babies."  The documentary follows the lives of four babies, from Mongolia, Namibia, San Francisco, and Tokyo.  It's all about how universal babyhood is and about how unique it is.

Here's the trailer for the movie- it's worth watching just for the cuteness factor and let me tell you that Little Paul loved watching it as well (baby!  baby!" he yelled at the screen, pointing his finger every time a baby appeared).


And here's a great article about the film:


Can't wait for the premiere!!!



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