Gift Giving For Baby

Written by Wayne Liu

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If expectant mom plans to breastfeed, try getting her a big soft blanket that she can use to put over her shoulder while nursing. Books and magazines will help keep mom entertained while breastfeeding. A one-year subscription of parenting magazine is a fine gift idea too.

Consider photo albums for gifts. New parents take lots of pictures of their baby. If new mom is someone who loves to do scrapbook, consider giving a scrapbook album. A good quality 4" x 6" photo album makes good baby gift too.

Consider buying gifts forrepparttar baby's nursery. Mobile, lamp, blanket or quilt are good gift ideas forrepparttar 139779 nursery. Some of these items can be personalized withrepparttar 139780 baby's name. A toy chest for extra storage space forrepparttar 139781 nursery should make a fine gift.

You can never go wrong with books. Board books are more suitable for babies. They don't rip easily. When buying books for first time parents, you may want to consider classics like "Goodnight Moon", "Patrepparttar 139782 Bunny" and many other titles. Why classics? Chances are these books are not inrepparttar 139783 new parents' collection yet.

Wayne Liu is the founder of, a Gift Giving ideas site that provides thousands of gift ideas and information for different kinds of events and different kinds of people. He can be reached at .

The Rise of Little Brother

Written by Daniel Robson

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We are surrounded by modern conveniences that our civilisation has bought us. Many people could not imagine living without a mobile phone, Internet access or their PDA. Unfortunately these leave us open to data theft. A dropped mobile phone can result in business contacts being freely available to anyone who finds it. A lost PDA can results in confidential documents being disseminated, possibly with disastrous consequences. Personal details can be hijacked by Phishing emails, where by a spammer sends and apparently official e-mail asking for confirmation of personal details. These can come from banks, ebay, paypal, hundreds of various organisations. And in all cases they are designed with one intention in mind, to steal your log in details for use in their own nefarious schemes, whether that be clearing out your bank account or using them as a front.

Espionage equipment is now easily available from online stores like These type of shops offer phone taps, key loggers and remote microphones to anybody, all atrepparttar typical low, low price we expect from a capitalist society. Anyone could now purchase and userepparttar 139012 ‘computer keystroke recorder’ for example. This small device simply plugs intorepparttar 139013 back of your computer betweenrepparttar 139014 keyboard andrepparttar 139015 P/S2 socket, and can record any and all keystrokes made. There are similar software programs that load whenrepparttar 139016 computer starts which can perform a similar purpose. All conspiracy theorists would like you to believe that anyone can be monitoring what you do. And they could be.

Today your actions can be viewed and recorded by anyone. Encryption can be broken, documents can be stolen. Google and other online presences can easily track you by your IP, or by depositing cookies onto your computer. In a sense we are living in WWII Germany, every neighbour could be a spy. But there are more impacts that our modern culture can have on our way of life, many of them just as pervasive asrepparttar 139017 possibility of being watched. For a continuation of this discussion please look out for my next article - ‘Little Brother – Newspeak cometh’. Until then just think, anyone could be watching, are you takingrepparttar 139018 necessary precautions?

All of Daniel Robson’s musings can be seen on his site, along with a collection of freeware games and applications for Windows PCs and Symbian UIQ smartphones.

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