Chattamoms

Chattamoms

August 28th, 2011 in Chattamoms

SAFE SUN FUN

Parents can teach their children to be sun aware and sunburn aware with a new line of swimwear offered through Seasons UV called LOL. Patterns on the swimwear tops change color to indicate that the sun is strong enough to cause a burn and that it's time to apply sunscreen or take a break from the sun. The pieces also provide an ultraviolet protection factor of 50-plus, dry quickly and can be worn as active daywear. LOL shirts come in sizes 3 months to 12. They are made in a variety of colors and styles and have different patterns and sleeve lengths. Prices for tops are $20 to $30 and can be ordered through www.seasons-uv.com.

-- McClatchy Newspapers

BABY NAMES

Many stylish baby names share the same architecture. The secret: An L in the middle. That might seem like a little thing, but we posit that the L sound, particularly fashionable now too as a first initial, rings all kinds of positive bells in our subconscious, relating to such uplifting qualities as lovely and lilting and, well, even uplifting. It's no accident that the following L-in-the-middle names are stylish these days, particularly for girls.

  • Girl examples: Alexa, Brooklyn, Celia, Ella, Emily, Layla, Mila, Polly, Tilly and Willa

  • Boy examples: Cullen, Julian, Milo, Nolan, Oliver, Silas, Tyler, William, Dylan and Taylor.

-- McClatchy Newspapers