Tips for Parents Working from Home During Summer Break

Whether your office is still in quarantine or you discovered that working from home is better for you, you’re about to face another summer break. That means the kids are home from school, and they certainly make some interesting “co-workers.” But, even for people who love their new WFH life, you have to admit having to wipe tushies, make snacks, and watch your little one do a somersault forty times when you’re trying to get work done is difficult.


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Tips for Choosing the Right Preschool for Your Child (and You)

Picking the right preschool for you and your child is a big decision. It’s not just about what’s closest. And the preschool you pick will probably not determine the trajectory of the rest of your child’s life. This is no doubt a time of anxiety for you and your child, but it should also be a time of joy and celebration.


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Summer Day Camp Packing List and Tips

Last year was a difficult one for all kids' camps as they struggled to navigate the best COVID procedures and keep everyone as safe as possible. This year more camp centers should be opening back up, and day camp will be a welcome treat for everyone in the family.


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How to Properly Pack & Label for Summer Camp

Camping season is coming! Whether it’s a family camping trip, the kids are heading off for a sleepaway camp, or they’ll be spending their time at a day camp – whatever summer camping you’re involved with is going to need some proper packing and labeling!


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Allergy and Medical Alert Labels for Kids

May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, so this is the perfect time to talk about the health issues that your child faces every day. You're used to being a little extra cautious and careful. Having asthma and allergies is not uncommon these days, and it just means a little more vigilance, some precautions, and having medication(s) handy.


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The Importance of Safely Sharing with Friends

Sharing is one of the skills you begin teaching your little one as soon as they start grabbing for things. It's an important lesson for their development socially, intellectually, and emotionally. As parents, we often teach this skill without even thinking about its value to those little developing minds.


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Checklist for Sending Your Kids to Sleepaway Camp

Summer is approaching, and that means it’s time for summer camp! It looks like there will be more options this year with summer camp activities as vaccinations continue to roll out, and we’ve all become better at managing life during the pandemic. This is excellent news for everyone. Your little ones are going to love making new friends and having different experiences. And you’ll love having a little time to yourself after an incredibly trying year.


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Don’t Forget the Iron-On Labels, A Camper’s Secret Weapon

Sometimes there's nothing better than good, old-fashioned ingenuity.

The iron-on trend started in the 1970s, but has found a second peak in our modern market. You can even make the argument that they're even more useful now than ever before, as Name Bubbles has resurrected the Iron-On in customizable label form.


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How to Apply Iron-On Labels to Clothing and Face Masks

Want to be even safer when it comes to COVID-19 and other potential airborne illnesses? Did you know you can do one simple thing that will make face masks a bit more sanitary? You can label them with Name Bubbles Iron-On Labels. If you do, there’s never any confusion about who’s mask belongs to whom.


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How to Pick the Right Summer Camp

The dog days of summer are quickly coming. Whether this summer will be like 2020 or if it will return to a season of carefree fun has yet to be determined. However, we know that those kids are getting restless, and summer camp will be a must this year. If you're a summer camp seasoned pro, then you've got an idea of what types of camps work best for you and your kids. But the following tips might help you navigate the new waters of a (hopefully) post-COVID camp season.


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Tips for When Kids Start Playing Sports - During the Pandemic and After

The world is slowly opening back up, and there are things we’ve all missed. Getting “back to normal” isn’t going to happen overnight; but it’s reassuring looking to the horizon and seeing more and more things slowly returning to pre-2020 standards.


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Top Tips for Choosing the Right Daycare for You and Your Toddler

Choosing a daycare can be one of the less exciting but most important decisions we make as parents. You may be filled with anxiety about leaving your child in the care of someone new or stressed about returning to your work-life after such a significant change at home, or even just adjusting to a new routine. It's natural for this transitional time to be overwhelming for a family. No matter what point you are in your journey to choosing a daycare provider, here is a simple list to help guide you towards making the best choice for you and your child.


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The 2021 Top 10 Must Haves for New Babies

The 2021 Top 10 Must Haves for New Babies In 2021, it seems like we're all looking for a reason to celebrate, and a newborn is just about the best reason there is. This is the perfect time to put a little extra thought or effort into a baby shower gift or a push present. Sure, you can load them up on diapers and onesie.


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Name Bubbles Is Sticking With Style

Over a decade ago, when my son was a small baby and I sent him off to daycare, I labeled his items with masking tape and a Sharpie. Soon after, I quickly upgraded to a monochromatic blue label option that another label company sold. The labels firmly stayed on the bottles after each wash. However, all of the boys' bottles at daycare had the same colored labels; thus, leading to untimely mix-ups with other children's bottles.


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Introducing Penguin Labels at Name Bubbles

Hello everyone! We have some really exciting news to share with all of you! Our favorite flightless bird has now finally been made into an original Name Bubbles design. Welcome to the family, PenguinsThis cute penguin style was created by our designer extraordinaire, JoAnna. It features an adorable parent and baby penguin with a light snow falling around them.


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Our Top 5 Social Distancing Ideas To Wrap Up The Holiday Season

This year, more than in past years, we may need to get a little creative to keep our holiday spirits high. We’ve come up with a list of our top 5 ideas to keep Christmas and Hanukkah as warm and personal as possible.


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8 Thanksgiving Quotes for Which We Are Thankful

Thanksgiving is on the shortlist of our favorite holidays. The whole ensemble of this day of gratitude is uplifting. Having the day off from work, watching the Thanksgiving Day Parade in the morning, reconnecting with those beloved extended family members, and maybe a little bit of football.


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Join Us for 21 Days of Gratitude

Nicole Love, owner and founder of Soul Gratitude—a California-based business centered around energy healing for the mind, body, and spirit—has over 23 years of experience as an energy healing and teacher. 


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You’ve Been Booed

This sweet surprise is called a “BOO! From someone close to you. We brought you these treats and ran off unseen. To brighten up your day and wish you a HAPPY HALLOWEEN! 


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A Free Gift from Name Bubbles this Month Only

Oh the weather outside is frightful. And being mischievous is so delightful.

Halloween is one of our favorite times of year. The cool air, the leaves changing colors, the fact that our pantries have an endless supply of fun sized candy; what’s not to love about October?!


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Top 9 Remote Learning Parenting Tweets of 2020 (So Far!)

Many of us parents realize that the new year truly begins in September - not in January. This part of the year is normally filled with the fresh smell of new school supplies and the bittersweet feeling that Summer is over. There's a sense of newness and optimism that accompanies the new school year. Oh, and getting the kids out of the house for 8 hours a day Monday through Friday is a pretty good feeling as well.


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8 Helpful Tips to Help with Remote Learning

For most of us, our school year is officially underway. This school year is certainly unique compared to years past, and more than likely, your school-year has been adjusted in some way to fit the current climate. Remote learning, for one, has become an essential part of the new normal. However, it can be challenging to find a groove in online learning when it is still growing as a new concept.


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6 Things Parents Should do Before Sending Their Children to Daycare for the First Time

The time has come for you, as a first-time parent, to send your little one off to daycare. For your child, daycare is the first step of a long journey of education. For you, as the parent, it's the first time you will be allowing your little one to leave the nest while trusting another adult to take care of your child.


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A Beach in Your Backyard

Whether you've had your vacation plans canceled or you want one last shot at the beach before the weather cools down - we've got you covered. In this edition of The Weekly Bubble, we're going to show you how you can enjoy a beach day from the comfort of your backyard.


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The Top 10 Funniest Parenting Tweets of 2020 (So Far)

Parenting can be tough. Sometimes you need to know that you're not the only one going through the struggle, and sometimes it’s good to have a laugh about it. We've compiled the top 10 funniest parenting tweets of 2020 (so far). 


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Name Bubbles Personalized School Labels Will You Get Ready for the 2020-21 School Year

We are very excited about this week's edition of 'The Weekly Bubble' because we got to hear from some of YOU! We recently sent out an anonymous survey to parents across the United States to learn more about how they've dealt with lost school supplies and other belongings in past years, and how they are approaching their back-to-school shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Have No Fear, Sharks are Here!

So since we're all about our new fish friends over here, we wanted to share with you some fun factoids that converted us to shark fanatics! We also snuck in a few fun shark-themed activities for you and your little ones to get you all excited, and learn a thing or two along the way!


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Why Iron-On Clothing Labels are a Must-Add for All 2020 Back-to-School Shopping Lists

Back-to-School shopping has started for many parents, and this year's landscape appears to be a little different from usual. It will not be easy for you as parents, but we know that if we all come together, we will come out of this stronger than before.


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Special and Safe Outdoor Summer Fun

Summer is well upon us, and it's thrilling to have some sunshine and warm weather after the last few months. We hope this time of long days and beautiful weather is filled with everything you might need. For our team at Name Bubbles, it's all about family time and relaxation.


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Back to School, Name Bubbles Style

We can't believe it is already here. It feels like Summer just began! However, after our years of experience, it seems to be that the earlier you start your back to school shopping, the less headache you'll have later on. Now, that's not to say you won't have a headache at all, but we hope we can make it a little less intense.


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Introducing Our New Sloth Design

Our new sloth labels are a total cuteness overload! This new friend is available starting this week, June 29th, and we’re sure you’ll love to stick them to all of your back to school items. These labels for kids are  available in our School Labels Pack, as well as our Kindergarten Labels Pack.


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Celebrate new designs, come on!

One of the many things we pride ourselves on at Name Bubbles is our cute label designs. Every design you see on our website is created in-house by a member of our Name Bubbles family. Each image is made with love, and often symbolizes something special to all of us.


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Tips For Parents Sending Their Children To Summer Camp For The First Time

For many children, summer camp is their first taste of independence. The first time they'll be away from home without their family and experiencing life outside of their hometown and comfort zone.


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Gifting for Husbands and Fathers

Gifting for dads and husbands can be tedious! Seriously, how many ties does he actually need?!If you’re having trouble finding a present for the men in your lives, we suggest the wonderful gift of organization.


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Battling the Summer Slide

Can you feel that warmth in the air? Summer vacation is officially upon us!
 
Summer is a wonderful time of year for children. Some of the best memories they'll ever have from their childhood will occur in these next two to three months in the form of summer camps, vacations, and spending time outdoors with their friends and family. Oh to be a kid again!


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Getting Ready for Daycare

Getting Ready for Daycare – Tips from Experienced Moms Who Have Done It Before Your family is about to make a big adjustment. Sending a little one to daycare is always a time of change and transition. It’s okay, though - you got this! The following are a few tips from moms who have gone through the same process and...


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A Heart Filled Mother's Day Gift

A Heart Filled Mother's Day Gift We're not breaking any news when we say the year of COVID-19 has turned everything upside down. Unfortunately, many of us may be staying at home or may not be able to visit our moms for Mother's Day this year. Because of this, it's imperative to work with your kids in creating a little...


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Back To Work & Being Careful

Back To Work & Being Careful Name Bubbles is excited to announce that our Bubble Factory is open for business! After a 6-week closure, the team will begin printing our award-winning kids labels and our new social distancing floor decals, which are now available on NameBubbles.com. Management has taken the...


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How Name Bubbles Staff Members are Handling Self-Quarantine

How Name Bubbles Staff Members are Handling Self-Quarantine Hello everyone! We hope you are all doing well and are in the best of health right now. Normally we love this time of year. The weather is warming up, and the flowers are starting to bloom...


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Capital Region Women@Work’s

Capital Region Women@Work’s Earlier this week, Name Bubbles’ Founder and president Michelle Brandriss sat down with Capital Region Women@Work’s Leigh Hornbeck for an exclusive interview and Q&A for their monthly Women@Work Breakfast Interview.Typically, this interview would be conducted in-person on a panel...


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Happy National Zoo Lovers Day!

In case you missed it, today is National Zoo Lovers Day! In honor of this wild holiday, we want to give you all a special gift: 11 coloring book pages of our original animal designs.It's a present everyone can enjoy! Your kids will love it because what kid doesn't love coloring?! You'll love it because it's a great way...


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8 Fun Facts About the Moon for Kids with Coloring Printable

It’s the 50th Moon Landing Anniversary! On July 20, 1969, the first manned spacecraft landed on the moon. Millions of people watched as Neil Armstrong took his first steps on the natural satellite that orbits our Earth. What a breakthrough for the U.S.A.! Fifty years later, we still love everything space-themed...


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Fourth of July Celebrations

Celebrate Fourth of July with Name Bubbles Fourth of July celebrations are underway and we are feeling very patriotic over here at Name Bubbles. Our All Star Labels are extra special because not only do they scream U.S.A. with their red, white, and blue style but they are also the most practical and useful thing you...


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3 Quick, Easy and Fun Ideas for Busy Moms on the go!

Halloween is all about children, fun, and yummy treats! We know how busy this time of year can be for you moms out there, but no worries it's going to be alright. We've gathered 3 quick, easy and fun ideas for busy moms. The Easiest Halloween Costume No need to get extravagant here. Time, much like an elaborate costume...


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Fun Tie-Dye Projects to do Before Back-to-School Arrives

Tie-Dye has taken 2019 by storm and needless to say, we are completely on board with the groovy trend! The 70’s style has made the ultimate comeback, and it is just in time for Back-to-School season! As your kids gear up for back-to-school, you can’t help but try and keep them busy for the rest of the summer while you...


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The Cutest Father’s Day Printables Around

Father’s Day is a few days away, and we have the best way for your kids to get crafty all, while surprising dad this year on his special day. Name Bubbles is all about creating new ways for kids to stay creative while having fun, so we created some totally adorable Father’s Day printables that will guarantee a huge...


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