SOURCE: athleticBaby

February 06, 2007 11:26 ET

"athleticBaby® Soccer!" Wins a Coveted 2007 iParenting Award

Award-Winning athleticBaby DVDs Share the Benefits of a Healthy, Active Lifestyle With Children and Their Families

DALLAS, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 6, 2007 -- athleticBaby (www.athleticbaby.com) is proud to announce that their exciting new DVD, "athleticBaby Soccer©!," has won a prestigious iParenting 2007 Best Products Award. Kids and their families can share in the fun with "athleticBaby Soccer!," part of athleticBaby's popular DVD series designed to introduce children to the benefits of sports, fitness and physical activity at a very young age. Featuring original music by award-winning children's singer/songwriter Eddie Coker, "athleticBaby Soccer!" is a must for all households.

iPatenting is the premier company focusing on parents. Their iParenting Media's Award Program provides a credible and objective method of recognizing the year's best products. They are dedicated to informing, inspiring and uniting the parenting community by utilizing the Internet, newspapers, radio shows and video.

Here's what iParenting Media Awards reviewers say about "athleticBaby Soccer!"

--  "The concept of encouraging the youngest of children to be physically
    active is very positive. Some of the segments of the DVD that incorporated
    counting and colors into the soccer theme worked well. The original music
    was also entertaining."
    
--  "Very, very pleased with the video. Not only does it introduce the
    children to a game that is loved in our area, but also teaches colors,
    numbers, and rules. Fun, upbeat music and graphics were colorful in this
    video."
    
"We are thrilled to be recognized by such as respected organization as iParenting," says Karen Foster, Founder and CEO of athleticBaby. "Our mission of mixing fun-filled sports-themed activities to promote an early interest in a healthy, active lifestyle is an on-going process, and one that we are very proud to bring to the marketplace."

Designed for viewers ages 3 months and up, "athleticBaby Soccer!" shares the love of soccer from varied viewpoints, showing real life images of kids, from youngest enthusiasts to older players, "kicking it up" in fun and play. All athleticBaby DVDs use an inviting array of colorful, creative images to entertain and introduce children to the concept of energetic play while encouraging them to be physically active. The visually engaging new graphics in "athleticBaby Soccer!," combined with Eddie Coker's lively music will have everyone the whole family "going for the goal"!

The fifth in the popular series of DVDs designed for both children and parents to enjoy, "athleticBaby Soccer!" joins "athleticBaby Basketball," where kids can learn the joys of shooting hoops and "athleticBaby Walk, Run and Play!," which explores the sport of running from a child's perspective. The series also includes "athleticBaby Golf," presenting the exciting world of golf and "athleticBaby All-Star," an inspirational journey through a sports cornucopia including soccer, baseball, tennis and basketball.

For more information about athleticBaby DVDs, visit the website at www.athleticbaby.com or call 972.781.6806.

About athleticBaby: athleticBaby, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, creates and markets a unique line of DVDs to help promote healthy, active living by introducing infants and toddlers to physical activity and sports. Portions of the proceeds are donated to charity organizations promoting children's sports programs. Extending the athleticBaby mission, "The Little Athletes Program" is a specially designed series of hands-on activity classes.

About iParenting: iParenting Media (http://iparentingmedia.com) is the premier media company focused on parents. The company uses several media channels to reach its target market of parents, parents-to-be and women: online, print, radio and podcasts. The company operates online and offline assets. iParenting.com (http://iparenting.com) is an award-winning network of 40+ Web sites devoted to the entire family lifecycle -- from preconception through the teenage years. Accompanying the English Web site are 11 Spanish parenting Web sites at iParentingEspañol.com (http://iparentingespanol.com).

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