The site is intended to be a warm, fun and welcoming resource to would-be parents, parents-to-be, and people who already have children.
The style and color theme should follow the feel of the attached logo mainly focusing on blue, pink and white.
The design should be very professional, clean, easy to navigate and fresh (we want a 2011 design not a 2000 design)
The website will be updated frequently and contain google ads &/or banner ads on the content pages.
The Main Page
There should be a section on the top right for users to register/log in
a search box should also be near the top of the page (right)
the logo should be on the very top left
Top (main) Navigation should be similar to:
All Grown up
(to include all main navigation links in the footer)- also includes the following.
The main page should consist of
Scrolling feature section showcaseing top stories (should have image and text)
Baby Of The Day Section (photo with small section for info)
Social Media Driven (twitter, facebook)
Community Questions Answers Section (froum)
Tools Section (baby names finder, Pregnancy Calculator, Ovulation Calculator)
Parenting article section (Most viewed, Editors Pics, Most Recent)
blog posts Section (Most viewed, Editors Pics, Most Recent)
News Posts Section (Most viewed, Editors Pics, Most Recent)
Auto thumb nails
The Content Page
These pages should also carry the same header as the main page
These pages will be where articles, news and other "content" will be shown.
The content pages will have articles on parenting and family life.
The content will have a social media focus, with comment section, Facebook,Twitter buttons.
Will Be used for Contact, About, FAQ etc.
these pages should have no advertising sections and should mainly consist of the content
http://www.justmommies.com/ (Best Example)