• 10 movies from your childhood that you can watch with your kids
    Movies
    10 Nostalgic Movies to Watch With Your Kids
    Now that we’re going to be home for a while, trying to find new things for your kids to watch can be a challenge. We all know kids love watching the same things over and over as it is. But sometimes we can convince them to watch something else....
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • The ultimate list of effortlessly cool hipster baby names
    Baby Names
    100 Hipster Baby Names That Are Effortlessly Cool
    Flannel- and beanie-wearing folks who sip craft beer and eat artisanal cheeses. Whether you’re all for it, or they grind your gears, there is one thing that hipsters are actually quite good at - naming their babies. It sounds absolutely nutty, ...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • 50 dark girl names for babies
    Baby Names
    50 Dark But Beautiful Names for Baby Girls
    Trying to find a name for a baby girl can be incredibly hard. There are so many options! One way to narrow down your choices is to hone in on an interest. If you like all things witchy, dark, and maybe a little Gothic, this is certainly the list ...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • adorable infant wearing dragon costume
    Baby Names
    25 Dragon Names to Inspire Your Baby Name Search
    Dragons are nothing if not fascinating. These scaly creatures, often with wings, have the ability to breathe fire and are utter magic. Sometimes they’re used for good and sometimes for evil. In English mythology, they’re usually the monsters,...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • Mother tenderly holding newborn baby girl with popular 2019 baby name
    Baby Names
    These Were the Top Baby Names and Trends of 2019
    It’s hard to believe 2019 is over. Now that the year is over, we can see it was quite a year for baby names. According to the Social Security Administration’s list, which they’ve kept since 1879, Liam and Emma are the most popular baby name...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • 25 Adorable Hygge Winter Baby Names
    Baby Names
    25 Winter Baby Names That Are So Hygge
    Winter is the perfect time for curling up inside of a thick blanket and getting comfy. That’s why we’ve really embraced the concept of hygge in recent years. Hygge is a Danish word describing feelings of warmth, coziness, and comfort — basi...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • teenage girls opening Christmas gifts
    Holidays
    The Ultimate List of Christmas Gift Ideas for 13 Year Old Girls
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • Two adults holding wine over dinner table, having Friendsgiving with their kid
    Parties and Gifts
    Friendsgiving Ideas For a Kid-Friendly Party
    Friendsgiving has always been my favorite way to celebrate the holiday. Sometimes it’s more fun to spend the holidays with our friends versus our family. But as we get older and our lives start to change, so do our holiday parties. Lots of thin...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • Successful baby doing algebra on hallway wall
    Baby Names
    Successful Baby Names: The Ultimate Guide
    As parents, all we want for our kids is to grow up and be happy and successful. There’s no solid way to ensure both, or else we’d all have it. But there certainly are ways that we can set them up for success by nudging them in the right direc...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • Lady Holding Baby With A Flower - 50 Baby Names You
    Baby Names
    50 Rare Baby Names You Probably Haven't Thought Of Yet
    The quest for a baby name that isn’t insanely popular can be long. There are plenty of names out there, but it always seems that as soon as you pick it, so does everyone else.  While it’s pretty much impossible to find a name that’s never...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • Baby Girl With Headband
    Baby Names
    75 One-Syllable Middle Names for Girls
    We put a lot of thought into first names. How are they going to sound with the baby’s last name? Is it overly common or super popular? And a host of other concerns. But when it comes to middle names, we don’t necessarily put that same amount ...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • toddler having a temper tantrum or sensory meltdown
    Kids
    The 3 Main Differences Between a Sensory Meltdown and a Temper Tantrum
    As parents, we can usually recognize when our kid is throwing a temper tantrum. Something, usually hearing the word “no,” will trigger them. And suddenly they turn into a red-faced, wild-eyed banshee. And there is something else that could ha...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • mom and baby in fall weather
    Baby Names
    21 Fall-Inspired Baby Names
    Fall inspired baby names are often based around lots of trees and flowers. Nature always plays a big part in seasonal names, but many fall names kick it up a notch. Because of this, you have a lot more options for gender swapping. A name like Bir...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • Platform 9 3/4 from Harry Potter series
    Baby Names
    15 Harry Potter Baby Names Only True Fans Will Understand
    Even 20 years after its initial release, the Harry Potter book series is still popular. The people who read the books as children quite literally grew up with the characters. And there is an entire generation of kids who don’t know a world wher...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • dad at home with baby
    Baby Names
    The Most Popular British Baby Names the US Hasn't Discovered Yet
    When looking for baby name inspiration, sometimes we have to look outside the country. The most popular names in the United States have generally stayed the same over the last few years. Of course, some names may move up or down the list, but ult...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • country baby names
    Baby Names
    25 Rustic Country Baby Names You'll Want to Steal
    There’s something about names that sound rustic. They evoke images or feelings of back porch swings, sweet tea and magnolia trees. With the popularity of things like HGTV and shiplap, it’s not a surprise that parents are looking for rustic, c...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • vintage baby names making a comeback
    Baby Names
    Vintage Baby Names Making a Comeback in 2019
    If you’re trying to find a cool name for your baby that may be a little off the beaten path, you need to look to the past. There’s a saying that what’s old becomes new again, and that couldn’t be more true with names. Names that are “vi...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • teen girl have anxiety about college
    Teens
    Easing Anxiety and Worry in Teens Before Starting College
    Now that the school year is winding down, for parents of teens graduating high school, a new set of struggles begins: the countdown to the start of college. By mid August, kids will be starting this next chapter in their lives. And there is a lot...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • storage solutions for small kids room
    Home Decorating
    5 Practical Storage Solutions for Small Kids' Rooms
    When you live in a small space, finding sufficient storage is always a challenge. Whether it’s a small house or an apartment, sometimes we have to get creative with how we utilize the storage space available to us.  More: How to Create a Learn...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz
  • toddler using iphone at restaurant
    Behavior and Discipline
    I Give My Kids an iPad or Phone at Restaurants and I Am Not Ashamed
    Whenever I get ready to take my son out to dinner, there are two things I make sure of. One is that he has a small toy or two to carry, and the other is that my phone is charged. Because I know that at some point during the meal, I’m going to h...
    Sa'iyda Shabazz