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  • African Last Names

    There are 54 countries, between 900 and 1,500 languages, and several thousand ethnic groups in Africa, according to Britannica. Last names come from i... read more

  • Catalan Last Names

    The most popular Catalan names. Find your Catalan last name from A to Z. Learn the meaning and origin of common Catalan family names. read more

  • Cornish Last Names

    Most popular Cornish surnames on Family Education. Find your Cornish name from A to Z, and learn the meaning and origin of Japanese family names. read more

  • Czech Last Names

    Find your Czech last name and learn about its meaning and origins. Plus, learn the most common Czech names and naming traditions. read more

  • Danish Last Names

    The most common Danish surnames today. Find your Danish last name and learn about its meaning and origins. read more

  • Galician Last Names

    The most popular Galician last names. Find your Galician name from A to Z. Learn the meaning and origin of common Galician family names. read more

  • Hungarian Last Names

    Discover the meaning behind your Hungarian last names and search our list of the most common Hungarian surnames. read more

  • Lithuanian Last Names

    Find your Lithuanian last name and learn about its meaning and origins. Search our list of the most common Lithuanian surnames and names from Lithuani... read more

  • Slavic Last Names

    Find your Slavic last name and learn about its meaning and origins. Our list of the most popular Slavic names and names with Slavic origins helps you ... read more

  • Swedish Last Names

    Find your Swedish last name and learn about its meaning and origins. Explore our list of the most popular Swedish surnames! read more

  • Welsh Last Names

    Find your Welsh last name and learn about its meaning and origins. Discover the most popular surnames from Wales from A-Z on Family Education. read more

Updated: March 17, 2020

How to Create a Learning Space for your Child

How to Create a Learning Space

Now that your kids are back in school, you may be wondering how to encourage creativity and learning not only in the classroom, but also at home.

An at-home learning space is an incredible way to let your child play and explore the world around them. And while building one may seem like a daunting task, creating a comfortable and inspiring learning space for your children is actually easier than you may think.

Updated: July 1, 2020

My Kid is Nothing Like Me

My Kid is Nothing Like Me

From the moment a baby is born, most parents have a certain idea of what their kid will be like. Maybe they hope their child will grow up to be a lawyer like their mom or a college athlete like their dad.

However, very rarely do children grow up to be exactly what their parents expect them to be.

Take it from Maureen Emily. Maureen is a self-proclaimed extrovert through and through and always assumed her daughter, Georgia, would be as outgoing and bubbly as she was.

Updated: August 8, 2019

An Open Letter to Grandparents: That Was Then, This is Now

An Open Letter to Grandparents: That Was Then, This is Now

Dear Grandparents,

First and foremost, we love you. That is a given, and our kids are blessed to have you in their lives. We are doing our best as parents and appreciate everything that you do, yet there are some sticking points that are hard to discuss because, well, you’re our parents and we still feel about 5-years-old when we’re around you. So here goes…

Updated: July 14, 2021

I Hated Being Pregnant and That's Perfectly Okay

I Hated Being Pregnant and That's Perfectly Okay

I’m transparent in my articles for FamilyEducation, and here I go again with a confession: I am crazy in love with my daughters, both under age 5, but struggled with pregnancy. I was high-risk both times and even though I understood and did appreciate that I was growing life, I felt incredibly self-conscious about my 80 lb. weight gain with Baby #2. In the last few weeks of pregnancy with #2, I woke up every morning and silently prayed that today would be the day my water broke.

Updated: February 12, 2020

5 Things You Should Never Say to a Pregnant Woman

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Dear everyone,

On behalf of all pregnant women currently walking the face of the earth, I’d like to take a moment to share with you some of the most common things we hear while pregnant that should never, ever be said to us.

We get that our pregnancy acts like a magnet for strangers — one that pulls you toward us, urging you to touch our bellies and share your opinions with us. Sometimes the attention is fine. It’s nice to be told you’re beautiful when you’re feeling heavy and tired and completely out of breath.

Updated: February 12, 2020

Natural(ish) Parenting: A Lesson in Flexibility

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Before getting pregnant and having my son, I had a lot of plans for the kind of parent I wanted to be. When I thought about what my parenting philosophy would be, it would have been heavily categorized under the “natural parenting” label. Leave it to my strong-willed and life-lesson-teaching son to show me a thing or two about being flexible with my plans.

Updated: February 12, 2020

7 Pinterest-Approved Halloween Party Treats

Collage of Halloween snacks

The sight of pumpkins, ghouls, Hocus Pocus on repeat and spooky Halloween decorations are all around us. Halloween is such a fun time of year as a kid! I remember spending all of October debating with friends about what to dress up as and spending weeks formulating our ultimate trick-or-treating route to get the best selection of candy.

Updated: February 12, 2020

Top Trending Kids and Family Halloween Costumes of 2018

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Halloween in all of its spooky and dress-up glory can be one of the most exciting times of the year for families! Of course, this thrilling family time often centers around a single question: What should we be for Halloween?

There are so many directions a family can take with a Halloween costume decision. You can each make your own choice or have a family costume theme. You can choose a costume that represents someone you admire in real life or a favorite character from a book or movie.