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Updated: February 2, 2022

100 Double Names for Girls and Boys ( + Popular Nicknames)

Ultimate List of Double Names

​If you live in the south, double names, also known as double-barrelled names, are nothing new, and you’re probably used to hearing names like John Taylor or Mary Margaret. But if you live in another part of the country or world, this may be a new concept for you.

A double name, or double-barreled first name, is often seen in Southern naming traditions and is when you choose two names for your little, often joined by a hyphen. It is an excellent option for those seeking unique baby names.

Updated: February 9, 2022

50 Music-Inspired Baby Names by Genre

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When you’re thinking of choosing a baby name you don’t need to look any further than your music collection. There are tons of musicians who have names that not only sound cool but come with the legacy of icons. “Because it’s trendy to use surnames as first names, many people are using musicians’ surnames like Jagger, Hendrix, and Presley to honor their faves,” says Jennifer Moss, Founder & CEO of BabyNames.com.

Updated: April 18, 2022

5 Alternatives to a Traditional Baby Shower

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Updated: March 2, 2021

How to Help Your Teen Choose a College

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Applying to college is stressful enough—all those essays, SAT and ACT scores, and non-stop chatter in school about who’s going where...it can be overwhelming for teens and parents alike. Thankfully, (and take it from my parents who put four kids through four different colleges and tackled various loans and grant paperwork en route!) you can safely make it through the daunting application and decision process. It just takes organization, patience, and logic.

Updated: February 12, 2020

How to Deal with Intense or Inappropriate Parents at Kids' Sports Events

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It’s spring, and that means that if you’re a parent, your weekends may be spent on the soccer, baseball, or lacrosse fields. With all of the time that we spend taxiing our children to sports practices and games, keeping track of their sports schedules, and buying needed sports equipment, it’s no wonder we become as invested as our kids in these games.

Updated: March 2, 2021

10 Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Millennial Moms

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Mother’s Day is around the corner, and your favorite millennial mom deserves the best! She is always on the go and wearing many hats with little ones in tow. Make her day special with these Mother’s Day gift ideas for millennial moms.

Updated: April 20, 2022

Should You Let Your Kids Use Uber and Lyft?

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Ride-sharing services that are easily accessible from phone apps such as Uber and Lyft do not allow anyone under age 18 to use them—but it’s not like the driver checks your ID and teens (and honestly, even some parents) can find loopholes in the system, allowing their under 18 kids to ride around in a car, alone, with a driver from the ride-share app. (These companies insist their drivers go through a rigorous screening process.)

Updated: March 2, 2021

10 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Working Moms

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Updated: February 12, 2020

4 Discipline Strategies to Use With Highly Sensitive Kids

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Being a parent is one of the most rewarding jobs on the planet and everyone who has the privilege of being a parent is truly lucky; however, it is not always easy. Usually, the most rewarding jobs come with hard work. It is through this hard work that we grow as parents and individuals and every now and then we are rewarded with those moments that stop us in our tracks, grab ahold of our hearts, and reassure us that what we are doing is good.

Updated: March 2, 2021

5 Ways to Bond With Your Teen Before College

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The time is approaching to send your teen off to her first year of college. How did this time possibly arrive so fast? Don’t you remember getting dropped off at college yourself like it was yesterday? Though your head and heart may be spinning with questions and emotions, this summer is essentially a milestone moment for your family. Thinking through how you would like to ensure that you get in some bonding time with your teen in advance is important so you can both make the most of this special summer.

Updated: March 14, 2019

How to Apply Marie Kondo's Minimalism to Parenting

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Everyone seems to be talking about Marie Kondo and her minimalist principles that apply to tidying up. Whether her advice has helped you organize your home or not, the KonMari Method is actually very helpful for much more than just decluttering your home. Kondo’s advice happens to provide excellent metaphors for parenting lessons. Many of us consider parenting to be one of the most important yet overwhelming jobs out there. Here are a few ways a bit of minimalism and joy-sparking can help us make the most of parenting - both for our children and ourselves:

Updated: February 12, 2020

4 Lessons We Can All Learn From Netflix's Workin' Moms

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I have always gravitated towards shows that follow babies or being pregnant, so naturally, the new Netflix show Workin’ Moms appealed to me. The show’s description reads, “Maternity leave is over and it's time for these four moms to return to work while navigating kids, bosses, love, and life in modern-day Toronto.” As a working mother myself, I find this show and its characters and their unique struggles both relatable and funny, and also overwhelmingly honest.

Updated: March 15, 2019

Top 20 Pisces Baby Names

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March (and the end of February!) is Pisces season. Pisces is the oldest of the zodiac signs, which means your little Piscean will likely be what they call an “old soul.” When it comes to naming your Pisces baby, you have plenty of sources of inspiration, mainly derived from the water, as it is a water sign. Here are some of our favorite Pisces inspired names.

More: 10 Irish Baby Names for St. Patrick's Day

Updated: February 12, 2020

How to Take a Pregnancy Selfie

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Looking to document your pregnancy outside of just your sonogram print-outs? This guide to snapping selfies throughout your pregnancy from the beginning to end is made for social media savvy moms-to-be.