This photo shoot of postpartum bodies has left us speechless We can’t get enough of Mikaela Shannon’s photography. Recently, she’s been photographing new mothers…Read More These Gorgeous Photos Might Just Teach You to Love Your Postpartum Body
It’s about time we admit that breastfeeding is hard, and for some people, it’s the wrong choice It’s a pretty bold statement: “I wish…Read More Mom Wishes She Had Never Breastfed, and We Can Relate
Most moms seem to be on the same page when it comes to kids and cellphones, but are you? Remember back when we were…Read More When Should Kids Get Their First Cellphone? 18 Real Moms Weigh In
A week in the life of a first-time mom who’s far away from family In our new series Pregnancy Diaries, we ask expecting women to…Read More The First-Time Mom Who’s Pregnant While 3,000 Miles Away From Family
Are sleepovers still kosher when your daughter’s into girls? Welcome to “Survivor,” in which author Catherine Newman tries to answer your questions about adolescents…Read More Should We Let Our Bisexual Daughter Have Sleepovers?
By Linda Rosenkrantz You can always count on a few titters when people hear that macho John Wayne’s birth name was Marion. They’re not aware…Read More 10 Names the Boys Should Steal Back
By Abby Sandel Not only has Olivia been a Top Ten favorite for the entire twenty-first century, it’s currently the second most popular name for…Read More Girl Names: In Love with Olivia
by Pamela Redmond Satran Baby names are in general a lot more adventurous in the US than they are in the UK, with American parents…Read More An Anglophile’s Guide to Baby Names
By Abby Sandel We’ve always loved word names. Just ask the Pilgrim parents who chose Faith and Hope, the early twentieth century Opals and Earls,…Read More Nine Rising Word Names: Fox, Clover and Stone
For Women’s History Month, celebrated throughout March (but why stop there?), we look at some distinguished women from around the globe who are not as…Read More Women’s History Month Names: Unsung Heroes
By CaraMichelle Celebrity baby names make news this month. Two Oscar contenders became new parents in February: Natalie Portman (‘Jackie‘) named her daughter the lovely…Read More February Celebrity Baby Names: Amalia to Zen
They love the name Gus for one of their twin sons. But with a big sister named Hazel, will others find fault with the YA…Read More Can Good Books Ruin a Great Baby Name?
By Meagan Burke The festive month of March has arrived, which means spring is just around the corner! Let’s find inspiration for your March baby…Read More 10 Great Names for your March Baby
By Abby Sandel Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman suggested that she missed the 89th Academy Awards ceremony because she was due any day with her second…Read More Elaborate Girl Names: Inspired by Amalia
By Joe Satran and Abby Sandel States have official songs and sandwiches. So how about quirky favorite baby names? It turns out that certain names,…Read More What Are Your State’s Quirky Favorite Names?
By Linda Rosenkrantz February may have been the shortest month, but it was characteristically long on brilliant Berry name choices—I will never cease to be…Read More February Berry Baby Names
New girl names needed! Their shortlist consists of Ainsley, Henley, and Waverly, but they’re not sure if any of those is The Name for their…Read More Girls Baby Names: Fresh Possibilities
by Pamela Redmond Satran If your Mom (and Dad) are baffled by your baby name ideas, there’s a reason for that. Baby names that were…Read More Not Your Mother’s Baby Names
By Abby Sandel If you’re a fan of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, you might know that Lauren Manzo is a new mom. The…Read More Reality TV Baby Names: Duke to Lorenzo
By Linda Rosenkrantz Like our cousins across the pond, we’ve fallen in love with vintage nicknames for our girls—names like Maisie and Mabel and Sadie…Read More Can a Cute Vintage Nickname Revive a Dusty Old Lady Name?
By Linda Rosenkrantz Come to Mardi Gras! If not for the party, then definitely for the colorful array of baby names. Mardi Gras–aka Shrove Tuesday,…Read More Mardi Gras Names with a French Accent
What are the hottest baby boy names? To find out, we measured which baby names rose most in page views in January of this year,…Read More Hottest Baby Boy Names of 2017
By Todd Tarpley African baby names come from the more than a thousand languages spoken natively in Africa–Nigeria alone has over 500! That makes Africa…Read More African Baby Names: 14 Great African Names for Your Baby
They’ve found the perfect name, but it breaks all the rules. How can they reconcile using the name they love with their long-held preferences? Julia…Read More Rule-Breaking Baby Names
By Abby Sandel Zoe Saldana and Marco Perego made a surprise announcement this weekend. Their family has grown! New son Zen joins big brothers Cy…Read More Boy Names: Meaningful Minis
By Abby Sandel What makes a boy’s name all-American? We’ve exported a long list of modern names across the English-speaking world – Jayden, Jaxon, and…Read More American Baby Names: 15 All-American boys
By CaraMichelle Several high-profile, A-list celebabes arrived on the scene this month, including Jonathan Rhys Meyers’s son Wolf, Saffron Burrows‘s Daisy Alice Winnie, Molly Sims‘s…Read More January Starbabies: The complete cast
Last week, it was Beyonce and Jay Z. Then Madonna announced her adoption. Now it’s George and Amal. High profile families everywhere are announcing their…Read More Twin Baby Names: Our advice for for the stars
With Valentine’s Day upon us, we turn to thoughts of love and romance. Today we look at some of the names that have love embedded…Read More For Valentine’s Day, names that mean love
They have a favorite name picked out for their son, but some have dismissed it as a dog name. What does that mean, exactly, in…Read More Boy Baby Names: Gone to the Dogs?