Popular Baby Names to Avoid

Thanks to "Twilight," Bellas and Jacobs soon will be taking over classrooms everywhere. Credit: AP Photo/Summit Entertainment, Kimberley French
If you think Adolf is a cool name, fast-forward to when your son starts studying world history. Ho...

Baby Names: Share or Save?

You've got the baby name. Now, do you share it or keep it secret until she's born? Credit: Getty
In the Internet age, it's tempting to share everything from what you had for lunch to the most intimate details of your life, so it isn't surpris...

Baby Slings for Fashionista Moms

There's a baby sling to suit any mom's style. Credit: Corbis
These days, mommy and baby styles do not have to equal dull and duller. For proof, just look at some of the baby slings on the market that are equal parts comfortable, chic and prac...

Cool Baby Gifts for Literary Parents

Start 'em reading young. Credit: Getty
If moms- and dads- to-be have bookshelves lined with classics, it's likely they'll impart their love for reading onto their children. But what cool baby gifts do you give the child of literary parents? H...

Baby Travel Items: Tips for Easy Packing

Traveling with a baby doesn't have to be stressful. Credit: Getty
Just when you've almost mastered the art of packing a diaper bag, you find yourself needing to take a long-distance trip with baby in tow. Some essential items, while bulky, ju...

Crib Bedding on a Budget

Making smart choices will keep you within your crib bedding budget. Credit: Corbis
Having a baby is expensive -- furniture, car seats and strollers, not to mention doctor bills, diapers and other essentials. But one place you can save some...

Baby Bath Toys: Best Picks for the Tub

Repeat after us: Bath time is happy time! Credit: Getty
Rub-a-dub-dub, want your baby to love the tub? Most babies enjoy bath time, but if yours doesn't, baby bath toys can help put your child at ease and make bath time easier for both of you. ...

Baby Girl Names That Sound Like Boy Names

Peyton Manning has a popular girls' name. Credit: Michael Conroy, Associated Press
Baby girl names usually sound like, well, girl names, right? But what if you want to give your daughter a name traditionally associated with boys, such as Quinn, ...

Modern Baby Bedding: Greener, Cleaner, Allergen-Free

Eco-friendly applies to baby bedding, too. Credit: Getty
Modern baby bedding has gotten a lot greener than the sheets and blankets babies slept on just a few years ago. Today's contemporary options are not only stylish, but can also help ...

Birth Announcements: Your Etiquette Questions Answered

Mark your baby's birth with an announcement for family and friends. Credit: Getty
After waiting nine long months for that little bundle of joy to arrive, parents are naturally eager to share the news with everyone. Birth announcements are a w...

Reviews: What's New This Week

Here's a look at what's new in family entertainment as adapted from reviews and ratings by Common Sense Media. Click on the links to read the reviews in full. New in Theaters: When in Rome A romantic comedy with a supernatural twist, "When in Rom...

Baby Gets Unexpected Water Birth in Parents' Potty

A New Hampshire infant was in such a hurry to enter the world that his mother gave birth unexpectedly while sitting on the family's toilet. Nicole Loveland of Derry, N.H., started to have contractions on Jan. 16, according to WMUR-9 News. "I ...

Baby Einstein Co-Founder Goes to Court Over TV Studies

Baby Einstein DVDs are displayed at a Borders book store. Credit: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
A co-founder of the popular "Baby Einstein" videos is going to court to clear the names of his wife and himself, despite the fact that they currently...

1 Week Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

Get ready for 40 weeks of changes! Pregnancy Week 1 OK, so technically you're not pregnant yet, but your due date is based on the first day of your last period, which...

Postpartum Depression Affects Dads, Too

According to a recent story by psychiatrist Dr. Richard Friedman in The New York Times, postpartum depression doesn't just affect new mothers -- fathers can suffer the devastation, too. Here are some of the most interesting points of the story. ...


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