Some baby names are cyclical and some have topped the lists for 100 years. While you'll recognize all the names in this list of the most popular baby names from 100 years ago, your top choices today are likley very different from then. However, if you're looking for dependable, yet unique, looking to the past may be a better strategy than looking at what was popular last … [Read more...] about What are the most popular baby names from the 1910s?
Eighty-two percent of children born each year are born to millennial mothers. That’s five out of every six babies. And their parents — let’s call them “parennials” — are challenging all sorts of commonly held beliefs about the American family. Source: The Parennials Are Here - The New York Times … [Read more...] about How do you feel about being called a “Parennial?”
Here are 10 things no one ever tells you about life after givng birth from our friends at Pregnant Chicken: 1. You will have a really heavy period. No matter how you give birth (c-section or va-j-j) you will have postpartum bleeding. This delightful discharge is called lochia and it sounds about as appealing as it is. It lasts as little as two to three weeks or as long as six … [Read more...] about 10 Things They Don’t Tell You After Giving Birth
It's no secret that the United States has one of the lowest voting rates in the world at 56% for Presidential election years. Unfortunately, the average for young people 18-29 is even lower at about 34% followed only by the next older tranche of folks 30-44. Voting has been an older person's game for quite some time because they have free time to go vote during a working day … [Read more...] about New mamas: Your vote matters. Vote!
Here’s the thing: When you are in the mood, your growing belly can get in the way of certain positions. Still, “as long as you have your doctor’s OK to have sexual activity, it’s really about finding what works for you,” says Lauren Streicher, MD, an associate professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and author of … [Read more...] about 5 Best and Safest Sex Positions to Try During Pregnancy