Celebrity Baby Names
It seems that the days of naming your son or daughter with your own name and adding a second, third or a fourth sign in roman numerals at the end are fading away. This seems to be especially the case with celebrities. The more unique, the better! As to whether celebrities are simply a little loopy, or whether they simply like the attention that a unique baby name will bring, we do not know. What we do know is that the names just keep getting crazier and crazier. Below is a list of some of our favorite celebrity baby names over the years.
Soul Mate - a Pain in the Neck
"and they lived happily ever after...
Keeping the Stress out of Single Parenting
Researched through personal experience! by Marta Dodd
Am I Really A Stroller-Monger
I was reading "A Modern Infant Armada", a humor column in Macleans Magazine written by a fellow humor columnist.Writing about it now is a bit like a painter painting another painter or a singer singing about another singer but it not like a cook cooking another cook..
Concerta: Benefits and Side Effects
A number of ADHD medications are hitting the market, joining the old Ritalin standby. Concerta, in its relatively short existence, has already grabbed a sizeable portion of the ADHD medication market share.
Baby Expense: What To Do When Baby
As you probably know, baby expense should be high on your list of things to plan for, before the baby comes. There is no cheap way to have and raise a baby: it takes sweat, work, lots of cash, patience, and more to have a happy, healthy baby. Some studies suggest that you will spend anywhere between $150,000 and $200,000 for your kids by the time they are 18 years old, not including private schools, special lessons, or college.
Children are People, Not Machines
When growing up, my father frequently reminded me to "pay attention tothe details." That saying became very real to me in the area ofparenting. While raising children, the details make great differences in development.
How to Pick the Best Name for Your Baby
Expectant parents spend hours preparing the nursery, poring over pregnancy and delivery books and going to childbirth classes.Yet surprisingly, many decide their child’s given name within a matter of minutes, often spending more time selecting the right car seat or stroller.
When Time Out Dont Work
Joey steps away from his time out chair “I won’t sit!” His mother is frustrated and throws her hands in the air..Time out is just not working for this mom. Many kids do not respond to time out so what do parents do
Children’s Birthday Party Planning: When and When Not to Have a Big Party
Age 1: Invite only family members and close friends only because this birthday is more for the parents than for the child. At age 1, a child doesn’t understand the concept of “Birthday Party.” He or she is getting a lot of attention---which is all a 1-year-old wants or understands anyway. You should not go overboard on presents because too much could scare or confuse a child. You should consider getting specialty items such as a plate that says “First Birthday,” a 1-year-old candle, and possible a table cover that everyone could sign with fabric paint to have as keepsakes that can someday be shown or given to to your grown child.
What the Matter Is
When my oldest boy was really young, he tickled my mother with thatphrase.I would ask him, "Whats the matter" and he would answer me, "Well, what the matter is..." followed by whatever it was that he needed todiscuss with me.He would say it with that very serious face thatchildren get when they are expecting to be taken very seriously.We all loved the cute way he prefaced his concerns.
Mommy...Daddy...is there really a Santa Claus
Is there really a Santa Claus Any parent who hasnt been faced with this question most likely will at some point. But how do you answer this No one wants to crush a childs dreams of Santa and holiday magic.
Parenting - The Irrational Vocation
There are some grounds to assume that a cognitive dissonance is involved in feeling that children are more a satisfaction than a nuisance. Why do people bother with parenting It is time consuming, exhausting, strains otherwise pleasurable and tranquil relationships to their limits. Still, humanity keeps at it: breeding.
Choosing The Perfect Area Rug For Your Child’s Playroom
Are you thinking about putting an area rug in your children’s play area These rugs can be great fun for kids. Many have fantastic colors and designs on them. Some have games or puzzles that the kids can play. Our favorite are area rugs are the ones with race tracks on them, the kids can race their play cars around the city. When choosing the perfect area rugs for your kids play area keep the following tips in mind.
Tools to Find Family-Friendly Content
The Internet, is magnificent in its resources for families. Educational resources abound. Kids can easily find help for their homework blues without venturing to the library. Kids can chat with friends from far away for free; friends who, probably just a few years ago, they would never hear from again. And, of course, there’s plenty of entertainment to satisfy the whole family once the chores and homework are complete.
Family Life or How to Buy: Chair for a New Baby
Even if your baby is just weeks old now, youll soon see how amazingly quickly she develops. Most expected parents want to buy their new baby the world.But you dont need to spend a lot of money.Before you blow the budget check out online sources for reviews and recommendation and then selectively purchase new items with safety. Go Online.Youll be able to find almost everything you need. Browse the bargain hunters guides like "Baby Bargains" and "Bargain Buys For Babys First Year". Consult websites: ConsumerReports.org and DrSpock.com. So buy the best quality you can afford.
The Offspring of Aeolus - On the Incest Taboo
Incest is not such a clear-cut matter as it has been made out to be over millennia of taboos. Many participants claim to have enjoyed the act and its physical and emotional consequences. It is often the result of seduction. In some cases, two consenting and fully informed adults are involved. Many types of relationships, which are defined as incestuous, are between genetically unrelated parties a stepfather and a daughter, or between fictive kin or between classificatory kin that belong to the same matriline or patriline. In certain societies the American Indians or the Chinese it is sufficient to carry the same family name =to belong to the same clan and marriage is forbidden. Some incest prohibitions relate to sexual acts - other to marriage. In some societies, incest is mandatory or prohibited, according to the social class Bali. In others, the Royal House started a tradition of incestuous marriages, which were imitated by lower classes Ancient Egypt. The list is long and it serves to demonstrate the diversity of this most universal taboo. Generally put, we can say that a prohibition to have sex with or marry a related person should be classified as an incest prohibition, no matter the nature of the relationship.
Responding to Criticism Without Being Defensive
In an actual war, to be attacked means to have our survival threatened. Thus, we might chose between surrender, withdrawal, or counterattack. When we feel attacked criticized or judged by others in conversation, we often move into that same kind of survival mentality and automatically defend ourselves. But conversation is different than war. When we defend against criticism, we give more power to the criticism and the person dishing it out than is warranted.
Are You Truly Thankful For Everything
Thanksgiving is the time of year when we stop and are thankful for all our blessings. Of course, we should be thankful every day of the year. I want you to take a different look at Thanksgiving this year. You certainly can list all of your many blessings and be thankful. But, are you truly thankful for everything
I Just Love It!
You know the scenario. Youre sitting at the family Christmas gathering and your ten-year-old opens one of Aunt Marthas itchy homemade sweaters. Or Uncle Bobby, whos been swearing to lose twenty pounds for years, opens an exercise cycle. Of course, if Uncle Bobby follows the politeness rule, hell say, "Thank you, its just what I wanted." Then hell conveniently "forget" about it in the basement or storage closet. your ten-year-old may not be as skilled at pretending as Uncle Bobby, but kids know enough to know that any answer other than "Thank you, Aunt Martha, I love it" will raise the roof.
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