Category: Parenting

80 Nerdy and Geeky Baby Name Ideas

Nowadays it seems like unique names are very trendy. While classic names like James and Emily still make it to the top of the baby name charts, creative baby names remain popular. If you’re looking for some clever or original baby names, why not look to your favorite books, movies, video games, and TV shows

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10 Truths About Being a Nerdy Mom

It’s no secret that the epithet “nerd” no longer carries many of the negative connotations it once did. Geeks everywhere are wearing their intelligent, passionate, and zany personalities on their sleeve, and with good reason – it’s cool to be a nerd! We come in all shapes and sizes, and have a variety of interests

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8 Tips for Raising Kids When You Don’t Have Help

My husband and I moved out of state and away from both of our friends and families six years ago. We made the move for work, which was a good thing, but now that we have kids, it makes things challenging. We still live close enough that some family members can still visit from time

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How Your Anxiety Can Affect Your Child’s Behavior

Preparing to bring a little one into the world is stressful. The physical strain on the mother from the pregnancy, the anticipated financial burdens, the emotional struggle of knowing how much your life is going to change – all of these things will likely weigh on you at some point during pregnancy. Having some apprehension

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Infants Show Empathy as Early as 6 Months Old

As parents, teaching our children to be kind, compassionate human beings is one of our most important jobs. We remind them over and over again that hitting is wrong and scold them when they name-call. We show them what empathy is by setting an example ourselves, kissing booboos and holding them close when they are

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15 Fascinating Facts About Breastfeeding in Honor of World Breastfeeding Week

Yesterday was the first day of World Breastfeeding Week! Breastfeeding is such a special experience, and though every mama has to choose what they feel is best for her and her baby, there are definitely some amazing benefits. Here are 15 facts about breastfeeding to celebrate the fascinating and amazing things mothers’ bodies can do

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Are You Protecting Your Children’s Privacy Online? 3 Internet Privacy Concerns Parents Should Know About

We live in an age where everyone, even young children, have an online presence. With the popularity of sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat, our children have been shared and liked from the day they were born (or even earlier!). The data we disclose about ourselves and our children on the internet can be used

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These Are the Times When Being a Mom Feels So Hard

My kids haven’t been sleeping great. I can’t seem to get my toddler on a consistent sleep schedule, and my nine-month old daughter, who normally sleeps pretty good in her crib, must be going through a sleep regression or growth spurt because she screams bloody murder any time I lay her down anywhere but on me.