For a while, it seemed that unisex baby names were all the rage – Ryan, Drew, Casey, Jamie.
But according to BabyNamesGarden.com, unisex naming has actually fallen by about 23% in the United States. This is because names that start off as unisex generally become more popular as either just a boy’s name or a girl’s […]
In a recent study from the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital Research Institute, findings may indicate that the popular Baby Einstein video series may actually slightly stunt a child’s learning when compared to other toddlers who don’t watch the videos.
The study suggested that, “every hour per day spent watching baby DVDs and videos, […]
Add a New Category to that Birth Announcement!
We all know what a birth announcement looks like: It usually contains a cute picture of the baby, the baby’s name, parents’ and siblings’ names, weight, length, time and date of birth.
Well, that’s the old way.
You can now add the baby’s website address to the list. That’s right – […]
Education..it’s expensive. Even so, it’s never too soon to think of your child’s education.
By the time your little bundle of joy celebrates birthday number one, you should already have an educational fund started. A good education carries a hefty price tag. According to the Child Care Information Exchange, the cost of a good preschool program can range […]
We all know that it takes plenty of love and nurturing to help babies grow into well-rounded adults. And we also know that it takes money – and lots of it.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that it costs $500,000 to raise a child to the age of 17. If you’re a new parent, that number […]
Some research shows that men are better than women at changing babies. Women take, on average, 2 minutes and 5 seconds to change their babies, while men clock in at just 1 minute and 36 seconds. Experts say this speed is due to men’s desire to “get it over with” as quickly as possible.
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Did you know that….
The majority of births take place in the late summer and early fall (July, August and September).
In 1961, over 4.2 million babies were born in the United States (highest year recorded yet).
(Also, the birthrate in the U.S. has been declining steadily each year.)
The life expectancy in the United States (in 2004) was 77.9 […]