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33 One Syllable Girl Names that are Actually Cool

33 One Syllable Girl Names that are Actually Cool

Choosing a single syllable name for your baby girl... On the hunt for a modern one-syllable girl's name that sounds cool but isn’t over-done? There are surprisingly few choices for single-syllable names for girls—there are many more one-syllable names...

83 Space Names for Babies that are Actually Cool

83 Space Names for Babies that are Actually Cool

Choosing an out-of-this-world space name for your baby... If you're looking for a quirky but not totally alien baby name, you're in the right place. Because let's be honest: Luna is cool but it's wayy too popular right now. And Andromeda is very...

“My Baby Hates the Bath!” (16 Tricks to Fix this Today)

“My Baby Hates the Bath!” (16 Tricks to Fix this Today)

Why your baby hates the bath and how to get them to start LOVING it! Bath time can mean a lot of crying — it can also be something you and your baby both enjoy. In this post, you'll find 16 tips (that really work!) for keeping babies aged newborn to 12 months...

195 Modern Middle Names for Liam

195 Modern Middle Names for Liam

Choosing the perfect middle name for Liam... If you’ve decided to name your baby boy Liam, congratulations on picking a strong (but totally adorable) name. Liam means “protector” and is currently the #1 most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S., according to data from...

233 Modern Middle Names for Asher

233 Modern Middle Names for Asher

Let's find you the perfect middle name for Asher... If you’ve decided to name your baby boy Asher, congratulations on picking a modern name that will stand the test of time. Asher means "happy" or "blessed" or "ash tree dweller" and is currently the 32nd most popular...

135 Badass Middle Names for Maverick

135 Badass Middle Names for Maverick

Choosing the perfect middle name for Maverick... If you’ve decided to name your baby boy Maverick, congratulations on picking a seriously cool name! Maverick means “independent-minded person” and is the 49th most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S., according to the...

175 Modern Middle Names for Silas

175 Modern Middle Names for Silas

Choosing the perfect middle name for Silas... If you’ve decided to name your baby boy Silas, congratulations on picking a masculine organic name. Silas means “man of the forest” and is the 100th most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S., according to the most recent...

3 Syllable Boy Names that are Modern & Masculine

3 Syllable Boy Names that are Modern & Masculine

Let's find the perfect three syllable name for your baby boy... On the hunt for a modern boy's name that sounds cool but isn't over-done? Your options for three syllable names aren't as plentiful as two or one syllable names, but I've rounded up the good ones all in...

113 Two Syllable Boy Names for Modern Little Dudes

113 Two Syllable Boy Names for Modern Little Dudes

Let's find the perfect 2 syllable name for your baby boy... On the hunt for a modern boy's name that sounds cool but isn't over-done? This list of two syllable boy names is just what you're looking for! Table of Contents Trendy Two Syllable Boy Names...

When and How to Stop Swaddling: The Ultimate Guide

When and How to Stop Swaddling: The Ultimate Guide

Ahead: An evidence-based guide about when to stop swaddling and how to transition from swaddling. Plus: when to worry and when it's safe to relax. If your baby is starting to roll, you've probably got lots of questions. Are you supposed to stop...

5 Modern 1st Birthday Outfits for Baby Boys

5 Modern 1st Birthday Outfits for Baby Boys

Ahead: Seriously handsome birthday outfits for your soon-to-be one year old baby boy Can you believe your son's first birthday is already coming up?! Whether you'll be throwing a birthday party or just celebrating at home, your 1 year old is going to need something...

One Syllable Boy Names for Modern Little Dudes

One Syllable Boy Names for Modern Little Dudes

Let's find the perfect single syllable name for your baby boy... On the hunt for a modern boy's name that sounds cool but isn't over-done? This list of one syllable boy names is just what you're looking for! Let's dive in! Table of Contents Trendy One...

The Ultimate Second Trimester Checklist for First Time Moms

The Ultimate Second Trimester Checklist for First Time Moms

Everything to take care of during your 2nd trimester of pregnancy YAY! You've made it through the scariest part of your pregnancy, the doubt-filled first trimester. Now that you're in your second trimester, it starts to get exciting. Not only can you start telling...

200 Cool + Modern Girl Names You’re Going to Love

200 Cool + Modern Girl Names You’re Going to Love

Let's find the perfect modern name for your baby girl... It's a challenge to choose an 'on trend' baby name that will also stand the test of time. Thankfully, there are plenty of great options! Let's delve right in and check out these adorable modern girl names!...

Are Nested Bean Sleep Sacks Safe?

Are Nested Bean Sleep Sacks Safe?

Sleep deprived parents want to know: "Is it safe for my baby to sleep in a weighted sleep sack?" Transitioning out of the swaddle is notoriously difficult. Babies prefer the feeling of compression they grew accustomed to in the womb. When you take that away, it means...

Boho Baby Shower Decor {DIY a Stunning Party!}

Boho Baby Shower Decor {DIY a Stunning Party!}

If you're throwing a boho-themed baby shower, this post is for you... Scrolling through Pinterest and Instagram is great for boho baby shower inspiration... But, unless you're planning to hire a party planner ($$$$$), it's up to you to scout out all those cool...

250 Hippie Names for your Boho Baby

250 Hippie Names for your Boho Baby

The best artsy earthy hippie baby names — plus their meanings — and middle name ideas! Whether you're looking for a groovy 60s and 70s vibe, or a modern boho baby name, you're in the right place! This enormous list of hippie names is inspired by nature, animals,...

How to Store a Mamaroo | The Definitive Guide

How to Store a Mamaroo | The Definitive Guide

Tips for storing a 4moms Mamaroo swing for your next baby Let me guess... your baby's things are taking over your home and you're running out of space. It's unbelievable how much stuff our tiny people have! When your little one hits the age, weight, or skill limits of...

Sleeping in a Mamaroo Swing: Is it Safe for Your Baby?

Sleeping in a Mamaroo Swing: Is it Safe for Your Baby?

"Can my baby sleep in a Mamaroo?" is a common question asked by sleep deprived parents... If you're here reading this article, you probably have at least an inkling that the Mamaroo seat is not safe for infant sleep. You're probably wondering, "Just...

Baby vs Crib: Common Issues and How to Fix Them

Baby vs Crib: Common Issues and How to Fix Them

Ahead: What the evidence says about preventing crib injuries. When babies become mobile, it's extremely common for them to hit their heads on the crib, stick their limbs through the slats, and even start chewing on the rails. Parents are naturally...

Are Memory Foam Crib Mattresses Safe?

Are Memory Foam Crib Mattresses Safe?

What do the experts have to say about the safety of memory foam mattresses for infant sleep? If you're confused about which baby mattress to get, you're not alone! In the 'Wild West' of unregulated infant sleep products, it's really difficult to know what's safe,...

75 Handsome Middle Names for Grayson You’ll Swoon Over

75 Handsome Middle Names for Grayson You’ll Swoon Over

Choosing the perfect middle name for Grayson... Your world is about to be anything but gray when you welcome your baby boy! And thankfully, if you've chosen the first name Grayson or Greyson, you're already off to a colorful start! It's a charming...

99 Magical Middle Names for Aubrey (plus meanings!)

99 Magical Middle Names for Aubrey (plus meanings!)

Choosing the perfect middle name for Aubrey... If you've decided to name your baby girl Aubrey, congratulations on picking a magical name...literally! Aubrey is a fantastical girl's name that means "leader of the elves". So freaking cute! Did you...

100 Middle Names for Theo | Modern + Classic Ideas!

100 Middle Names for Theo | Modern + Classic Ideas!

Choosing the perfect middle name for Theo or Theodore... Everything old is new again! Especially when it comes to the classic first name, Theodore. The best thing about this name is its adorable nickname, Theo, which makes a wonderful 'official' first...

65 Middle Names for Carter You’re Going to Love

65 Middle Names for Carter You’re Going to Love

Choosing the perfect middle name for Carter... If you've decided to name your baby boy Carter, congratulations on picking a trendy yet classic name! Carter means "transporter of goods by cart" and is the 30th most popular baby boy's name in the U.S.,...

The 66 Prettiest Middle Names for Piper

The 66 Prettiest Middle Names for Piper

Choosing the perfect middle name for Piper... If you've decided to name your baby girl Piper, congratulations on picking a lovely happy-go-lucky name! Piper means pipe or flute player, which is especially cute if you happen to be a musical family. The...

100 Magnificent Middle Names for Madelyn

100 Magnificent Middle Names for Madelyn

Choosing the perfect middle name for Madelyn... If you've decided to name your baby girl Madelyn, you've chosen a beautiful name! This lovely girl's name is right in the sweet spot of being familiar without being overdone. According to the most recent...

60 Stunning Middle Names for Hadley — Plus Meanings!

60 Stunning Middle Names for Hadley — Plus Meanings!

Choosing the perfect middle name for Hadley... If you've decided to name your baby girl Hadley, congratulations on picking a worldly, modern, yet rustic-sounding name! Hadley is the 112th most popular baby girl's name in the U.S., according to the most recent data...

72 Middle Names for Hailey You’re Going to Love

72 Middle Names for Hailey You’re Going to Love

Choosing the perfect middle name for Hailey... If you've decided to name your baby girl Hailey, congratulations on picking a charming, rustic-sounding name! Hailey means hay clearing is the 75th most popular baby girl's name in the U.S., according to...

The 100 Sweetest Middle Names for Reese (Plus Meanings!)

The 100 Sweetest Middle Names for Reese (Plus Meanings!)

Choosing the perfect middle name for Reese... If you've decided to name your baby Reese, congratulations on picking a sweet gender-neutral name with a fiery meaning! Reese is the 157th most popular baby girl's name and the 758th most popular baby boy's name, according...

125 Trendy Middle Names for Avery — Plus Meanings!

125 Trendy Middle Names for Avery — Plus Meanings!

Choosing the perfect middle name for Avery... If you've decided to name your baby Avery, congratulations on picking a gender-neutral name with a magical meaning! Avery is the 18th most popular baby girl's name and the 204th most popular baby boy's...

Snuggle Me Safety: The Evidence-Based Guide

Snuggle Me Safety: The Evidence-Based Guide

Is it safe to let your baby sleep in a "Snuggle Me Organic" lounger? Your instagram feed says "yes". But what about the science? Does the evidence say that using a lounger, nest, or pod increases the chance of a sleep-related death? What if you're supervising? These...

Keekaroo Peanut Changer Review from a Real Mom

Keekaroo Peanut Changer Review from a Real Mom

Wondering if the Keekaroo changing pad is worth it? I’m picky. There are very few baby products that I would “10/10 recommend” to a fellow parent. I often find myself curious to try another product, simply because I don't LOVE the one I'm using. After having used our...

Toddler Stocking Stuffer Ideas: The Ultimate List

Toddler Stocking Stuffer Ideas: The Ultimate List

The best stocking stuffer ideas for toddlers organized by category... 'Tis the season and 'tis time to fill those empty stockings... are you ready? This enormous list of awesome toddler stocking stuffer ideas will make it easy to shop for your 1 to 4 year old....

When Can Baby Sleep with a Lovey?

When Can Baby Sleep with a Lovey?

Ahead: What the evidence has to say about when babies can safely sleep with a lovey Keeping your baby safe during sleep does NOT fall into the "you do you, mama" category. SIDS is the leading cause of death in healthy, full-term infants. And guess what? It's almost...

How Long Can a Baby Sleep in a Bassinet?

How Long Can a Baby Sleep in a Bassinet?

Are you planning where your newborn will sleep and wondering how long you can use a bassinet? Whether you're currently expecting, or already in the thick of the 4th trimester, you're probably wondering how long your baby can sleep in a bassinet and...

CoSleepers Attached to a Bed: Safe or Unsafe?

CoSleepers Attached to a Bed: Safe or Unsafe?

Is a cosleeper attached to your bed safe for your baby—or are there better options? When it comes to selecting a safe sleep space for your precious baby, you can’t be too careful. “Your baby usually will be unattended when in his or her crib, so this should be a...

35 Things to do Before Baby (while lying in bed!)

35 Things to do Before Baby (while lying in bed!)

Tired and huge? Here’s a list of things to do before baby comes that you can tackle from the comfort of your bed or couch! You’re very pregnant, you have a million “to dos” swirling around in your brain, but all you can think about is how comfy your bed looks. The...

How to Keep a Baby Warm at Night (Evidence-Based Guide)

How to Keep a Baby Warm at Night (Evidence-Based Guide)

A complete guide to safely keeping your baby warm at night without blankets Baby, it's cold outside... ...but is it cold inside? The very first thing to know about keeping your baby warm at night is that you should dress him for sleep based on the temperature of the...

Flying with an Infant During the Pandemic: A Real Mom’s Tips

Flying with an Infant During the Pandemic: A Real Mom’s Tips

What to expect and how to prepare for flying with your baby during the COVID-19 pandemic It's October of 2020 and I just took two cross-country flights with my 11-month old baby. Get ready, because I'm about to give you all of my tips for safely traveling with your...

10 Tips for Baby’s First Birthday Party

10 Tips for Baby’s First Birthday Party

We recently threw Aden a successful (mini) first birthday party during the pandemic! I hosted the party at my grandmother's beautiful condo during our trip to Long Island. Due to the pandemic, we only had immediate family attend. It was a simple, easy to execute...

Intro to Safe Sleep + Preventing SIDS

Intro to Safe Sleep + Preventing SIDS

Welcome to Safe Sleep 101 This post is a beginner-friendly introduction to safe sleep. Links to evidence and more in-depth discussions are provided underneath each section. Why this matters Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the #1 cause of death...

The Best Crib Sheets for Every Nursery Theme [Roundup]

The Best Crib Sheets for Every Nursery Theme [Roundup]

100+ of the best fitted crib sheets you can buy for your baby's room! Scrolling through endless sites to find the best crib sheets for your baby's nursery can take forever. There are so many not-so-cute options out there. That's why I've rounded up over 100 options of...

21 Diaper Bag Essentials | The Ultimate Checklist

21 Diaper Bag Essentials | The Ultimate Checklist

There's an art to packing the perfect diaper bag... ​On one hand, you want to be prepared for anything. On the other, if you pack too much, you're going to look at your heavy diaper bag with dread every time you leave the house. Keep reading for a checklist of all of...

3 Things I Can’t Believe I Didn’t Know About Safe Sleep

3 Things I Can’t Believe I Didn’t Know About Safe Sleep

​I had never even heard the term "safe sleep" until I was about five months pregnant. All I knew was that there was a scary monster out there called SIDS. I largely assumed that sleep-related infant death was just a random freak occurrence. I thought...

What Not to Put on a Baby Registry: UNSAFE Stuff to Skip

What Not to Put on a Baby Registry: UNSAFE Stuff to Skip

There are a zillion sleep products made for babies... so how are you supposed to know what to register for and what to skip? Well, for starters, there's safety. Kind of a major category. Once you rule out all the unsafe stuff, it really narrows it down. This isn't as...

6 Things I Didn’t Know About Bottle Feeding

6 Things I Didn’t Know About Bottle Feeding

Bottle feeding: pour some milk in a bottle and give it to your baby... sounds simple enough, right? As a pregnant soon-to-be mom doing my research, I realized quickly that I actually didn't know the first thing about bottle feeding. This post will cover 6 important...

Becoming A Mom Of Two: What To Expect & How To Handle It

Becoming A Mom Of Two: What To Expect & How To Handle It

If you're a soon-to-be mom of two and are worried about making the transition, you're not alone. What I hear most often from women expecting their second child isn’t rooted in fear, but uncertainty. “Will I be able to love a second baby as much as my first?” “Will I...

Third Trimester Checklist: 17 End of Pregnancy To Dos

Third Trimester Checklist: 17 End of Pregnancy To Dos

Baby is the size of a cauliflower and you know what that means... it's time to get going on your third trimester checklist! Don't you just love the fruit/veggie fetus measurements? You'll want to get started on this pregnancy to-do list when you're...

Hospital Bag Must Haves: What to Pack for Giving Birth

Hospital Bag Must Haves: What to Pack for Giving Birth

I'm about to tell you everything that's going in my hospital bag (and what's not) next time around... First: a few of words of wisdom about packing your hospital bag... DO NOT OBSESS ABOUT THIS. The hospital will give you 99% of what you actually need. I know you're...

60 Baby Hacks: The Ultimate List of Life Hacks for New Moms

60 Baby Hacks: The Ultimate List of Life Hacks for New Moms

Ahead: Dozens of brilliant mom life hacks to make life easier with a baby! Being a new parent is hard. Really hard. If you’re a first-time mom looking for baby hacks to make life just the tiniest bit easier, you’re in the right place! This isn't the...