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50 Genuinely Great G Names for Girls

50 Genuinely Great G Names for Girls

AHEAD: The ultimate list of girls' names with G as the first letter. If you’re looking for a beautiful girls' name starting with the letter G, you’re in the right place! Perhaps you’re planning to honor a family member whose name...

40 Freakin’ Fabulous F Names for Girls

40 Freakin’ Fabulous F Names for Girls

AHEAD: The ultimate list of girls' names that start with F If you’re looking for a beautiful girls' name starting with the letter F, you’re in the right place! Perhaps you’re planning to honor a family member whose name begins (or...

67 Majestic Tree Names for Girls

67 Majestic Tree Names for Girls

AHEAD: Tree-inspired baby names that are *actually* cool! Are you looking for a beautiful tree-inspired baby name but are stumped for ideas? You're in the right place! Below, I've rounded up every single tree-related name that's...

350+ Totally Charming Southern Girl Names

350+ Totally Charming Southern Girl Names

AHEAD: The absolute motherload of baby name ideas for your southern belle. Whether you’re looking for a country-sounding name, an old southern name with classic charm, or a modern moniker that’s sweet as pie, you’re in the right...

45 Dreamy Girl Names Beginning with D

45 Dreamy Girl Names Beginning with D

AHEAD: The ultimate list of girl names starting with D. If you’re looking for a beautiful girls' name starting with the letter D, you’re in the right place! Perhaps you’re planning to honor a family member whose name begins (or...

Is the Graco DuoGlider Safe for Sleep?

Is the Graco DuoGlider Safe for Sleep?

See what the evidence says about letting your baby sleep in a DuoGlider. If you’re confused about whether sleeping in a Graco DuoGlider is safe for your baby, you are far from alone. You’ve probably heard that babies shouldn’t...

65+ Knockout Girl Names Starting with K

65+ Knockout Girl Names Starting with K

AHEAD: The ultimate list of "K" girl names. If you're looking for a beautiful girl's name starting with the letter K, you're in the right place! Get excited because I'm about to save you a whole lot of time scouring the internet...

50 Amazing Girl Names that Start with J

50 Amazing Girl Names that Start with J

AHEAD: The ultimate list of "J" girl names. If you're looking for a beautiful girl's name starting with the letter J, you're in the right place! Get excited because I'm about to save you a whole lot of time scouring the internet...

60 Exceptional Girl Names that Start with E

60 Exceptional Girl Names that Start with E

AHEAD: The ultimate list of "E" girl names. If you're looking for a beautiful girl's name starting with the letter E, you're in the right place! There are tons of exquisite names for girls that start with the letter E!Below, I’ve...

40 Ravishing Girl Names that Start with R

40 Ravishing Girl Names that Start with R

AHEAD: The ultimate list of R Girl Names. If you’re looking for a beautiful girls' name starting with the letter R, you’re in the right place! Perhaps you’re planning to honor a family member whose name begins (or began) with the...

50 Completely Lovable L Names for Girls

50 Completely Lovable L Names for Girls

AHEAD: The ultimate list of girl names starting with L. If you’re looking for a beautiful girls' name starting with the letter L, you’re in the right place! Perhaps you’re planning to honor a family member whose name begins (or...

300+ Precious Middle names for Penelope

300+ Precious Middle names for Penelope

Choosing the perfect middle name for Penelope... I couldn't believe my ears when Kourtney Kardashian named her daughter Penelope. Since then, I must admit, the name has really grown on me! And I'm not the only one... Ever since...

265 Enchanted Middle Names for Ella

265 Enchanted Middle Names for Ella

Choosing the perfect middle name for Ella... If you've chosen the name Ella for your daughter, congrats... you've picked a gorgeous feminine name with a magical and enchanted meaning. Ella is currently the 15th most popular name...

300+ Short Girl Names for Modern Babies

300+ Short Girl Names for Modern Babies

AHEAD: The ultimate list of short names for girls—plus their meanings and popularity. If you're looking for an all-encompassing list of short girl names, you're in the right place! All of the names on this list are 3, 4, or 5...

99 Gorgeous Three Syllable Girl Names

99 Gorgeous Three Syllable Girl Names

AHEAD: The ultimate list of triple-syllable girls' names and their meanings. Are you expecting a little girl and trying to find a gorgeous 3-syllable name for her? You're in the right place! Below, you'll find a huge list of...

175 Gorgeous Two Syllable Girl Names

175 Gorgeous Two Syllable Girl Names

AHEAD: The ultimate list of double-syllable girls' names and their meanings. On the hunt for a beautiful two syllable girl's name that sounds cool but isn’t over-done? You're in the right place! Below, you'll find a huge list of...

265 Amazing Middle Names for Jackson

265 Amazing Middle Names for Jackson

Choosing the perfect middle name for Jackson... If you've chosen the name Jackson for your son, congrats... you've picked a strong two-syllable name! Originally a last name, the name Jackson means "son of Jack" or "son of John"....

500 Amazing Middle Names for Violet

500 Amazing Middle Names for Violet

AHEAD: The ultimate list of middle names that go with the first name Violet. If you've chosen the name Violet for your daughter, congrats... you've 'picked' a gorgeous nature name that's both botanical and colorful. Violet is...

14 Best Sleep Sacks for Toddlers

14 Best Sleep Sacks for Toddlers

AHEAD: The ultimate guide to toddler sleep sacks. If you're looking for the best wearable blankets for toddlers between the ages of 1 and 4, you're in the right place!There may be affiliate links in this post. Read this disclosure...

9 Best Mold-Free Bath Toys for 1-Year-Olds

9 Best Mold-Free Bath Toys for 1-Year-Olds

AHEAD: The coolest bath toys for one-year-olds that won't get moldy and gross. Are you looking for safe tub toys for a 1-year-old that won't accumulate mold inside? If your goal is to to make bath time more fun, you're in the right...

44 Absurdly Cool Avocado Gifts

44 Absurdly Cool Avocado Gifts

AHEAD: Novelty gifts for avocado lovers that will guac their world. 🥑 Are you shopping for a cool present for an avocado lover? In case you couldn't tell by my logo, I happen to be one myself. If something comes in a cute avocado...

215 Gorgeous Middle Names for Jade

215 Gorgeous Middle Names for Jade

Are you ready for an incredible list of beautiful middle names for Jade? If you've decided to name your daughter Jade, congratulations on picking a stunning 1-syllable name with an earthy meaning. Jade is a beautiful green mineral...

6 Best Portable Bassinets

6 Best Portable Bassinets

AHEAD: The ultimate guide to choosing a portable bassinet. Are you preparing to welcome your new baby and looking for the perfect portable bassinet? Whether you need a bassinet to take on trips, or simply move from room to room,...

195 Cool Middle Names for Mia

195 Cool Middle Names for Mia

The ultimate list of middle name ideas for the first name Mia! If you've decided to name your baby girl Mia, congratulations on picking a great 3-letter modern name that ends in the letter A. Mia means "beloved" and is currently...

100 Gorgeous Long Girl Names

100 Gorgeous Long Girl Names

Did you know that there are girls' names that are 10 letters and 5 syllables long? If you're looking for beautiful long girl names you're in the right place! All of the names on this list are as lengthy as they come. They're 7, 8,...

Top 10 Woodland Animal Crib Sheets

Top 10 Woodland Animal Crib Sheets

The absolute cutest woodland animals crib bedding for your baby's nursery. If you're looking for adorable woodland animal crib sheets for your baby boy or girl's room, you're in the right place! Scrolling through endless sites to find the best...

60 Modern Nonbinary Names

60 Modern Nonbinary Names

Ahead: Gender neutral + nonbinary baby names that are actually cool. If you're looking for a list of modern gender neutral or nonbinary names, you're in the right place. Arguably, the best nonbinary names are those that are...

125+ Edgy Names for your Baby Boy or Girl

125+ Edgy Names for your Baby Boy or Girl

Choosing a badass name for your little human... If you're looking for a cool but unexpected baby name for a boy or girl, you're in the right place. All of the edgy names on this list are bold and ahead of the curve, without being...

Can a Newborn Sleep in a Pack N Play?

Can a Newborn Sleep in a Pack N Play?

Is it safe for your new baby to sleep in a playard instead of a bassinet? Whether you're considering using a Pack N Play as your newborn's primary bed or you're wondering if a playard is a safe travel crib for a young baby, you're...

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...

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) Irish name. Liam means “protector” and is currently the #1 most popular baby boy’s name in the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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 long girl's name is right in the sweet spot of being familiar without being overdone....

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...