If you prefer to style your little one in something other than frilly pink florals or sports-themed onesies, then it might be time to look outside the chain retailers we sometimes frequent by default. Think outside the big-box stores and scope our picks below for fun prints, luxe styles, and one-of-a-kind finds for babies and kids.
If you feel a deep connection to the world around you, then a nature-inspired name may ring true for your baby. From Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's baby Luna to Behati Prinsloo and Adam Levine's Dusty Rose, the name you've been waiting for could be hiding in plain sight. Get your creative wheels turning with this list of baby names that feel like a breath of fresh air.
Back-to-school season is filled with so many emotions. For students, it's one filled with excitement to see friends, thoughts of first-day outfits, and nerves about who to sit next to at lunchtime. For parents, on the other hand, it's a time to get in gear for a full schedule filled with meal prep, math homework help, and after-school sports.
The Most Popular Baby Names of 2017 at the half-year mark crown a new boys' name as king of the list, with Asher reclaiming the Number 1 spot from Ezra. More hot news from the boys' side of Nameberry's popular names list: A fifth of the Top 100 boys' names are new, with such style darlings as Kane, Magnus, Arlo, and Cassius moving up the ranks.
We know that celebrity baby names can impact the popularity charts for years to come. Way before Emily Blunt welcomed baby Hazel, its choice by Julia Roberts pushed it an astonishing 600 places up the US popularity chart. Heather Locklear and Reese Witherspoon were moms to early Avas, which turned that old Hollywood Glamour name into a modern star.
After much murmuring and supposition over the last few months, it is now official that the third royal Cambridge baby is on the way. There are many potential royal baby names that Baby #3 could have, but a more important question to ask is: What do we know about the Duke and Duchess's established naming style?
Every TV season brings a few unique character names — some that make interesting baby names possibilities, some that are just weird curiosities. Lately, we've had the Game of Thrones crew, and in the futuristic The Handmaid's Tale, extreme character names Offred, Ofglen, Ofsamuel, and Oferic stepped from the pages of Margaret Atwood's novel onto the small screen.
So you found out you're preggers — congrats! If you aren't sure how to announce the news, we're here to help you narrow down your options (without sinking into a Pinterest rabbit hole). The 24 oh-so-sweet reveals below have a little something for everyone — whether you want something OTT, inclusive of your pets, or totally simple.
Hey all! Irene here, Creative Content Producer at Feminine Club. I've always thought my mom was awesome (yes, even during those angsty teen years), but I didn't fully understand how awesome she was until I graduated college and was on my own. It was then that I realized an obvious truth: Being an adult is hard…and I was only trying to take care of myself!
If the 2017 parent was limited to only 100 possible baby names, what should they be? Which names strike that perfect balance of being supremely stylish but not trendy, distinctive yet not weird, creative yet down-to-earth? We've whittled the thousands of possibilities down to the elite 100 best baby names that are most emblematic of our times, while also being timeless and forward-facing.
We head into 2018 following a year of surprises: the rise of powerful women after the fall of the first female presidential candidate, unexpected heroes (and villains) on the world as well as the theatrical stage, a new emphasis on truth as well as strength. For Nameberry's 2018 baby name trends, that means it's time to get serious.
When we think of Christmas, we think of gifts. And what's more special than the gift of life (okay, we know that's a little corny, but we're rolling with it)? Whether you just found out you're expecting or are about to pop, the holiday season is the BEST time to share your excitement with loved ones.
The days of bottle-feeding are winding down, and you're ready to introduce your baby to solid foods. Your little one is about to open up her palate and feast on a Top Chef -worthy menu (well, kind of). Moving from a liquid-only diet to foods with a little more substance isn't always easy. Everything is new, different, and — let's face it — kind of weird.
Guys, we've officially reached the age of adulting — yep, now that you're in your 20s, 30s and beyond, your brother/co-workers/BFF/cousins or even YOU are having little ones, and things just got super real. Getting something for your bestie of 20 years might be easy peasy (check out our holiday gift guide for her for some ideas), but what are kids even into these days?
There are many different ways you can decorate your baby's nursery — you could go classic, you could go girly (or boy-ish) or you could do it up full of the Force with a Star Wars theme. But one of our absolute favorite nursery styles is modern. It's clean, it's simple and (generally) gender neutral.
Are you ready to go back to Hogwarts? On July 31, the eighth installment in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, will be released. A two-part stage play based on the story debuted in London's West End earlier this summer. Thanks to a successful #KeeptheSecrets campaign, there's been little coverage of the new adventures for Harry, Hermione and Ron, but we do know that all three characters return, along with many of our other favorites.
You've carefully chosen the colors and furniture for your baby's nursery, and now you want to pick up some sort of personalized statement pieces to put in there. But the whole standard issue three-letter monogram thing can be a bit stale, dontcha think? Yes, us too. Thankfully, there are SO many super cute ways to thoughtfully decorate nurseries nowadays.
If you're expecting twins, congrats! You probably have lots on your mind right now, like what you should know about having twins or what would be the best twin baby names. As a mama of twin girls, people mistakenly thought I would need double of EVERYTHING. While that might be true for certain items, here are my suggestions for some of the must-have items to consider for your baby registry.
For working moms, daycare is a part of life. Whether you decide to get a babysitter or enroll your baby in a daycare program, finding the right caregiver is a pretty big, and often stressful, deal. It's important to start your search early — like when you're still in the early to mid-months of being pregnant, as many daycares have long waitlists.
As a new mom, your hands are always full, whether you're stuffing yourselves with lactation cookies post-breastfeeding or trying to jot down memories of your newborn's first days in your baby journal. You're probably dying for a way to keep your little one occupied so you can scroll through your fave mom blogs for much-needed advice from those in the know.