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    One of the great delights of parenting is watching your baby’s personality slowly emerge as he or she ages. You might find character traits you recognize in yourself, your spouse, or your even other family members. The formation of character is...

  • Parenting

    You’ve probably heard the saying, “It takes a village” to raise a child. While there’s little doubt that support is essential for good parenting, what if that village itself is stressful? This is what it’s like for parents who also happen to be...

  • Community

    Salon recently posted an article titled When “mommy needs a drink” isn’t funny anymore: http://www.salon.com/2013/11/24/when_mommy_needs_a_drink_isnt_funny_anymore/ It was written by the adult daughter of an alcoholic, and sheds light on...

  • Parenting

    Babies are born with the foundation of their personality already in place. Character traits like patience, temper, and others are hard-coded into our DNA before birth. As children age, these traits are further influenced by life experiences and...

  • Parenting

    If it sometimes seems like older children were born bossy, consider some of history’s most famous eldest children: Oprah Winfrey, Hillary Clinton, George W. Bush, and Winston Churchill. In fact, some of the stereotypes regarding first-born...

  • Health

    Cancer refers to any condition that causes cell to multiply uncontrollably in the body. These conditions can occur in people of all ages and at any place in the body, including the brain. While brain tumors and cancer in general are rare in young...

  • Blog

    Choosing your baby’s name is one of the most important things you’ll ever do in your life. The name should symbolize all your love, all their potential, the joy you feel, and the honor of your family. Or sometimes you choose a name because you saw...

  • Blog

    “They took her away?!?!” I didn’t even have time to set my bag down on my desk before my colleague dropped the bomb. My beautiful little patient, all smiles all the time, was being removed from her parents and younger siblings to be placed in a...

  • Blog

    Freezing cold weather (except for us at Bundoo—South Florida was in the 60s), creepy mom commercials, pop culture parodies, and parenting memes. Check out what was hot this week. 1. Man-Pram For the new dad who’s worried that diaper bags don’t...

  • Blog

    With October being Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month, I think it is important to acknowledge how hard it can be to know what to say to a mother or father who has suffered a miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss. You might be tempted to...

  • Blog

    When I was a kid, decorating our tree for Christmas was an all-day affair, or at least it seemed that way in my kid brain… We would start by trying to get our fake tree out of the attic crawl space (note that we always had a fake tree because my...

  • Blog

    “Mommy, what happens in a hurricane? Are there tornadoes during the storm? If our house floods, will we float away? How do people die in hurricanes?” These are natural questions for my kids, even though they’ve lived in South Florida their...

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    News broke this week that Daniel Murphy, second baseman for the New York Mets, recently took two days off for paternity leave, causing him to miss Major League Baseball’s Opening Day and the season’s second game to be with his wife and child. Mike...

  • Health

    ...Nigella is the feminine version of Nigel. In Latin, the name can be translated to “dark night,” while the Irish meaning of the name is “dark-haired.” Nigella is also the name of a species of plant....

  • Health

    Ryan was first used in Gaelic and Irish languages and is the Anglicized form of the surname O’Riain, which means “descendant of Rian.” Since Rian is an ancient Irish word related to “king,” Ryan can be translated to...

  • Parenting

    To spank or not to spank? There’s no denying children can test parents’ patience, and finding ways to effectively discipline them can be a challenge. Studies have shown that up to 90 percent of parents have spanked their children at least once. But...

  • Parenting

    Byron was used as a surname and is Old English in origin. The name is ultimately derived from a place-name and typically means “barn for cows.” Byron is also the surname of the famous English poet Lord Byron. Byron has remained steady...

  • Parenting

    ...Carter was used as both a surname and occupational name. It originates from the English language and can be translated to “cart driver.” Carter has been rapidly increasing in popularity in the United States as a name for baby boys....

  • Parenting

    The name Tyler originates from Old French and Old English. It is derived from the word “tieuleor,” meaning “tile maker,” and “tylere,” meaning a “brick” or “tile.” The name can be...

  • Parenting

    ...Julianne is a feminine name that originates from Latin. As a variation of Julian, Julianne is generally understood to mean “youthful.”...

  • Parenting

    ...Casey is the Anglicized version of the surname Ó Cathasaigh, which was first used in Irish and Gaelic. The name can be translated to “brave in battle,” which is likely attributed to Casey Jones, a famous train engineer....

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  • Toddler

    ...The name Bruno originates from German. It is derived from the Germanic element brun, which means “brown.” Bruno is also associated with Saint Bruno, a German monk who founded the Carthusian Order....

  • Parenting

    In today’s world of constant positive reinforcement for kids, it can seem hard to believe that praise can backfire. Numerous studies have found that praising children can have the opposite effect, raising insecure children, dependent on receiving...

  • Parenting

    Wendy is an English name that was coined by novelist James M. Barrie in the novel Peter Pan. It is believed that the name originated from the nickname “fwendy,” which was given to him by a young friend. For this reason, the name Wendy...

  • Parenting

    ...Jenny is an English name. It is a shortened version of the names Jennifer and Janet and is generally understood to mean “fair.” The name was quite popular during the 1970s and 80s....

  • Parenting

    Willard originated from a surname and is English and German in origin. The name itself is derived from the German name Willihard and can be translated to mean “resolutely brave.” Willard reached peak popularity in the United States in...

  • Parenting

    Babies at 10 months are full of personality and are learning how to use their voices and faces to impress and delight the people around them. They have likely gained good control of their arms and hands and can grasp and pull objects in order to...

  • Pregnancy

    Week 18 is a big week for many moms: if they’ve got their anatomy ultrasound scheduled during this week (some doctors prefer to wait until closer to 20 weeks for this, and that’s OK, too), they can finally tell the sex of their baby! However, this...

  • Pregnancy

    Sharon is a Hebrew namewith origins in the Old Testament of the Bible. Meaning “a plain,” Sharon was the name of a coastal plain nearby the coast of Israel. In this area, roses grew in abundance, particularly the rose of Sharon. The...

  • Baby

    As your baby nears the four-month check-up, you might find yourself wondering if he or she is “normal.” While it’s important to remember that every baby is unique, and growing up isn’t a race, there are certain things pediatricians look for around...

  • Baby

    ...The name Rush has origins in Old English and is derived from a place-name. The name is generally understood to mean “someone who lives among rushes.” An alternative translation is “basket weaver.”...

  • Pregnancy

    As you’re nearing the final weeks, labor and delivery are no doubt looming larger in your mind. Anxiety over labor is common—even if you’ve taken every birth class you could sign up for, prepared an extensive birth plan, and already packed your...

  • Pregnancy

    ...Brooke is an English name that was used as both a surname and place-name. Meaning “small stream,” the name was used for people who lived near a small body of water....

  • Pregnancy

    The Aramaic name Tabitha is derived from the word “tabitha,” which can be translated to “gazelle” or “graceful.” Related to its Aramaic origins, Tabitha is also a biblical name, as Tabitha was a woman who was...

  • Parenting

    As an adult, understanding gender differences between boys and girls or men and women can seem pretty cut and dry. But for your toddler, the idea of gender is a new and somewhat more elastic concept. That’s why parents and caregivers should not be...

  • Parenting

  • Parenting

    ...Kelly is the Anglicized version of Ceallach, which was first used in the Irish and Gaelic languages. It can be translated to “war” or “troublesome.” Kelly reached peak popularity during the 1970s and 80s....

  • Health

    Selective mutism is when a child does not speak in certain situations or settings (like at school) but is comfortable speaking in others (like at home). It often starts before a child is 5 years old and is first noticed when the child starts...

  • Health

    ...Randall is a name that originated from an English surname. It is the medieval form of the name Randolph, which means “shield” or “wolf.” This can be translated to mean “wolf’s shield.”...

  • Health

    ...Anderson is a Scandinavian name that was first used as a surname. It can be translated to “son of Anders.” Anderson has been increasing in popularity in the United States since the beginning of the 21st century....

  • Health

    Hermione has origins in Greek mythology as the name of the daughter of Helen and Menelaus. It is the feminine form of Hermes and can be translated to “earthly” or “messenger.” The name also has strong literary influences,...

  • Health

    Klinefelter syndrome is a chromosomal condition that affects 1 in 500 to 1,000 newborn males. People typically have two sex chromosomes in each cell: females have two X chromosomes (XX), while males have one X chromosome and one Y chromosome (XY)....

  • Health

    ...Cato is an ancient Roman name. In Latin, the name can be translated to “all-knowing.” Cato is increasing in popularity throughout the Netherlands....

  • Health

    Parents face many ethical dilemmas, but one of the most difficult (and controversial) can be when parents have an intersex child: a child who has a disorder of sexual development (DSD). Collectively, there are more than 60 conditions that can cause...

  • Health

    ...Meredith is a unisex name that is Welsh in origin. It is derived from the name Meredydd, which can be translated to “great ruler.” Although the name was originally used as a name for boys, Meredith is not primarily given to baby girls....

  • Health

    As a shortened form of Margarethe, the name Greta is German in origin. It can be translated to “pearl.” Within the United States, the name has been slowly increasing in popularity, but Greta remains a much more popular choice in Italy...

  • Health

    The name Rhianna is Greek and Welsh in origin. As a variant of Rhiannon, the name is generally understood to mean “queen” or “goddess.” While the Rhianna is still given to many baby girls in the United States, the popularity...

  • Guy
    Health

    ...Guy originates from the French language. The name is generally understood to mean “leader” or “guide.”...

  • Parenting

    What do Billy Crystal, Jim Carrey, Katie Couric, and Cameron Diaz all have in common? Obviously they’re all celebrities—but they’re also all the youngest children in their families. When it comes to family order, youngest children...

  • Parenting

    Animal abuse or cruelty has been associated with a variety of childhood psychological and/or emotional issues, including negative childhood exploration, depression, anger, a sign of future violent behavior, or a signal that a child is being abused....

  • Parenting

    ...Robin is a unisex name that was first used in English, Dutch, and Swedish. It is closely related to the masculine name Robert, sharing a similar meaning of “shining fame” or “renowned.”...

  • Parenting

    ...Maria has origins in Latin and Greek. As a variation of the names Mary and Miriam, the name can be translated to “bitter.” Maria is still within the top 100 names for girls, but it has been decreasing in popularity in the United States....

  • Parenting

    ...Mario originates from Spanish and Italian. As a variation of Marius, Mario is generally understood to mean “sailor.” The name is popular in France and Denmark....

  • Parenting

    ...Florian is a masculine name that was derived from the Roman name Florianus. It is generally understood to mean “flowering.” Although the name remains popular in France and Germany, it is not widely used in the United States....

  • Parenting

    The name Ross is of Scottish and Gaelic origins. It is derived from the Gaelic word “ros,” meaning “peninsula.” As a place-name in Scotland, Ross can be translated to mean “dweller on the peninsula.” The name is...

  • Parenting

    Simon is a derivative of the name Shim’on, which was taken from the Hebrew language. The name Simon has strong biblical connotations, as it is the name of two of Jesus’ disciples and the name of the man who carried the crucifixion...

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