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UPDATE: Those AREN’T the most popular baby names after all!

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I’m so confused, you guys – last week, Babycenter announced the most popular names of 2015, and now Nameberry has released not one, but TWO completely different lists. Just what in the heck is going on here? To review: last Wednesday, we reported on the top names from Babycenter, which all seemed pretty on the mark: GIRLS Sophia Emma Olivia ... Read More »

‘90s Toy Flashback: Let’s Go Retro!

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It’s a favorite hobby of the young adults of today: reminiscing about the stuff we loved from the ‘80s and the ‘90s. Buzzfeed definitely specializes in this kind of nostalgia, and even if we know exactly how manipulative this tugging at our heartstrings is, nobody is immune. So yes, when they posted a roundup of “45 Awesome Toys Every ‘90s ... Read More »

The inside scoop on baby poop

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Prior to having a baby, you probably didn’t have much to say about poop. However, poop is an obvious obsession for new parents: a newborn may leave you with a little present with every diaper in his first six weeks, so you’re engaging with the subject far more than you ever have in your life (unless, of course, you’ve worked at a ... Read More »

Friday fun: artisanal car seats and more from the Onion

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If you’re an Onion fan (and we are), you know how delightful and wicked their satire can be, skewering social and political trends of every kind. This video caught our attention because we take car seats very seriously: I’m going to assume that Mrs. Manning-Devlin knows what she’s talking about when she asserts that the Nantucket Dandy weaving pattern is ... Read More »

How to find questionable parenting advice on WikiHow

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We’re not the first to notice that WikiHow is a treasure trove for those who appreciate absurd humor: it’s full of instructions for activities no one would conceivably do, overly detailed instructions for everyday activities, and truly awful clip-art. Today, though, we’re addressing the articles on this site that are of the most use to our audience: the ones on babies ... Read More »

How to swaddle a baby: an expert demonstration from Magic Beans

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Swaddling your baby is the easiest way to improve the quality and duration of your newborn baby’s sleep, and we offer a wide variety of swaddling blankets, so you can experiment with what your baby likes and find out what works for you. The classic square swaddle is the most popular, though, and while it does take a little practice to get ... Read More »