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baby names going the way of dodo bird

14 Baby Names Going the Way of the DoDo Bird

Last week, baby name authority website, BabyCenter announced some interesting findings with names this year. Now, keep in mind that this isn’t based on very comprehensive data – it’s only comprised of the 200,000 names registered to their website. But, that is enough to project solid trends. That said… Here are seven names of GIRLS that […]

TSA controversies caught on camera

TSA controversies caught on camera

The TSA is no stranger to controversy. Accusations of invasive searches of a young boy, a female cancer patient, CNN contributor and a former Miss USA have gone viral across the internet in recent years. And while we accuse these agents of all manners of perversion, terrorists across the world rejoice and take note. Thirteen year-old […]

Zaid and Aziz, our photo contest winner, jan 2017: Personalized Kids Plates by Randesign

Our new photo contest winner: Zaid and Aziz!

Our thanks and congratulations to Zaid and Aziz of California for being our first Photo Contest winners of 2017! Mom, Katie, sent in the photo with the caption, “Our little boys eating breakfast off their personalized plates.” For privacy and safety reasons, we won’t publish the last name here. But, we are going to reach […]

Kids can be your sanity saver this holiday season

The Holiday Sanity Saver: 3 Great Ideas to Implement When Your Kids Are Pulling on your Apron Strings

Here it is, holiday season. To many, the thoughts of the happy family gathering ’round the perfectly set dinner table, perfectly coiffed kids, and relatives patiently awaiting the well-timed (and perfectly browned) turkey is a far-fetched vision of a hoped-for realty. For the rest of us–well, likely all of us, and definitely those of us […]

all you can eat buffet

3 Reasons to Keep Your Kids Away from the All-You-Can-Eat Buffet

I still cringe when I think back to our family vacation, 2013, and the shocked look on my then 7 year olds face as we watched another child attack the all-you-can-eat buffet with reckless abandon. I’m not sure if it was the sheer quantity of quickly consumed nuggets, the slow drip of the cheesy goo oozing […]

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3 Fresh Ideas for Dealing with the Terrible Two’s

The Terrible Two’s. Many parents long for the sleepless nights of the baby months rather than the unpredictable and unplanned tantrums that go hand-in-hand with the Terrible Two’s. The Terrible Two’s often misunderstood. While many children approach this developmental phase around 24 months, the Terrible Two’s can actually begin earlier and last into the 3rd […]

Successful co-parenting

Last week’s water cooler chat focused on successful co-parenting. A few colleagues said successful co-parenting with their ex began when the hurts healed from the divorce. Another said they can’t ever see being able to have a successful co-parenting plan in place because he and his ex are too far apart in how they run […]