Nearly every day, I thank my lucky stars that I live in this country.
But sometimes, I hate our country.
Twenty years ago, just before my first child was born, Congress enacted the Family Medical Leave Act. It was our country’s first (and still only) law that explicitly supports employees who need to take care of our loved ones.
Feel like you're seeing double lately? It might not be your eyesight - there are more set of twins being born in America than previous decades!
One in every 30 babies born in the U.S. is a twin, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This is an astounding increase from years past - in 1980, only 1 in every 53 babies was a twin.
So what's going on?
Well, the trend is partly attributed to the use of fertility drugs and assisted reproductive technology.
Is there any task more difficult than choosing a baby’s name? It’ll stick with them for a lifetime, so there’s a lot riding on the parents’ decision. You’ll want your child to aim high in life, so why not start with the name?
These baby names are unique enough to set your child away from the pack of Johns and Jameses, yet they’re dignified in that they have graced the birth certificates of past presidents.
Check out our 5 favorite presidentially-inspired baby names:
“Nobody told me…(fill in the blank)”. How often have you said this or heard one of your girlfriends say this about something pregnancy or post-pregnancy related? While pregnant with my first child, I felt like I was saying it all the time.
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Catch up with Brooke Burke and read her amazing daily blog.
Brooke shares it all with you. Read about her private moments at
home, her hectic life as mommy of 4, busy working mom and celebrity.
Brooke inspires us all as she tells us how she juggles four kids,
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deals with potty training, sibling rivalry and carpool duty -- all in
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