Image: Shutterstock Most Chinese surnames are “pinyin” romanization of common and popular Chinese surnames. A few of the surnames have a toponymic origin, while others may have their origin from clan names, dynasty names, or even occupation. In this MomJunction post, we present 100 common Chinese surnames or last names, along with their meanings. List
Photo: iStockphoto When Kate Paulson’s* mother comes over to visit, she and her grandchildren typically watch a movie together. But about a year ago Paulson noticed that every time they sat down to watch, her mother would get on her phone and go on social media. Her mother-in-law similarly spends a lot of time on
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE The color and consistency of a baby’s poop need to be noticed while changing their diaper. Any abnormality in the stool is often a sign of the baby being unwell. So, what does a green-colored poop indicate? In this MomJunction post, we tell you about the causes, treatment, and prevention
Clemmie and Greg talk about the all important prep that goes into picking the perfect pushchairs and top tips on how to prevent performance anxiety when it comes to using your new pram with a newborn.
Mia O’Malley, founder of @Plussizebabywearing on Instagram, Sling: @Nalakai_co, Photo: @LindsayDonnellyPhoto Carriers with lots of straps and buckles, or impossibly drapey and long fabric wraps, can look intimidating to anyone who’s never tried one before. (Add in the stress of a crying baby as you’re trying to follow the instructions and I get it—it’s not
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Most parents want their baby’s name to be unique and modern. The current trend is to choose a futuristic name, which not only stands out from the rest but also stays relevant to the times to come. In this MomJunction post, we share 165 futuristic baby names for both boys
Zoë de Pass aka Dress Like A Mum talks us through the ins and outs of maternity denim. From over the bump, to under the bump, jeggings, straight leg and bootcut, there’s tons to choose from to accommodate your growing bump at mothercare.
As pregnancy brings many normal changes for your body, it can be challenging to identify red flags that may point to premature labor, even if you are far from your due date. So how can you know if you are experiencing preterm labor? Here are the symptoms you may be able to recognize at home.
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE The Karka Rashi is the fourth Vedic zodiac sign that corresponds to the Cancer zodiac sign in western astrology. The Rashi is represented by crab. People born under Karka Rashi are suggested to have their names beginning with the syllables “Ha” or “Da.” If you are looking for some unique
A year into nursing my third son, I went to feed him for the millionth time and the strangest thing happened: I was overcome with the almost nauseatingly strong urge to not. I knew it was time to begin the weaning process, just as I’d done before with my other two babies. It took a
Chicco’s Next2me side sleeping crib has been specifically designed to allow you and your baby to sleep next to each other without the need to share the same bed. The ease of attachment and assembly, plus the removable and washable lining make life easy, making the Next2me bedside crib the perfect addition to any nursery.
Photo: iStockphoto When Kate Dunkin’s* daughter was five and started a competitive dance program, she was happy for her—she could see that she was having a blast and was glad she had a physical outlet for her energy. But she could also see some anxiety starting to ramp up. When the teacher began assigning daily
Strong, smart and exceeding the i-size safety standard, the new REBL plus 360° car seat with seriously secure enhancements, cleverly converts so that your little one can ride safer for longer rear facing allowing you to relax and enjoy the journey from birth all the way up to four years old (40-105cm). Shop here: http://bit.ly/2nfHKXO
You’ve heard it mentioned a lot during your research into baby travel systems, but exactly what is ISOFIX? Well, it’s an internationally recognised way of ensuring that your baby’s car seat is attached safely, which works with most cars. ISOFIX car seat installation is nice and easy to do, as well as secure. Products featured:
Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Vaccination is the most effective preventive measure against infectious diseases, and they help eradicate these diseases (1). Adverse reactions, like swelling and pain at the site of the injection, along with fever, are common in babies after they are administered a vaccine (2). Fever after vaccination is one such reaction.
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Mesh or Mesha Rashi is the first zodiac sign in Vedic astrology. The sign is represented by a ram, and it corresponds to the Aries zodiac sign of western astrology. Those born under Mesha Rashi or Aries are suggested to have their names beginning with the sounds “A,” “E,” or
Photo: Courtesy of Winston Lau I remember the moment distinctly. My three-year-old son was on my husband’s shoulders watching a man swallow a flame. It was his birthday, and this was BuskerFest in Toronto, which took place annually in the neighbourhood of our condo, so it was all in the realm of normal. BuskerFest always