First, if I were to go on to say that San Francisco is about to outlaw female circumcision, what would your opinion be? Actually, the City by the Bay, as reported by SFGate.com, has received enough signatures on a petition to add a no male circumcision initiative to the November ballot. The proposal would ban male circumcision, with no religious exemptions. Violators would … [Read more...] about San Francisco to ban circumcisions?
As demographers dig into census data, they are seeing major changes in ages when women decide to have kids reports the New York Times. College-educated women are waiting longer to have kids, while women who did not finish high school are actually having children at an earlier age than they did in 2000. In 2000, the portion of women with college degrees between the ages of 25 … [Read more...] about Census shows change in ages for childbearing
The Social Security Administration recently unveiled its list of top baby names for 2010, and although a lot of classics made the list, it looks like new parents are drawing from some surprising sources.The top boys name was Jacob, and though it has been the top choice for over a decade, it may have experienced a surge more recently thanks to Jacob Black, one of the main … [Read more...] about Reality TV had influence on baby names in 2010
We just received a copy of Baby Barbells, a new book by Joshua Levitt, with illustrations by Matt Stevens. This is an over-sized board book, that explains how dad will be using old muscles in new ways with the arrival of the new baby. Along with the illustrations are some tidbits of wisdom on dads and kids. This is a fun gift for the new dad as a shower gift, and expect him to … [Read more...] about On our desk: Baby Barbells – funny book for daddy showers
Tantrums, meltdowns, and hissy fits can be a nightmare for parents. DadLabs shows you how to throw them, and also how to deal with them. … [Read more...] about Dealing With Tantrums (Video)