Where do names come from? A great many have their origins in the Bible -- Mary, Daniel, John, and Joseph, to name just a few. We have Greek mythology to thank for lovely names like Melissa and Penelope. And Shakespeare, of "a rose by any other name" fame, helped bring monikers like Juliet and Miranda into our naming lexicon, even though their official origins are French and Hebrew, respectively. How good are you at identifying the origins of various names? Test your name knowledge with this fun, 10-question quiz!
You probably have plenty of questions for your baby's pediatrician, but there might be a few you're afraid to ask: Did it drive him crazy that you brought up a possible speech delay at the end of a sick visit? And you like his partner better, but will his feelings be hurt if you switch? Lucky for you, we talked to lots and lots of doctors, nurses, and office managers to find out 12 must-know secrets of the pediatrician's office.
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