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Baby Names: How To Name Twins and Multiples|
descriptionYou've had the perfect baby name in mind for as long as you can remember, but your sonogram revealed two heartbeats. Here's the best way to name multiples.
Baby Names: Avoid Baby Naming Regret
We all have regrets in life but you don't want the name you selected for your baby to be one of them. Use these strategies to feel confident in the name you pick. Research your favorite names thoroughly. Check your favorite names on the popularity charts. A too common name is the typical cause of
Baby Names: How to Pick a Great Name
Your perfect little person needs the perfect name. Here's how to pick a great name for baby.No collaborating. Draw inspiration from favorite friends and family members, or even historical figures and fictional characters . Then, you should each choose two names you love from the other person's list. Consider how the name will grow with your child. Before you know it, he will be too big for his crib and you don't want the same to happen with his name. Think about whether the name will suit him as an adult. Would you really trust your taxes to an accountant named Kirby? Think about the shelf life . Names that become red hot often fall out of favor just as quickly. Consider a timeless classic instead. And finally, remember you're
Baby Names: How to Know You've Picked the Right Name
Naming your baby can be a daunting task. Here's how to know you've picked the right name.grown child whether she becomes a rock star or president of the United States . It has special meaning to you. Naming your child after someone dear to you makes the name that much more meaningful to
Baby Names: Is It Too Unusual?
You want your baby to stand out, but is the name you've chosen too unique? Here’s how to choose the perfect baby name.may sound great, but Kat Burger may prompt some teasing. Try the coffee shop test. Next time you order a latte, give your child's name to the barista, and see what happens. If she doesn't understand you or butchers the spelling on your cup, that's food for thought. Check it out on baby naming sites. See what naming experts say. If they mention an unfortunate pop culture reference or suggest it's too weird to be used, you may want to reconsider. Run it by a focus group of middle school kids. If the name can be mocked, they'll find a way to do it. And lastly, reconsider the creative spelling. The name
Baby Names: Is It Too Popular?
Great names tend to get very popular. Here’s how to choose a baby name that won't dominate the preschool roster.chosen by celebrities. Names also trend quickly when used on a popular TV show . Keep up on the latest celeb picks at Nameberry.com. Finally, avoid the current top ten names. Because so many parents get creative
How to Properly Steam
Nobody wants to eat foods that have been steamed to a mushy, soggy mess. Watch as Parents contributor Jenna Helwig shares her tips on properly steaming. Your family will thank us!use stock or wine or juice or combination. I'm going to use chicken stock today. You can also use some aromatics to add flavor, some garlic or some shallots or even some citrus. So take a
How to Make Pumpkin Chiffon Pie
The Naptime Chef, Kelsey Banfield, shows how to make a yummy pumpkin pie with gingersnap crust.crust. All I did here was mixed crushed gingersnap cookies with melted unsalted butter . Then I just press the moisten crumbs evenly into a 9 inch pie plate. To let the crust set up, you want to freeze it for at least 2 hours. To make the filling, you're going to add the gelatin to the bowl with the apple cider and set it aside. While that is working their way, we're going to make the rest of the filling. In a large sauce pan over a medium heat, you'll combine the brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice, kosher salt , milk, egg yolks and pumpkin. Whisk this mixture continuously over medium heat for about 10 minutes. After the 10 minutes, remove the mixture from the heat and whisk in the gelatin until it is completely dissolve. Pour this into a large bowl and let it cool for about 15 minutes then refrigerate for 1 hour. Using an electric mixer, beat the egg whites and confectioner sugar until they form stiff piece. Stir a quarter of the egg whites and [unk] chill the pumpkin mixture. Then use a spatula to gently fold in the remaining egg whites just until white streaks are no longer visible. Pour the pie filling into the frozen crust and refrigerate for at least 4
-Welcome to Parents TV on Demand. A place for parents to learn, share and develop a healthy family together. Parents TV. Our families, our lives. -Most moms dread the task of making dinner at the end of a long tiring day. By evening, your energy, patience and creativity were spent and you've gotthings for a repertoire. So, it's a good idea to grab some cook books , some magazines, look through them and find some new dishes to make. Okay, now we need to make our grocery list we've
How to Roast Right
Watch as Parents contributor Jenna Helwig shares her tips and tricks for roasting.Today, I'm going to talk to you about one of my favorite cooking techniques , roasting. Nearly anything can be roasted but there are some things that take to it much better. For example, root vegetables . They have a lot of natural sugars that really caramelized beautifully in the oven. You can see here I did some potatoes and some cauliflower. There's no one size fits all when it comes to roasting. If you are doing vegetables like this, you want it fast, blast, high heat, short amount of time. If you have a larger cut of meat like pot roast for example, you wanna go low and slow. Make sure to season your food generously. I use salts and pepper and often