Lisa Milbrand

Lisa Milbrand is a copy writer for Real Simple, with a passion for writing about food, travel, and hacks to make life easier. Loves fancy restaurants, good coffee and her family (of course); not a fan of waiting in lines.

From Bridgerton to nature names, see what's inspiring the baby names of 2022.
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Two episodes into the Sex and the City reboot, and I couldn't help but wonder: What's wrong with Miranda and Charlotte? These friends were never perfect role models, but I didn't expect to see so many parenting red flags. (Spoilers ahead.)
Looking for a pair of stylish monikers for your multiples? Consider these twin names for two boys, two girls, or one of each.
Experts guide us through ways to discuss climate change with kids at different ages without causing fear or confusion, plus easy ways your family can make a positive impact on our planet.
It may not be the easiest topic to discuss with young kids, but experts suggest this step-by-step advice for laying the groundwork now.
Up to 80 percent of pregnant women experience nausea and vomiting in the first trimester. Find out how long these difficult symptoms typically last.
Looking for the perfect nickname for your bundle of joy? Give one of these cute baby nicknames a try!
Make sure your favorite essential oils are safe for your baby during pregnancy.
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They include big-name brands like Honeywell, Amana, Friedrich, and Whirlpool. See if your dehumidifier is on the list.
Celebrities aren't the only ones willing to go to extremes to boost their kids' futures. A new survey from Intelligent.com found average parents also cheated during the college application process.
Lilibet Diana was the perfect way to honor Harry's family. Here's why.
Should you place a bet on one of these baby girl names—or will Meghan and Harry go in a different direction altogether for their new daughter?
There are plenty of perks beyond protecting yourself from the illness and helping us achieve herd immunity.
Curious which baby names stole the show last year? From new classics like Levi to tried-and-true faves like Charlotte, here are the top boy and girl names of 2020, according to the Social Security Administration.
Looking for a boy or girl baby name that will honor your Asian heritage? From popular picks to names made famous by inspiring Asian Americans, here are a few ideas to get you started.
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From Winnie to River, the back-to-nature trend that's taken hold during the pandemic has boosted these these popular cottagecore boy, girl, and gender-neutral baby names in a big way.
Get ready to roll up your sleeve—and you'd better get comfortable with that face mask because you'll have to wear it even after you get vaccinated for COVID-19.
If you love Simon and Daphne, you're going to burn for these boy and girl baby names inspired by the cast of characters in Bridgerton. Swoon.
If you're giving birth during the pandemic, you probably won't want to name your child "Corona," but there are plenty of coronavirus-inspired baby name ideas to consider that can still honor the time they were born.
If one of these baby names is on your list of potential picks, you might want to cross it off right now.
The COVID-19 pandemic may change some parts of the college search permanently. Here's how to navigate the process as a family.
These days, your field trips know no boundaries.
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The Supreme Court could eliminate the Affordable Care Act after the presidential election in November. If you're a mom, that might make health care more expensive for you and your family.
Here’s how to create a safe quaran-team.
Looking for just the right name for your little one to call her new aunt or uncle? Get tips for landing a great nickname, plus a few fun ideas.