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First Words

Keeping Track of Milestones When You Have 3 Children

Cara McDonough | Posted 12.30.2016 | Parents
Cara McDonough

As a mother of a seven-year-old, a four-year-old and our youngest, who is 16 months, it's important to keep track of all the notable events that have occurred during this enchanting period of young childhood. It's tiring, for sure, but it also goes by in a heartbeat.

Photo Captures A Hollywood Superstar's Fateful First Meeting With His True Love

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 12.07.2015 | OWN

In the mid-1970s, a young Jeff Bridges already had two decades of acting experience under his belt. Thanks to his famous father, Bridges knew the ins ...

Life Lessons Learned From My Toddler

Toni Nagy | Posted 07.16.2013 | Parents
Toni Nagy

Toddlerhood is a challenging stage. My daughter has the newfound ability to express her wants, needs and excessively irrational, endless, countless, infinite demands with words, yet lacks the decency to keep it to herself.

What Decides A Baby's First Words?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 04.10.2013 | TED Weekends
Lisa Belkin

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoCan the sounds we choose first really capture who we will become over time? Or do we give them added meaning with hindsight, because we have waited for them so long?

I Love You Daddy: What Were YOUR Child's First Words?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 02.01.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

First words are a transformative milestone. Like first smiles, they give you a glimpse into the being within. Like first steps, they bring your child a little closer to where they were meant to be

Baby’s Miraculous First Words Brings Family To Tears

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 01.11.2012 | Parents

Baby's first words are always special. But, two-year-old Bronte Cassell's go beyond momentous. She spoke for the first time at the age of two. The ...

She Talk 'Prit-eeee' One Day

Meredith C. Carroll | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith C. Carroll

Earlier this month my 19-month-old daughter starting talking in earnest. Hours before the onslaught of language her preferred method of communication was whining or bursting into tears.

Thus Spoke the Juban Princeling

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

My baby's first word is "Mama." Very simple. Very basic. Kind of cliché, but I'll live.