What does my name -Themis- mean?

Hi Jennifer,

I couldn’t find my name on your list, Themis, I am looking into the meaning and origins of it. Is there an alternate spelling to it?

Sincerely,

Themis Pierquet Flores

Dear Themis,

What a beautiful name! I bet you didn’t know this, but you’ve probably seen the “original Themis” all over the place. Read More

My teen sister ignores her baby!

Dear Grandma Maggie,

I’m 21- year-old college student and I currently live with my parents and my younger sister, who is 18. Two years ago my sister gave birth to a little girl, named Katie, and ever since things have been, well, a little complicated. Read More

Portable playtime with plushie pals

Looking for the perfect and affordable baby-shower or new-baby gift? Infantino’s Safari Fun Twist and Fold Activity Gym and Play Mat (currently around $30 at Amazon with free shipping for Prime members) is a portable, lightweight (a little over 3 pounds) activity mat that provides infants hours of creative fun and learning. Read More

Parenthood’s Erika Christensen welcomes daughter with an Irish name

Erika Christensen gets to experience Parenthood for real!  The actress and her husband, Cole Maness, welcomed their first child on June 21st.  Daughter Shane Maness was born at home, weighing 6 lbs., 3 oz.

According to babynames.com, Shane is a gender-neutral name of Irish origin meaning, “God is gracious.”

The actress had been actively sharing photos of her growing bump since announcing her pregnancy in March. Read More

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