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What should my grandchild call me?

My daughter is having a baby. The baby will call my mum (its greatgrandmother) “Nanny.” The baby will call my daughter’s mother-in-law Granny. My name is Lilbet and I want to be called something other than grandma since I’m 39. Can you suggest something, please? Read More

Pharrell Williams and Wife Welcome Triplets!

It’s happy baby news…times three! Singer and producer Pharrell Williams and his wife, Helen Lasichanh, welcomed triplets earlier this month, according to Vanity Fair.

While Pharrell’s rep wouldn’t comment on the sexes or names of their new little ones, the rep did confirm that everyone is “healthy and happy.”

The triplets join Pharrell and Helen’s 8-year-old son, Rocket. Read More

30 Cool Baby Names Trending in 2017

There are some very cool and unique baby names that are hitting the charts and climbing fast for 2017. Most often a name will suddenly trend due to a celebrity using it for their offspring. Or it might be a beloved character name, or a unique alternative to another name that has become too popular. Read More

Laura Prepon Pregnant, Expecting First Child With Ben Foster

Orange Is the New Black star Laura Prepon is reportedly pregnant, expecting her first baby with her fiancé, actor Ben Foster.

A source confirmed the baby news to People.com, though the couple have yet to comment on the pregnancy yet.

Ben and Laura attended the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, where a small baby bump was visible when they attended the Creative Coalition’s annual Spotlight Awards. Read More

Keshia Knight Pulliam Welcomes Baby Girl

Congratulations to actress Keshia Knight Pulliam, who welcomed her first child, a baby girl, this week. The former Cosby Show star announced the baby news on Instagram, revealing the baby’s name: Ella Grace.

Baby’s first pic only showed off her feet clad in fluffy socks, with the caption: “Ella Grace has arrived!!!” Ella is Spanish, meaning “young girl.”

While Keshia announced her pregnancy on Instagram in July, just days later her husband, Ed Hartwell, filed for divorce and requested a paternity test. Read More

Our Local Librarian’s Favorite Todd Parr Books

For those of you who are not familiar with Todd Parr, he is an amazing author/illustrator of more than 40 children’s books. Parr’s books encompass social issues that are prevalent in the lives of today’s children, but in simplistic terms. His books include the New York Time’s bestselling The I Love You Book, The Earth Book, and The Thankful Book. Read More

My stepson won’t stop playing video games!

Dear Grandma:

My 16 year old stepson spends all of his time playing video games..specifically XBox Live…against players all over the world. His dad doesn’t see anything wrong with this but I am concerned that he is addicted. He sometimes stays up all night playing, even on school nights. Read More