You can never be too prepared when it comes to having a baby and raising your children. Check out the Almanac's advice, facts, and folklore from baby names to best days to wean.
What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.
Shakespeare wrote those famous lines hundreds of years ago to argue that names are not important. Many parents, however, would speak to the contrary. Naming a child is something people agonize over. There are distinct trends Americans follow when it comes to naming children, from names of celebrities to biblical names. See more about baby names and the history of naming in “The Name Game.”