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Lauren is Chief Editor of Famlii bringing nearly 15 years of experience in child development, early learning, and non-profit advocacy supporting parents. She lives on the West Coast with her husband, dog, and four rambunctious kids. She is still utterly perplexed by parenthood.

Suo Gân: A Welsh Lullaby

A parent's song of protection and responsibility, Suo Gan, is a traditional Welsh lullaby, or "lull song", from the title's translation (suo = lull; gân = song). Here are the lovely lyrics for Suo Gan, and...

Double the Family Fun: What is a Double Cousin?

Double-fun arises when siblings marry another set of siblings. This special connection between two families produces a special set of cousins -- the double cousin. What is a Double Cousin, a Half Cousin, and a...

Funny Tongue Twisters for Kids (and Grown-ups!)

Tired of Rubber Baby Buggy Bumpers, and looking for some funny tongue twisters for kids? This read-aloud list of tongue-twisters is sure to tickle the funny bone, and leave your mouth twisted in knots! Funny...

How to Choose the Gender of Your Baby

Curious about whether gender selection is truly possible? Is selecting the gender of your baby a real thing? Valid medical procedures do exist which allow a woman to choose whether she will have a girl...

The ABCs of Friendship Poem

Share an inspirational moment with a friend by sending them this thoughtful (and funny) alphabet poem about friendship. We particularly recommend Z.. zip your lip when necessary! The ABCs of Friendship Alphabet Poem Always be honest. Be...

Lullabies from Literature: Classic Children’s Poems About Sleep

Famous Children's Poems About Sleep from Literature Wynken, Blynken, and Nod by Eugene Field Wynken, Blynken, and Nod one night Sailed off in a wooden shoe — Sailed on a river of crystal light, Into a sea of dew. "Where are...

I Gave My Love a Cherry: The Riddle Song Lullaby

A humorous love song of puzzlement, I Gave My Love a Cherry, is a riddle to sing for baby.  Here are the lyrics for the folk song also known as, The Riddle Song. Spoiler alert to...

He or She? Old Wives Tales About Gender Prediction – Guaranteed Accurate!

Pregnant moms have tried to guess the gender of their babies for centuries.  Here's a few of the most common old wives tales about gender prediction -- and we've included a little science regarding...

Girl or Boy: What Determines the Gender of a Baby?

Can a mother influence whether she has a boy or a girl, or is it all up to dad?  Read about what determines the gender of a baby, and the biological odds of changing...

Mozart’s Lullaby: The World’s Most Lovely Lullaby

Often called the world's most beautiful lullaby, Mozart's Lullaby, is a lovely addition to any parent's song repertoire.  Here are the lyrics for the Mozart Lullaby, also known as Sleep Little One Sleep, or Wiegenlied ("Schlafe mein...