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7 Things To Consider Before Choosing Your Baby’s Name

February 26th, 2017 Posted by parent publications, writing No Comment yet

The BabyPost, scarlett ballantyne, scarlett writing, naming your babyNaming your baby is probably one of the most important decisions you will make in your lifetime. You are choosing a moniker for your child that will define them for the rest of their lives. Depending on baby naming trends of the year, some people choose popular names while others decide to go the original or classic route. Whichever way you decide to go, here are a few tips about naming your baby that will help you avoid landing your child with a name that may cause them grief in the future. (more…)

5 Things I Wish I Had Done When my Child Was A Baby

September 21st, 2016 Posted by family, parent publications, writing No Comment yet


When my first daughter was born, it was the start of spring. The days were getting longer and because I had a relatively easy childbirth, I spent many days taking long walks with the stroller. I loved spending my days off work enjoying the sunshine and taking care of my baby. But I also missed out on some friend-related things and events, partly because I was so afraid to let my baby out of my sight. Now looking back, there are things I wish I would’ve done when life was much simpler than I first thought. Who knew that having a new baby at home was the easy part? (more…)

I Survived the First Three Weeks of Sleeplessness

June 30th, 2016 Posted by family, parent publications No Comment yet

first three weeks of sleeplessness, scarlet author, by scarlett ballantyne

The summer I was pregnant with my first child was the summer that the long running hit reality show Survivor debuted on TV (yes, it was that long ago—my daughter is now a teenager). I watched with bewilderment as that first cast of characters went without food and slept in crappy conditions, turning on one another and acting with genuine despair. I remember thinking, ‘This is ridiculous! How hard can it be?’

Then I had my baby. (more…)

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