Children are not replicants. Naming people after relatives gives them a persona before developing their own. Both girls and boys need to have their own journey in life and that means creating the mystique associated with their names.
It is true and it did happen just a few days ago: Julian's Auction Beverly Hills has put up for auction a slice of Prince William and Duchess Catherine's 2011 wedding fruit cake.
While Princess Kate is recuperating, we thought we'd give the mom-to-be a little advice on what it's like when a family of three adds a plus one. I mean, how different can royal siblings be from those of the commoner variety?
A look back at the sand slipping through the hourglass that was 2013 and very few of the headlines circulating reflect on a positive year. We remember...
Once again the media found itself in a feeding frenzy with the pregnancy and subsequent birth of the new little royal Prince George. I remember thinking to myself, isn't it 2013? As a woman who grew up in the '70s I find it hard to understand why we still look to being a princess as being ideal.
From the moment it was announced that Prince William's wife, Kate, was expecting their first child, and third-in-line-for-the-throne-heir, many moms and the media have struggled to find commonalities between her new baby experience, and everyone else's. Everyday challenges a new mom faces will always have a slight variance for Kate.
Last Wednesday, singer Beyoncé Knowles posted a photo on Instagram that sent star-gazers into an uproar. Just once we'd love to see a Facebook status update like: "OMG! Beyoncé was collecting food for the food bank. I am so, like, going out tomorrow and doing a food drive!"
The birth of a royal prince shared headlines with babies given away as game-show prizes in Pakistan. In both cases, ecstatic crowds clapped and cheered. For what, exactly? Life -- or luck?
When it comes to sports in the States, America's "National Pastime" is still considered to be baseball. While American football may have surpassed it ...
Giving birth is a difficult business for all women -- that's why it's called labor. But for tens of millions of women around the world, too often bringing new life into the world means risking their own.
Kate and Will couldn't wait to get baby George out of London. After one night at their apartment in Kensington Palace, the new parents zoomed off to the little village of Bucklebury in Berkshire. But there's another royal hideaway that gets little attention these days...
The birth of the newest royal puts Diana back in the hearts and minds of our entire generation. We watched her fairy tale wedding; lived through her challenges; grew to adore and were devastated by her death. As many of us are becoming grandparents, we feel a fresh wave of pain at her loss.
Prince George has many years to live up to the name carried by many a royal and many a celebrity, but we all know he will inevitably become a heart-throb in his own right. Here's a list of our favorite heart-throb George's of all time.
Any Internet user searching for the most recent updates on baby Prince George should keep in mind the following common celebrity Internet scams and hacker campaigns as royal mania reaches its peak over the coming weeks.
This is the Royal Family, a brand at a bright and shiny moment in its history. There have certainly been other moments before, but in recent memory this was certainly a high point. With refreshed imagery and contemporary messaging, this is a brand set for continued political and social power.
No matter whether you hear him called -- "George Cambridge," "George Wales" or "George Mountbatten-Windsor" -- the closest thing to a statutory surname that our new little prince will have will be "Windsor."