First haircuts can be traumatic, but here, a father gives his baby a head massage with eggs after a haircut at a care center in China's Anhui province. Traditional belief holds that getting a haircut on the second day of the second Chinese lunar month – which fell on Feb. 23 this year – brings good fortune. Reuters
Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge hold the Prince of Cambridge, as they pose for photographers outside St. Mary's Hospital exclusive Lindo Wing in London where the Duchess gave birth on July 22, 2013. Lefteris Pitarakis/AP
The baby may not be a registered voter but she definitely registered concern as then-Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney gave her a kiss as he made a March campaign stop at Thompson Tractor, near Birmingham, Ala. The Birmingham News, Hal Yeager/AP
This baby didn't mask her concern when posed next to a parade mask display during a March fair in Barva de Heredia, Costa Rica. Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters
A Syrian refugee carries a baby at Reyhanli refugee camp in Hatay province on the Turkish-Syrian border in early April. The United Nations Refugee Agency reports that in Turkey, 17,000 Syrians are currently registered with the government, which has now set up nine locations including eight tented camps and a 'container city' in Kilis to deal with the influx from unrest in Syria. Osman Orsal/Reuters
An antigovernment protester took her baby to a demonstration in the village of Jidhafds, west of Manama, on March 23, 2012. Bahraini protesters battled with riot police there after the funeral of a woman, who – her family said – died from inhaling teargas which entered her home. Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters
Salaam, a five-year-old Syrian refugee, holds Saam, a six-month-old girl, at the Boynuyogun refugee camp on the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province in February. Murad Sezer/Reuters
A baby hung out in a kanga (traditional sling cloth) while Mom made a pay phone call in a Johannesburg township in 2010. Melanie Stetson Freeman/Staff
A baby is held out to a crowd of protesters during a Coptic Christian prayer in Cairo's Tahrir Square on in February 2011. Ann Hermes /Staff
Reunited a year after an earthquake-triggered tsunami hit Japan's east coast: Koji Chiba, a member of Japan's Self-Defense Force holds Iroha Ishikawa, a 16-month-old, in Ishinomaki, northern Japan in March. Mr. Chiba rescued the then-four-month-old Iroha from an isolated house, three days after the tsunami. Yomiuri Shimbun, Hiroto Sekiguchi/AP
Rosemary Charisme (l.) and her daugher Nicole Theluma (r) have been tent-camp residents across from the collapsed presidential palace since the 2009 Haiti earthquake. Here Ms. Charisme held her one-year-old grandson, Stevenson, a year after the earthquake. Ms. Theluma said she hoped to put him up for adoption because they could not afford to care for him. Melanie Stetson Freeman/Staff
Baby meets donkey as his father steadies him in Ennistymon, Ireland, in County Clare, in May of 2011. Melanie Stetson Freeman/Staff
The littlest protester is held by her mother during an anti-government demonstration in Cairo in February 2012. Suhaib Salem/Reuters
Pope Francis kisses a baby while riding along Copacabana Beach on his way to attend a Via Crucis in Rio de Janeiro, July 26, 2013. Courtesy of Osservatore Romano/AP
Babies come with a lot of baggage that can overwhelm an apartment, but not if parents wrangle the clutter. One mom tackles spring cleaning with a mobile infant and an apartment you can cross in just a few paces.
Most of us in the US are counting the days until spring, especially since daylight savings time recently gave us an extra slice of sunshine at the end of the day. With it comes the urge to do some spring cleaning. Bust out those bins of spring clothes, pack away the scarves, and start making piles of stuff to give away, throw away, sell, and keep.