Rerun: Abel

August 6, 2012

Today’s re-run is Abel, a name boosted by Sons of Anarchy and comedienne Amy Poehler’s real-life baby boy. Please go here to read and comment.

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Sunday Summary: 6/19/11

June 19, 2011

Happy Father’s Day! Thanks to a gap between the end of the school year and the start of summer camp, we headed for Rehoboth Beach (Delaware, on the Atlantic) this past week.

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Sunday Summary: 1/9/11

January 9, 2011

I had lunch with a mom-to-be friend of mine last week.

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Sunday Summary: 12/19/10

December 19, 2010

I’m fascinated by names, but equally intrigued by the process we use to arrive at a name.  You can find countless real life conversations on message boards, but here are a few I spotted on parents’ personal blogs: Aidan at Ivy League Insecurities has a great list going for a third daughter, but my favorite […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Lionel

December 13, 2010

Knights and lions and trains, oh my – what’s better for a little boy? Thanks to Sara for suggesting Lionel as Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 10/31/10

October 31, 2010

Happy Halloween! More proof that I truly have a one-track mind: let’s start with two name-related thoughts, prompted by my kids’ costumes: There will be more little boys named Anakin in the future. Nancy tells us there were 117 in 2009 alone. Despite my insistence that Aly is Luke Skywalker, he keeps correcting me – […]

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Sunday Summary: 8/8/10

August 8, 2010

It doesn’t matter if I’m at the dentist or the drugstore or Disney World, I’m always listening for names. One of my favorites namespotting locations is Franklin’s, our local brewpub/restaurant/toy store – is there any better combination? – because, of course, we’re all chasing our children around while we wait for a table. The other […]

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Starbaby News: Welcome Abel James

August 6, 2010

Did I recently say there were no exciting celebrity births anticipated this summer? How could I forget Amy Poehler and Will Arnett? They’ve welcomed son Abel James. Yes – Abel, a little brother for Archie. Congratulations to the family! Readers, what do you think of the name Abel? Wonder if they’ll call him Abe …

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Sunday Summary: 6/20/10

June 20, 2010

Happy Father’s Day!

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Baby Name of the Day: Abel

August 23, 2008

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on August 23, 2008, and substantially revised and republished on August 6, 2012. Isaac. Elijah. Noah. Choosing son’s name from the Good Book has been all the rage in recent years. So why have so few parents have rediscovered this one? Thanks to Rocking Fetal for suggesting today’s […]

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