Sunday Summary: 10/10/10

October 10, 2010

I’m not sure exactly what’s going on upstairs as I write – I can hear both children laughing, and the Dora Halloween special is definitely on television. My husband must be in the room with them, but I kind of think the toddler is in charge. Beyond describing my background noise, I say that because […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Annis

June 21, 2010

She’s a medieval standard, long out of use. But she might be a great choice for a 21st century girl. Thanks to Jillian for suggesting Annis as Baby Name of the Day.

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Miss World 2009

December 12, 2009

If you happened to be channel surfing early Saturday morning (on the East Coast of the US, anyhow), you might’ve caught Miss World 2009, broadcast live from South Africa. Or was that just me? I’m not into beauty pageants, but I stopped and watched, eager to hear contestants’ names.

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Name of the Day: Anais

May 28, 2009

She’s a sophisticated French spin on an evergreen choice for girls – and a goddess name, too! Thanks to Sophie for suggesting Anais as Name of the Day.

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Ooh La La: French Names for Girls

July 17, 2008

Unless you’ve been under a rock, you’ve heard that the Jolie-Pitt twins have arrived, and have been named Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline. Our recent Name of the Day post on Etienne suggests that there’s little hope of a revival for most French-flavored boys’ names, at least in the first spot. But how about the […]

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