Baby Name of the Day: Ariel

April 25, 2012

She’s Disney’s red-headed mermaiden, but there’s far more to this lovely appellation. Thanks to Fran for suggesting Ariel as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Nereida

April 18, 2011

Looking for a mermaid name less common than Madison or Ariel? Thanks to Christina for suggesting Nereida as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 2/13/11

February 13, 2011

I took the kids to get their hair cut at our local Cartoon Cuts, which isn’t local at all – it requires a drive on the Beltway to Rockville Pike. While the kids were being coiffed, I flipped through a rack of personalized hair barrettes. The selection included the predictable Emma and Elizabeth, but also […]

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Name of the Day: Gabriel

January 11, 2010

He’s a messenger angel, a tough guy with a girly name. His name is among the most popular choices for American boys today. Thanks to Kelly for suggesting Gabriel as Name of the Day.

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Name of the Day: Cinderella

July 31, 2009

Jasmine, Ariel and Aurora have all been popular picks for girls. And Belle is quite the sensation. So why is this fairytale princess name off limits? Thanks to Photoquilty for suggesting Cinderella as Name of the Day.

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