Baby Name of the Day: Mila

June 9, 2011

She’s a globe-spanning short form that stands nicely on her own. Thanks to Meryl for suggesting her daughter’s name as our Baby Name of the Day: Mila.

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Sunday Summary: 12/26/10

December 26, 2010

I hope you had a wonderful, magical holiday!  A few random observations from the wider world: Clio opened a gift from the B. You toys line to find this quote in the packaging:  “I’m going to have five children and name them Cabbage, French Toast, Table, Shower, and Chair!”  I laughed, and then noted that […]

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Starbaby Twins: Charlene and Myla

July 24, 2009

I’m not a huge tennis fan. I knew that Roger Federer and wife Mikra were in the family way. But I wasn’t watching anxiously for news of the blessed event. Except. Roger and Mirka have welcomed twin daughters. And their names? Charlene Riva and Myla Rose. Myla fits in just right with all the Mayas […]

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Sunday Summary: July 5, 2009

July 5, 2009

For those of you in the US, I hope you had a firecracker of a holiday! The big starbaby news of the week was the reveal of Tobey Maguire’s son’s name: Otis Tobias, little brother to Ruby Sweetheart. Other celeb news: Cobie Smulders of How I Met Your Mother welcomed a daughter, Shaelyn Cado; Baywatch/Playboy […]

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Name of the Day: Kylie

June 19, 2009

Is there such a thing as an authentic Australian heritage choice? Thanks to Jen for suggesting Kylie as Name of the Day.

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March 21, 2008

The year was 1982. Joan Jett, Survior and the Human League were on the radio. E.T. phoned home on the silver screen, and Rocky fought Mr. T. And in a fictional town called Salem, the character Kayla Brady first appeared on the soap opera Days of Our Lives. Unlike some soap-sudsy names, Kayla wasn’t created […]

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