Lucas

Baby Name of the Day: Luca

May 4, 2011

Despite his -a ending, he’s a 21st century sensation for boys. Thanks to Jenna for suggesting Luca as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Akira

April 6, 2011

Expecting a little samurai?

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Baby Name of the Day: Susan

January 10, 2011

She was a Top Ten pick for more than two decades.  Can she still sound fresh today? Thanks to Kelly for suggesting Susan as our Baby Name of the Day.

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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: 12/5/10

December 5, 2010

Christmas came early to Appellation Mountain, with a guest post on Nameberry leading to a shout-out from Lisa Belkin’s venerable The Motherlode blog at the New York Times.  Christmas also officially arrived in our town – a tree was lit in the City’s park, we had breakfast with Santa, and we spent a few hours […]

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Sunday Summary: 5/2/10

May 2, 2010

Congratulations go out to Rocking Fetal.

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Sunday Summary: 9/13/09

September 13, 2009

Ah, September. The leaves change color, apples of every possible variety can be found in stacks at the Farmers’ Market and me? I’m glued to the television: Okay, not really. I missed the debut of the rebooted Melrose Place the other night. (Though I was sorry to miss Bronx‘s mom in action.) This edition includes […]

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Hurricane Names

June 3, 2009

It’s not really baby naming news – it’s meteorological, potentially catastrophic even. And yet I can’t resist posting the 2009 list of Hurricane Names.

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Sunday Summary: 5/17/09

May 17, 2009

She’s yet to crack the Top 1000, but could she be the next Isabella? Friends of friends recently welcomed their second child – a daughter called Esme, 2008’s most popular search name at AppMtn. What’s more, their firstborn is called Finn, 2008’s second most popular search name for boys here. In Namespotting News: My mother […]

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