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Baby Name of the Day: Lawrie

July 15, 2011

Boys answer to Jamie and Robbie. Why not this diminutive form of an enduring classic? Thanks to Emily for suggesting Lawrie as our Baby Name of the Day.

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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: 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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Baby Name of the Day: Verona

March 30, 2011

It’s the fair city of Romeo and his Juliet. How would it wear as a daughter’s name? Thanks to Fran for suggesting Verona as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Lucinda

February 2, 2011

She’s a literary elaboration of Lucia. In the Age of Isabella, here’s one that would wear quite well on a daughter. Thanks to Jennie, aka British American, for suggesting Lucinda as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Piers

January 31, 2011

Peter is a Brady and a bunny rabbit, and a saintly classic, too. This related name takes him in a more dashing direction. Thanks to Emily for suggesting Piers 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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Starbaby News: Welcome Savannah

January 4, 2011

If you’re following the AppMtn Facebook page, you’ll know that most of my celeb birth announcements can now be found there. But some of them call for a post of their own, and Savannah certainly does.

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Baby Name of the Day: Benton

December 20, 2010

There’s the evergreen Benjamin, Teen Mom‘s luxury brand babe Bentley, and the literary Bennett.  Why not this one? Thanks to Jillian for pointing out not only the name, but his connection to the Appalachian Trail, too!  Our Baby Name of the Day is Benton.

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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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