Baby Name of the Day: Violet

July 5, 2011

She’s a vintage botanical in full bloom circa 2011. Thanks to Heather for suggesting Violet as our Baby of the Name.

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Starbaby News: Welcome Cleo!

May 23, 2011

So this is what it feels like! David Schwimmer and wife Zoe Buckman have welcomed a daughter named

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Baby Name of the Day: Zipporah

September 16, 2010

There’s Zoe and Zachary, Zadie and Zane. But this Z-name has been overlooked. Thanks to Charlotte for suggesting the name of her niece as Baby Name of the Day: Zipporah. (Great minds think alike: Kelly suggested it just a few days later!)

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Sunday Summary: 8/22/10

August 22, 2010

Please tell me that I’m not the only person who watched My Fake Fiance, the first pairing of Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence? It was raining, the baby was fussy … wait, never mind. Someone else must’ve tuned in – enough of us for ABC Family to greenlight a new original series called Melissa […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Valentina

July 16, 2010

Christina had her moment in the 80s. Valentine shows up every February 14. But how ’bout this elegant choice? Thanks to Mary for suggesting Valentina as Baby Name of the Day.

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Reader Baby Name Story: Beatrix and Juniper

July 10, 2010

When I posted Jodi’s stories about naming big sisters Pippa and Romilly, I intentionally didn’t divulge the names of her two other darling daughters. Readers, the suspense is over! The most charming quartet of girls answers to Pippa, Romilly, Beatrix and Juniper! Read on for more, including their lovely middles.

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Baby Name of the Day: Hannelore

April 5, 2010

I’ve heard she’s considered old-fashioned overseas, but she has an interesting indie edge in the US. Thanks to Bek for suggesting Hannelore as Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 3/14/10

March 14, 2010

First, please join me in wishing a fond au revoir to Bewildertrix!

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Name of the Day: Seraphina

March 3, 2009

Up until a few weeks ago, the most famous bearers of this little-known name were a handful of Italian saints. But ever since Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck chose this name for Violet’s little sister, she’s been all Hollywood. Today’s Name of the Day is Seraphina.

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Starbaby News: Meet Seraphina Affleck

January 13, 2009

According to Celebrity Baby Blog, Violet’s little sister is called Seraphina Rose Elizabeth! I’m heading over to Nameberry to see if anyone guessed it in their contest. Seraphina will be Name of the Day on 3/3, but here’s a taste – the seraphim are one of the orders of angels; there have been two Saints […]

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