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14 Date Night Ideas For Expecting Parents

Like everything else in your life, Date Night changes when you’re pregnant. No more daredevil stunts followed by cocktails and all-you-can-eat sushi. Spend quality time together in a low-key fashion with these romantic, pregnancy-friendly date night ideas.

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12 Surprising Baby Name Risings: Cindy? Bruce?

Certain comeback kids have been getting a lot of buzz lately—names like Elsa and Amelia and Elias and Tobias, all of which have that nice vintage 19th century vibe.

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14 Vintage Names Zooming Up The Charts

These old-fashioned names are hot hot hot! Alfred is having a major resurgence in Scandinavia and England, and the US is hopping on that bandwagon as well, with Alfred leaping 160 places last year.

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Baby Name Image: Seeking A Glamorous Gertrude

“If you will call a dog Hervey,” said the English author Dr. Johnson, “I shall love him.” This quirky adage was meant to praise the unconventional Hervey family, whom Dr. Johnson found excellent company,

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The Age of Bold Middle Names

Filler middle names are a thing of the past. It’s a 21st century baby naming reality. Not only do we obsess over finding the perfect first name, we have to find middles that hit the right note, too.

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Advice For Dads-To-Be

So, you’re gonna be a dad? Congrats! Here’s some sound advice for dads-to-be as they prepare for the greatest, most rewarding role of their lives.

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Bucket List For Parents-To-Be

Got a baby on the way? Congrats! Your life is about to change in beautiful, wondrous ways. But doing the things you enjoy doing as a couple now–going for out for dinner, camping out at a music festival–wont’ be so easy once you’ve got a baby.

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Classic Baby Names Reborn

The Scottish word name Bonnie, which means pretty, was a midcentury favorite, reigning in the Top 50 in the 1940s and 50s thanks to its use for the ill-fated little girl in Gone With The Wind.

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Is Sailor the New Harper? Hot Girl Names Ending with “R”

Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler recently welcomed baby number three, and it’s a girl! Saylor James joins big brothers Camden Jack and Jaxon Wyatt.

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Vintage Baby Names

I was asked by a magazine interviewer recently why I thought some vintage names come back and others don’t. Why Cora and Flora and not Dora? Why Edward and not Edwin? All of which got me thinking about the influences that do propel names out of the attic and into the spotlight.

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