Names_Vintage

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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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13 Best Easter Baby Names

There’s a basketful of wonderful names available for an Eastertime baby, from the sacred to the silly, the Biblical to the bunnyesque. Here are a baker’s dozen of the best.

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Baby Name Trends: Sleek, Simple, Cool Names

People often ask us how we come up with our baby name trend predictions.

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TV Names: Who’s the Next Khaleesi?

The new TV shows are bursting with amazing new name possibilities!

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The New International Names

There was a time when the top baby name lists of different countries reflected their own distinctive native cultures.

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Predicting the Big Baby Name Trends 2016

Baby names 2016 will be more influenced than ever by the major news events of the day, with celebrities and pop culture playing supporting roles.

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The Irish Names of “Brooklyn”

Whether or not you’ve seen the touching new movie Brooklyn, based on the Colm Tóibín novel, you’re probably aware of its award-winning star, Irish actress Saoirse Ronin, and maybe even know how to pronounce it.

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Got That Nesting Feeling?

Even though it was over fifteen years ago, I still vividly remember the last few days of my most recent pregnancy. My husband was sure I’d bring on labor as I jumped on and off the kitchen chair, sorting through and rearranging the items on the top shelf of our hallway closet.

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The Hottest Baby Names of 2015

By now we’ve all heard about the most popular baby names of 2014, but what about the top names of 2015 and next year and beyond?

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2life’s Ultimate Hospital Bag Packing List

BABY – Diapers. – Diaper cream. – Receiving/swaddling blanket. – Onesies. Good idea to bring one or two newborn, and one or two 0-3 month onesies, since you don’t know which size will fit your baby. – Sleepers. Again, bring a couple of different sizes. – Hat. – Cozy blanket. – Car seat, properly installed in […]

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