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Poldark Fans! Let’s Talk about the Name Demelza

Between being excited that Season 2 of Poldark has started last night on PBS and desperately wanting to take a Viking Cruise, I found myself needing to learn more about the name Demelza. I’m not the only one, right? Here’s what I learned… the name Demelza comes from a Cornish place name – Demelza, in… Continue reading Poldark Fans! Let’s Talk about the Name Demelza

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Dr. Seuss Nursery Decor

I love to repurpose used books for my LetterLuxe nursery art. One of my most popular themes is Dr. Seuss – no surprise. I usually use a used copy of Cat in the Hat. Here are some pictures of my latest Dr. Seuss letter sets. So far in my Literary Baby line, I have Alice… Continue reading Dr. Seuss Nursery Decor

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3 Ideas for What to Do When You and Your Partner Disagree Over Baby Names

It’s no surprise that soon-to-be parents won’t always agree on everything, no two people could. But what do you do when you can’t agree on a name for your baby? Here are three ideas for how you can get on the same page about baby names: MAKE TWO LISTS OF NAMES: Both parents should separately… Continue reading 3 Ideas for What to Do When You and Your Partner Disagree Over Baby Names

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Ancient Roman Baby Name Ideas

We can thank Ancient Rome for a lot of cool things: aqueducts, roads, early forms of newspapers, bound books, and our calendar is even based on the Julian calendar. They also gave us some pretty cool names. All old things become new again, so maybe it’s time to resurrect one of these ancient baby names.… Continue reading Ancient Roman Baby Name Ideas

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Take the Stress Out of Baby Naming

BANISH STRESS Believe me, I know how important names are. I spent so much time thinking about names that I decided to write a book about them. That said, I’ve heard from a lot of stressed out soon-to-be-parents – and even some parents who regretted their name choices months after their babies were born. Yikes!… Continue reading Take the Stress Out of Baby Naming

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And the winner of The Great British Baking Show Season 3 *NAME EDITION* is … Flora!

I don’t know who the best baker will be (No spoilers…), but I’m crowning Flora as the baker with the most trend-setting name. There was a time when Flora would have sounded very out-of-date, but today it has that charming antique quality so many parents want. SOME NAME FACTS It has a lovely meaning – FLORA… Continue reading And the winner of The Great British Baking Show Season 3 *NAME EDITION* is … Flora!

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POLL: Is it Harder to Choose Names for Girls or Boys?

A bunch of soon-to-be parents I’ve talked to have said things like, “I have a bunch of names picked out for girls, but no ideas for boys” or “Boys’ names are easy, but there are too many choices for girls!” Is this you? I’ve talked to parents who fall on both sides of gender debate.… Continue reading POLL: Is it Harder to Choose Names for Girls or Boys?