Baby Names: The First Years

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Names: Love It or Too Weird??

Our second daughter is due in just a couple months...We had the hardest time naming our first, but finally came up with Lilliana Bree, which I love so much! She mostly goes by Lilly, but sometimes we call her LillyBree, and even just LB. For the second we want another longer name that can be shortened - and right now the front runner is Abrielle. Is this too weird? I really like it, but am still having second thoughts, because it seems a little weird to me-Gabrielle, but without the G...Is she going to have to constantly tell people that??...

Boy Names

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Names: Love It or Too Weird??

Our second daughter is due in just a couple months...We had the hardest time naming our first, but finally came up with Lilliana Bree, which I love so much! She mostly goes by Lilly, but sometimes we call her LillyBree, and even just LB. For the second we want another longer name that can be shortened - and right now the front runner is Abrielle. Is this too weird? I really like it, but am still having second thoughts, because it seems a little weird to me-Gabrielle, but without the G...Is she going to have to constantly tell people that??...

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A Boy Named Rush

What are your first impressions if you met a boy named Rush? What about a...

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Sad over Not Having a Girl

I have one boy and just found out that I’m having another. My limit is two kids—I don’t have the stamina or money for more. And I A. bereft that I don’t get to have a girl. I know, I know, I should be happy I get to have kids at all! I should be grateful for my healthy son and a clean ultrasound on the second! I should just suck it up and all that. But I A. one of three girls myself and I desperately wanted a daughter. And not just for the toys and clothes, either; I wanted to teach her so much about growing up female. And of course...