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Naming your baby can be a lot more involved than most parents initially think. Have fun with it; consulting a baby name book can be a good way to get the conversation started and the name game flowing. Check below for related information, products and services.

Borders
(401) 944-9160
190 Hillside Rd.
Cranston, RI
Hours
Monday - Saturday10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday11:00 am to 07:00 pm

Borders
(401) 270-4801
142 Providence Place
Providence, RI
Hours
Monday - Thursday10:00 am to 10:30 pm
Friday - Saturday10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday11:00 am to 07:00 pm

Barnes & Noble
(401) 231-5828
The Crossings at Smithfield, 371 Putnam Pike Suite 330
Smithfield, RI
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Hours
Sun 10:00AM-7:00PM
Mon-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Borders
(508) 699-7766
1212 South Washington Street
North Attleboro, MA
Hours
Monday - Saturday10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday11:00 am to 07:00 pm

White Light Books
(401) 944-4130
1464 Park Ave
Cranston, RI

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Borders
(401) 737-0744
2000 Post Rd
Warwick, RI
Hours
Monday - Sunday05:00 am to 08:00 pm

Barnes & Noble
(401) 826-8885
Warwick Centre, 1350-B Bald Hill Rd
Warwick, RI
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi, Toys & Games, B&N@School
Hours
Sun 10:00AM-8:00PM
Mon-Thu 9:00AM-10:00PM
Fri-Sat 9:00AM-11:00PM

Borders
(508) 673-7090
Swansea Mall
Swansea, MA
Hours
Monday - Saturday10:00 am to 09:00 pm
Sunday11:00 am to 06:00 pm

Barnes & Noble
(401) 846-3313
Middletown Village, 1311 West Main Road
Middletown, RI
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Hours
Sun 10:00AM-7:00PM
Mon-Sat 9:00AM-9:00PM

Risd Store Book Dept
(401) 454-6460
30 N Main St
Providence, RI

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Unusual Baby Names, Parents are Thinking up Unique Names

Unusual Baby Names

Parents, increasingly, are thinking up unique names for their children. An exotic association apart, there is at  least    one constructive advantage to this. An unusual name helps to confer exclusivity, helping the owner to stand out and  be recognized more easily. Think about how easy it is to remember a 'Terranova' from a crowd of Marys and Janes.

However, choosing an unusual baby name requires some care. How can you choose a name that is distinctive, yet does not end up sounding ridiculous? Of course, you don't want your child to be at the receiving end of all the Waynes and Dylans in his school. Here are a few tips:

  1. Check what's out there. Start by looking up popular baby names listed in parenting books and websites. Along with the more familiar ones, you will also find some unusual baby names that you have rarely heard before, and that will catch your fancy.
  2. Old is gold. Many old names that were quite popular until recently have now fallen out of favor. Research names in historical archives or literature, or dig up some of the unusual names from your own family records.
  3. Read the glossies. Celebrity baby names are another good source for distinctive names. The advantage here will be that though the name will be unusual, it will have built up some level of familiarity and acceptability because of the media coverage. The disadvantage, of course, will be that the ...

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