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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
(586) 296-0160
31946 Gratiot Avenue
Roseville, MI
Hours
Monday - Saturday10:00 am to 09:00 pm
Sunday11:00 am to 06:00 pm

Borders
(313) 885-1188
17141 Kercheval
Grosse Pointe, MI
Hours
Monday - Thursday10:00 am to 09:00 pm
Friday - Saturday10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday10:00 am to 09:00 pm

Barnes & Noble
(248) 336-9490
Main Place of Royal Oak, 500 South Main Street
Royal Oak, MI
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Hours
Sun 10:00AM-9:00PM
Mon-Sat 10:00AM-10:00PM

Borders
(248) 585-6029
460 W. 14 Mile Rd.
Troy, MI
Hours
Monday - Saturday10:00 am to 09:00 pm
Sunday11:00 am to 06:00 pm

Borders
(586) 726-8555
45290 Utica Park Boulevard
Utica, MI
Hours
Monday - Saturday10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday11:00 am to 07:00 pm

Barnes & Noble
(313) 884-5220
19221 Mack Ave
Grosse Pointe, MI
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Hours
Sun 9:00AM-7:00PM
Mon-Thu 9:00AM-9:00PM
Fri-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Borders
(586) 247-0420
14600 Lakeside Mall Unit 1352
Sterling Heights, MI
Hours
Monday - Saturday10:00 am to 09:00 pm
Sunday11:00 am to 06:00 pm

Barnes & Noble
(248) 577-5056
396 John R. Road
Troy, MI
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Hours
Sun 9:00AM-8:00PM
Mon-Thu 10:00AM-10:00PM
Fri-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Borders
(248) 203-0005
34300 Woodward
Birmingham, MI
Hours
Monday - Saturday09:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday09:00 am to 09:00 pm

Barnes & Noble
(586) 247-7416
Shelby Town Center, 14165 Hall Road
Shelby Township, MI
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

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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