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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.

Books-A-Million
(913) 299-0204
1811 Village West Parkway
Kansas City, KS
 
Borders
(913) 962-1428
7311 Quivera Rd
Shawnee, KS
Hours
Monday - Saturday10:00 am to 09:00 pm
Sunday12:00 pm to 06:00 pm

Borders
(913) 642-3642
9108 Metcalf Street
Overland Park, KS
Hours
Monday - Saturday09:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday09:00 am to 09:00 pm

Barnes & Noble
(913) 491-4535
4751 West 117th Street
Leawood, KS
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi, Toys & Games, B&N@School
Hours
Sun 10:00AM-9:00PM
Mon-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Borders
(913) 663-2356
12055 Metcalf Ave.
Overland Park, KS
Hours
Monday - Thursday10:00 am to 09:00 pm
Friday - Saturday10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday11:00 am to 09:00 pm

Barnes & Noble
(816) 753-1313
420 W 47th Street
Kansas City, MO
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Hours
Sun 10:00AM-9:00PM
Mon-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Barnes & Noble
(913) 492-8187
Barnes & Noble 2352, 11323 W 95th Street
Overland Park, KS
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Hours
Sun 10:00AM-7:00PM
Mon-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Barnes & Noble
(816) 505-3355
8625 Northwest Prairie View Rd Spac
Kansas City, MO
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi, Toys & Games, B&N@School
Hours
Sun 9:00AM-9:00PM
Mon-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Borders
(816) 741-1787
8628 North Boardwalk Ave.
Kansas City, MO
Hours
Monday - Thursday10:00 am to 09:00 pm
Friday - Saturday10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday10:00 am to 08:00 pm

Barnes & Noble
(816) 795-9878
Independence Commons, 19120 East 39th Street
Independence, MO
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi, Toys & Games, B&N@School
Hours
Sun 10:00AM-9:00PM
Mon-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

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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