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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
(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) 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

Books-A-Million
(314) 227-5263
5555 St. Louis Mills Blvd
Hazelwood, MO
 
Barnes & Noble
(314) 835-9980
113 West County Center
Des Peres, MO
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi, Toys & Games, B&N@School
Hours
Sun 10:00AM-7:00PM
Mon-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Barnes & Noble
(573) 335-0522
Westfield West Park, 3049 Williams Street Ste 219A
Cape Girardeau, MO
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi, Toys & Games, B&N@School
Hours
Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM
Mon-Sat 9:00AM-9:00PM

Barnes & Noble
(314) 843-9480
9618 Watson Rd.
Crestwood, MO
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Hours
Sun 10:00AM-8:00PM
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM
Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Barnes & Noble
(573) 634-2691
Wildwood Shopping Center, 3535 Missouri Blvd.
Jefferson City, MO
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Hours
Sun 10:00AM-7:00PM
Mon-Sat 9:00AM-9:00PM

Books-A-Million
(417) 239-3702
985 Branson Hills Parkway
Branson, MO
 
Barnes & Noble
(314) 830-3550
The Shoppes at Cross Keys, 13995 New Halls Ferry Rd
Florissant, MO
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Hours
Sun 10:00AM-7:00PM
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM
Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Borders
(314) 918-8189
1519 S. Brentwood Blvd.
Brentwood, MO
Hours
Monday - Saturday09:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday10:00 am to 09:00 pm

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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