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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.

Sparrow's Nest
(660) 563-7777
110 N State St
Knob Noster, MO

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Borders
(636) 230-2992
15355-A Manchester Road
Ballwin, MO
Hours
Monday - Thursday10:00 am to 09:00 pm
Friday10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Saturday09:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday10:00 am to 08:00 pm

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
(636) 536-9636
1600 Clarkson Road
Chesterfield, MO
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Hours
Sun 11:00AM-8:00PM
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM
Sat 10:00AM-9:00PM

Borders
(314) 892-1700
25 S. County Centerway
St. Louis, MO
Hours
Monday - Saturday10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday10:00 am to 08:00 pm

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

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

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

Barnes & Noble
(573) 445-4080
2208 Bernadette Drive
Columbia, MO
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi, Toys & Games, B&N@School
Hours
Sun 10:00AM-7:00PM
Mon-Thu 9:00AM-9:00PM
Fri-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Books-A-Million
(417) 659-8600
423 South Range Line Road
Joplin, MO
 
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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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