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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
(860) 649-1433
59 Pavilion Drive
Manchester, CT
Hours
Monday - Saturday10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday11:00 am to 07:00 pm

Barnes & Noble
(860) 745-7315
Enfield Commons, 25 Hazard Ave
Enfield, CT
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi, Toys & Games, B&N@School
Hours
Sun 9:00AM-8:00PM
Mon-Thu 9:00AM-9:00PM
Fri-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Borders
(860) 456-3168
95 Storrs Rd
Willimantic, CT
Hours
Monday - Saturday10:00 am to 09:00 pm
Sunday11:00 am to 06:00 pm

Borders
(860) 651-7305
500 Bushy Hill Rd.
Simsbury, CT
Hours
Monday - Saturday10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday11:00 am to 07:00 pm

Cull Books
(860) 899-1504
677 Blue Hills Ave
Hartford, CT
 
Barnes & Noble
(860) 648-1008
270 Buckland Hills Dr. Suite 1024
Manchester, CT
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi, Toys & Games, B&N@School
Hours
Sun 9:00AM-9:00PM
Mon-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Barnes & Noble
(860) 657-1636
175 Glastonbury Blvd.
Glastonbury, CT
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Hours
Sun-Thu 9:00AM-9:00PM
Fri-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Barnes & Noble
(860) 236-9900
Blue Back Square, 60 Isham Road
West Hartford, CT
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Hours
Sun 11:00AM-8:00PM
Mon-Thu 10:00AM-9:00PM
Fri-Sat 10:00AM-10:00PM

Tru Books
(860) 547-0739
3155 Main St
Hartford, CT

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Buck-A-Buck
(860) 278-1925
10 Central Row
Hartford, CT
 
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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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