Choosing a Name for Your Character

Names have power, so I choose them carefully and over time, I've developed a system that I'm happy to share. 1. Compile a long list of ethnically appropriate names The first thing I take into account when choosing a name is the ethnicity of the character. Cultural heritage comes with a lot of cues a ...

Baby Names

Choosing a name is the first big decision you make as a parent. It is a decision that will stay forever with your child, so it is a task that few take lightly. Some choose names based on popularity, or lack thereof. Others chose a family name to honor a deceased loved one. Some parents will decide o ...

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706. He is noted for being one of the Founding Fathers of America along with being a leading author and printer, politician, satirist, scientist, inventor, statesman, civic activist and diplomat. This man was busy as a Patriot, for his goal was to make the ...

A Halloween Romance

Elizabeth arrived late to the house her agent had found for her. At the end of a modern suburban street it crouched in overgrown hedges. Long shadows stretched over the lawn like fingers reaching out against the orange glow of the street lights. They ended beyond the high wrought iron fence that mar ...

20 Best Dutch Baby Names

Parents are getting more and more creative with baby names. There are so many amazing names out there to choose from, so why settle for another Emma or Ethan? Below are some amazing Dutch baby names to consider for your little one. In case you don't know, Dutch is the language of the Netherlands and ...

100 Best Movie Character Names of All Time

What makes the best movie character names? I think a lot of things make for the best movie character names, including originality, the way the names roll off your tongue (alliteration always helps), and how silly, sexy, or sinister the movie character names sound, depending on what kind of character ...

Who is Marie Anne?

I was named for my paternal grandmother, who died shortly before I was born. I like my name. I think Marie Anne St. Jean has a nice ring to it when pronounced with the inflection common to our friends to the north, from whence my father's family came. I wasn't graced with a middle name; my Christian ...

What is the Meaning of Jasmine?

It seems like Jasmine is becoming a popular name more and more throughout many cultures, primarily in America, though. In almost every group of people, there is bound to be a Jasmine. What is the meaning of Jasmine? In this guide, we will explore the meaning of this name and provide some interesting ...

What is Flowering Tea?

Have you ever heard of flowering tea? The name explains itself, doesn't it? Compare to green tea, black tea, and oolong tea, this kind of tea is one of the less common teas. Flowering tea is simply tea that is scented with different kind of flower to give unique fragrance. Each is named after the fl ...

Unusual School Mascot Names

Long before schools added girl sport teams athletic mascot nicknames, there were many unusual mascot nicknames throughout the country. The school that I coached at had to add a girls sport nickname. Our boys were long called the Minutemen. We couldn't possibly call the girls Minutemen or the Lady Mi ...

Unique Easter Baby Names for Boys

The Easter season is upon us, and if you are expecting a baby you might be looking for a name that not only honors the arrival of your child but also signifies the time of year in which he was born. The problem is, if you are expecting a boy it can be difficult to find a masculine name that serves b ...

Unique Baby Names from Soap Operas

Soap Operas are known for their large and glamorous casts and the often exotic names these characters are given. If you're looking for a baby name that has a dramatic flair, a romantic lilt, or an actiony connotation, you may want to try some soap opera names. In recent years, many unique names used ...

Unique Baby Names from Old Hollywood

If you're searching for a baby name for a girl with a touch of glamour or elegance, of for baby boy's name that brings to mind tough guy adventure, look to old Hollywood for a long list of possibilities. In the days when women were femme fatales, bombshells, and tough dames and men noble heroes, gri ...

Unique Baby Names for Girls

Brianne, once unique, is taking its place as a very popular baby girl's name across cultural lines. Whether Brianne will establish itself as a classic baby name like Sarah or Emily over the decades or wear itself out over the next years, remains to be seen. Personally, I'd prefer people looking for ...

How Trio Came to Be

Even before we were married I knew it was my husband's wish to name his first born son after his father and himself; Albert Gregg Nieto III. I had no problem with this as this was a wish Albert (my husband) had since he was a little boy. My only concern was that our son would need a nickname to diff ...

How to Spot Fantasy Football Sleepers

Choosing players to give you big numbers for your fantasy football team is easy, right? Just list the biggest names in the game and then choose them for you team! Peyton Manning at quarterback, Adrian Peterson at running back, Randy Moss at receiver ... nothing to it. Problem is, everyone else in yo ...

Gas, Food, Lodging

Maggie knew that she needed to relieve herself, and relatively quickly, before she had an accident and drenched the driver's seat of her old sedan. Under normal circumstances, she quite prided herself in being able to drive long distances without frequent pit stops. But these were not normal circums ...

Fun Facts About Cotton

The history of cotton is a long and fascinating subject. Here are a few little-known facts about this unassuming, everyday fiber which has made-and broken-entire civilized societies. Cotton seeds are tough enough to survive travel across oceans on the wind. This probably explains why similar varieti ...

Baby Names from Mount Holyoke

If you had to guess, what era would you say the girl's name 'Freelove' comes from? Most people would probably guess the 1960s, the decade of the hippie movement, the time of slogans like 'make love, not war,' and Haight-Ashbury's 1967 'Summer of Love'. How about the name 'Destine'? Think it might be ...

Odd Baby Names for Boys

I've been making a record of baby names for years. I especially like odd baby names. These are some of my favorite. Odd Baby Names for Boys - A Aarony Abbacus Acker Achoo Adonusocity Adult Aeon Afallon Afarwy Afashatay Aggie Agshure Aha Ajacks Akon Akline Akru Alabama Alabronte Almyn Alned Amari Amb ...

Andre Berto: A Victim of Circumstance?

Never let it be said that the boxing media can't be critical of a fighter when the time and circumstances are right. The boxing media's outrage, as a group, tends to flare up only at those designated as "safe" targets. They never bite the hands that feed them, but when someone is designated "fair ga ...

Autumn Baby Names for Girls

Many factors can play a role in the name parents choose for their baby. Some parents may even consider choosing a baby name that goes with the season. If you are expecting a baby during autumn, there are many beautiful options to choose from. Here are some autumn baby names for girls. Amber: Amber i ...

Glee Season 1 Episode 7: "Throwdown"

Schuester is not getting along with Sue as her co-director. The principal wants to hear how the Glee club is going and both Sue and Schuester lie, telling him it's going smoothly. In Glee club, Schuester asks the kids if there's something they would like in particular. Sue is trying to pit the kids ...

Halloween Inspired Baby Names

Lots of babies born around Halloween are festive about the holiday their entire lives. If you have a Halloween baby coming soon, why not give them a name that represents the holiday so they can have a great name with a unique story that they can carry their entire lives? It's easy to be inspired by ...

Popular Halloween Names

There are more babies born in October and November than any other month of the year. This is because it is cold outside in January and February, making October and November a popular month for babies to come. Although there are few Halloween births, it is fun to consider a unique Halloween baby name ...

An 'Avatar' Boom in Baby Names?

If what 'The Sun' is reporting is correct, there's about to be a big-time boom in baby names based on the movie 'Avatar'. The movie is full of interesting alien names that some fanparents may consider for their unfortunate children, but I'm not so sure that the prediction of 'The Sun' that we'll see ...

The Politics of Choosing a Baby Name

Now that the stick has turned the appropriate color, the doctor has confirmed the home pregnancy test results, and you've left your mark on the first of what will seem like a million plastic cups at the doctor's office, it's time to make the all important decision, the one that will ultimately turn ...

Middle Name Suggestions for Isabella

Isabella was one of the most common baby names of 2009. The popularity of the Twilight movie series and Isabella "Bella" Swan is expected to increase the overall commonality of this name. If you are thinking about giving your baby the name Isabella, you may be wondering what middle names would be id ...

Irish Baby Names

Recently parents are turning to Irish baby names when their little ones are born. This is sometimes because the family wants to honor an Irish heritage, sometimes because the family feels a special bond with the Irish culture and sometimes just because the names are beautiful. Parents should keep in ...

Italian Baby Names

Many Italian-American parents would like to honor their culture by naming their children traditional Italian names. Like the Italian language, Italian baby names are beautiful and melodic. Here are some suggestions. Girls' Names Alessandra - defender of mankind Alisa - wise counselor Belladonna - be ...

Unique Baby Girl Names

Aleta - The name Aleta means truth and is of Greek origin. Aleta was a popular baby name from 1945 to 1966, but is less commonly used in today's society. Betony - Betony is a common name for a plant that produces beautiful, purple flowers. It's meaning is of the Vettones or good for the head and it ...

Middle Name Ideas for Kaylee

The baby name Kaylee has become fairly popular in recent times, especially since the death of Kaylee Anthony. If you are thinking about naming your daughter Kaylee, you may be trying to determine what middle names will sound great with it. Here are some middle name suggestions for the girl's baby na ...

Middle Name Ideas for Madisons

Are you thinking of naming your baby Madison? It was one of the top 10 names for babies in 2009, and continues to be popular, but it can be difficult to choose a middle name to go with it. Here are some ideas for middle names that go well with the first name Madison. Because Madison tends to be a no ...

"The Lost Tomb of Jesus": A Review

Television these days thrives on sensationalism: if it gets ratings, it is good for business. Over the past few years, especially on channels formerly known for their integrity and commitment to the increase of knowledge, we have seen a trend of degeneration-- sensationalism and hype now trump truth ...

The Best Biblical Baby Boy Names

Be ready for your secretary interview. Secretarial or administrative professional jobs are still out there but the competition is fiercer than ever. Use these expert tips to know how to handle the secretary interview and get the job you want. Prepare the right interview answers Secretarial jobs requ ...

South Africa Surfing This Spring Break

South Africa presents the surfer with one of the world's best named surf spots, J. Bay or Jeffrey's Bay (the official name). This Spring Break may be the time to take that surfing trip to J. Bay. Located on the South African coastline and only 45 miles west of Port Elizabeth, J. Bay attracts surfers ...

Ridiculous Celebrity Baby Names

Can too much money really drive a person crazy? Or do celebs feel the need to express their wannabe-eccentric, artsy side through procreation? Whatever the case, let's discuss some of the most ridiculous, amusing, and simply weird names these folks choose for their children. Seven Sirius Son of Andr ...

Learn How Domains Are Hijacked

Hello friends hope you all are fine!well today i'll tell you that hot the domains got hijacked sometime lets go through the article to know more about it To hijack a domain name, it's necessary to gain access to the domain control panel of the target domain. For this you need the following ingredien ...

Behind the Name: Emily

Meaning The name Emily means "rival" and is derived from Latin. History Historically, although Emily was in the top 100 names in the 1880s, the name slowly declined in popularity through the 1950s, before climbing again in the sixties and seventies. In the 1980's, Emily reached the top 25 names for ...

Behind the Name: Ava

Meaning The name Ava means "life", "desired" or "radiant one" and is derived from Hebrew. History Historically, from the 1880s through the 1980s, Ava was not a popular name, barely ranking in the top 500 names for each decade according to the Baby Name Voyager (http://www.babynamewizard.com/voyager) ...

23 Greek Baby Names

Look no further than fantastic Greek names for the perfect baby name for you son or daughter. Pregnant women and expectant fathers everywhere search high and low for the perfect name for their baby, but it can be overwhelming. Check out these Greek names and see what you like and what you don't. Hop ...

Discerning the Meaning of Michael

All across the world, the name Michael has been spelled many different ways and assigned to children of celebrity and common status. However, many people do not fully understand the meaning of this name or how important it has been throughout history. In this article, we will provide you with intere ...

12 Finnish Baby Names

Looking for names can be exciting, but it also overwhelms many expectant parents. There are so many things to plan and prepare for that agreeing on a name becomes just another obstacle. Hopefully, taking a look at interesting names from all over the world will help you decide. This list takes a look ...

Sam Rivers: Portrait of a Jazz Legend

I was cautioned prior to meeting with Sam Rivers at his Maitland home. His daughter and manager, Monique Williams, said that he has a tendency to talk. And talk he did. After all, at 85 years old, he has a lot to share. Almost everyone involved in music knows his name. Rivers is a legendary jazz mus ...

Potential Dangers Associated with Hydrocodone

There are a large number of potential dangers associated with Hydrocodone. There are many brand names in which this particular medication is sold under. The most popular names include Lortab, Lorcet, Polygesic, and Vicodin. This type of medication is classified as a narcotic and the purpose and inte ...

Popular Boy Dog Names for 2009

If you have recently brought home a new male dog, you will need to give him a good name. I have always liked naming dogs according to the type of breed they are. Here are some popular names that I love for male dogs of certain breeds: Saint Bernard: The best boy dog names for a Saint Bernard are; Br ...

Popular Baby Names and Their Meaning

Like any other trend, baby names come in and out of popularity every few years. While classics like Ethan and Noah have remained steady, new and creative trends are constantly emerging. But what is the meaning of these unique names? Take a look at the popular names of 2008: Caden - Welsh origin, mea ...

Origins of American City Nicknames

Every state in America has a capitol and state symbol, but what about nicknames for cities that essentially seem to have been created by the people that lived there? Here, I'm going to examine ten American cities, what their nicknames are, and how that nickname was created. 1. Las Vegas aka "Sin Cit ...

Online Guide to for Learning Elvish

Elvish is probably the most widely spoken and popular invented language, beating perhaps even Klingon (from Star Trek), though I will probably get some comments begging to differ. Created by author and linguist J.R.R. Tolkien for his now classic Middle-Earth series, Elvish (mainly Quenya and Sindari ...

New Baby Name Ideas Based on Colors

New ideas for baby names can be found in a box of Crayola crayons. Has the geographic baby name trend waned yet? Have the celebrity baby name game taken all the best strange names? But you still don't want to rely on one of the top 10 most popular names for a baby name? Why not use bold and original ...

Native American Baby Names

While lots of American parents are returning to old-fashioned baby names like Olivia and Sophie, others are still following the trend of seeking unique, meaningful names for their new babies. Whether you have a Native American background, just enjoy the heritage, or just want a unique,, meaningful n ...

Luke Presents the Son of Man

In our survey of the Bible we come to the book of Luke, where Christ is presented as the Son of Man, who has come to seek and to save the lost. The Old Testament gives us a bit by bit, piece by piece, a description of God. If one looks closely enough, he can see a quite good; though not complete des ...

Irish Baby Names You Shouldn't Overlook

Honor the Emerald Isle by giving your child an Irish baby name. Here are some unique Irish baby names to choose from, as well as websites to help you choose the perfect name for your child from among all of the fine Irish baby names. Irish Baby Names You Shouldn't Overlook - Girls Alana - darling ch ...

How to Pick Names for Fictional Characters

Picking names for your fictional characters is much like naming your children. Each is a careful decision that you will have to live with for a long time to come. Picking just the right name for your fictional character involves more than thumbing through a book of baby names to find something that ...

How to Name Your Car

A car is one of the most important inanimate objects in a person's life, and the one he or she is most likely to have an intimate relationship with. Most people feel that their cars are like their home away from home. They travel the world in their cars, just as a turtle will travel with his shell. ...

How to Name a Business

How to name a business. Finding the right business name can be a challenge. Your business name is your brand and is a vital part of your marketing strategy. Use these expert guidelines to help you choose the best name for your business. Select your name based on your core business Your business name ...

Give Your New Puppy a Unique Name!

It's so exciting to get a new puppy, and even more fun to choose the perfect name for him or her! There is no right or wrong way to naming your dog. You could always just go with one of the most popular names, like Lady or Princess for girl dogs, and Buddy or Duke for males. But really, why go the b ...

German Origin Baby Names

Are you expecting a newborn soon? If so, then you may feel the urgency to find just the right name for your baby. Finding the right baby name can be a little frustrating. Especially if you are not sure if you are having a boy or girl. With all the names to choose from out there it can be hard to fin ...

Funniest Misheard Lyrics

For as long as there has been music, there have been people mis-hearing lyrics. The popular name for misheard lyrics is Mondegreens. This term was started by the American writer Sylvia Wright, who misheard final line of the first stanza from the 17th-century ballad "The Bonnie Earl O'Murray" when sh ...

New Order's Latest Was Worth the Wait

Contrary to another review on this web site--a review frustratingly inaccurate in its details about the band--New Order's latest album, Waiting for the Sirens' Call stands as one of the band's best efforts and with a roll call of classic albums to their credit, that's really saying something. The fi ...

Biography of Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart , possibly the most influential composer of all time, was born in Salzburg, Austria on January 27, 1756. His parents, Leopold and Anna Maria Mozart, named him Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Gottlieb Mozart. He was one of seven children born to the couple, but only Wolfgang ...

How to Start Your Own E-zine

About 5 or so years ago a close friend and I started an "e-zine" (on-line magazine or newsletter). It has been so much fun to do and I wanted to share with you how you might be able to start your own e-zine. Do you have a passion? How about gardening, knitting or cooking? Or do you have advice to sh ...

Unique French and Irish Baby Names

Choosing a name for your child may be the hardest thing you will ever do. It may also be one of the most important. Parents today want a name that will reflect their child's personality, but they also want names that are unique, as well as names that flow well with their surname. Many expectant coup ...

Russian Baby Names for Girls

If you are looking for a unique name for your baby, you might think about considering origins that you may not normally consider. Although Latin and English originated baby names are very popular, few people consider Russian baby names for girls. Here are some great options to take into consideratio ...

Name Ideas for Twin Boys

The most popularly used baby names for twin boys are Jacob and Joshua, Michael and Matthew, and Daniel and David. If you are looking for great names for twin boys, you may want to think outside the box of popular and fresh. Who knows if your twin boys will ever meet other twin boys with the same nam ...

You Named Your Child What?

An exciting and sometimes daunting challenge before expectant is the selection of a suitable name for their baby. A child's name remains with them for life. Not only will the name appear on his/her birth certificate but also on school records, college degree and later, resumes, business cards and pr ...

Why I Chose Not to Have Children

I have recently been reading Yahoo's series about why a woman chooses not to have children. This was especially interesting to me because it is written in the 'first person', that is, it is told by the women themselves, not by someone who might twist the story or tell it for some personal agenda. I ...

What is in a Name? Apparently a Lot

I gave a lot of thought to my son's name when he was still causing me to have to pee at all hours and making me run to Wal-Mart for a cantaloupe at four in the morning. I wanted something that would be as unique and special as the little life inside of me was destined to be. I pondered names. I look ...

Unique Baby Names for 2009

The 2009 babies are being born! A lot of old names have already been used, re-used and recycled. It is time for the new generation to have creative names. Many parents chose names that sound professional, wealthy or sound good when it rolls off the tongue. I've researched and found 10 great baby nam ...

Most Popular Names for Baby Girls

Walk into any elementary classroom across the United States this year and chances are you will find a little girl named Emily. Or Emma. For the past four years these two names have been the most popular for baby girls in the U.S., according to the Social Security Administration. Emily has been numbe ...

Irish Baby Names of Saints and Legends

Many beautiful names have come from Ireland. Almost all Irish names can be traced back to the many saints of Ireland or to the folklore and legends throughout its history. Although the spelling and pronunciation of these names may be a little tricky, I think they would make great baby names if you a ...

GNU & Linux the Dynamic Duo

Okay, most people recognize Linux but what about GNU/Linux. All right why am I writing this you might be asking yourself? The answer is most people think that Linux is a complete operating system, when it's just actually a very good kernel. To understand what I'm talking about you'll have to go back ...

Family and What it Means

Is your family important to you? People who say yes to this question are saying they know how important their family is to them. If they say no this to this question, they need to re-examine how to change their interpretation of the word family. People today tend to need their families more than eve ...

Is There a Reason to Remake Films?

Sometimes good ideas run out of steam before their time. An old movie might be lost to a younger crowd or a foreign movie might be completely overlooked when it comes overseas. And in these cases, a remake is often what filmmakers decide on to give the film a wider audience and hopefully improve on ...

Baby Name Guide: The Middle Name Dilemma

Ask any parent and they'll probably tell you that naming a child is difficult at best, especially when you have two parents with different tastes trying to come up with the perfect name. Then add the middle name dilemma, and the complications multiply. If you look at the different decades, say withi ...

Best Bulgarian Baby Girl Names

The search for a perfect name for your baby girl does not come easy. You have to love it, your partner has to love it and you have to be ready to say it a thousand times a day for years to come. There are so many names out there that we rarely hear in the United States that are so wonderful. This ar ...

Best Aramaic Boy Names

If you are having trouble finding the perfect name for your son, you might consider taking a look at some of the options from one of the oldest languages, Aramaic. Though some of them are rarely heard today, they truly have the power to stand the test of time. Read on to see if one of these Aramaic ...

Jewel Baby Names

Growing up with the name Sarah was rough. In 1984 (the year I was born) Jennifer, Jessica, Ashley, Amanda and Sarah rounded out the top 5 female baby names of the year. Myself and all the other girls with these overly popular names were cursed with carrying the letter of our last name along with us. ...

Top Ten Unusual Celebrity Baby Names

Celebrity babies are born into a world of wealth and privilege. And in many cases, they're going to need all the advantages they can get, just to make up for the crazy names their famous parents give them. Why do celebs tend to choose unusual names for their offspring? Theories vary, but it's likely ...

Popular Irish Baby Boys and Girls Names

Parents may choose an Irish name for their new baby because of their Irish ancestry, but Irish baby names may also be selected for their beauty, uniqueness, or religious meaning. Many Irish names are taken from saints, prophets, and Irish legend and have a spirit of nobleness and tradition about the ...

Celebrity Baby Names from "A to Z"

Other than "When are you due?", the next most popular question for expecting parents is no doubt "Have you picked out names?" Friends, family and total strangers want to know what you'll name your baby and even why you choose these names for your baby. Celebrity baby name choices run in every possib ...

Baby Names for 2009

It seems 2008, according to MSN Lifestyle, parents have habitually incorporated the the surnames of popular presidents in baby names. Jackson, Grant, Lincoln, Jefferson, and others have been commonly used for boy baby names, while Madison, Kennedy, and Reagan topped the list of girl baby names. This ...

Weird Baby Girl Names

If you are an expectant parent seeking a unique name for your baby, instead of buying a baby names book, consider buying a book on wildflowers. Wildflower books are full of potential weird baby girl names. Most wildflowers have a two part identity so in addition to ideas for a first name for your ch ...

Unique Baby Names Spelled Backwards

The origins of names are interesting, and some of the most current popular choices as well as those of decades past have taken on a completely new and appealing sound and pronunciation because of a backwards spelling pattern. With the order of letters turned completely around, some of the most beaut ...

The Best Biblical Baby Girl Names

#1 Ab-i-gail From not even being on the chart at all, this beautiful Biblical baby name has grown to popularity since the 1950's. A Hebrew name meaning a source of joy. She was Nabal's wife in the Book of Samuel. #2 Ash-ley Believe it or not this Biblical name can be used for both a girl or boy. Wit ...

Managing Hay Fever

Managing Hayfever What is hay fever? Hay fever affects approximately 40 million people in the United States. The medical name for hay fever is allergic rhinitis, and it is characterized by stuffy nose, scratchy and watery eyes, and sneezing. There is two types of hay fever. There is seasonal, which ...

John F. Kennedy and the Second Oswald

Thanks to the work of Thornley biographer Adam Gorightly, and to the folks at KerryThornley.com. "I wanted to shoot him. I wanted to assassinate him very much...I wanted him dead." -- Kerry Thornley on A Current Affair about U.S. President John F. Kennedy While history names Lee Harvey Oswald as the ...

Famous Fictional Uses of the Name "Tara"

The name Tara appears in both Irish and Indian cultures as a very ancient name. In India, Tara is one name used by Shiva's wife. In Ireland, Tara is the home of the Irish kings. Located in the center of Ireland, Tara was where Irish kings were once seated and buried. The concept of mythological impo ...

Elegant Baby Girl Name Ideas

Trying to choose a baby name for your daughter which sounds very elegant? Not only are these names very unpopular, but they can also be very beautiful choices. Here are some options that you may want to take into consideration if you are trying to choose an elegant baby girl's name. Genevieve Genevi ...

Diluting Baby Formula Can Lead to Death

Diluting baby formula can result in death. Last week a Florida Mother had to dial 911 for her 5 week old baby named LaDamian, who stopped breathing, and was having seizures. The cause of the seizures was due to the fact the baby's Mother was diluting the baby's formula. Yes, you heard me right by di ...

Celtic Baby Names

Picking out baby names is one of the funnest and most frustrating parts of having a baby. Whether you are looking for a unique name that no one else has or a name with a history that will have meaning to you and your child, it can be difficult to weed through the millions of baby names out there. Ce ...

Baby Names Based on African Gods

The Yoruba, the Gikuyu, and the Zulu of Africa have many interesting names for God. If you are looking for baby names I encourage you consider these names based on African Gods. The Yoruba of Nigeria, West Africa The Yoruba of Nigeria, West Africa, have many names for God. Each name seems to describ ...

Aunt Jemima Butter Lite Pancake Syrup

Health Factor Aunt Jemima Butter Lite Pancake Syrup has less calories than the original "Butter Rich" flavor. It has 100 calories, which is very low compared to some other syrup items that can have a count of over 200. Aunt Jemima Butter Lite Pancake Syrup is not made with butter. This is a great fa ...

8 Hindi Baby Names

Parents struggle to agree on the perfect names for their children. Should you honor a family member? Honor your own names? Choose by the sound or choose by the definition? There are so many variables. What if the names you choose leave your baby with less then desirable initials? If you are on the s ...

45 Baby Names that Mean Music

For some parents, the definition of a name is just as important as the sound. Music is universal and names with musical definitions make great choices for your little ones. Musical names come from many countries and heritages. They have simple and creative spellings and various sound options. Let's ...

Valentine's Day Baby Girl Names

Are you having a Valentine's Day baby? Trying to find a baby name is hard enough, let alone trying to find a Valentine's Day name. If you are planning on naming your child a name that has something to do with Valentine's Day, I suggest you think real hard before you make a bad decision. Sitting here ...

Why Your Baby's Name Sucks

Since my lighthearted article "The Most Irritating New Trends in Baby Names" generated so much interest and controversy (over 1,500 page views and nearly a hundred comments), I have decided to take the next rational step. So, with tongue planted firmly in cheek, here is why your baby's name sucks. N ...

Facts About Canker Sores

What is a canker sore? Canker sores, also known as aphthous ulcers, are small sores that occur inside the mouth. Canker sores appear on the tongue and on the inside of the cheeks and lips. They do not appear on parts of the mouth that cannot move (so not on the roof of the mouth). Is a canker sore a ...

Dolls of the 1950s and 60s

Playing with dolls has been a favorite past time of little girls since the dawn of time. When a child's family could not afford to purchase a doll, they were homemade whether it would be a cloth doll, paper dolls or a doll just made out of corn stalks. The decade I am most fascinated with concerning ...

Top 15 Baby Names for 2009

THE BOYS 15) Liam - Irish: meaning "unwavering protector;" variations of the name include Lyam and Lliam. Famous bearers of the name are Liam Neeson (actor). 14) Chace - French: meaning "hunter;" variations of the name include Chayse, Chasen, and Chase. Famous bearers of the name are Chace Crawford ...

Hot Baby Names for 2009

As 2008 is winding down, and 2009 is growing close, we are ready to a beginning of a new year and new styles. This year it's about individuality and creativity. We can kiss those tradtional, old-fashioned names goodbye and look forward to the new styles of the new year. For the year 2009, people are ...

Behind the Name Sophia

When faced with the task of naming our eighth child and youngest daughter, my husband and I were bombarded by friends and loved ones with a myriad of names, some unique, interesting or unusual. The one name that stuck out was Sophia. It brought to mind not only the stunning beauty of such famous fig ...

Choosing a Meaningful Baby Name

One of the hardest decisions you will make when having a baby is what to name the child. It's a choice that is wrought with responsibility. The name you choose for your baby will be with them through childhood, high school dances, college applications and into job interviews. How do you choose a mea ...

Celebrity Baby Boy Names

Are you looking for some inspiration for a baby boy name? If so, you may want to think about the names of some of your favorite celebrities. There are a number of celebrities with first names that could make a perfect name for your baby boy. Here are some of the celebrity names that you may want to ...

Best Arabic Girl Baby Names

Naming your little one is not an easy task. Your daughter needs a name that is adorable on a baby and classy on a woman. There are millions of names to choose from, and that can make it even more difficult to find the right name that you and your partner both like. Let's take a look at some really g ...

Arabic Girl Baby Names

The Arabic culture has beautiful clothing, lifestyle, culture and art. One of the most beautiful treasures that the Arabic culture possesses are their beautiful names. If you are looking for a unique yet beautiful baby name you might want to consider stepping outside of the American name box and ste ...


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