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Lauren Apfel is originally from New York, but now lives in Glasgow, Scotland. A classicist turned stay-at-home mom of four (including twins), she writes regularly at www.omnimom.net and is a contributing blogger for Brain, Child Magazine. Connect with her on Facebook (www.facebook.com/omnimom) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/laurenapfel).
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Baby Naming Therapy

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By Lauren Apfel, Omnimom I wrote a post here not too long ago called Confessions of a Baby Name Snob, a funny post about how my sister and I name other people’s babies better than they do. It was meant to be tongue-in-cheek, this piece, but like all resonating humor there was more than a […]

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Confessions of a Name Snob

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Let’s face it–a lot of us, in our own ways, are baby name snobs. Lauren Apfel of omnimom.net describes her particular symptoms. What are yours?

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Naming twins: Moving (way) beyond Oliver & Olivia–and why

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Omnimom Lauren Apfel found naming her twins an entirely different exercise from naming her singletons–and delves into the identity issues involved.

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Middle Names: Omnimom’s meaningful choices

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Many of you enjoyed Lauren’s blog on how she named her four children so much that you expressed the hope that she’d talk about the origins of their middles. So here it is–the meaningful stories behind Oliver Stellan, Leo Isaac, Phoebe Isla and Jasper Dylan.

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Baby Names Stories: How Omnimom made her four choices

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In her wonderful essay, Lauren Apfel, aka omnimom, relates the rich history behind the naming of each of her four kids–Oliver, Phoebe, Leo and Jasper.

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