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    Searching forums

    Is there a way to search the forums and omit certain sections?
    Eg - I would love to be able to search for names within the forums, but most of the time the bulk of results are from Baby Name Games,...
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    I vote yay! Especially if you both agree on it,...

    I vote yay! Especially if you both agree on it, other people's opinions don't really matter.
    I've had friends name children names that are definitely not my style, but any preconceived feelings for...
  3. Go and see a movie, especially with you SO. My...

    Go and see a movie, especially with you SO.
    My son is almost 3, and I think my hubby and I have seen about 4 movies together since he was born (the first time I fell asleep for a big chunk of the...
  4. I was convinced my eldest was going to be a girl....

    I was convinced my eldest was going to be a girl. I dreamt of a girl, and was imagining myself with a girl.
    I had no preference, but was definitely surprised when the sonographer pointed out his...
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    We will have 3.5 years between our two - but not...

    We will have 3.5 years between our two - but not really by choice.
    We had to overcome: my husband's reluctance to start trying; his cancer diagnosis and radiation treatment (no baby making for 6...
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    Hi all, I've taken my time in adding my name to...

    Hi all,
    I've taken my time in adding my name to this list (I had a m/c a few months ago, so was a little nervous), but it looks like I *just* get to join you.

    I'm due with our second child on...
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    Hi ladies, I'm afraid I'm out. Our little...

    Hi ladies, I'm afraid I'm out. Our little blueberry wasn't meant to be.
    The doctor has said to allow myself to have a normal cycle, and we can try again. I'm (obviously) sad and disappointed, but...
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    Archer was born end of March 2012, so very close,...

    Archer was born end of March 2012, so very close, mulme944! He knows we've been trying for a baby, and has been telling anyone who will listen.
    I was kissing him as I went to bed last night, and...
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    Looks like I'm joining this thread too. Got my...

    Looks like I'm joining this thread too.
    Got my BFP on Saturday, due 25th May (dating scan next week to confirm).

    #2 for us, our son is almost 2 and a half.
    We've only told our parents, though...
  10. Thread: Poll

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    Poll: I picked Jonah entirely on flow. All are lovely...

    I picked Jonah entirely on flow. All are lovely names, but I just felt Jonah went better with Clark in the middle.
  11. I just had to reply as my son is Archer (so...

    I just had to reply as my son is Archer (so obviously I love the name!).

    We don't use the nickname Archie - it's too cutesy for our taste (I never dressed him in baby blue for the same reason). ...
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    My gorgous boy is Archer Nelson. His middle...

    My gorgous boy is Archer Nelson.

    His middle name was decided when I was a teenager - it's my maiden name, and my husband was on board with that idea even when we were dating (his mn is his...
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    One of the children next door is Agatha (goes by...

    One of the children next door is Agatha (goes by Aggie). She's about 10?
    We're in Australia, but her mum is English.
    I think it's cute!
    It goes very well with her siblings names (B3rti3, V1olet...
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    Ooh, I just remembered that I went to school with...

    Ooh, I just remembered that I went to school with a girl called Danijela (went by Dani) and her brother was Deni. I always thought his name was Danny too (until fb came about and I saw it in print).
  15. Harrison Guthrie is a great name, but I can...

    Harrison Guthrie is a great name, but I can definitely see how it would cause confusion. Especially with such a small age gap - it's not like they can be "big and little".

    I'm not sure that...
  16. I know an Elora, so I have to admit I associate...

    I know an Elora, so I have to admit I associate the name with her and love it.

    Another option, Eliora? This is my niece's name, and we call her Ellie a lot of the time, but I like her full name...
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    I pronounce it TAH-lee-uh (if that makes sense)....

    I pronounce it TAH-lee-uh (if that makes sense).
    I'm in Australia, and in my experience (having worn the name for 29 years), most people pronounce it like that here. Some say tuh-LEE-uh, and my...
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    Thank you for the suggestions, there are some...

    Thank you for the suggestions, there are some great ones there. Keep them coming though, hubby has a strong veto reflex.

    @kitkat26, that's a great idea, I will suggest it to my husband. Thank you....
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    "Filler" middle names for girls

    Hi Berries,

    My husband and I are TTC#2. Our son, Archer Nelson C---er, is 17 months old.
    Nelson is my maiden name, our last name is 2 syllables and rhymes with air.

    If we have a second son he...
  20. Thread: Otis or Angus?

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    I prefer Angus. I like Otis, but it reminds me...

    I prefer Angus.

    I like Otis, but it reminds me of "Milo and Otis" so I have trouble picturing it on a human.

    However, very good friends of mine named their son Angus and I love it! I've always...
  21. I've already replied, but I was talking to my...

    I've already replied, but I was talking to my mother-in-law about names recently and found it interesting.

    My husband and his middle sister both have very stock-standard 70's-80's names, and their...
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    I know a family of grown siblings who are...

    I know a family of grown siblings who are Br@nd0n, Br@nd1, Br1ttan1 and Bre-@nn@
    Apparently their parents weren't aiming to match them, they just liked the names in their own right.

    @lilauburn13:...
  23. Not at all! My parents had very traditional...

    Not at all!
    My parents had very traditional boys' names chosen (Michael, Christopher, Allen, Andrew) - but never got to use them.

    My sisters and I all have very uncommon first names, 3 syllables,...
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    Thanks everyone, I told my mother what I was...

    Thanks everyone,

    I told my mother what I was thinking, and she didn't think it was necessary at all - because she sees my son's middle name as being in honour of my whole side on the family,...
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    Thanks Imogeneve :) Yes, thinking Astrid...

    Thanks Imogeneve :)

    Yes, thinking Astrid first. I love your suggestions (and your kids' names - Oscar, Celeste and Lilian are all in my top 10!)

    Nora is lovely - she would share initials with...
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