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Newly updated and repackaged, the most expansive baby name resource available, with over 140,000 given names
From traditional to trendy, popular to unusual, this best-selling reference lists more names than any other baby name book. Based on nearly two million birth records from every region of the U. S. and Canada, The Baby Name Countdown includes meanings and origins of the 3,000 most popular names, the rankings of the 100 most popular boys and girls names, plus thousands of unusual names to inspire the imagination of those searching for the rare and exotic, or alternative spellings. Expanded to include the most popular baby namesfrom each decade of the twentieth century, this very reader-friendly guide is divided into sections that list the top 100 names, girls and boys names, unusual names, and provides popularity ratings throughout.<P> Advisory: Bookshare has learned that this book offers only partial accessibility. We have kept it in the collection because it is useful for some of our members. To explore further access options with us, please contact us through the Book Quality link on the right sidebar. Benetech is actively working on projects to improve accessibility issues such as these.
In this book are over 5000 Indian baby names with the meanings. This book would be useful to help parents decide the most suitable name for their child.
The fun and easy way to name the new bundle of joy Brimming with over 5,000 names, from traditional to unique, this is the perfect reference for parents-to-be looking for naming guidance. It features a an impressive assemblage of options for both boys and girls-from Biblical, medieval, and Shakespearean names to musical and international names-along with a list of today's most popular names and the favorite names of previous decades. Each entry contains variant spellings as well as the name's meaning, history, and derivations. Plus, fun sidebars offer examples of celebrities who chose unique names for their little ones and perfect suggestions for future political leaders, artists, and movie stars.
LOOKING FOR A NAME THAT MEANS SOMETHING SPECIAL TO YOU? Given the dizzying array of choices available, picking the right name for your baby can be daunting. Why waste hours looking through one long alphabetical list of names just to burn out even before you've run through A, B, and C? In this creative twist on the traditional name book, Baby Names Made Easy offers selections organized into categories of meaning, making it easier than ever to choose a name that is significant to you. Traditional or trendy, American in origin or from all over the globe, the names here cover an array of topics. For example, look under: Animals & Insects (and find "Naia" -- Hawaiian for "dolphin") Victory (and find "Vincent" -- Latin for "conquerer") Love & Affection (and find "Mia" -- Italian for "mine") Religion & Faith (and find "Dev" -- Sanskrit for "God") The book's handy alphabetical index makes cross-referencing easy, so you can find the perfect name in no time. Baby Names Made Easy is a practical and one-of-a-kind reference for anyone searching for the most important gift they can give their child.
Caring for a baby or small child with food sensitivities is never fun--especially if you have no idea what the culprit is. Meet Jennifer and Tanya: two modern mamas with a combined seven children and twenty-five years' worth of experience in navigating the problem of what to feed a baby with an uncooperative digestive tract. Written in frank, humorous language displaying a boisterous passion for real food, this book schools readers on what some common food offenders are, why food sensitivities are more prevalent now than in the past, secrets to assembling the perfect pantry, and how to cook one meal that will nourish anyone from six months to sixty years with simple, wholesome ingredients. Here are fifty plant-based, gluten-free, easily digestible recipes that are not only nutritious, delicious, and kind to your little one's gut, but are also appropriate for the entire family. There are even a handful of natural food remedies for teething pain, fevers, cold and flu, and more. From yam medallions to strawberry-chia spread, carrot-ginger swirl pancakes to chamomile teething treats, Baby Nosh will simplify mealtimes and help your baby or toddler thrive!
There was only one way to keep her child.... SHE WAS GOING TO LOSE HER BABY! Rachel St. James's dream of having a baby was finally in her grasp. But the adoption contract stipulated that little Elizabeth had to grow up in a two-parent home. And Rachel would do anything to keep the little girl--including marrying a man she didn't love.... HE WAS GOING TO GAIN A WIFE! Paul Delaney had secretly loved Rachel for years. Now she needed a husband, and he was more than happy to volunteer for the temporary fantasy. But when make-believe started feeling all too real, Paul knew he had to convince her that the three of them could be a genuine family--or walk away from her forever....
Marriage-For Baby's Sake When Laura Michaels tracked her wayward cat to millionaire Royce Burton's estate, she never dreamed her kitty would save her son. For Laura needed a powerful husband to keep custody of her baby-and Royce needed a wife. So the elusive entrepreneur and the down-on-her-luck lady struck a marriage deal-which would remain strictly business, of course. Except the newlyweds soon found their "hands-off" union did not account for the blossoming feelings developing between them. But Royce had no use for sugary sentiment and gooey emotions! Still, the lovely woman's haunting smile triggered an unfamiliar emotion in Royce-a burgeoning love?
Justin Bond knew all about forging steel ties, but human bonds were another matter-- especially when it came to winning back his wife! And with Heather agreeing to accompany him to Texas to meet his Fortune relatives, he' d reluctantly sworn to be the perfect gentleman... But when their platonic arrangement gave way to passion, Justin learned Heather' s three-month-old secret. A baby had torn them apart, but now could baby Timmy keep them together?
Will she ever be a mom? Jodie Price spends the holidays in bed with her broodingly goodlooking boss--consultant pediatrician Sam Taylor! It seems to be the start of something special--until Sam tells her he's infertile.... Sam knows that Jodie loves kids--she's fantastic with the children on the ward and he knows she wants a baby of her own one day. A baby he can't give her. It seems an impossible situation--unless Jodie can convince Sam that her love for him is stronger than her desire for a child....
What Delaney wants......is a baby. A baby of her own. At thirty, she longs to break away from the constraints of her life. Longs to reach out for her heart's desire. She'd prefer marriage as well, but there's no man in Dundee, Idaho, she's interested in marrying.Then one winter night she and her best friend, Rebecca, go to Boise with the intent of finding a man for Delaney. She meets a handsome stranger named Conner, a man who might be able to provide her with the solution she needs...and the baby she wants!Afterward she thinks she must have been out of her mind. But it's too late. Because she's pregnant. And because the stranger isn't a stranger anymore. Conner Armstrong is now living on a ranch just outside Dundee.
THAT'S NOT MY BABY! Ever since her ex-husband had stolen her baby, Linnea Swanson had waited for this moment. But the diaper-clad infant delivered by sexy Special Agent Talal Zohnir wasn't hers. Frustrated and disheartened, Linnea had no choice but to turn to the compelling special agent for help... And to journey with him to a dangerous country that had positively medieval notions concerning women. But this tenderhearted, indpendent mother was prepared to do anything to both keep her gift daughter and find her beloved birth child...even if it meant marrying Talal!
Barcelona, baby...bride? Seven years ago ER doctor Cat Hayes was left heartbroken after losing her baby boy. Now she's focused on her career. But when she meets gorgeous Dr. Dominic Edwards at a Spanish conference, resisting his scorching touch isn't easy... Cat returns home sun-kissed and accidentally pregnant! Widower Dom never thought he'd ever find love again-let alone a family! As the promise of their miracle baby begins to heal both their hearts, Dom knows he can't let Cat slip through his fingers. All it takes is one down-on-one-knee question...
Kate Stevens needs a daddy for her baby-to-be. Candidates must be dependable, stay-at-home family men who don't rush off to sea every time the wind changes. Patrick Berzani need not apply. The adventure-loving sailor may be the baby's biological father, but he's far from daddy material. Patrick thought he and Kate were great together before, but now? They could be even better. And for Kate to believe he wouldn't be a good father to his child, well, Patrick has something to say about that, too! He just has to convince Kate. So while she interviews prospective daddies, Patrick plans to prove he's the ideal--the only--father for their child. And the man Kate loves and needs.
Best friends...to parents? Nurse Georgie Taylor has just one thing on her Christmas list: a baby! But she never expected her best friend, broodingly handsome Dr. Liam MacAllister, to offer to be the father... Liam's heart has always been strictly off-limits-a baby is the last thing on his Christmas list! But he'll do anything to make Georgie happy, and seeing her pregnant with their miracle baby ignites feelings that he just can't ignore...feelings that could destroy a beautiful friendship-or result in so much more!
SPECIAL DELIVERY! The only thing executive Colby Sinclair worried about was business--until his gurgling niece was abandoned on his doorstep. This bachelor didn't know the first thing about fatherhood...but he was determined to do right by this baby. The unexpected answer to Colby's prayers was right next door. Lovely Dani McCullough knew just what his niece--and he--needed. A soft word, a gentle touch, calmed the baby and had Colby's heart racing. Could the soul-soothing Dani have this loner embracing life with a ready-made family discovered just outside his own front-door? STORK EXPRESS: Surprise deliveries bring bachelors instant fatherhood...and sudden romance!
Jet-setting bachelor Dex Messina thought he knew everything about women. . . until he met the tiny infant girl abandoned on his doorstep. One thing Dex was sure of: the gorgeous redhead who stormed back into his life, insisting she'd made a mistake, was hiding something. And uncovering her secret would be his pleasure. To gain custody of her beloved niece, Lucy Alwin would do anything--even pose as the woman with whom Dex had shared one intimate night. But if boldly lying to the powerful billionaire was difficult, resisting their burning desire could prove impossible.
Suzanne Caldwell is looking for a new life, not a new man. With a little baby in tow, she's hardly the hottest catch for a sexy bachelor! She certainly shouldn't have to worry about any attention from grumpy widower Cade Andreas. To the disappointment of the local women, since losing his wife he's been wedded to his ranch. But when Suzanne and her daughter have to stay with Cade, the brooding rancher finds himself unexpectedly starting
COMING HOMEFor three months, Lonnie Corteen had been on the trail of Katherine McBride. But when a very pretty, very pregnant female answered the door, the Texas sheriff feared that telling her about the family she'd never known would send her into premature labor.She had a long-lost family! And Katherine had to know where she truly belonged. But when an ice storm forced her to seek shelter at the handsome lawman's ranch-and Lonnie delivered her bouncing baby boy-family suddenly took on a whole new meaning. Especially with this irresistible new family man in the picture!
When Kasey Stonestreet's husband walked out on her and their newborn son, her best friend, Eli Rodriguez, was her rock. Eli took them in at his Forever, Texas, ranch without hesitation. As a suddenly single mom with nowhere else to go, Kasey expected to feel out of place. Instead, for the first time in her life, she felt as though she was home.Eli has secretly loved Kasey since they were kids; he was devastated when she married another man. Now, he's got a second chance at happiness. The woman of his dreams, and the family he always wanted, are in his reach. But if he reveals his true feelings, it could ruin their friendship, and he'd lose Kasey forever. How long can Eli and Kasey go on pretending to each other-and to themselves-that they're still just friends? And what will happen when Kasey's husband returns?
Being on the run with a six-month-old infant was hard, to be sure. But being stranded on Christmas Eve in the middle of a snowstorm made Carey Mooreland wonder if she'd finally reached the end of the road. Especially when she was rescued. . . by handsome police officer Ben Martin. Ben expected the skittish single mother was hiding something. Still, everyone had secrets--including him. What he didn't expect was the fierce protectiveness Carey awoke in him. Or the passion that took them both by surprise. But what would happen when she was ready to move on? Could he convince Carey that the safest place of all was here with him?
One of Laura Marie Altom's Best-Loved StoriesSingle-mom-to-be India Foster has never fit in. So when she's temporarily mistaken for a guest at the high school reunion she's coordinating, she gets a taste of the life she's only ever dreamed of. A life filled with friends, fun--and fireworks with a handsome hometown boy, Graydon Johnson! Too bad the snowboarder is leaving Silver Cliff just as soon as the reunion's over, because India's determined to put down roots in the remote Colorado town.Party-boy ways and a bad marriage behind him, Graydon's got a second chance to be the father his own son deserves. He's not looking for love--until he falls hard and fast. Even though he's transitioned from competitor to coach, Graydon's career still involves plenty of travel, and India's made it clear she needs a solid foundation to raise her baby. So Graydon will have to prove he's the man to help her build it.
Baby on the Way Widowed and expecting, Caitlin Andrews believed there was no place in her heart for a man's love. And yet an unexpected encounter with Jordan Andrews-- her husband's brother, and the first man she'd ever loved-- made her question whether she was truly meant to be alone. Wedding on the Way When Beth Ainslow returned to her hometown, she wanted nothing more than to start a new life. But coming home meant facing Garrett Winthrop, the man she'd run away from so many years ago-- the same man making it clear he "still" wanted her in "his" life.
Found: One baby...Holidaying in Greece, Fran Myers is shocked to discover a tiny baby, swept away by a tornado. As she hugs the precious bundle a protective maternal instinct she thought she'd never experience kicks in.One bachelor...Relief is what the baby's uncle, CEO Nik Angelis, feels when he sees Fran with Demi, and he asks for her help to care for the little girl.And a little ray of hope?Dare Fran and Nik believe that their once-crushed dreams of parenthood-and love-might come true at last?
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