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Yes; Baby Naming Superstitions Do Exist!
Having a baby is exciting and we're not wanting to cramp your style in choosing your baby's names. However, there are some baby naming superstitions we thought we'd share with you; not that we're superstitious or anything...but rather, just in case. Around the…
Legal Requirements for Naming a Baby in NZ
Regardless of whether you've fallen in love with the name Fredrick, Sonja or Sgt Leopold, you must first understand the legal requirements for naming a baby here in NZ. "No!" - we hear you cry! "I haven't got time to read through pages of rules!" But don't…
5 Cute Baby Naming Ceremony Invitation Ideas
You've got an upcoming baby naming ceremony to plan for, and one of the jobs on your list is to create and send invitations to your guests. Well, you're in luck. We've put together a list of five of the cutest invitations we've ever seen to get your creative juices…
What Are the Most Popular Baby Girl Names?
Congratulations on the pending arrival of your baby girl! Whether you're a first time parent or not, choosing one or more baby girl names for your little one is exciting. It's also daunting, because there are so many wonderful baby girl names available. That's why…
Order of Events for a Naming Ceremony
One of the greatest benefits about holding a naming ceremony, is that you have complete freedom of choice when it comes to the order of events. Unlike a marriage ceremony, there are no legal components and no must-dos.Instead, the ceremony can be held when and…
Popular Baby Boy Names for Your Growing Bump
Congratulations on your soon to arrive boy! We hope that your pregnancy has been going to plan, you're feeling radiant and are incredibly excited about your upcoming arrival! As well as preparing the nursery, your baby's layette and organising a car seat, you also…
Key Differences Between a Baby Naming Ceremony and a Christening
Will your baby be christened? Or will they have a baby naming ceremony instead? What are the main differences between these two celebrations, you may ask. Well, we're going to explain what they are so we can help you decide which one is right for you and your baby…
What is the Purpose of a Baby Naming Ceremony?
If you are not religious and your child is not being christened, there's another event you should consider: a naming ceremony. Growing in popularity, a naming ceremony is often held before a child's first birthday. The ceremony is conducted by a celebrant at a…
What is a Naming Ceremony?
A naming ceremony is a beautiful way to welcome a new baby to the world. A non-religious ceremony, without any legal paperwork, a naming ceremony is usually held when a baby is between three to 10 months old. Typically, family and friends gather for an informal…
What is a baby naming ceremony?
Baby-naming ceremonies are starting to come into their own as an alternative to christenings. Find out if a naming ceremony is right for you and your baby. Why have a naming ceremony? - For your family and friends, a naming ceremony is a way for them to declare…
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