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Okay, so my name is Christine and my DH is Patrick. We have 4 daughters: Kathleen who goes by Kate (13) Isabelle (10), Lucy (6) and Evelyn (6). Well, we weren’t planning on 5 kids, but here we are. We were stunned when they told us our 5th was a boy! We are at a complete loss here. We can’t agree on a nursery theme, his name, what toys to get, clothes, etc. I am just hardwired for little girls. My husband knows what boys like, but all of those things are stuff he can’t to until at least kindergarten like sports, dirt, running etc. So, we thought we would get some outside help. What did you buy for your newborn baby boy? We have the basics: white crib, porta crib, diapers, carseat. But, what about just for boys? What clothes? What theme would be cute for his room? I like a nautical theme, but the husand thinks cars and trucks would be cooler. All my kids came early, and I am 38 weeks now. As for a name, we like Owen, Andrew, Ryan & Elliot. Anyways, I would love some advice, plus what names you like. Thank you! You are our life savers. Hopefully I will have time to get everything done before little boy gets here :) -Christine
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Carina in Canada
Dear Genie, I need you to help me find a Greek name for a girl. I've already used Theodore and Sebastian for her siblings. But every other Greek girl's name I see is either too pretentious, hard to pronounce, or just too popular now. The only name I can picture using is Caroline, but it's not Greek!
Baby Name Genie:
The Greeks would name her Charissa Zoe. Then, they would stuff her in a wooden horse and give her to the Trojans. So, my advice would be to borrow the name but not the rest of their tactics.

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