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National Opposite Day

January 25th is National Opposite Day! Today, go beyond the norm and do something opposite of what you normally would. If you are expecting and in need of a restful day, take a break from making dinner or running errands—do what you wouldn’t normally do and spend a few hours reading your favorite book or watching a movie.

In honor of National Opposite Day, here are a few baby names are opposite of each other, making the combination fun for an expectant little brother, sister, or twins!


Chase (English): A huntsman
Jake (English): Form of Jacob, meaning “he who supplants”
Lane (English): One who takes the narrow path
Ryan (Gaelic): Little ruler; little king


Blake (English): A dark beauty
Grace (Latin): Having God’s favor
Lauren (French): Form of Laura, meaning “crowned with laurel; from the laurel tree”
Riley (Gaelic): From the rye clearing; a courageous woman

Pair 1: Chase & Grace
Pair 2: Jake & Blake
Pair 3: Lane & Lauren
Pair 4: Ryan & Riley