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Naming Baby

When Baby Naming Becomes a Negotiation

Darryle Pollack | Posted 08.23.2014 | Parents
Darryle Pollack

I was a compromiser married to a world class control freak, and I tried not to be putty in his hands. Naming our daughter went down to the wire, narrowly beating out her delivery.

How to Name A Baby

Wait But Why | Posted 03.14.2014 | Parents
Wait But Why

Beware of what I call the "Name Fad." Sure, it sounds hip now, but in 30 years, the names Natalie, Chelsea, Samantha, and Lindsay will sound how Nancy, Cheryl, Susan, and Linda do today. And in 60 years, the names Ethan, Cody, Brandon, and Matthew will be Earl, Chester, Bernard, and Melvin. These are all just Name Fads -- only difference is when they happened.

Baby Names: What They Say About Our Times

Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.13.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

What we name our children speaks a lot more about where we are emotionally at the time than where they may be headed in the future, and therein lies the problem.

Couple Turns To Facebook Poll To Name Unborn Child

Posted 11.23.2011 | Chicago

A Crystal Lake, Illinois couple unable to come to a consensus on their unborn child's name has turned to social media for help and created a Facebook ...

When Your Dream Baby Name Is Your Spouse's Nightmare

Posted 10.03.2011 | Parents

I have loved the name Sloan since I heard it about three years ago and immediately knew that's what I would name my daughter. My husband has never lik...