Choosing the name for a child is, in my opinion, sort of a big deal. When we were thinking about what we wanted to name our son (our first), I got really stressed about it. What if we choose the wrong name? What if it seems fine, but then once we get home and start using it, we hate it?
This is how your child who then becomes a youth then a teen, young adult, and then adult will be identified FOREVER.
A name can say so much about you and can end up defining parts of your life based on how it is used or nicknamed. You’re stuck with it (at least until your 18) and you can’t do anything about it.
Yeah, no pressure.
Yet, here we are, playing the name game again with our 2nd child, a little girl.
In my family, we have a tradition unintentionally started by my sister who had the first grandbaby to not reveal the name we choose until the baby is born. This is a good thing for a couple of reasons. Read More