Topic: baby names

Any Smart Husband Knows Not To Veto A Pregnant Woman’s Baby Name List

Any Smart Husband Knows Not To Veto A Pregnant Woman's Baby Name List

Every husband knows that pregnancy is a time to tread lightly. I’m not saying this in a “if mama ain’t happy, ain’t no one happy” cliché kind of way because I hate that bullshit saying. I’m just saying that any husband with half a brain knows that pregnant women are irrational and emotional and difficult to please. This is probably a scientific fact, and it describes me perfectly in both of my pregnancies. More »

9 Baby Names For Crazy Cat Ladies

9 Baby Names For Crazy Cat Ladies

Ladies, you don’t need to drop your crazy cat lady swag when you pop out a baby. Let me help you. I’ve compiled a small list of (mostly) subtle and acceptable baby names whose meanings and/or origins have a special cat person shine to them. So without further ado, here are some crazy cat lady baby names that are totally acceptable to give to a child. Hooray!
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I Want My Baby To Have A Hindu Name – I Just Don’t Want It To Be ‘KaKa’

I Want My Baby To Have A Hindu Name - I Just Don't Want It To Be 'KaKa'

When it comes to this pregnancy, there are some things I’m completely sure about. Not to say that I’m inflexible about changing my mind in the heat of the moment, but for now, I know that I want a natural childbirth, to labor at home for as long as possible before going to the hospital, and to make all the mandatory baby purchases in my ninth month so as not to jinx the pregnancy. On the other hand, I have no freaking clue what to name our baby. More »

No One Wants To Steal Your Dumb Baby Name So Stop Being So Secretive About It

No One Wants To Steal Your Dumb Baby Name So Stop Being So Secretive About It

Full disclosure, I was the type of freakazoid that had all of my baby names picked out in eighth grade. Of course, my tastes changed drastically over the years, and my original baby name list was burned in a super-secret midnight ceremony so that no one could mock my strange choices. But I really, really enjoy the art of baby naming, and I’m always chomping at the bit to hear what all of these new bebes will be named. More »

The Most Extraordinary Names Of 2013, And How Cats Would React To Being Given Them

The Most Extraordinary Names Of 2013, And How Cats Would React To Being Given Them

The most extraordinary names of 2013 were truly extraordinary. I don’t like to make fun of what people name their kids, because who the hell am I to judge anyone? So instead of trying to imagine how kids feel about their extraordinary names – I projected the names onto the most honest, brutal beings alive – cats – and imagined how they would respond to these monikers. More »

I Have Baby Naming Writer’s Block

I Have Baby Naming Writer's Block

Hyphenating wasn’t on the table, nor was a portmanteau, a popular trend of combining names. We’re not exactly sure how you would pronounce Allziellengler, and Jessarrett sounds like something you need to hire an exterminator to deal with. He likes ultra-feminine, almost Victorian names like Winnifred Sophronia. So badly does he want a girl that he refuses to discuss boy’s names. More »