Topic: baby names

The 10 Best Baby Names Inspired By Beer

The 10 Best Baby Names Inspired By Beer

I love beer almost as much as I love my two beautiful babies…. although, my kids definitely don’t help me relax after a long, hard day. Even though I love my kids more than anything—as toddlers, they are often the source of my anxiety. But on the other hand, it’s perfectly legal to carry your baby while walking down the street. Try this with an open beer, and you’ll be in a world of hurt. More »

IHTM: My Husband Wanted To Name Our Son After The Dog

IHTM: My Husband Wanted To Name Our Son After The Dog

Baby naming. For most couples, this topic is a fun one- the process of choosing a name for your child should be something that you look back on with fond memories. For others, it is a time of turmoil and unrest that tests your fiber as a cohesive unit and causes more than one “divorce lawyer” search in your Google history. With our son, my husband and were the latter. This is my story. More »

I’m The Mom Who Wanted To Change My Daughter’s Middle Name To ‘Awesome’ – And You Won’t Believe The Backlash I’ve Received

I'm The Mom Who Wanted To Change My Daughter's Middle Name To 'Awesome' - And You Won't Believe The Backlash I've Received

The next part of the story you know. We talked names. He wanted Danger. We settled on Awesome – for a middle name only. Letting him pick the middle name was my way of thanking him for all of his help and support through a rather bumpy time in our lives. And c’mon, what well-adjusted adult wouldn’t love to be able to say, “well… Awesome is my middle name” and have it be true? I didn’t think it would be an undue burden on the little one. She could share her middle name if she wanted to, or keep it completely to herself. More »

STFU Parents: The Future Of Baby Names Is Increasingly Yoonique

STFU Parents: The Future Of Baby Names Is Increasingly Yoonique

It’s that time of the year again! The Social Security Administration recently released its comprehensive list of baby names for 2013, and the consensus is that yoonique names have continued — and will continue — their rise to baby name domination. Sure, the Emmas, Avas, Liams, and Jacobs aren’t going anywhere, but more parents seem to be looking around and saying to themselves, “You know what this world needs? More human children named after fantasy/sci-fi/animated characters. Or obscure towns or cities, but spelled with different letters. Or just a sacred word like “Angel” spelled backwards. More »

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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