Archive for 15 September 2010


The Story Behind the Name

I was obsessed during my pregnancy (and honestly far beyond) with researching names. I had a feeling I would know it when I heard it, and so for months and months I looked for the perfect name in every imaginable place. Outside of the usual baby name books and websites, I read every movie credit and special event program, looked for inspiration in everyday objects, and even went so far as stalking random hospitals’ virtual nurseries to see what the trends were. I was looking for something distinguished but not unusual and had rules as to what vowels were acceptable at the end of the name and also what nicknames...