We can thank Ancient Rome for a lot of cool things: aqueducts, roads, early forms of newspapers, bound books, and our calendar is even based on the Julian calendar. They also gave us some pretty cool names. All old things become new again, so maybe it’s time to resurrect one of these ancient baby names.… Continue reading Ancient Roman Baby Name Ideas
BANISH STRESS Believe me, I know how important names are. I spent so much time thinking about names that I decided to write a book about them. That said, I’ve heard from a lot of stressed out soon-to-be-parents – and even some parents who regretted their name choices months after their babies were born. Yikes!… Continue reading Take the Stress Out of Baby Naming
I don’t know who the best baker will be (No spoilers…), but I’m crowning Flora as the baker with the most trend-setting name. There was a time when Flora would have sounded very out-of-date, but today it has that charming antique quality so many parents want. SOME NAME FACTS It has a lovely meaning – FLORA… Continue reading And the winner of The Great British Baking Show Season 3 *NAME EDITION* is … Flora!
A bunch of soon-to-be parents I’ve talked to have said things like, “I have a bunch of names picked out for girls, but no ideas for boys” or “Boys’ names are easy, but there are too many choices for girls!” Is this you? I’ve talked to parents who fall on both sides of gender debate.… Continue reading POLL: Is it Harder to Choose Names for Girls or Boys?
The National Anthem never fails to make me tear up. I don’t know what it is, but every time “our flags are still there,” I’m reminded to always be hopeful, even when things look bleak, to always fight for what is right, even when it’s difficult, and to always cherish my freedom, because many heroes… Continue reading 30+ Name Ideas for 4th of July Babies
Parents of twins often look for baby names that are related to one another in order to celebrate that special bond only twins share. Parents try to do this in a bunch of different ways and I’ve put together a list of ideas you can consider when naming twins: 4 IDEAS FOR NAMING TWINS SAME… Continue reading 4 Ideas for Naming Twins
Do you have questions about middle names? One of my LetterLuxe customers came across this article where I gave some advice to people who needed help with middle names.
Stuck In the Middle: 16 Ways to Pick the Perfect Middle Name for Your Baby
Source: Stuck In the Middle: 16 Ways to Pick the Perfect Middle Name for Your Baby | iVillage.ca
What do you think about middle names? I’d love to hear.
Happy naming ♥ Amanda
Warm summer days stretching into long summer nights. Lemonade. Sun dresses. Crickets chirping at night. That’s what I’ve always thought summer should feel like. I live in San Francisco though, so my summer days are usually foggy and improved by a warm sweater. We get our summer weather in October. No matter what your summer… Continue reading Name Ideas for Summer Babies
Are you on Goodreads? Are you looking for more Game of Thrones-inspired baby name ideas? Then follow me! I finally got pulled in and am reading the books. The TV show inspired my first blog post on GoT baby name ideas. I’m happy to report that the book is opening up a whole new world… Continue reading Follow Me on Goodreads for Game of Thrones-Inspired Baby Name Ideas
I’m not sure there’s anything as cheerful as a bouquet of flowers. They’re simple, but so pretty and they’re the perfect gift for almost any occasion. As it happens, they’re also the basis for some of the most lovely baby names. I’ve put together a list of some charming floral-inspired baby name ideas for… Continue reading Floral Baby Name Ideas