I’m reading Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild for the first time. Naturally, I’m intrigued by the names. In the first chapter we meet the main characters as babies – Paulina, Petrova, and Posy – and learn how they got their names.
TV Show-Inspired Baby Name Idea: Demelza Between being excited that Season 2 of Poldark has started last night on PBS and desperately wanting to take a Viking Cruise, I found myself needing to learn more about the name Demelza. I’m not the only one, right? Here’s what I learned… the name Demelza comes from a… Continue reading Poldark Fans! Let’s Talk about the Name Demelza
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
Not too long ago, I got a LetterLuxe order for the name Daenerys, so I know that some parents-to-be are inspired by the names from the hugely popular Game of Thrones. Lots of popular TV shows, movies, books, and celebrities work their way into our naming culture, so this isn’t a surprise. With the sixth… Continue reading ‘Game of Thrones’ Inspired Baby Names
Happy 100th birthday, Beverly Cleary! I have such wonderful memories of reading your books growing up. I remember reading Dear Mr. Henshaw aloud to my mom one summer when I was learning to read. I remember a teacher reading Ralph S. Mouse to the class. But mostly I remember Beezus and Ramona… My favorite! In… Continue reading Names Inspired by Beverly Cleary (in honor of her 100th birthday!)