Reader Baby Name Story: The Last-Minute Choice

July 30, 2011

Editor’s note: Long-time readers will recognize Fran from the many great Baby Names of the Day she’s suggested. This is the story of her youngest child’s lovely name – and proof that narrowing down your list can be a nine-month process – or even longer! My youngest daughter is Matilda Winifred Jane, nicknamed Tilly. My […]

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Sunday Summary: 10/31/10

October 31, 2010

Happy Halloween! More proof that I truly have a one-track mind: let’s start with two name-related thoughts, prompted by my kids’ costumes: There will be more little boys named Anakin in the future. Nancy tells us there were 117 in 2009 alone. Despite my insistence that Aly is Luke Skywalker, he keeps correcting me – […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Mathilde

August 18, 2010

Take the fashionably French Vivienne, mix it with the Aussie hipster Matilda, and what do you get? Thanks to Frances for suggesting the appealing Mathilde as Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 4/18/10

April 18, 2010

After two plus years in our urban(esque) rowhome, we’re out of excuses for not having paint on our walls.

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Name of the Day: Maisie

December 23, 2009

She’s the short form of a timeless classic. Thanks to Laura for suggesting Maisie as Name of the Day.

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