The Pitfalls of Naming Baby
What's in a name? A whole lot. Just ask Dweezil Zappa, Bronx Mowgli, Suri Cruise and other celebrity offspring who've been the unlucky recipients of some mindless monikers. Naming your children is a responsibility that one shouldn't take lightly. What you decide in an instant will stay with your child for a lifetime. While some parents might think it's cute to give their spawn some off-the-wall name, it's highly unlikely that their children will find it entertaining 10, 20 or 30 years later. Here are some tips to keep in my mind before naming your child. Pick out a first name that flows with your last name. For your child's sake, you don't want to saddle him a name that sounds clunky and awkward. John Johnson? Jack Jackson? Not so much. When you've chosen the full name, look at the monogram. For example, Eden Victoria Lane might sound pretty, but do you really want to raise E.V.L.?