When I found out I was pregnant my thoughts and concerns leaned towards my health, the baby’s health, the labor, how active I was going to stay, my diet, what I’d wear, and blah blah blah. Never did I imagine that choosing a name for our baby would become the main “thought” and “concern.” At almost 27 weeks preggers we’re still up in the air about names. We made a mistake, a very rookie mistake… we told people about the names we liked.
Never. Again. :p
Here’s our top contenders:
GIRL: Evelyn, Riley, Madelyn, Adalyn, Adeline, Eleanor, Edytha, Cora or Maeve
BOY: James, Sawyer, Finley, Eivan, Miller or Rowan
Feedback from our family and friends on some of those names:
Evelyn – “I knew an Evelyn back in college – she was a stripper.”
Madelyn – “That’s a really popular name. I know at least 3 of them.”
Maeve – “Hmm. Cute.” (super convincing…)
Sawyer – “Sawyer Schwartz – that’s a tongue twister.” Person then proceeds to say the name in a drawn out, mentally handcapped fashion… great.
Finley – We both love that name but it’s the name of my best friend’s dog – is that weird?
So, anyone have any names for us to add to the list? We’re struggling here!
And yes, we know many of our names are also on the 2015 top list of baby names. We like what we like and clearly we’re not unique in those likes!
And just for fun… my body is changing and I’m doing my best to embrace it. (My best is sometimes hiding my boobs and belly in all black, or as my brother called it the, “moo moo” look).