Baby Names articles for January, 2014 | BabyNames.com

Month: January 2014

The Dexter Association

Hi Jennifer,

My husband and I have a last name ending in –er so I always said I would NEVER name a child something ending in –er to avoid the rhyming sound. Lately, I’ve been hung up on Trent and he’s liking Dexter…I actually don’t think it sounds as rhyming as a lot of other  –er names and actually do like it, but I’m not sure I like the idea of telling our son we came up with his name from a serial killer on TV. [Read more...]

Blending Surnames

Hi Jennifer!

I’d love to hear your advice about blending my last name, Rothschild, (ROTH-child) with my fiance’s last name, Meyer (MY-er). The readily available options are Rothsmeyer and Meychild, (although we’d probably do Rothmeyer or Mychild, to spare our kids the trouble of spelling it over and over for people). [Read more...]

Gadgets Past: Paul’s Previous Posts

Take the Tub Temperature: digital spout Listen in on your unborn: Prenatal Listener Detect against Ear infections: EarCheck Educate your Unborn Baby: BabyPlus Puppy plays to learn Stop SIDS: Snuza monitors baby Did Einstein bend balls? The Bendy Ball. Chewing and Winking: the Winkel Robot teaches tots: Cogsley Little Scholar educational tablet for kids Seat holds baby and iPad: the Apptivity Foam case keeps your kid’s iPad safe: the Khomo Safekids Amazon Kindle FreeTime — a better babysitter Kids can learn electronics A robot pet based on your iPhone Make better baby food Hi-tech Teddy monitors baby: TediTalk Help your baby start to walk: Walking Wings Take a Temp without a Touch: VeraTemp Bounce the baby: MamaRoo Bellybuds pump sound to the Baby Bump Remotely ensure your baby is breathing: Owlet Vitals Monitor Bathe and weigh the baby: Aqua Scale Baby’s First photo album: Discovery Forget Me Not Baby-sized blender for complete nutrition iPad on the iPotty: Activity Seat Find out if you’re Fertile: OvaCue Time-lapse app records facial changes: Watch Me One futuristic super-stroller: 4Moms origami Warm those baby wipes Shush the baby: Pneo baby shusher Why are you crying, Baby? [Read more...]