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Honoring Grandfathers – Two Middle Names?

Hi Jennifer,

My wife and I reached an impasse on the middle name for our boy.  We like Micah for a first name, and my last name sounds like Micelli.

I would like to honor my late grandfather, Casper as the mn.  She wants to honor her late grandfather, Allen as the mn.  She recommended using both as middle names as long as Allen comes first.  My fear is that the second middle name will often be neglected for its inconvenience and feel it would be a slight towards my grandfather, whom she never knew.  Seeing as there’s no guarantee that we may have another boy, we’ve both stood firm on our positions and cannot seem to resolve our differences on this.   

Is there a solution that we haven’t thought of?  I’m looking for any kind of new idea to throw into the discussion! [Read more...]

Baby air travel made easy

 

Too often having a baby means traveling with your child to introduce them to far off relatives. The Flyebaby airplane baby comfort system can make the trip less of an ordeal without carrying around a heavy seat.

The hammock-like chair attaches to the seat in front of you and around your waist, keeping you face-to-face with your baby. [Read more...]

The Time is Right for baby care

 

There’s a lot to keep track of with an infant, and some things should be scheduled or synchronized. That timing is a lot easier with the Pocket Nanny Baby Care Timer.

Itzbeen’s $25 device  (Affiliate link) “helps sleep deprived new parents remember baby care details,” the company says, and helps first-time parents learn the basic needs of a baby. [Read more...]

Glenn for a Girl

Hi Jennifer!

My husband wants to honor his father (Edward) and uncle (Glen) by naming our first boy Edward Glen. I have suggested using each as a middle name as my uncle and cousin are both named Edward. I have also suggested using Glenn as a middle name for a girl (Emily Glenn being my top choice) but would this be strange if we are trying to honor a man? [Read more...]