After a long and painful decision-making process, I think we’ve settled on Lydia and Quentin for our g/b twins. Since the kids will get my husband’s last name, I’d like to honor my family in middle names. My maiden name won’t work, and my parents don’t like their own first names. [Read more...]
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...]
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...]