- Organizations & Events i Have Been/Am Involved With & Want to Support
- Parenting Imperfect
- Life with Max
- Autism, Special Needs, & Connecting in IN
- Getting Along
- Saturday Sisters
- Who i am, Who We Are
- About Valerie
- The Conversation: Why i'm Here, How to Join In
- The ABCs of WonderFULL: What You Should Expect to Find here
why i'm reading baby name books
Actually, i've always been into name books. As a writer, sometimes even of fiction, i like knowing what names mean.
There's no reason to suspect a grandchild looming on the horizion - and the name wouldn't be my job even if there were.
But Beyond Jennifer and Jason is so much more than a baby name book. It's history and sociology too. Why did those names catapult to meteoric popularity at the precise times they did? Why does a C-Catherine project a softer, more feminine image than a K-Katherine? (at least until you know her!)
i also enjoyed for awhile another book by these authors, Beyond Jennifer and Jason, Madison and Montana, but i let it get away from me. i remember it as more different than you might expect, not simply an update.
These books are a lot of fun, no baby required.
Interview with author Linda Rosenkrantz
nameberry.com: website of book's authors