Next to "Oh you are having another girl" or "Well, Maybe you can try one more time for a boy" (which to be honest I'm very happy to be having ANOTHER girl) people always feel the need to comment on what we are naming our new little munchkin. This drives me freakin' crazy!!!! I know I've commented on some friend/family name choices for their children in the past but only if asked what I think and never anything harsh (at least I hope not).
Anyway when we found out we were pregnant with Madison we instantly had a boys name. He was going to be Ayden James. I still love the name but had a student with that name and well enough said. It took us forever to come up with Madison Elizabeth but we finally did. That time around most people loved the name although some commented on how popular Madison was. Yep, I know it is like the new Jenniffer but I loved it so case closed!
This time around we once again had two boys names instantly. They were Liam James or Logan James (james is my dad's and hubby's grandfather's name). We quickly settled on Logan. Mostly 'cause Justin really loved it. Again no clue on the girl name. We tossed around names like Shaelynn, Amelia, Leila but nothing really stuck. Actually that is not true Justin kept calling the little one Shaelynn Mackenzie but I just wasn't feeling the name. All along I really liked the name Stella (my maternal grandmother was Antonia Estella but Stella for short). I thought it was a pretty, different name but not too far out their. At the end Justin was pretty set against the name and we settled on Emma (you know the new Jessicca). It all changed when Madison announced that her new sister would not be named Emma and that her name was Stella. Since then we have all been calling her Stella. So the baby's name is going to be Stella Mackenzie!!! I'm very psyched about it and love that big sister Madison took part in naming the little one.
Now here comes the annoying part. People either absolutely love daughter #2's name or hate it and have no problem letting us now. At first we weren't going to tell anyone the name but then people start saying how weird you are for not sharing. No not weird just don't want your opinions people! So we decided to tell and most of the time the name is received warmly. I think this may be because it is her name and not just a name we are tossing around so most don't want to make fun of our little one. Other people however have said things like "Don't you think that is a little ethnic" (ummmm last time I checked I was 1/2 Spanish and we got rid of the ethnic part of the name) or "Wow, I only relate that name to little old ladies" or my personal favorite "Have you considered a Scandinavian name" (NOPE! BJORK has not crossed my mind besides hubby is only 1/4 Swedish that means baby will have double the amount of Spanish in her). Anyway I'm sure people don't mean to be rude and everyone has there own tastes in names it just gets old sometimes. Of course if you adore the name we've chosen I love to receive praise! I'm sure everyone has had this situation no matter what names they have chosen. I would love to here some of the strangest/rudest comments that you have received or even if you want to just comment on how you named your little one I would love to hear about it!