Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Choosing A Name


When it comes to picking baby names, Camaron and I are the worst. Well, mostly just me. Wait, I guess I should clarify myself; I'm the worst when it comes to deciding on BOY names. We had the name Sloane picked out for a girl before I was even pregnant with Fox.

I was looking at pictures of baby nurseries online one night, when we were still living in Provo, and came across a really cute one that had the baby's name framed above the crib. The name in the frame was Sloane. Of course I immediately thought of Sloane Peterson from Ferris Bueller's Day Off. I've seen that movie ...well, a lot. And remember that time I was Sloane for Halloween ...twice? I had never thought of using that name for a future child though. But once I considered it, I fell in love with it. Camaron was on board right away too.

Picking Sloane's middle name was all Camaron. He told me one night, a few weeks before Sloane was born, that he had thought of another girl name that he really liked. "Maggie." I really liked it too, and I loved that Camaron picked it all on his own. I asked if it would be short for anything. "Margaret," Camaron said. Loved it.

When the baby was born and Camaron announced that it was a girl, we knew right away that she was Sloane. And we kept Margaret by using it as her middle name. And she's great.

4 comments:

  1. We're having a hard time picking out a name for our girl, coming in September. Sloane is a good one! (Don't worry, not stealing.) And hey, I've followed your blog for a while and am now realizing you're in AZ. We just moved here (Chandler) a month and a half ago! Give me a shout out if you need any more friends.

    http://zippedydooda.blogspot.com/

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  2. I love the name Sloane. Cute! Didn't know you were in Arizona either. I am in Arizona too! (same as Beverly Chandler) Too funny. Small world. Would love for you to hop on over to my blog and link up today!

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  3. Sloane is one of my girl's names, too :) I actually really love it for a little boy also, without the E :) I love reading about how others name their little ones!

    Found you through Casey's link up and you can consider me your newest follower! xo

    Tawnya

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    1. Oh that is so fun that we both chose the same name:)

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