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    baby name drama

    Much to the chagrin of family and friends, we chose not to reveal the names of our son Reuben until he was born and we are doing the same thing with this little guy. However, this hasn’t stopped people from guessing!  I read an article on NPR recently about baby name hostility and it confirmed exactly why we haven’t shared the name- we just don’t want to deal with the drama of unwanted opinions! Even after people share the names of their kids parents, strangers and other well-meaning folks will say ask if they can call the child by his initials instead of his first name, because they prefer it to his…