When I was little, I got anxiety over naming my Barbies and baby dolls. Naming an actual human being that has to live with that name and one I can’t just change when I get bored with it is A LOT harder.
The thing that makes it easier is that I already know what I want the name to be if it’s a girl. It’s a family name, and a name I decided on when I was like 16 years old. I had a list of boys names but suddenly when I pictured calling my child that, I didn’t like them anymore.
Names on my boy list (none of which I think I like anymore):
So instead of continually googling ‘boy names’ I went to the library and got the most recent baby name book I could find: