Posts tagged "Baby names"

Why I didn't give my child a "ghetto" name

Why I didn't give my child a "ghetto" name
The internet has been buzzing all day due to the discriminatory comments Raven-Symone made about people with nontraditional, often referred to as “ghetto’ names. It all started when one of her co-hosts, Whoopi, brought up the topic of people being discriminated upon based on their names. This was a finding from a recent study, that... Read more »

Order in the court.... Tennessee judge orders parents to change baby's first name

Order in the court.... Tennessee judge orders parents to change baby's first name
You think you’ve heard it all and then you hear a story like the one in the news today about the Tennessee judge who ordered a young couple to change the name of their infant son. Apparently the parents couldn’t agree on the last name of the baby and went to the court system to... Read more »

What's in a name?.... Apparently more than just a couple letters

What's in a name?.... Apparently more than just a couple letters
I came across an article on the Society for Human Resource Management website that truly expresses the importance of selecting names for your children that aren’t too difficult to pronounce or unappealing. According to research done by SHRM, your name can have negative consequences in the career world. Research shows  that HR managers are more... Read more »
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