I can not believe it either! It took us forever with Emma. Her name was a name I said I liked before we were married but when it was time to actually give her a name I was completely overwhelmed. But it was the ONE name we both liked a lot so we went with it. This time I expected it to be difficult as we are having a boy and I haven't given much thought to boy names, not even when I was pregnant with Emma. So we got out our belly book from Emma and only really liked 2 from the list of boy names we did have then that we were both ok with. Then Memorial Day weekend we're talking and I remember a name I've been in love with forever. I knew then that's what I wanted but was it what Ben wanted?? After talking about it and him telling me his favorite we did somewhat comprise. We'll use the name he likes and the name I like as first and middle but he'll go by his middle name (which is my favorite). I think it is a great name, and I hope you all do too! After we said this was his name I got that same overwhelming feeling again I did with Emma. It's a big deal naming your child, I mean they are stuck with that name forever. I can only hope both of my children like their names.
So finally for the name...it will be Ethan Brooks but he will go by Brooks. Emma still wants to name him sister but she will say Ethan Brooks and it is so sweet! We'll have to tell him one day how if it had been up to Emma his name would be sister. I'm sure he'll appreciate it! LOL! I'll post some pictures soon from our weekend. It was busy but we had fun and I think I got some cute pictures from the pool yesterday!