Brittany and Jason Aldean’s baby name struggle has parents saying ‘SAME’

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Brittany and Jason Aldean’s baby name struggle has parents saying ‘SAME’

Unless you are half of one of those very special couples who are always on the same page, you can probably relate to Brittany and Jason Aldean’s baby name struggle: As the Night Train singer recently told Field and Stream Shop, they’ve had trouble agreeing on a name for their baby boy.

“We found out picking a name for our son has been tougher than we thought,” Jason said in the interview. “Names that I liked, she didn’t like and names that she liked, I didn’t like.”

Linda Rosenkrantz of tells Motherly that the Aldeans are far from alone in their dispute.


A baby-naming expert and co-author of 10 books on the subject, Rosenkrantz shared with Motherly some tips for couples who just can’t seem to agree on what to call their child:

Allow for eliminations

Rosenkrantz: “In general, when couples can't come to an agreement, it's best to take off the table any name one of them is strongly against for any reason, including belonging to an ex-partner or someone they have negative associations with.”

Split it down the middle

Rosenkrantz: “If you absolutely can't find a name you both love, agree that one of you will choose the first name, the other one the middle. Or one will name this child and the other will name the next.”

Play favorites

Rosenkrantz: “Each can draw up a list of favorites, switch them, and have the ability to cross out the no-nos.”

Find common ground

Rosenkrantz: “Talk about your feelings about gender identity: Do you agree on whether you like ultra-feminine or masculine names or prefer more unisex choices? Also think about popularity: Do you like mainstream or more unusual names?”

Consider family trends

Rosenkrantz notes that the Aldeans already have some limits when choosing their prospective names after stating publicly that they want a unique and unusual one—that also must fit alongside the names of Jason’s older kids, Kendyl and Keeley.

Rosenkrantz: “If you already have children, consider how the new baby's name would blend with the others. I can't imagine Kendyl and Keeley with a brother named Ezekiel.”

The good news for the Aldeans is they still have time to decided on their son’s name, as Brittany isn’t due until Christmas time—and they are making headway with a final few names on the list. Unfortunately for us, whatever they decide, Brittany said fans will have to wait to hear the name until the baby is born.

These are the best bath time products you can get for under $20

These budget-friendly products really make a splash.

With babies and toddlers, bath time is about so much more than washing off: It's an opportunity for fun, sensory play and sweet bonding moments—with the added benefit of a cuddly, clean baby afterward.

Because bathing your baby is part business, part playtime, you're going to want products that can help with both of those activities. After countless bath times, here are the products that our editors think really make a splash. (Better yet, each item is less than $20!)

Comforts Bath Wash & Shampoo

Comforts Baby Wash & Shampoo

Made with oat extract, this bath wash and shampoo combo is designed to leave delicate skin cleansed and nourished. You and your baby will both appreciate the tear-free formula—so you can really focus on the bath time fun.

Munckin Soft Spot Bath Mat

Munchkin slip mat

When your little one is splish-splashing in the bath, help keep them from also sliding around with a soft, anti-slip bath mat. With strong suction cups to keep it in place and extra cushion to make bath time even more comfortable for your little one, this is an essential in our books.

Comforts Baby Lotion

Comforts baby lotion

For most of us, the bath time ritual continues when your baby is out of the tub when you want to moisturize their freshly cleaned skin. We look for lotions that are hypoallergenic, nourishing and designed to protect their skin.

The First Years Stack Up Cups

First year stack cups

When it comes to bath toys, nothing beats the classic set of stackable cups: Sort them by size, practice pouring water, pile them high—your little one will have fun with these every single bath time.

Comforts Baby Oil

Comforts baby oil

For dry skin that needs a little extra TLC, our team loves Comforts' fast-absorbing baby oil aloe vera and vitamin E. Pro tip: When applied right after drying off your baby, the absorption is even more effective.

KidCo Bath Toy Organizer

KidCo Bath Organizer

Between bathing supplies, wash rags, toys and more, the tub sure can get crowded in a hurry. We like that this organizer gives your little one space to play and bathe while still keeping everything you need within reach.

Another great tip? Shopping the Comforts line on to find premium baby products for a fraction of competitors' prices—and follow along on social media to see product releases and news at @comfortsforbaby.

This article was sponsored by The Kroger Co. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Motherly and mamas.

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