By Jeff Bogle
The first half of 2018 has been an exciting and adventurous one for new baby names, as parents everywhere are looking to their pantries, driveways and TV screens for help deciding what to call their precious newborns.
Thanks to a shady back room deal (not really), I have procured a list of widely-used 2018 baby names from the Social Security Administration.
Here are a dozen of the most popular so far, right now, in 2018!
Ivy, Bean, & Clementine
Having finally surpassing those hideous Colorlicious books for kids, the terrific series of early-grade chapter books, Ivy, Bean, and Clementine by Annie Barrows and Sara Pennypacker, respectively, (both of which will be made into movies in early 2019), are now at home on the bookshelf and in the nursery.