Monica Beyer is a mom of four and has been writing professionally since 2000, when her first book, Baby Talk, was published. Her main area of interest is attachment parenting and all that goes with it, including breastfeeding, co-sleepin...
The Force is strong with these Star Wars baby names
What better way to embrace all things Star Wars than by mining through the colorful cast of characters for the perfect name for your baby boy or girl?
Star Wars: The Force Awakens has introduced a number of new characters in the beloved spacey franchise — characters with names that might just be the unusual sci-fi choice you've been looking for for your baby-to-be. But its six predecessor films are full of amazing, otherworldly baby names too, if you dig in a little bit.
Yes, some names from the classic trilogy, like Luke and Leia, are ingrained in our baby-naming habits — Luke more so than Leia — but Star Wars is such a part of our pop culture history that naming our kids after the characters doesn't seem quite so "out there." While some of these names may be a bit difficult to get your partner to agree to, it doesn't hurt to try.