He knows what he’s doing

Thomas finds mass particularly trying these days, and we rarely set off without him explaining to us (not terribly politely) that he does not want to go. This morning, we were taking my dad and stepbrother with us. My stepbrother had already figured out that Thomas has a tendency to get into trouble, and when we walked into the church and Thomas headed for the font, Uncle Q quite reasonably guessed that pools full of water were a terrible temptation for mischievious four-year-olds.

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Biblical names abound in popular baby names list

Jacob and Isabella kept their spots as the most popular baby names in 2010 while Elvis has left the crib, according to a list released Thursday.
“Religious names have endured – and even received a new twist. Nevaeh, which is ‘heaven’ spelled backward, debuted in 2001 at No. 266. It is now more popular than ever, reaching No. 25 in 2010. Heaven, by the way, dropped 52 spots to No. 324.”

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