So my husband and I had no problem picking names for our twin boys that are due around the first of July but the middle names are causing some problems.
I thought it would be really neat to share my madien name with them (Jeffrey) and give them both the same middle name. I do not plan on doing much as far recognizing their "twinness" (i.e. matching outfits, etc.) so this was a way I thought I could make light that they shared a womb. Their names would be Barrett Jeffrey and Graham Jeffrey. My other boys have middle names from our fathers, I never felt right using my madien name for just one of them so it seems to me that the oppurtunity has presented itself.
Problem is that when I told husband of my grand idea he tells me he hates it. He thinks it is kind of silly to give them the same middle name and it will only cause confusion.
My husband and I usually are really good at compromising but this is one time I really want to put my (swollen) foot down and get my way.
Please let me hear your opinions on whether it is a good idea or not to give them the same middle name.