We’re always up for getting to know the Cool Readers better. As you probably figured, the name Are We Still Cool? refers to us wondering if we are still cool after having a baby. After telling folks that we were pregnant, it seemed like we kept hearing things like
- Oh, do all the [insert fun activity that non-parents do] while you can!
- Oh, so you guys are settling down?
- Oh, your life is completely and utterly over. (maybe I misheard this one)
We were determined to not let our lives be completely and utterly over just yet. That happens when your kid starts dating, right? Even Johnson and Johnson’s well-meaning slogan,
Having a baby changes everything
can be taken the wrong way, as in,
We love our life as a young, energetic married couple that can stay out all night, sleep in all day with two incomes and complete freedom to do anything and go anywhere and wait a minute, we’re having a lot of fun, what are we doing, oh and the baby’s here and just peed in my eye.
In spite of the mounting case against us, we wanted to stay cool as new parents, so we started a blog about it.
What does the name of your blog mean?