The joys of a Southern childhood are plentiful, and the guidelines of Southern parenting are golden.
1. Thou shalt monogram.
Do those initials look good on a diaper bag? As a Southern parent, you will be monogramming anything that doesn’t move, so this is a serious consideration when naming your baby. But whatever you do, don’t forget the last name goes in the middle! Douglas Grant Olson can’t be seen with a crimson and white “DOG” bag. Lord have mercy, no.