Archive for tag 'name change'

Did you change your name when you got married?

The decision to marry Mr. Ice Cream was an easy one. The idea of getting old together was a natural and comforting thought. So I was a little surprised at how anxious I felt when the conversation came up to change my name. I’ve always loved my independence, but I also love the idea of […]


The Family Name Game

Back when I was in wedding-planning mode and reading the other ‘bee, I always looked forward to bloggers’ posts on whether they would be changing their names. My stance on the issue is very “live and let live,” much like the decision on whether or not to work while raising kids. Figure out what’s going […]

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Mrs. Kim

When Mr. Bee and I got our marriage license, I chose to keep my last name. I’ve always liked my last name even though it’s extremely common – 20% of all Koreans have the last name Kim! But it reflected my ethnic heritage, and anyone familiar with Korean culture knew that I was Korean simply […]

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