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    POLL: Nicknames
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    elegi23 posted:
    Do any of you use special nicknames for your DC? DH has been on me for having so many nicknames for DD. So I just wanted to see if I was over doing it.

    Real First and Middle Name:

    Shortened Name (if used):

    Nickname When in Trouble:

    Affectionate Nickname:
    Me (22), DH(30) DD Eleora Marylin 07/23/09
    TTC2 (since 05/10)
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    elegi23 responded:
    I will add that by nickname in trouble, it doesn't mean I'm yelling at her or anything, but I mean something like if she has taken off the lid of her sippy and dumped her milk on the floor, I'll say, "Princess E, what are you doing?"

    Real First and Middle Name: Eleora Marylin

    Shortened Name (if used): Ellie

    Nickname When in Trouble: Eleora Marylin, E, Princess E, Child.

    Affectionate Nickname: Princess, Chunkerlicious, Chunk Chunks.
    Me (22), DH(30) DD Eleora Marylin 07/23/09 TTC2 (since 05/10)
     
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    sarahann1978 responded:
    1. Ausrtin Carl
    2. None
    3. My Mom busted me for using his full name which irritated her because Carl is my late Father's name.
    4. Sweet Pea, I know when he gets a little older that one is going to have to go!
    Sarah (31), DH(29), DS (Jan. 09) sarahaburger.blogspot.com
     
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    magsnemma responded:
    Real name: Margaret Paige

    Shortened: Maggie

    Trouble: Maggie

    Affectionate: Mags, Maggers, Booba, Maggie do, Magaroni, there's more and it's a wonder she knows her name at all!
    Me (32), DH (32), DD (born Nov 2008)
     
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    paytonsmommy09 responded:
    Real First and Middle Name: Payton Elizabeth

    Shortened Name (if used): None really


    Nickname When in Trouble: Payton Elizabeth

    Affectionate Nickname: Bug, Tater, PaterTater, frumpy fran, gravel girty...............
    SARAH (31), JASON (DH), PAYTON (7.8.09), 3 FUR CHILDREN
     
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    mol13 responded:
    Real First and Middle Name: Jesse Aaron

    Shortened Name (if used): Jess (sometimes)

    Nickname When in Trouble: Mr. Bear

    Affectionate Nickname: Bear, Jesse Bear, Mr. Bear, Mr. The Bear
     
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    sarahann1978 replied to sarahann1978's response:
    Whoops, I was just looking back at this post and realized I misspelled DS's name, it is Austin.

    Also for nicknames my DH calls him Chief, Cochise, Hass, Big Guy, and Bud
    Sarah (31), DH(29), DS (Jan. 09) sarahaburger.blogspot.com
     
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    Afshan007 replied to sarahann1978's response:
    Real First and Middle Name: Ameera Saphia Agha

    Shortened Name (if used): Meera

    Nickname When in Trouble: None yet...

    Affectionate Nickname: Bubbles, Meera, Cheeks, and Princess (cause Ameera means Princess in Arabic)
     
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    Silver623 responded:

    For DS:
    Real First and Middle Name: Riley John


    Shortened Name (if used): Ri or Riley Johnie, lol which is actually longer. MIL calls him Ri Guy

    Nickname When in Trouble: Just full name

    Affectionate Nickname: my little cuddle bug



    For DD:
    Real First and Middle Name: Mikayla Joy


    Shortened Name (if used): MJ

    Nickname When in Trouble: Just full name

    Affectionate Nickname: princess, snuggle bug
     
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    earleyml1012 replied to Silver623's response:
    Real First and Middle Name: Alexandra Marie

    Shortened Name (if used): Alex or Allie


    Nickname When in Trouble: Alex or full name

    Affectionate Nickname: buddy, sweet girl, Marie...Marie (she calls herself that), stinky butt, silly girl
     
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    Emmyl responded:
    Real First and Middle Name: Jack Thomas

    Shortened Name (if used): Can't really shorten Jack much

    Nickname When in Trouble: Jack Thomas

    Affectionate Nickname: Jackie, or Jackie Boy, or Boo Boo
     
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    Jen_FLMom responded:
    Real First and Middle Name: Juliana Marie

    Shortened Name (if used): None

    Nickname When in Trouble: Juliana Marie

    Affectionate Nickname: Jujubee, Juji, Sweet Pea, Baby/Baby Girl (MIL and SIL call her "Juju" which I HATE!!!)
     
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    breezy_83255 responded:
    DD1
    Real First and Middle Name: Andelynn Grace

    Shortened Name (if used): Andi-Grace


    Nickname When in Trouble: full name, young lady

    Affectionate Nickname: Honey Bear, Princess

    DD2
    Real First and Middle Name: Carys Kimberly

    Shortened Name (if used): Reesie


    Nickname When in Trouble: full name

    Affectionate Nickname: Reesie, Roo, Reesie-Roo, Monkey, Monster
     
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    eliguns841984 responded:
    Real First and Middle Name: John Richard

    Shortened Name (if used): J.T. (our last name starts with T and NOBODY calls him John)


    Nickname When in Trouble: John Richard!!!

    Affectionate Nickname: Baby, Squishy, Sugarplum, Honey Bunny, Farty Pants, Big Boy, Sweetpea

    and a zillion more that I can't recall at the moment
    Noel (25) DH Johnny (31) DS born 7/23/2008 DS2 EDD 11/17/2010
     
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    lkevans responded:
    Real First and Middle Name: Trinity Rose

    Shortened Name (if used): Trinny


    Nickname When in Trouble: TrinityRose

    Affectionate Nickname: Squishy, Bubba


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