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Name Quotes 90: Charli, Ottilie, Diego Armando –

Name Quotes 90: Charli, Ottilie, Diego Armando – | Name News | Scoop.it
Time for another batch of name quotes! From a 2004 interview with Bob Dylan, as recorded in the 2018 book Dylan on Dylan by Jeff Burger (found via Abby’s Instagram post – thanks!): Brad…
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Confronting Name Regret

Confronting Name Regret | Name News | Scoop.it
They've brought their new baby home, but now they're confronting name regret. Let's work through their best options for re-naming their daughter.
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Our columnist on the struggle to avoid baby-name remorse

Our columnist on the struggle to avoid baby-name remorse | Name News | Scoop.it
FOR a long time I wasn’t sure if I even wanted a child, yet I still had a secret shortlist of possible names for one in the back of my mind. Now that I’m facing the task of giving a person the…
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Should Parents Change Their Baby's Name If They Regret It?

Should Parents Change Their Baby's Name If They Regret It? | Name News | Scoop.it
Many parents are wondering if they should change their child's name if they don't like it.
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These Parents Share Why They Regret Their Babies’ Names

These Parents Share Why They Regret Their Babies’ Names | Name News | Scoop.it
These parents admit why they regret their children's names... and their confessions may surprise you!
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I Had Baby Name Regret and Changed My Daughter's Name When She Was 10 Days Old

I Had Baby Name Regret and Changed My Daughter's Name When She Was 10 Days Old | Name News | Scoop.it
After one writer couldn't stop picturing her daughter's jealousy over her older sister's more creative name, she gave in to baby-name regret and changed it.
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Baby Name Regret? Here's What You Can Do About It

Baby Name Regret? Here's What You Can Do About It | Name News | Scoop.it
Regret the name you gave your baby? Baby name regret is real. Read on to find out what it is and what you can do about it.
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When you regret what you’ve named your child: parenting advice from Care and Feeding.

When you regret what you’ve named your child: parenting advice from Care and Feeding. | Name News | Scoop.it
Parenting advice on baby names, new mom fears, and troublesome grandparents.
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These Moms Reveal Why They Regret Their Baby Name Choices

These Moms Reveal Why They Regret Their Baby Name Choices | Name News | Scoop.it
These mothers explain why they regret their baby name picks.
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Duana Names: Retrofitting Name Joy

Duana Names: Retrofitting Name Joy | Name News | Scoop.it
I am in a real pickle. We named our newborn son Francis... and I hate it.
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I Regret Changing My Name After I Got Married - Jackie Goldschneider

I Regret Changing My Name After I Got Married - Jackie Goldschneider | Name News | Scoop.it
No one forced me to change my name, but I was conditioned to believe it’s something a wife just does — so her husband doesn’t feel slighted, and her kids don’t get confused — based on traditions that go against everything I believe in.
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Postnatal depression led mum to change her baby's name - 9Honey

Postnatal depression led mum to change her baby's name - 9Honey | Name News | Scoop.it
Lilly took to the name as if it had been hers from the day she was born, all of Anna's family and friends supporting the change and never questioning why she had to make it.

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Learn about the depths of postnatal depression as this story tells the true effects it can have on a mother's psyche enough to change her baby's name.
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Baby names : Mum regrets naming son Ezra - Kidspot

Baby names : Mum regrets naming son Ezra - Kidspot | Name News | Scoop.it
A single mother decided against naming her son her preferred choice because family members didn't like it.
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Name Regret

Jennifer and Mallory of the Baby Names Podcast discuss NAME REGRET - regretting giving your child a name, after it's been given.
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Baby Names: The Bold and Beautiful, and the Wacky and Wild

Baby Names: The Bold and Beautiful, and the Wacky and Wild | Name News | Scoop.it
Naming your baby is an important decision! Here are some ideas and resources for coming up with the perfect baby name.
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The Top 20 Baby Names Parents Regret Choosing – And Why | HuffPost UK Parents

The Top 20 Baby Names Parents Regret Choosing – And Why | HuffPost UK Parents | Name News | Scoop.it
From Aurora to Arabella, Hunter to Oliver – these are the names parents wish they never chose for their kids.
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Baby Name Regrets of the Many-Years-Later Kind

Baby Name Regrets of the Many-Years-Later Kind | Name News | Scoop.it
I want to talk today about name regret, but not quite in the way we usually would on a baby-naming blog. Today I would like the subject to be about regrets we still have many years later: not fresh…
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I've just spent ages absorbed in these comments. One theme that keeps coming up is women who regret changing their surname and/or not including it in their children's names.

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It’s Okay to Change Your Baby’s Name

It’s Okay to Change Your Baby’s Name | Name News | Scoop.it
Baby name regret causes a lot of guilt and anxiety, but let's break the stigma! Check out these positive stories of baby name changes that really worked.
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Name Help: Jacob?

Name Help: Jacob? | Name News | Scoop.it
They've chosen the name Jacob Michael for their new son, but her sister insists it's too dull and they'll regret it. Time for #namehelp.
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15 Baby Names Parents Might Regret Thanks To Technology

15 Baby Names Parents Might Regret Thanks To Technology | Name News | Scoop.it
Here are a bunch of baby names we gathered that may not be so ideal in the 2020s, thanks to technology.
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Sunday Summary: Presley, Shay, Selena, Dove. And Raddix.

Sunday Summary: Presley, Shay, Selena, Dove. And Raddix. | Name News | Scoop.it
In which I attempt to help Teddi Mellencamp narrow her list from 4 to 1, marvel at twins born in different decades, and ponder Raddix.
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I Changed My Daughter's Name at 8 Months

Interesting. Cherie just changed her baby’s name. Huh. OK. The baby’s name is now Lila. OK, I’m going to now go back to adjusting the filter on this picture of me at the beach.
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Mum admits she's struggling to accept her newborn son's name

Mum admits she's struggling to accept her newborn son's name | Name News | Scoop.it
Your child is going to be stuck with the name forever, and you will no doubt be screaming it for 18 years, so a lot of thought must go into it.
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When you second-guess a name

When you second-guess a name | Name News | Scoop.it
Always consider your reasons for rethinking a name, and weigh the pros and cons of each decision. Sometimes it’s just cold feet, while other times there are compelling reasons to choose a different name.

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