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My mom refuses to call my son by his name

Anonymous
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My son is 5 months old. His name is Henry.

Since the day he was born, my mom has refused to call him by his name and instead calls him Finn. Where did she come up with that? I have no idea...it's not even his middle name. It's just some random name she picked because she doesn't like the name Henry.

I have begged her and begged her not to call him Finn. Who is Finn?! But she just won't. She refuses.

What do I do?
Posted by Anonymous on Feb. 17, 2013 at 5:22 PM
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two4one
by Platinum Member on Feb. 17, 2013 at 5:27 PM
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Tell her she can no longer see him until she starts calling him by his given name.

KristenFowles
by Ruby Member on Feb. 17, 2013 at 5:28 PM
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 Call her Barbara.

mommy_2_be_2010
by Ruby Member on Feb. 17, 2013 at 5:28 PM
This your kid your rules

Quoting two4one:

Tell her she can no longer see him until she starts calling him by his given name.

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HistoryNutty
by Ruby Member on Feb. 17, 2013 at 5:30 PM
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Post-it wrap her house with the name Henry on each one.
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MooreBoysMama
by Silver Member on Feb. 17, 2013 at 5:30 PM
My Mom hated the name we picked out for a girl. She told us she would just call the baby if it was a girl Baby.

Sooo glad we had boys and are avoiding that drama.
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tenpin62007
by Member on Feb. 17, 2013 at 5:31 PM
Let grandma had the name. He will think he is special with her when he gets older.
My son is name Dante but I sometimes call him Freddy and he answers to both.
Personally not a big deal :)
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Feb. 17, 2013 at 5:32 PM

Yup. I had to do this almost immediately with my grandma. I believe her exact words were, "I don't like the name Layla so I'm going to re-name the baby. I'll call her Lilly, come to grandma Lilly." Umm....no lol. I nipped that one right away.


Quoting two4one:

Tell her she can no longer see him until she starts calling him by his given name.



Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Feb. 17, 2013 at 5:32 PM
Quoting two4one:

Tell her she can no longer see him until she starts calling him by his given name.




Good idea. I hate to do that to my mom but...this has got to stop. She could call him Hank or even call him but his middle name but Finn? Where did this name come from?
-_-
by Ruby Member on Feb. 17, 2013 at 5:32 PM

Maybe she read the hunger games books.

mlg1989
by ZombieMegg on Feb. 17, 2013 at 5:32 PM
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Start referencing her as "Patricia " and keep telling your son to call her Patty and not mommom(or whatever) and if she complains tell her you will only stop if she does.
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