I always find it hard to start calling a baby by their name. Is that weird? It’s like, for so long they were just “the baby.” And then they become this real person with a real name. And it takes a while to get used to the change.
When Ricky was born, it felt so strange to call him Ricky. Probably because that’s what I called my husband. I tried calling him RJ for a while, and Rick hated that. So as I transitioned into calling him “Ricky,” I started to call the hubs “Rick.”
Now it’s totally natural, second nature. But at first…it felt so weird.
With Christopher, it’s easier. I think that’s because we have to have a distinction between which child we’re referring to – hah!
Isn’t it funny how we all have these idiosyncrasies where our kids are concerned? Let me tell you more about some of the strange things that go on in my household. It’s ok, friends. I have no embarrassment anymore. Becoming a mom kind of takes that away from you…...Continue reading at The Mommyhood Project