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  • Gender Reveal parties July 25, 2014
    I’m hearing about this new trend in the baby world: the gender reveal party. What happens is the doctor or sonogram tech writes the gender in a sealed envelope which is then delivered to a baker. The baker then bakes either a pink or blue cake with neutral frosting. Then a reveal party is hostedRead more...
  • Songs of Summer July 22, 2014
    It happens every summer. An ear worm hits the airwaves and it’s in your head all summer. Some I like, some I could live without. (Remember the summer of Gangam style). This summer, I’m humming along to Imagine Dragons, On Top of the World, Fancy by Iggy Azalea, and I could live without Happy byRead more...
  • Pokemon Tournament July 9, 2014
    This weekend my boys begged me to drive them to a local Pokemon tournament at a local comic/collector shop. Now, I knew what they didn’t; that the tournament would be a micro version of comic con or similar con. They’d never seen or been to anything like it. Nor had I, because my choice forRead more...

Posts filed under:  Call me Cock

Get it Together Tuesday: Call me Cock.

And in the realm of totally random posts, I had to share this story. My 2 boys (ages 9 & 6) and I were having a lovely discussion this weekend about names. My older son declared he loves his name and thinks its a cool name. I added that sometimes people grow up hating their name and choose to change it as adults. So I asked my 6 year old if he liked his name.

He said it was okay, but would change it when he was older.

“To what,” we asked.

“To Cock.”

“Excuse me?!?!?” I asked.

“Cock, like cockatiel, but the nickname.”

I assured him that I would never call him Cock, but wouldn’t tell him why. What about you? Do you like your name or would you change it if you could? To what?