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Old 05-30-2009, 02:05 PM
 
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Under normal circumstances, my baby should grow from baby to full grown man/woman & I want a name that will be a useful tool not a hindrance for my child's development in all aspects of their lives. Now what's wrong with that?

And yes, I just dont want a cutesy baby name that has no tomorrow eg Pippi or Lala etc but a name that exudes intelligence, beauty etc when they are an adult.
What's wrong with Pippi and Lala? All the Pippis and Lalas I know are all beautiful and intelligent

There's is nothing wrong at all with picking a name that "exudes intelligence, beauty, etc" but thinking about a sexy name just sounds strange, like I said, I've never heard it worded quite like that before.
I've named 4 babys and never once was sexy a requirement. But to each his own!
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Old 05-30-2009, 02:49 PM
 
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What's wrong with Pippi and Lala? All the Pippis and Lalas I know are all beautiful and intelligent

There's is nothing wrong at all with picking a name that "exudes intelligence, beauty, etc" but thinking about a sexy name just sounds strange, like I said, I've never heard it worded quite like that before.
I've named 4 babys and never once was sexy a requirement. But to each his own!

Some people use the word "sexy" to mean "compelling".
Haven't you ever heard of a "sexy" news story? A sexy car?
That doesn't mean it's about sex or has anything to do with sex. It means it's flashy and attention-getting.
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Old 05-30-2009, 04:00 PM
 
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Some people use the word "sexy" to mean "compelling".
Haven't you ever heard of a "sexy" news story? A sexy car?
That doesn't mean it's about sex or has anything to do with sex. It means it's flashy and attention-getting.
I totally get that but that is not what she said....she used a reference to the bedroom which brings up certain conotations that don't involve sleeping.


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so i want a name that enables a child to move from boardroom to bedroom without any hiccups.
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What's wrong with Pippi and Lala? All the Pippis and Lalas I know are all beautiful and intelligent

There's is nothing wrong at all with picking a name that "exudes intelligence, beauty, etc" but thinking about a sexy name just sounds strange, like I said, I've never heard it worded quite like that before.
I've named 4 babys and never once was sexy a requirement. But to each his own!
Exactly.... a name that exudes "intellligence, beauty etc" is a good thing.

Good luck in finding that perfect name. It is not an easy decision. The good news is that after they are born, babies typically grow into their names and you will get to the point where you could not imagine them named anything else.

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Old 05-30-2009, 04:06 PM
 
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I don't think there is anything wrong with the OP wanting to pick a name that enables her child to move from the boardroom to the bedroom. There's nothing wrong with a mother hoping her child grows up to have a healthy sexuality.

Many people are too hung up on sex like it's a bad thing. Parents raise women who get married and hate sex and think it's dirty. I know women like this. It comes from being taught it's bad, dirty and not something women want to do. There truly are parents who teach that.

When I read people in this thread being so SHOCKED that this woman wants her daughter to be empowered by her sexuality, I'm thinking they are the type of people who view sex as taboo. How dare someone accuse the OP of not worrying about her baby being born healthy. It's possible to hope for that and more.
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Old 05-30-2009, 04:18 PM
 
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I totally get that but that is not what she said....she used a reference to the bedroom which brings up certain conotations that don't involve sleeping.






Exactly.... a name that exudes "intellligence, beauty etc" is a good thing.

Good luck in finding that perfect name. It is not an easy decision. The good news is that after they are born, babies typically grow into their names and you will get to the point where you could not imagine them named anything else.
I know, my kids are totally their names and there's no way they could be any other name!
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Old 05-30-2009, 06:57 PM
 
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Sexy for a baby? Ew gross.

When naming my kids, I went for more classic and refined names.

But from your list, I like Fallon and Allistair. Actually, I LOVE both those names!
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Old 05-30-2009, 06:59 PM
 
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I don't think there is anything wrong with the OP wanting to pick a name that enables her child to move from the boardroom to the bedroom. There's nothing wrong with a mother hoping her child grows up to have a healthy sexuality.

Many people are too hung up on sex like it's a bad thing. Parents raise women who get married and hate sex and think it's dirty. I know women like this. It comes from being taught it's bad, dirty and not something women want to do. There truly are parents who teach that.

When I read people in this thread being so SHOCKED that this woman wants her daughter to be empowered by her sexuality, I'm thinking they are the type of people who view sex as taboo. How dare someone accuse the OP of not worrying about her baby being born healthy. It's possible to hope for that and more.
Sorry, but to me, talking about babies and sexy equals a pedophile.

So, no definately, NOT appropriate.
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Old 05-30-2009, 07:04 PM
 
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Sorry, but to me, talking about babies and sexy equals a pedophile.

So, no definately, NOT appropriate.

It can't be any worse than this trend- which I began to notice about five years ago- of young parents referring to their children as "mama" or "daddy".

Have any of you heard this?

"Aw, what's wrong, mama? Did you fall down and get hurt?"
"Come here, daddy, let me tie your shoes."

Like that. Makes me want to vomit.
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Old 05-30-2009, 07:09 PM
 
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Sorry, but to me, talking about babies and sexy equals a pedophile.

So, no definately, NOT appropriate.
It's not appropriate to think of the adult future? Babies don't stay babies forever.

You guys are getting too caught up in the word sexy and completely missing that the OP is considering when her daughter becomes an adult.
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Old 05-30-2009, 07:10 PM
 
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It can't be any worse than this trend- which I began to notice about five years ago- of young parents referring to their children as "mama" or "daddy".

Have any of you heard this?

"Aw, what's wrong, mama? Did you fall down and get hurt?"
"Come here, daddy, let me tie your shoes."

Like that. Makes me want to vomit.
I have NEVER heard of that. It is strange!
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