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Carolyn Hax | Mama drama getting old

Q. Dear Carolyn: When my husband and I were first talking about having children, he suggested my mother's name and his mother's name ("Elaine Nicole") or our fathers' names ("Timothy James").

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    Carolyn Hax started her advice column in 1997 ... My son indicated that she never approved of the name but never said anything to me. Her rationale? She is their Mama, therefore my given nickname was suddenly unacceptable as it incorporates “mama.”
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    07/22/2014 - 8:01 pm | View Link
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    05/17/2014 - 7:48 pm | View Link
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