+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 21
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    247
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    4
    Reviews
    0

    Default My 3yr old has changed his name to Locky

    Hi, my 3yr old son has changed his name to the Wiggles man, Locky. My son refuses to go back to his real name. When we meet someone new, he whispers to me his name is Locky. If I use his real name, he gets angry and cries at me and says no that's not his name its Locky. As long as his happy/healthy I really don't mind his name change but what if he continues throughout his life to stay as Locky. My auntie told me her sons friend did the same thing and his now 23yrs old with the name he chose at 3yrs old. Not sure how to tackle this one? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Posts
    3,194
    Thanks
    213
    Thanked
    1,062
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    My son was " lightning McQueen " for ages also his dad has been "mater" "louigie" "frank" "mr carburettor" fir weeks. He will grow out if it, don't worry.

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to Lil M For This Useful Post:

    MummaJez  (06-12-2013)

  4. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    247
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    4
    Reviews
    0
    its been 3 months. I thought he would have out grown it by now, lol.

  5. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    3,334
    Thanks
    1,187
    Thanked
    905
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Oh dear... LOL!

  6. #5
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    3,487
    Thanks
    449
    Thanked
    1,571
    Reviews
    12
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    At least it is a real name - not one you chose, but I would just go with it, kinda cute I think

  7. #6
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Posts
    4,953
    Thanks
    3,680
    Thanked
    1,949
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    aww its cute, but yeah would be annoying!

    Not sure what to suggest!!

  8. #7
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    6,694
    Thanks
    1,185
    Thanked
    3,209
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Maybe agree that certain times of the day like when he's watching tv you will call him Lachy. Then for the rest of the tell him you will use his real name. Hard one


    Mummy of Max 2 from donor eggs from my lovely sister.

  9. The Following User Says Thank You to lilypily For This Useful Post:

    nonny  (07-12-2013)

  10. #8
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Posts
    29
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    4
    Reviews
    0
    Totally normal my daughter has been doing this for the past 6months. Taking on names "Emma" "Locky" "liana" "cheilswits" "Freddy" "bell" "Ariel" whatever she's into she gives me names too.
    When I introduce her I say her actual name is Olivia but today she " " we are very creative people play along, just a phase enjoy it I think ;0)

  11. The Following User Says Thank You to tynx For This Useful Post:

    Gandalf  (07-12-2013)

  12. #9
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    587
    Thanks
    358
    Thanked
    503
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    You could bribe him with Xmas presents, write his original name on it "Awww Santa left these for *name*, but now that you're locky, I guess we will have to give them to another boy named *name*.

    Calm down people, I'm joking, I dunno, three months seems like a long time, the kid has staying power that's for sure!! At least it's an okay name, not Moses bojangles or something

  13. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to DaenerysT For This Useful Post:

    LadyInWeighting  (07-12-2013),ozeymumof5  (07-12-2013)

  14. #10
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Adelaide foothills
    Posts
    753
    Thanks
    462
    Thanked
    426
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I know two people in my lifetime who have done this.
    Both boys. Both changed in early childhood. One picked his after hearing it at school. The other picked it out of the blue.
    One's mother ignored it, the other had his name legally changed when he was 6.

    Both men use the names they chose to this day. Both have stated they don't know why they did it but that they felt it was their real name.

    Past life maybe?

  15. The Following User Says Thank You to Caviar For This Useful Post:

    tatia&shura  (07-12-2013)


 

Similar Threads

  1. Has day-to-day changed much since bfp??
    By Freyamum in forum First Trimester Chat
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 29-10-2013, 21:00
  2. Have I really changed?
    By mum2mj in forum Issues with Family Members
    Replies: 22
    Last Post: 01-05-2013, 20:46
  3. I've changed my bub hub name!
    By Harliben in forum General Chat
    Replies: 35
    Last Post: 24-01-2013, 22:08

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Babybee Prams
Save $50 in our pre-Christmas sale! All Comet's now only $500. Our bassinet & stroller set includes free shipping AUS wide, $75 free accessories, 18-months warranty & a 9 month free return policy. Check out our new designer range today!
sales & new stuffsee all
CarmelsBeautySecrets
Growing your own natural nails is easy. Years ago, I devised a simple and very effective technique which really helps boosts the nails' growth in as little as three days! And most importantly keeps them that way.
featured supporter
Transition into Parenthood / Calmbirth Sydney
Julie's Transition into Parenthood and Calmbirth courses for pregnant couples will get you ready, prepared and organised for the wonderful birth of your beautiful new baby. Birth Support Doula training provided in 2017 open to all. Call 0401 265 530
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!