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#1 of 7 Old 01-03-2007, 04:59 PM - Thread Starter
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My username is part of my daughter's name - which has been really who I've been for the past 3 years. But with a ds on the way I feel like it's not too cool of me to have a name that only includes one of my children.

(you know you spend WAAAAAAAY too much time at MDC if you're worried about slighting your newborn with your username )

I have another name in mind and last time I checked it was available. It's a word that is central to my artwork for the past few years (I'm a painter). I guess I should probably go ahead and do it and put "artist formerly known as Sophmama" as my senior member name.

Anybody else have Username guilt?
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#2 of 7 Old 01-03-2007, 05:01 PM
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I went ahead and changed mine. It used to be "jpmomma" after my DS. But, like you, I didn't think it would be fair for my second baby not to be recognized.
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Ehhh I guess I'm guilty of slighting my second child! My name only has my dd's name and I'm too lazy to change it! Seriously I have always loved my username and if I ever think of something better (whether it includes all three kids or not!) I would change it I guess. I don't think Johnny feels slighted, as he is the child that truly changed my way of thinking about birth and parenting. I never even heard of homebirth of anything else "crunchy" before I got pg with him!
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I am going to slight my second child also I love my user name & can't think of a clever one to go with.

A doula who married a cop & became a mama to 3 boys: G 12/22/00, my rainbow baby B 2/2/07 and L 2/10/10 my CBA2V baby, waiting for my little caboose late February 2013 & always remembering my two angels 2006 & 2012.

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#5 of 7 Old 01-03-2007, 10:47 PM
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Ummm... well... I've been Miko or Miko Mum for soooo long on so many different boards that I just can't change it. Of course Miko is my cat, not my child....
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LOL My name has nothing to do with my Kid(s).. its because I had guinea pigs in high school and needed a user name and have used this one for years...piggie was always taken

Hope you find a new name that suits you in the coming time... tick tick only 4+ weeks to find a new name
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I will be slighting 3 kids but I like mine as well! The other name I use is a combo of my dd and this one's name if it is a girl so I really am slighting my second born, Liam! I don't think he cares though!

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