This kid has nicknames. She seems to attract them like honey does bees. I don't know why-- we love the name we gave her: Annabelle Grace. But for some reason, almost every time we talk to her some different little cutesy name is flying out of our mouths. Allow me to share with you a sampling of these many terms of endearment:
"Sugar Booger" ~ A little gross maybe, but still cute. Daddy uses this one quite frequently, and it has existed almost since she was born. Since, it has also evolved into
"Choogie", "Choogs", or "Choogie-Choogs" (Daddy's special favorites) and sometimes I even find myself calling her
"Sugardy-Boogerdy-Bear" ~I know, poor child.
"Sister"~ Her auntie Jessica began calling her this from the moment she was first introduced to Annabelle. We also call her
"Sissy", or "Sister Kisster"~ I love to call her that one when I wake her up in the morning. She almost always greets me with a smile after a big stretch, and then we have our morning cuddle.
"Bazabies"~ you guessed it, another Daddy nickname. It's actually quite cute to hear him address her as such.
"Annabajelle", or "Annabajellybelle"
and last, but certainly not least, there is the nickname that my younger brother "Uncle Elijah" (who is in college and comes to stay with us from time to time) lovingly bestowed upon her:
Believe it or not, even in the middle of all these nicknames (which we are hoping will not give her some sort of complex later in life), we do still refer to her as Annabelle. As I already said, we DO like that name too. :)
So, pick a name, any name. It doesn't matter. She'll answer to anything and and still be the same sweet little darling who can steal your heart with her blue eyes and big smile.