I am the mother to a 3 month old daughter that I have started to call Bubby because it sort of sounds like Baby. My mother heard me calling my daughter this and said that it means grandma. Is this true? Should I not call my little baby Bubby? Where does this term come from?
A New Mommy to a little Bubby
Dear New Mommy to a new Bubby,
I think calling your baby Bubby is very cute. The name does mean Grandmother in Yiddish and you can call your baby anything you like.
I know of a case where a family lived in a neighborhood where the people could not pronounce the child's name. So they called her Honey. And forever after everyone called the little girl "Honey". And Honey was Honey to everyone. She was my sister and a beautiful person.
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