We love nicknames in this house. Hubbs hasn't called me by my real name in 13 years. For those not aware, Amelie has always had a long list of nicknames that we use daily, depending on who is calling for her.....
Lulu. That's what I called her in the hospital after she was born, and it stuck. When she's laying in bed, I stroke her hair and softly say to her, my Lulu girl"
Lu (aunti Jenn always calls her this, i love it)
Amelita (brave's fav)
BG (baby girl)
The buttheadz (what Daddy calls her and Bravery together)
and, last but not least, The Bunz.
Amelie liked to sing his name across the house, 🎶 "Bravuhree Jon Thomaaaaaathh!!"
Ironically, however, Amelie loves 💘her God given name the most. It is her favorite. 💘
It very often gets mispronounced. Some people say "AYMAlee" or "ameelia", "ay-mee-lay" or "Emil" (which is hilarious isn't that a Jewish male name?) We live in a very Latin centric city, and often our name would be called in doctors waiting rooms, "Emilia Ee-vez"
it's pronounced "AH – meh – lee"
unless of course you're French, then you can pronounce it however you want because it sounds beautiful with the accent, it is a French name after all.