Nicknames: Planned, spontaneous, or forbidden?
How much should you, can you control your child’s nickname?
Or do you wait to see whether a nickname arises naturally and how it evolves over time?
Or maybe you looked for a proper name that you hoped would be nickname-proof.
Inspired by this interesting discussion on nicknames over in the forums, how did you handle the issue with your child’s nickname and what’s your general take on the subject of nicknames?