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1147Belle Mon 01-Mar-21 20:55:12

I just found out i have a grandchild onway .
I suggested I would be happy to be called Nana
but its been suggested i choose something else as nana was my mother in Law .

Any ideas

Blossoming Mon 01-Mar-21 20:59:17

In my large extended family they’re all Nanna A, Nanna B or grandma. Even the grandfathers get called grandma by some of the little ones 😄

Bellanonna Mon 01-Mar-21 21:04:15

If you would like to be Nana, then just add Belle to it.

Aveline Mon 01-Mar-21 21:06:21

I'm Gran. Latest in a long line of Grans.

Ashcombe Mon 01-Mar-21 21:08:41

When my Mum was still alive, she was Grandma so I became Grandmum. After her death, I became Grandma.

GrandmaKT Mon 01-Mar-21 21:08:47

I'm Mamar to one family (as my gran was to me), but Grandma to another as they call their mum Mama and it's too similar.

Grannynannywanny Mon 01-Mar-21 21:09:49

I’m Gran and my daughter’s late mother in law was Granny.

GagaJo Mon 01-Mar-21 21:10:31

I was going to be granny, like my two grannies. But DGS had other ideas. So I am Gaga. To be fair, he's right.

Nana3 Mon 01-Mar-21 21:13:27

Nonna 😀

Jaxjacky Mon 01-Mar-21 21:14:33

I’m grandma, DH grandad.

nadateturbe Mon 01-Mar-21 21:18:11

I'm Grandma to my eldest son's children., granny to my daughter's and Nan to my younger son's children.
I don't like Nan, I sign their cards from Gran, which is what I would like to be called by all of them.

Grandma70s Mon 01-Mar-21 21:19:31

I’m Grandma. The other one is Granny. This is also what I called my grandparents.

tanith Mon 01-Mar-21 21:19:57

I’ve always been nanny but my grownup GC now call me Grandma and the GrtGC call me Gaga.
GagaJo seems we’re out Gaga 🤣

crazyH Mon 01-Mar-21 21:23:50

My little grandsons call me Nan and my little granddaughters call me Nanny....

Grandmabatty Mon 01-Mar-21 21:25:24

I'm ganma to my dgs.

GagaJo Mon 01-Mar-21 21:25:49

They can read us like books tanith. Even before they can read real books

LauraNorder Mon 01-Mar-21 21:25:58

Always been Gran and Grandpa. All the various other grandparents have other titles so never a problem

Grandma70s Mon 01-Mar-21 21:29:02

I called my maternal grandfather just that, Grandfather. It looks very formal, but it seemed quite natural. My father’s father was Grandpa, but he died when I was barely six and I don’t really remember him. Grandfather lived with us for some years after Grandma died, and was a major influence on my life.

My husband didn’t live to see his grandchildren, sadly.

grannyrebel7 Mon 01-Mar-21 21:40:38

I'm Granny with my Christian name on the end. The others are the same Granny with their Christian names on the end.

muse Mon 01-Mar-21 21:43:38

Mama to one. Gran to the other.

Nanagem Mon 01-Mar-21 21:57:10

I’m nana, but my granddaughters have changed that to nannan I’m more than happy with that

Calendargirl Mon 01-Mar-21 22:02:35

Granny to all my five GC.

Have always said, if it’s good enough for the Queen....

lemsip Mon 01-Mar-21 22:03:58

I was nanny park as thats where I took them. Other nan was nan nan and didn't take them out.

nanna8 Mon 01-Mar-21 22:04:31

I’m nanna ,my daughter is also nanna to her grandchild so for him I am great nanna. Sounds quite complimentary when I think about it !

rafichagran Mon 01-Mar-21 22:47:23

Another Gran here, I am called that by all the Grandchildren.