Mom wants to give her daughter an awesome name
Mom wants to give her daughter an awesome name Lisa Flores poses with her daughter, Viviana, 2 and son, Dominic, 15
Mom wants to give her daughter an awesome name
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A Juneau, Alaska, woman wants to give her daughter an awesome middle name. Literally.

Lisa Flores is seeking court approval to legally change her daughter's middle name to Awesome.

The Juneau Empire reports Awesome would replace the given middle name of Contea for 2 1/2-year-old Viviana Flores.

Mom allowed her 11-year-old son to initially pick out his sister's name. Dominic wanted her first name to be Danger, something Mom vetoed. He came back with Awesome for a middle name, but Lisa picked "Contea" at the last minute.

She now wants the name changed to honor her son's wishes and to thank Dominic for all he has done to help her.

He says the "cool" name will allow her to tell people all her life that she has an "Awesome" middle name.

Critical thinking challenge: What problems could a name like Danger create?

Source URL: https://www.tweentribune.com/article/tween56/mom-wants-give-her-daughter-awesome-name/

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  • Sierraf-3
    6/12/2014 - 10:49 a.m.

    This article is about a mom in Juneau, Alaska who wants to change her 2 and a half year old daughter's middle name to "awesome." Vivianne, the little girl has an older brother named Dominic who got to pick her middle name.The mother chose Contea at the last minute. She now wants The Juneau Empire to let her change the 2 and a half year olds middle name to "awesome." Dominic picked the name "awesome" for his little sister Vivianne. I thought this article was interesting because I thought people could name their children whatever they wanted, with small exceptions.

  • gabbyb-2
    6/12/2014 - 08:20 p.m.

    An Alaskan mother wants to change her daughter's name to awesome. The middle name awesome would replace the name Contea. At first her 11 year old brother was going to name her but at the last minute her mother changed her mind and decied she would. The mother is allowing his son to get what he wishes and change her name to what he wants. I think the daughter will be unhappy with her new middle name.

  • jacquelineh-5
    6/12/2014 - 08:49 p.m.

    This article is about a young girl having her middle name changed to "Awesome," after originally being "Contea." The name was chosen by the young girl's eleven-year-old brother, who originally wanted her first name to be "Danger." The mother is waiting for approval from the court, and whether she is aloud to change her daughters middle name. I found this article very interesting, and I think that it is very peculiar to have a middle name of "Awesome." But it is a good conversation starter for the future.

  • AddisonE-4
    6/12/2014 - 10:20 p.m.

    A women in Alaska wants to get a court order to change her daughters name to "awesome." I don't know if this will get the kid good or bad attention for this but it will make for a great story!

  • AlyseB-3
    6/12/2014 - 11:08 p.m.

    Lisa Flores in Alaska wants to change her 2 1/2 year old daughters name to Awesome. Dominic the brother wanted his sisters name to be Danger at first but his mom said no an then suggested the name Awesome. At first she did not pick that name and picked the name Contea but now she wants to legally change her daughters middle name in honor of Dominic and for all the help he has given his mom with the baby. I think this is a very weird and unusual name to give someone and I would never do something Kiel that.

  • kaileyt-1
    6/13/2014 - 12:01 a.m.

    A mother in Alaska wants to legally change her daughters middle name to awesome. She told her 11-year old son that he could pick out her name so initially he wanted her name to be "danger" which mom ruled out, so he said her middle name should be "awesome" but the mother of the children put contea as a last minute middle name, and now she wants to change it to "awesome" to show people that she really does have an awesome middle name. I think this is a funny but weird story. I personally would never gave my daughter the middle name "awesome" but it's a cool story to read

  • SpencerP-3
    6/13/2014 - 12:09 a.m.

    An Alaskan woman wants to give her daughter an 'awesome' middle name. Her 11 year old son picked out the name. Her middle name is literally 'awesome.' At first, the mom didn't want the middle name to be awesome. But she wanted it later. I have never heard of someones middle name being 'awesome.'' I am not sure I would do this. But she can do what she wants.

  • RonM-4
    6/13/2014 - 12:35 a.m.

    Lisa Flores is asking for the court's approval to let her change her daughter's middle name to be awesome. No, she wants to literally change her daughter's middle name to Awesome. The daughter's middle name right now is Contea, which was one that she decided last minute. Lisa Flores chose to name her daughter with such a unique name because she wanted to honor her son Domonic's wishes, which were to give the daughter the middle name of Awesome, for all he had done to help raise the child.
    I think that it is a very bad idea and a very good idea to name your child Awesome all at the same time. This is bad because she has the potential to be made fun of in school a lot, but it is also good because awesome is just a really cool name. I would definitely not name my child that, but I think that it looks very good on other people.

  • KyleS-3
    6/13/2014 - 12:58 a.m.

    A woman from Juneau, Alaska, wants to change her daughters middle name to awesome legally. Lisa Flores had her daughters middle name Contea given to her at birth and now wants to change it to awesome to honor her sons wishes for all he has done for her. He wants to do this because the. She will be able to say she had an awesome name all of her life. I think that it is cool to have the middle name awesome. It probably would be better if she was a boy, but her friends might still think it's neato. I would want to be friends with a person that really lived up to the middle name awesome.

  • FayeA-5
    6/13/2014 - 01:08 a.m.

    A woman in Alaska wants to change her daughters middle name to "awesome". Her son picked it out and the family is seeking court approval. I think it's odd to have that as a middle name and I would not want it. I feel bad for the girl because she has no say in it and she's to young to understand what's happening.

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