I use endearing names a lot: for my husband, my daughters, my son, my grandkids.
My most common name would be “Hon,” and I use it for anyone, but especially for my husband and my son. Sweetheart is common, as well as Babe. My grandboys get called Big Boy and I have nicknames for my girls.
Why? Because I am crazy about them. Using their real name is very important, but affectionate endearments also assure them of my love.
God has some endearing names for us as well. Continue Reading