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Jools Oliver: parents should be more imaginative with kids' names

Jools and Jamie Oliver with Poppy Honey, Daisy Boo, Petal Blossom and Buddy Bear

The children of Jamie Oliver and his wife Jools have names you’re not likely to forget:

Poppy Honey

Daisy Boo

Petal Blossom Rainbow

Buddy Bear.

This week, Jools urged parents to be similarly creative when naming their own children.

In an interview in a UK parenting mag called Gurgle, she said:

They all have more than one name because I couldn’t decide.
‘I’m not sure where Petal Rainbow came from – apparently it’s a My Little Pony! I wanted to call her Rainbow but Jamie told me to calm down.
‘And I hate people’s opinions on names. Whatever you call your baby is your decision.’
‘With Buddy it was quite fun choosing a boy’s name, as I hadn’t done it before.
Asked if she would like more children she replied: ‘I really would, but I just don’t know. I’m so busy with four!’

Jools documents her life and her family beautifully on Instagram. Take a look.

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