(Closed) Parenting more taboo topic than Religion, Sex, Politics

posted 7 years ago in Babies
Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2016

Yeah, some mommies can be rough if you don’t meet their standards.  I got chewed out by my step-mom’s best friend because my daughter wasn’t potty-trained by the age of 1.  Ummm, bite me.  But luckily she’s Korean and didn’t understand that colorful phrase, lol.

Post # 4
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Sugar bee

I understand exactly what you mean. So often we can agree wit disagree on the things you mentioned but parenting is such a personal thing and so many things go into how a person was raised the the reasons behind why they were raised that way that it is difficult for people to understand why you may choose to do certain things.

Also, I think parents take their parenting techniques so seriously that any critiquw feels like a complete teardown of their parenting structure. I typically avoid saying anything unless it is someone I am extremely close to and would know just how to word it so they would understand. Even with my sister sometimes I choose to bite my toungue because it is not my place to raise her children. She does what she see’s as fit. Alas, I kno what your saying. It can be very frustrating at times.

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

That’s why I am not telling ANYONE

Just like the wedding…everyone will want to give their 2 cents. I don’t want to come up with a name and have people tell me they hate it. But once the name is attached to the baby…and not just an idea, I don’t think people really say much about the name. So my hubby and I will pick and name, and tell NO ONE! 🙂

It’s sad though that we have to worry about this.

My family it a little crazy and I am even worried about giving a middle name of one grandma because then the other side will get mad it’s not THIER name! geez! It’s silly that we have to think about others insecure reactions.

And I don’t want anyone to rain on my parade so my hubby and I will talk names…but I am not boucing around ideas with anyone else. My fragile ego can’t take it.  LOL! 🙂

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