(Closed) A ‘Let’s have a baby’ powerpoint presentation. Cute or Crazy?

posted 9 years ago in Babies
  • poll: Cute or CRaZy?
    Cute: Show it to him! : (37 votes)
    36 %
    Crazy: This is the kind of thing you keep to yourself. : (65 votes)
    64 %
  • Post # 16
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    CUTE! If he knows how nerdy you are and loves you even more regardless, I say, “Do it!”

    It’s funny and makes light of rationalizing a serious and important decision. I <3 it!

    Post # 17
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    841 posts
    Busy bee

    I think it all depends on your relationship (which I believe several posters have already mentioned >.<). Best of luck with whatever you choose! 🙂

    Post # 18
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    It depends on your relationship I think, if you feel like it won’t freak him out then by all means show him. But you could always just verbally explain all your points to him, and show a chart if he requests more clarification on how the dollars and cents are going to work out.

    Does he not want a child now or something? Seems like you are trying very hard to win him over on this one and maybe he’s just not ready?

    Post # 19
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    I think it’s a great idea!  I’m sure your SO already knows and appreciates your sense of humor.  Go for it!

    Post # 20
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    9816 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    I love to laugh and be silly but I vote taking a somewhat more serious/straightforward approach to the baby conversation. It’s a pretty big deal!

    Post # 21
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I’d probably broach the subject in conversation first rather than a “Ta-Da! Baby Presentation Time!”

    Then if he seems open to the idea but still has questions, you can totally show him it (but like a few days later so it’s not too weird that you already have it together). Otherwise it might totally catch him off-guard and you might not get the reaction you were hoping for. Let the idea be in his head for a while because YOU may be thinking about it a lot recently but there’s no guarantee he has.

    Post # 22
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I vote cute but I personally think it is crazy in a cute kind of way. If I showed Fiance something like that he would think I am crazy but he knows I am like that so he would think it was cute also… if that makes any sense LOL. Can I see it???

    Post # 24
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    9816 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    @Mollytov: “I’m ready to start trying for a baby. How do you feel about that?”

    It sounds a little clinical, but it definitely gets the point across in a concise and straightforward manner while still taking your partner’s feelings into consideration.

    Post # 26
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    Totally depends on your relationship, but personally I’d prefer that my fiance just sit me down and have an adult conversation, not a presentation.  This isn’t the right way to approach the topic for the very first time IMO.  But that’s just me!

    Post # 27
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    750 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    It would totally work with my husband because he researches the crap out of everything he does.

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