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Is this ‘normal’

About once a month, I go out with my sister for lunch and bring my son (13 months) with me so we can spend some girly time together and also for her to spend time my nephew. My husband said this is not normal at all and that why is he not invited?? I also ask a couple of times a month to my husband if he can take ou...

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Yall Really Be Testing Me

Yall Be So Dam Upset For The Advice Given . When Yu Realize They Advice Doesn't Go In Yur Favor Yu Literally Attack Them With Hate & Try To Get Below Them With There Own Personal Issues . I'm Just Glad Ion Post My Child On Here Bc God Forbid Someone Don't Like What I Said . They Gonna Say " Oh That's Why Ya Child ...

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OMFG! VENT ALERT!!!

OK ladies sorry this has nothing to do with kids etc but wow I just need a venting sesh and have no friends fml lol. Anyways, I live with my parents, siblings , sil, and partner. (Yes a full house but it is also an extremely large house so everyone has their own rooms and space so) Anyways. My SIL is a very odd la...

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Father

I’m slightly stressed The father of my 4 week old daughter was in contact with me during the entire pregnancy then on her delivery day he blocks me on everything and I have not heard from him since. We talked on the phone for hours the night before like til 4 am. I just can’t believe he would do this … he kept tell...

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Family problem

My boyfriends mum sat us down and basically for half an hour told us why we shouldn’t have a baby/ get an abortion. We haven’t been together long and don’t live near each other either and I recently lost my job.However me and my boyfriend have already had this discussion and still agreed we want to keep the baby. B...

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BLW toast choking hazard

Hi all, I’ve been a really anxious mum when it comes to feeding bubba. Today I plucked up the courage and cut up strips of toast with plant based butter (he has CMPA and jam). He started munching on it straight away and had some crust but then was sucking on the jam I suppose and the bread became quite soggy but he...

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Do you think this is ok to send?

(Pics in comments…) Quick back story..I’m a sahm, me and the kids don’t get out much because my husband doesn’t like us to do things without him but he works long hours and mostly on weekends when most other people have off weekends so I’m very limited on what I can do and who I can spend time with on his days off ...

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Meals?

How many meals a day are your little ones on? Are you doing purées or baby led weaning??

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Please tell me I’m not the only one

I have a 6 month old and right now my husband is the “bread winner” He goes to work at 6am and comes back around 5pm And on the weekends now since golf is open he goes to play golf and leave me alone with our baby Is this selfish or am I the one being selfish here? I feel like I need a break or some help at least ...

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Does this look like a thumb in the mouth to you?

so curious!

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Advice

Hi so I’ve been with my partner for a year and a bit now and I love him he’s great but he’s got a few things that have started to annoy me. He’s not helping much financially. We’re 22 weeks Tuesday and I’ve paid for everything, all the clothes the hats mittens the cot the pram everything really. I’ve asked him to he...

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Default parent

Anyone else fed up of being the default parent? My baby dad hasn’t even been at work for weeks now and still I’m the one doing everything. He gets up and immediately leaves and goes to do whatever he wants EVERYDAY without fail. But when I ask to go for a food shopping together since he has a car it’s easier, but he...

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Porn

HOW do I stop caring about my partner watching porn? It makes me SO self conscious especially now 7 months pp and still not looking how I want to. He has plenty of pictures/videos of me/us. I’ve brought it up so many times

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Nesting (to the extreme)

The later I've got in pregnancy the more I'm losing it with wanting to nest/do house work. I don't just want to do little things, I want to literally redecorate. I'm driving my husband insane but the house has never been such a tip. We've completely painted and wallpapered our bedroom, we did our daughters nursery a...

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Weaning

For those who have started or planning to start their weaning journey soon, what foods have you/will you start with?

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Nursery

Hi all, My LB is now 3 months and we're slowly thinking of childcare for when I will go back to work. We're thinking of putting him in nursery 2 times a week from the age of 1. My husband just had a discussion with friends who told him nurseries aren't good for babies. I personally think it's a great way for him to...

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