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What is your label?

It seems everyone has one these days.

What is yours? ADHD? Autism, very high functioning or very low functioning? SAHM. HS Mom. BF Mom. Non-vax Mom.

What is it with all these labels. People clearly state " I am a non-vax mom and I think....." even if their "label" is irrelevant to the topic/

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:00 AM on Aug. 30, 2009 in General Parenting

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Answers (11)
  • I am the unlabel mom. ;)
    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 3:40 PM on Aug. 30, 2009

  • I am a Slacker Mom!
    wildboyz1994

    Answer by wildboyz1994 at 12:01 AM on Aug. 30, 2009

  • i am a sahm
    scooterpooter

    Answer by scooterpooter at 12:02 AM on Aug. 30, 2009

  • i'm : a sahm, navy wife, i vax....
    vabchmommy

    Answer by vabchmommy at 12:05 AM on Aug. 30, 2009

  • Even if it is irrelevant I believe people label themselves so other people might be able to relate to them. For instance if you say your child has autism and you are just answering a regular question ans someone else sees it and they're child also has autism then they can become friends or just have someone to talk to. There is nothing wrong with it. I'm a SAHM but I dont make a point to tell everyone. I do know what your getting at though.
    drs1206

    Answer by drs1206 at 12:05 AM on Aug. 30, 2009

  • I am a SAHM
    drs1206

    Answer by drs1206 at 12:05 AM on Aug. 30, 2009

  • hmm...maybe they're trying to show where they're coming from? Clearly they think its relevant. I have several views but I don't call them labels. I guess I'd label myself a SAHM if I had to pick something but that doesn't really reveal much about me.
    mrs_pulley

    Answer by mrs_pulley at 12:07 AM on Aug. 30, 2009

  • I'm a stay at home, non spanking, non CIO, non co sleeping, all for vaccinating, breastfeeding and circumcising Mom. But don't criticize the next Mom for not thinking or doing things the way I do. I usually don't label myself but will tell you my views if you ask;)

    mommymine3

    Answer by mommymine3 at 12:12 AM on Aug. 30, 2009

  • I am me and that's who I am
    looovemybabies

    Answer by looovemybabies at 12:27 AM on Aug. 30, 2009

  • yes.. its silly to sum yourself up so simply.. dont dumb yourself in that way! I think most of are much more than what can be put in a small space....
    but.. Ill bite.... just this once.. lol
    -Sahm, possible future homeschooler (shes 2.5), natural birthing supporter, breastfeeding supporter, non-cio, co-sleeping, kinda a "attached parent" of sorts. non-flashcard using, non- your baby can read, non-shoving useless info down my toddlers throat, letting my child be a child, child led learning (for now) . just trying to be the best mom i can be. believes everyone has a right to raise their kids the way they feel is right for them!! ---Ok i give up! I-am-me.
    "you are you, that is truer than true, there is no one else alive who is youer than you"
    -dr. seus


    MommaTasha1003

    Answer by MommaTasha1003 at 12:52 AM on Aug. 30, 2009

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