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When do you stop "wanting to eat your kids up"?

Like my daughter is 4 & I could just eat her up. I want to kiss & hug all over her cute little self. When does this end? Surelt it does some time because I am sure my mom doesn't want to eat me up at 32 now!

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Asked by Anonymous at 4:13 PM on Jan. 15, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • My dd is 8 and it happens less often now but I still get that feeling and have to get ahold of those kissable cheeks!

    Answer by ria7 at 4:17 PM on Jan. 15, 2010

  • Aaaawwwwwww!! Well, I think it varies... There are times I feel the SAME way about my nearly 3 year old. Other times, I want him to be in another room before I loose it! I am SO happy to hear you love and adore her so much tho!

    Answer by RutterMama at 4:17 PM on Jan. 15, 2010

  • I have moments with all my girls like that. :) they're 8, 6 and 3.

    they'll always be my babies - I'll just be lovey in different ways.

    Answer by hypermamaz at 4:17 PM on Jan. 15, 2010

  • I dont know, my baby is almost 3 and I could just kiss him to death, lol.

    Answer by Chandra034 at 4:18 PM on Jan. 15, 2010

  • Puberty


    Answer by louise2 at 4:20 PM on Jan. 15, 2010

  • My son is 2 and I totally want to eat him up still....although he's not thrilled about that... lol!!

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 4:20 PM on Jan. 15, 2010

  • When no becomes a regular part of the

    Answer by mommymeg03 at 4:22 PM on Jan. 15, 2010

  • have to my oldest just say "awww mom..... cut it out!'

    Answer by hypermamaz at 4:22 PM on Jan. 15, 2010

  • About 7.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:56 PM on Jan. 15, 2010

  • Great question! I've been wondering the same thing! My 2 year old just keeps getting cuter and I want to kiss and hug and squish him all the time. I keep thinking at some point, he'll get so big I don't want to! I'm guessing the age is probably 8ish.

    I used to teach 2nd grade and then later 4th grade. My 2nd graders were SO cute still. 4th graders? Not so much. So I'm thinking 8ish is about when it happens. I've got about 6 more years with my little one!

    Answer by ClaireW at 5:06 PM on Jan. 15, 2010

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