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Can someone share a directory with me for what the abb. are? i have missed something - i haven't been a mom that long and i can figure out some of them but what is a DH and all of the other ones in every post!?

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newmama321

Asked by newmama321 at 3:25 AM on Aug. 12, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • DH is dearest hubby
    DS dearest son
    DD dearest daughter
    DF dear fiance
    SAHM stay at home mom
    TTC trying to conceive
    BF i think breast feeding lol
    Leilene07

    Answer by Leilene07 at 3:31 AM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • RF - rear facing, ERF - extended rear facing
    FF can be either formula feeding or front facing (depends on the context it's used in, obviously)
    EH - extended harnessing
    SS/SD - stepson/stepdaughter
    PA - public assistance
    MIL/FIL - mother & father in law (SIL and BIL are sister in law & brother in law)
    WomanWitty

    Answer by WomanWitty at 3:51 AM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • AC = Adopted Child
    AF = Aunt Flo
    AP= Attachment Parenting
    ATM = At the Moment
    AYT = Are You There
    BBL = Be Back Later
    BF = Boy Friend (also sometimes best friend, breast-feeding or breakfast, depending on context!!)
    BFN = Big Fat Negative
    BFP = Big Fat Positive
    BIL = Brother-In-Law
    BL = Belly Laugh
    BRB = Be Right Back
    BTW = By The Way
    CIO = Crying It Out
    CM = CafeMom
    CYL = Catch Ya' Later
    DD = Dearest Daughter, Darling Daughter, etc
    DF = Dear/Darling Fiance'
    DH = Dear Hubby (Or Husband), Darling Hubby, Darn Hubby, Dumb Hubby, etc
    DIKU = Do I Know You
    DS = Dearest Son, Darling Son, etc (can also mean Direct Sales)
    DSA = Direct Selling Association
    ETA = Estimated Time of Arrival or Edited To Add
    F2F = Face To Face
    FAQ = Frequently Asked Question
    FC = Foster Child
    FIL = Father-In-Law
    FTW = For The Win
    FWIW
    Lizygoinghooray

    Answer by Lizygoinghooray at 3:58 AM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • IKWYM = I Know What You Mean
    IM = Instant Message
    IMHO = In My Humble/Honest Opinion
    IRL = In Real Life
    ISO = In Search Of
    ITA = I Totally Agree
    JK = Just Kidding
    JMO = Just My Opinion/Observation
    JUD = Jumping Up And Down
    KWIM = Know What I Mean
    LMAO = Laughing My A$$ Off
    LMBO = Laughing My Butt Off
    LOL = Laughing Out Loud or Lots Of Laughs
    MB = Message Board
    MD = Meltdown
    MIL = Mother-In-Law
    MIS/DS = Mom's In Sales Direct Selling
    NAD = Nursing At Desk
    NAK = Nursing At Keyboard
    OIC = Oh I See
    OMG = Oh My Gosh
    OP = Original Poster
    OT = Off Topic
    OTOH = On The Other Hand
    PIOG = Posted In Other Groups
    PITA = Pain In The Acronyms
    PM = Private Message
    POV = Point Of View
    PP = Previous Poster
    PTMM = Please Tell Me More
    RAK/DAK=Random Acts Of Kindness/Deliberate Acts Of Kindness
    RE = Rolling E
    Lizygoinghooray

    Answer by Lizygoinghooray at 4:00 AM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • Oh my thank
    mamaofficer

    Answer by mamaofficer at 4:30 AM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • wow! Thanks everyone! Thats enlightening!
    newmama321

    Comment by newmama321 (original poster) at 11:48 AM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • Hey guys - what about LO = little one?
    newmama321

    Comment by newmama321 (original poster) at 8:26 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

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