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I can't keep up with the abbreviations!!

I'm new to this site and I keep seeing things like "SO" "ds" "dh" I'm sorry but I just don't know whats these mean and can't figure them out for the life of me and I feel really dumb.... any help?


Asked by katskelington at 1:59 AM on Nov. 2, 2008 in About CafeMom

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  • Hi katskelington,

    There is a list of commonly used acronyms on the CafeMom Newcomer's Group:


    >>The CafeMom Admin Team
    CafeMom Admin

    Answer by CafeMom Admin at 1:25 AM on Nov. 2, 2008

  • if you find out let me know, cause i feel dumb too!!!

    Answer by NURSE_MOM_OF_2 at 1:02 AM on Nov. 2, 2008

  • SO= Significant Other
    DH, DS, DD = Darling Husband, Darling son, Darling Daughter
    MIL= Mother in law
    SS / SD= Step Son Step Daughter

    Answer by bubblycute at 1:04 AM on Nov. 2, 2008

  • PP means Previous poster

    Answer by bubblycute at 1:04 AM on Nov. 2, 2008

  • Thank you so much bubblycute. That was extremely helpful. :)

    Answer by katskelington at 1:10 AM on Nov. 2, 2008

  • i don't like to abbreviate ...but that's just me ...I just don't get why you would type out a long message and just not type in the whole word .....exception, etc

    Answer by koolest_mom_of4 at 1:45 AM on Nov. 2, 2008