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if you don't plan on having more kids.....

do you baby your youngest more than you did your other kid(s)? I feel like I baby my son more than I ever did my dd b/c I know I will never have another baby. Please tell me I'm not alone...lol

 
josiesmommy00

Asked by josiesmommy00 at 11:27 AM on Jan. 31, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • My last baby is eight months old, and not so much baby her as much as I just enjoy her and appreciate the stages she goes through much more. I'm older now as well than when I had my first two, and I'm in a different spot in life, more mature (for the most part), and when I look at my older two and see how quickly the time has gone by, I cherish the time I have with her (and them) even more. And I do spoil her a bit. I tell my IL's - she's my last, I don't care. :) It's all in good humor though.
    amybaby_19

    Answer by amybaby_19 at 11:33 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Well, we did, but she started acting like a little monster, so we are trying to be more careful! lol
    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 11:32 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • I do now that we've made the decision. But up until we made the decision, he was treated just as cushy as the other 2...which was pretty cushy.
    misses_nick

    Answer by misses_nick at 11:29 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • I, personally, don't but I never babied any of my kids. My 6mo gets treated the same way I treated the older 4.
    justanotherjen

    Answer by justanotherjen at 11:29 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • I baby all my kids. They all claim I treat the others better then them so I guess Im doing a good job. My baby is 5, and she is more spoiled by her dad and grandparents then by me.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 11:29 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • I did baby him for a while but stopped because he needs to learn to act his age and do things own his own. I use to carry him every where even though he could walk. He seems much happier being able to do things on his own instead of mommy doing everything for him. He's 18 months.
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 11:30 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • mine is 17 months and is independant but not as much as my dd was at his age, my mom says i baby him too much though lol but i've been told i baby my 4 y/o too...
    josiesmommy00

    Comment by josiesmommy00 (original poster) at 11:31 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Yes, but then again my baby is 5 months so Im planning to keep myself in check.
    twinpicks

    Answer by twinpicks at 11:39 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Well I only have one, so that doesn't apply to me.
    CraftingMama

    Answer by CraftingMama at 11:50 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • I wouldn't go that far no, but as the youngest and a boy of 5 kids...he is bound to be treated as such anyway.
    salexander

    Answer by salexander at 12:10 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

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