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Do You Consider a 5yr old a "baby"?

Posted by on Apr. 14, 2012 at 7:51 AM
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my friend is constantly referring to her her 5yr old as "the baby"....when she talks, its, "oH, the baby and i are going to the park", or "i have to take the baby to school"...this child also still had a bottle at 4yrs old as well, didn't talk much cuz her mother talked for her too.......and no, nothing is developmentally wrong with the child, other than being babied way too long...

by on Apr. 14, 2012 at 7:51 AM
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mackiebugsmom
by on Apr. 14, 2012 at 7:54 AM
I didn't consider dd a baby at 5 but now that I look back she still was imo...other than the bottle I agree with your friend.
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ciao_bella
by on Apr. 14, 2012 at 7:54 AM
No when I'm laying with my kids ( 3 and 4) I tell them they'll always be my babies though!
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coolmommy2x
by Ruby Member on Apr. 14, 2012 at 7:55 AM
In my heart my kids are still babies (they're 11 and 7) but IRL, I know they're not.
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eve210
by Silver Member on Apr. 14, 2012 at 7:57 AM
No, I don't even consider my almost 2 yr old a baby anymore.
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anikahaynes1
by on Apr. 14, 2012 at 7:57 AM
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No not by medical terms 5 is not a baby any more....but I do still call my 6yo baby....but I do it when talking to her, hey baby boo, how are you? If im talking to other people I use her name.
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VG74
by on Apr. 14, 2012 at 7:58 AM
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My 4 year old will always be my baby, I just don't call her that!
shajdinyak
by Gold Member on Apr. 14, 2012 at 7:59 AM
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My babies will always be my babies. I'm still my moms baby!
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manda-nicole010
by on Apr. 14, 2012 at 7:59 AM
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Not literally a baby... but my youngest sibling was always the 'baby' just because she was the youngest. 

pristine729
by Silver Member on Apr. 14, 2012 at 8:00 AM
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Haha ...that's me! My son is 4 and I'm just now breaking the habit of calling him the baby...but he is still my baby, lol
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epoh
by Emerald Member on Apr. 14, 2012 at 8:00 AM
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I call both my kids "the babies" on here and FB but I know my 4.5 yo isn't a baby at all anymore.
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