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Hi Im a mom of three and love having boys. Stay very busy with work and sports but love it. Could someone explain what like ( dd and ds and so on means im lost when reading post.) Thanks.

by on Jan. 15, 2013 at 10:39 AM
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by on Jan. 15, 2013 at 12:38 PM
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AC = Adopted Child
AF = Aunt Flo
AP= Attachment Parenting
ATM = At the Moment 
AYT = Are You There 
BBL = Be Back Later 
BD = Baby Dancing 
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 (can also mean Cervical Mucous)
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
DW = Dear/Darling Wife
ETA = Estimated Time of Arrival or Edited To Add
F2F = Face To Face 
FAQ = Frequently Asked Question 
FC = Foster Child
FIL = Father-In-Law 
FF = Formula Feed or Forward Facing (car seat)
FTW = For The Win
FWIW = For What It's Worth 
GF = Girl Friend 
HTH = Hope That Helps 
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
LO = Little One
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
OPK = Ovulation Predictor Kit
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 Eyes
ROFL or ROTFL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing 
ROFLMBO = Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Butt Off 
SAH(M) =Stay At Home (Mom)
SD = Step Daughter
SFAG = Stolen From Another Group
SIL = Sister-In-Law 
SMH = Shaking My Head
SO = Significant Other 
S/O = Spin-off
SD = Sep Dad
SM = Step Mom
SS = Step Son
STBX = Soon To Be Ex
TIA = Thanks In Advance 
TFS = Thanks for Sharing
TMI = Too Much Information 
TOM = Time Of The Month 
TTC = Trying To Conceive 
TTYL = Talk To You Later 
TY = Thank You 
WAH(M) = Work At Home (Mom)
WOTH(M) = Work Outside the Home (Mom)
WB = Welcome Back 
WTG = Way To Go
WTH = What The Heck

by Silver sister on Jan. 15, 2013 at 1:04 PM

 (dd) is darling daughter and (ds) is darling son (dh) is darling husband (ss) step son (sd) step daughter (mil) mother in law (fil) father in law and so on.. once you get the hang of it its kinda fun:) hope this helps.. welcome and great to have you hope to see you in the posts:)

by on Jan. 15, 2013 at 5:58 PM
Welcome! I look forward to getting to know you.
by Platinum sister on Jan. 15, 2013 at 6:01 PM
Welcome to the group sweetie.hugs smiles Deannie
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by Maria - Midwest Lady on Jan. 15, 2013 at 6:42 PM

 Hi, welcome to 40ish! I'm Maria, good to have you!~

by on Jan. 15, 2013 at 8:31 PM

 Welcome to SISTERHOOD

dd-dear daughter ds-dear son

by Rachel in AZ on Jan. 16, 2013 at 8:32 AM

only a year!?! :D

Welcome to the group! 

Quoting LFosterfarm:

 welcome to the group, and I just told another mom that I have been here over a year and I still have to ask what some of the abbreviations mean. 

by on Jan. 16, 2013 at 8:38 AM


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I am Margie, divorced, single, mother of two sons ages 26 and 29, no grandchildren yet.  Criminal Justice Professional.  It is so nice to meet a new sister.  The more you post or reply the more I will get to know you better.  Have a nice day and welcome to sisterhood.

by New sister on Jan. 16, 2013 at 9:19 AM

Thanks for your help.

by on Jan. 16, 2013 at 9:57 AM
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Welcome. I've got 3 boys as well.  :)  And a daughter!  

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