This list can always be found on the 1st page of The Newcomers Club in the The CafeMom Help Desk - Getting started on CafeMom post.Some Common AbbreviationsWRITING IN ALL CAPITALS - SHOUTINGBUMP - Bring Up My Post! When someone posts "bump" in a reply to a post, they are bringing the whole thread to the top of the group so more people will see it. The posts on the group are in order of when the last reply was added. AC = Adopted ChildAF = Aunt FloAP= Attachment ParentingATM = 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 PositiveBIL = Brother-In-Law BL = Belly Laugh BM = Biological Mom, Birth Mom (also bowel movement, breastmilk or bridesmaid, depending on context)BRB = Be Right Back BTW = By The Way CIO = Crying It OutCM = 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 AssociationDW = Dear/Darling WifeETA = Estimated Time of Arrival or Edited To AddF2F = Face To Face FAQ = Frequently Asked Question FC = Foster ChildFIL = Father-In-Law FF = Formula Feed or Forward Facing (car seat)FTW = For The WinFWIW = 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 AgreeJK = Just Kidding JMO = Just My Opinion/ObservationJUD = Jumping Up And DownKWIM = Know What I MeanLMAO = Laughing My A$$ OffLMBO = Laughing My Butt OffLO = Little OneLOL = Laughing Out Loud or Lots Of Laughs MB = Message Board MD = Meltdown MIL = Mother-In-Law MIS/DS = Moms In Sales Direct Selling NAD = Nursing At DeskNAK = Nursing At KeyboardOIC = Oh I See OMG = Oh My GoshOP = Original PosterOPK = Ovulation Predictor KitOT = Off Topic OTOH = On The Other Hand PIOG = Posted In Other GroupsPITA = Pain In The AcronymsPM = Private MessagePOV = Point Of View PP = Previous PosterPTMM = Please Tell Me More RAK/DAK=Random Acts Of Kindness/Deliberate Acts Of KindnessRE = Rolling EyesROFL or ROTFL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing ROFLMBO = Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Butt Off SAH(M) =Stay At Home (Mom)SD = Step DaughterSFAG = Stolen From Another GroupSIL = Sister-In-Law SMH = Shaking My HeadSO = Significant Other S/O = Spin-offSD = Sep DadSM = Step MomSS = Step SonSTBX = Soon To Be ExTIA = Thanks In Advance TFS = Thanks for SharingTMI = 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
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