Monday, 8 June 2015

Parenting Terms

Tiger Moms: Make too many rules, are very strict and show conditional love

Helicopter Parents: Hover over and monitor their kids every action. Overprotective.

Snow plow parenting: They want to remove any pain or difficulties from their children’s paths so that their kids can succeed.

Attachment Parenting: An approch to bringing up children with strong and secure attachment with parents. Examples being sensitive and responsive to your child’s emotions, Co-sleeping, extended breastfeeding.

Outsourced Parenting: Delegate responsibility of development of a child to someone else like a Nanny

Lawnmower Parenting: Clear obstacles from childs path so that the child will never have to deal with it.

Free Range Parenting: Giving kids too much freedom and space to do anything.

Bum Shuffling: The way baby moves bottom while he/she gears herself up for crawling.

Sleeping Through: When the baby sleeps continuously for hours. Bliss!

Baby Led Weaning: When babies are ready to eat solids at around 6 months of age, give them food they can try to pick up and eat.

Hypno Birthing: Use of hypnosis to deliver baby.

Tummy Time: When baby spends too much time on tummy to develop physically.

Soft Play: Indoor playground filled with soft toys, balls, slides that do not hurt the baby.

Bedtime Routine: The night bath time, story telling, singing lullabies to put the baby to sleep.

Combo Diapering: Use both cloth diapers and disposable diapers for kid.

Co-Sleeping: Instead of saying "I sleep with my baby", the term Co-sleeping is used.

Ankle Biter: Term for infant or small child.

Baby Whipped: Being controlled by the tiny drooling baby.

Binky: Another word for pacifier.

Blowout: When your baby poops so much that it explodes outside of his diaper and causes a giant, stinky mess.

Butt Paste: Diaper rash cream.

Knocked Up: Expecting a baby or pregnant.

Layette: Baby’s first wardrobe. A collection of clothing, bedding, and accessories for a newborn.

Lovey: A favorite soft toy or blankie.

Mommy Wars: The term was originally used to describe working moms vs. stay-at-home moms, but over the years the definition has become more wide spread, referring to everything from breastfeeding vs. bottle feeding to strollers vs. baby wearing.


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