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Ms.Pteranodon
When is your LO no longer a baby?
November 25, 2012 at 6:04 PM
I've seen posts where people have argued "oh he's just a baby" when talking about a 4 year old. But then again I've seen people say "That's not a baby that's a toddler" referring to a 1 year old.

I know as moms our babies will always be our babies...

But what do you consider no longer a baby.

Replies

  • emeraldangel2.0
    November 25, 2012 at 10:19 PM

    our pedi describes kids between 1 and 3 as toddlers.

  • achorney
    November 25, 2012 at 10:19 PM

    Oh, i remember this argument!

    Goats have kids.

    People have children. 

    Quoting jessi2girls:

    okay.... and "kids" is offensive why???

    Quoting hollydaze1974:

    Quoting jessi2girls:

    my kids will always be my babies.. lol. 

    But after 2, is when I feel they are more toddlers instead of babies.. at 4 they are kids. 




    Just gotta jump in with something completely pointless. I don't have "kids". I have children.



  • MamaBear2cubs
    November 25, 2012 at 10:20 PM

    I stopped calling mine babies at 2. My Mom still calls my kids the babies and they are 4 and 2.5

  • Not_A_Native
    November 25, 2012 at 10:21 PM

    Once they start walking, they're no longer a baby.

  • rawrmommysaurus
    November 25, 2012 at 10:22 PM

    My kids will always be my babies.  LOL

    I generally refer to a child as a toddler when they are older than 1 but younger than 3.  I still call them babies though.  

  • notjstanothrmom
    November 25, 2012 at 10:23 PM
    I'd say around 2 but as they get older it turns into, "Well, he/she is only 5 years old!" Sometimes we think our little kids understand more then they do in terms of time .bnm
  • Anonymous
    by Anonymous
    November 25, 2012 at 10:23 PM

    I think two is no longer an infant baby. 

  • KYLIEAARONMOMMY
    November 25, 2012 at 10:23 PM
    Same with my twins, except they will be 3 in 2 weeks.

    Quoting Mom2five87:

    Idk. My twins are 2.5 years old and I still can't get out of the habit of referring to them as "the babies." lol. But I don't REALLY think they're babies. I guess I would say past the age of 1, they become toddlers.

  • jessi2girls
    November 25, 2012 at 10:24 PM

    oh for fsakes!!! Seriously?!?! LMAO  Oh the things people choose to get offended by are laughable!

    Dictionary definition of kid:

    1-informal use of term: children

    LMAO..

    Quoting achorney:

    Oh, i remember this argument!

    Goats have kids.

    People have children. 

    Quoting jessi2girls:

    okay.... and "kids" is offensive why???

    Quoting hollydaze1974:

    Quoting jessi2girls:

    my kids will always be my babies.. lol. 

    But after 2, is when I feel they are more toddlers instead of babies.. at 4 they are kids. 




    Just gotta jump in with something completely pointless. I don't have "kids". I have children.




  • kissmiss213
    November 25, 2012 at 10:25 PM

    toddler is like 1-3 imo.

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