Some Common Abbreviations WRITING IN ALL CAPITALS - SHOUTING
BUMP - 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 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