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i3ai3ydanny May 21st, 2009 11:22 AM

What did you say...
 
What did you say when people started to notice that your LO was smaller than they should be?

I heard someone say about their granddaughter that she was spending all her energy being cute and didn't have any left to grow. That is the best "don't ask me" answer that I have heard.

I used to be the only one that really said anything or noticed that Danny was small, but nurses, friends, and acquaintances are noticing now. People that pass you in the grocery store and say how old is that cutie? You tell them and they just have to say something about how small he is for his age... He is almost two and people say that he looks like a newly 1 year old...like 12-13 months...:(...People never used to notice so I didn't notice as much but now that others notice it makes me more aware of it.

*tacii May 21st, 2009 02:12 PM

Re: What did you say...
 
It use to bother me, but not so much anymore. I just tell them that I grow them small, what can ya do? What he lacks in growth, he makes up in personality. Oh and everyone thinks he looks more like he's 1 as well. Always blown away when I tell them he's 2! I've had one person tell me he looks big for 2... I must've looked at her like she had 5 eyes!

i3ai3ydanny May 21st, 2009 04:24 PM

Re: What did you say...
 
I know I do that too. Someone will come along and say, how old is he, three? At this point the "you have five heads" look came out :D But they usually say something along the lines of he has such developed speech for his age or something...way to burst my bubble huh?

I am beginning to think we could run this board on our own...you?

*tacii May 21st, 2009 05:06 PM

Re: What did you say...
 
lol doesn't it blow you away when people think he looks bigger than he is? haha love it.. you can never please anyone!

Yeah, I totally agree with you lol

1shortmomma May 22nd, 2009 04:43 PM

Re: What did you say...
 
I am 4ft9 and just over 100lbs so usually when someone says how small she is for her age I say "yep, she takes after me". Although she is kind of tall for her age and REALLY thin and sometimes people will say things about how frail or thin she looks and I usually just say something like "yep, she's small".

i3ai3ydanny May 23rd, 2009 06:57 PM

Re: What did you say...
 
I can't say that because I am 5'4" and his Daddy is 6' and we are both overweight...that kinda stinks...we were both chunkers as babies too... In the picture in your siggy she doesn't look teeny...at least to me. :2cents:

lovemyboysandabbey2 May 24th, 2009 10:50 AM

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I get it all the time and now I just blow it off, it really used to bother me at first, now I just say, yeah, she's tiny.

carajean9999 May 28th, 2009 08:49 PM

Re: What did you say...
 
My almost 2 month old lil one is only 6 pounds 1.5 ounces and people come up to me all the time. Oh my god a preemie is she brand new. Ive started to just say yeah so they dont give me that dont u feed her look? Lol

i3ai3ydanny May 29th, 2009 10:30 AM

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Nice...I like that one. If they think what they see they leave you alone!!! Maybe I should try that...then I might get the OMGoodness he is talking so well for a 10 month old!! LOL...


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