03-23-2013, 07:13 PM
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: New England- CT
Re: When to stop babying your babies??
Read my post. I also put in terms from the dictionary's description. Its NOT in every form meant that way. So calm down.
Originally Posted by danner
So if I feel put off and confused by the term sissy, does that make me nitpicky? Just curious, because I do feel a bit insulted by it, and I couldn't put my finger on why at first.
So I got the definition:
derogatory. A person regarded as effeminate or cowardly.
derogatory. Feeble and cowardly.
I think these definitions is why I am uncomfortable with the word. It's derogatory and being used about a baby. If this isn't how the OP meant it, then it was a poor choice of word.
Anyway, if the question is, when do you stop responding to every single bump, I'd say at about 6 months. I follow my kids lead though, and if they are genuinely scared or sad or hurt, I react with love and care regardless of gender or to how they might turn out later on.
Here you go:
2.*A person regarded as timid or cowardly
sissy*- a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive
Now pansie...would be different. But sissy? Really?
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