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For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston for January 12, 2021

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  3 months ago

    no play with Mommy makes baby pretty dull

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    Baarorso  3 months ago

    If you think April’s trouble now, wait until she becomes a teenager! ’D

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    Sisterdame  3 months ago

    And John just watches without doing anything? Is he deaf?

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    wldhrsy2luv  3 months ago

    They know what causes that you know.

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    stillfickled Premium Member 3 months ago

    You “play” you pay!

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    M2MM  3 months ago

    All play and no work makes mommy something, something…… :D

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    Katsuro Premium Member 3 months ago

    Guy with no children here: Is there any real point to speaking in baby talk with a kid and not using grammar?

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    dlkrueger33  3 months ago

    My daughter (33 years ago), was like this. She would grab onto my leg and not let go. I had to walk around the house like that. We called her The Barnacle. And her name is April, too. LOL

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    Wren Fahel  3 months ago

    My older daughter was always the queen of self-containment. When she was a baby, I could put her in her saucer, put on some music, have a few toys in her tray, and could (probably; I’d never ACTUALLY) leave her for hours.

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    sweetaddietude  3 months ago

    always knew when my son did not feel well. he became a hip tumor

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    jeanie5448  3 months ago

    sounds like nap time to me.

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    Deezlebird  3 months ago

    The saddest thing my mother-in-law ever said to me was that when her kids were little she thought the best way to be a perfect mother was to keep her house spotless. She said she would give anything if she had just sat on the floor and read to them or played with them.

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    Happy, happy, happy!!! Premium Member 3 months ago

    It moves from the front to the side.

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    JosephShriver  3 months ago

    It does not hurt to let them cry (though it may drive you insane)

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    Watchdog  3 months ago

    Play with Mommy makes back pain

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    coffeemom88  3 months ago

    Ugh another complaint about being a mom… .

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    Foob  3 months ago

    Another reason “The Ape” is an appropriate name for April. She’s being raised by Tarzan.

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member 3 months ago

    At that age, kids are a handful of pain in the back.

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    summerdog  3 months ago

    I’d give my kids pots and pans, and a wooden spoon. Banging was better than screaming.

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    summerdog  3 months ago

    For the umpteenth time! Put the kid down, already! I’d like to know if she carried the other two all the time like this. I told you once about my SIL. She didn’t really want her 3rd, oops baby, and after she was born, carried her around out of guilt. That kid’s feet never touched ground for 3 years.

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    loridobson Premium Member 3 months ago

    You could always win the screaming contest.

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    kenwarnerfordictator  3 months ago

    After raising two other children, she doesn’t know to put that child in a playpen and just let it cry? Eventually, that girl would realize it’s futile and stop.

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    j.l.farmer  3 months ago

    so why doesn’t HE take the baby for a while so she can get her work done. he was there when the baby was made, he should be pitching in to help out after her birth!

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    Thinkingblade  3 months ago

    My wife and stepdaughter were just watching an episode of Dr. Who where the Doctor could understand “baby”. People were all designated as either “Mum”, “not-Mum” or “Peasant” …

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    kab2rb  3 months ago

    Daddy does not help.

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