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17 Things No One Tells You About Parenting a Baby Boy
My Account Sign Out Type keyword s to search We pick every product that we think you'll love the most. We may earn money from the links on this page. Jan 2, Getty There's this myth that you, as the baby's mom, will know exactly what to do with said baby because you, obviously, are the mom. What no one tells you is that every baby comes fresh out of the womb pre-made with his own personality and opinions, which he'll then use to make you doubt every single thing you thought you knew — not just about motherhood but your entire life. It's cool though because you learn fast on the job and you have an an adorable if sleep-deprived teacher.
Eating and Drinking Many toddlers have a habit of playing with their penises. Barring any medical problems, however, this is completely normal behavior and you should not worry about it. Keep your response mild and neutral; scolding could cause long-lasting shame.
I remember it like it was yesterday. My family was sitting in a church pew while the entire congregation had their heads bowed in prayer. In the celestial silence I heard my 2-year-old son scream. My penis is really big! So did everyone else sitting within earshot of our family.