Are you a mom of all boys? What is the craziest thing someone has said to you? See if you can get BINGO with our Mom of ALL Boys BINGO card below.
Mom of ALL Boys BINGO
I remember when I found out I was having my first boy. I had known, or at least felt very strongly, that I was having a boy. It just felt right, and everyone was thrilled when the ultrasound confirmed it.
Fast forward a few years and baby boy #4 was on his way. Suddenly the cheers of joy and excitement for a new baby that we experienced with my first, were replaced with condolences and sometimes awful statements from people that I didn’t even know. People on the street and in stores still feel the need to comment on my family every time we go out.
If you are a parent of all boys (or all girls!), I know you can understand what I’m saying.
Now, I get that sometimes people just don’t know what to say when they see me with my 4 boys, but there has to be something nicer to say than, “I’m Sorry” or “Keep trying, and you’ll get your girl”. Right?
I’m completely used to the crazy things that are said to me, so no worries if you think I’m sitting here stewing over a stranger’s comments, but I thought it would be fun to share some of the real comments that moms of all boys get ALL THE TIME. I asked my Moms of Boys Facebook community to tell me the types of things they hear people say to them, and thought it would be fun to make a BINGO out of it.
If you have all boys, how many of these can you cross off of our Mom of ALL Boys BINGO card?
As I’ve talked with other moms of boys, I’ve been amazed at some of the completely AWFUL things that are, in reality, said to moms of all boys, such as people telling expectant moms that they should have got an abortion for having another boy, etc.
For some moms, finding out they won’t ever have a daughter is really, really hard. For others, they are super excited to be a boymom for life. Remember when you are talking to any mom about her children (especially if they are with her!), be nice! You don’t know what struggles she goes through each day and you don’t know the feelings that she has in her heart of hearts.
Tell her she has a beautiful family or handsome boys. Let her know she is doing a good job, because she may feel like she is failing. A little kindness goes a long way!
If you are a mom of all boys, what is the craziest thing someone has said to you?
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