Chickens Laying Eggs

Discussion in 'The Hens' Nest' started by PerilousPoozer, Jan 15, 2015.

  1. moose

    moose RINGWORM GIRL :(

    buried next to moose
     
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  2. Apples&Oranges

    Apples&Oranges Chicken

    Re:mama's boy. I have one of each and both are stuck to me like glue, but S maybe more than D. He doesn't even want me when he is sick. He wants MIL :cry:
     
  3. fantasynerd

    fantasynerd Extra Extra

    Most people (in person at least) are guessing boy for me so we’ll see what I end up with. A boy would be fun, but it’s easier to find unicorn stuff for girls :lol:

    Today a little boy at work told me “I think it’s a boy... or a girl.” Me too kid!
     
  4. CoolWife

    CoolWife Chicken

    Or you could have a boy who loves pink and unicorns. :shrug:
     
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  5. moose

    moose RINGWORM GIRL :(

    I’m down for that
     
  6. fantasynerd

    fantasynerd Extra Extra

    And if I do I’d absolutely buy it for him, but I might not, and before he can demonstrate that I figure it’s easier to go with the flow and minimize the amount of people being judgmental about how I dress my infant.
     
  7. hellohelloagain

    hellohelloagain Chicken

    The amount of exclusively unicorn baby girls clothes/toys/nursery stuff has honestly made me hate unicorns.
     
  8. moose

    moose RINGWORM GIRL :(

    oh, people will judge. They find anything to judge about how you will or will not parent. “Why doesn’t she have socks on???” Because it’s 85 fucking degrees, lady.
     
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  9. fantasynerd

    fantasynerd Extra Extra

    Oh I know. That’s why I said minimize, not eliminate. I thought about qualifying it with “try to”

    I’m trying to practice choosing my battles. Like if I have a boy he’s never wearing stuff that says something like “chick magnet,” and if I have a girl she will definitely wear stuff with dinosaurs and robots, but mostly I’m not trying to make a statement with the onesie which he or she (or they) might puke or poop all over at any time.
     
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  10. hellohelloagain

    hellohelloagain Chicken

    I found the cutest "girl" dinosaur sleeper and I was so happy about it I bought it immediately.

    Oddly enough the hardest thing to find is "girl" dog stuff? It's always cats for girls and dogs for boys. I bought some "boy" dog onesies for F because they were in colors I liked, and R's aunt managed to find a cute sleeper, but other than that F's dog related wardrobe is severely lacking
     
  11. fantasynerd

    fantasynerd Extra Extra

    @hellohelloagain Have you checked out Princess Awesome? They don’t have as much for babies and I don’t know about dog stuff, but if I have a girl I’m absolutely buying some clothes from them.

    I haven’t noticed that about dog stuff (yet); what I did notice was a onesie with “my dog is my best friend” and I was just like but we have 2 dogs.
     
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  12. moose

    moose RINGWORM GIRL :(

    YES. I don’t want things with cats on them. I bought E this dress because it’s dog related and I love it.

    https://www.carters.com/carters-baby-girl-dresses/V_1H554710.html
     
  13. whatchyagonnado

    whatchyagonnado Chicken

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  14. hellohelloagain

    hellohelloagain Chicken

    We have a cat so I'm fine with cat stuff to an extent, but F has so much cat stuff R was like "Wembley is kinda left out here" and it made me realize it was because I couldn't find anything dog related in girls clothes. But that's super cute. I saw that same pattern in a onesie online but I hadn't seen it in person, so I didn't get it. I might have to get that little dress though.

    @fantasynerd I haven't heard of that, I'll check it out!
     
  15. CoolWife

    CoolWife Chicken

    I mean C1 wore pink diapers because that’s what we had, but he didn’t start wearing pink everything else until he had an opinion about it. (And he loves cats. Weirdo.)
     
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  16. moose

    moose RINGWORM GIRL :(

    I can support C1 wholeheartedly up until the cats. That’s where I draw the line
     
  17. hellohelloagain

    hellohelloagain Chicken

    There obviously isn't as big of a stigma surrounding girls wearing boy clothes, so I'm fine with that in theory. My main problem is the majority of boys clothes are colors I hate... browns and oranges and that mustard color. Pass. Lol
     
  18. Zoomzoom

    Zoomzoom Old Curmudgeon

    I've had some odd looks from a staff member at Carter's when I say A is a girl then go into the boy section. While she is adorable in pink, I also want dogs and other patterns so I shop both sides of the store, especially for sleepers. My favourite colour is green which is apparently not a colour for girls to wear? There's been lots of cute girl dino clothes which I am all about though.
     
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  19. Zombie Llama

    Zombie Llama Ain't no corn bitch

  20. fantasynerd

    fantasynerd Extra Extra

  21. A. Ham

    A. Ham Chicken

    I don't even get why sleepers would be in gendered sections! They're the same!
     
  22. It's so ridiculous! I like El in leggings because they are comfy as shit and he naps in his clothes, but also because he has tiny little legs that look so stupid in joggers. I have to buy them in the girls section - why would a grey legging be gendered :shrug:

    Incidentally this is also the industry I work in, and specifically babywear. Boy, having a kid has really given me a changed perspective on all this stuff.
     
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  23. Zoomzoom

    Zoomzoom Old Curmudgeon

    Hell if I know! Same goes for grey sweatpants. I ordered a pale turquoise hoodie out of the boys' section too. I really feel like they need to stop having gendered sections for kids' clothes. Online especially and then have a filter for those people who care to narrow it down.
     
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  24. CoolWife

    CoolWife Chicken

    And then there’s lace or bows or a weird smaller fit on anything pink.
     
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  25. nym711

    nym711 THIS IS MY LIFE NOW

    @hellohelloagain I search dog or corgi in nearly every store :) Carter's has a bunch of dog stuff.

    ETA: She'll also wear "boy" dog clothes.
     

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