laugh it off

Balmain, Melissa
March 2006
Baby Talk;Mar2006, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p80
The article presents etiquette guide for mothers. Say excuse me to other diners before lifting the baby above the table and sniffing his rear to discern if his diaper needs changing. Never discuss the contents of the diaper during a meal. Find time with the husband. During travel simple courtesy forbids letting the baby's legs extend more than halfway across the neighbor's lap. Do not forget to send thank-you notes for every baby's gift received. Take time to welcome visitors even when still recuperating from labor.


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