Do you find yourself constantly comparing your little ones development against your friends’ children? You may well be playing ‘Baby Olympics’.
Described in the Urban Dictionary as ‘When parents constantly compete so that their children advance more quickly, have more toys, have bigger birthday parties etc. than their “friends”.’
Ever since the day you get pregnant, the ‘race’ begins. You feel sick, your friend feels even more sick, but I’m on tablets, but I’m in hospital, trump!
Then there is the buying of baby essentials. My cot is more expensive than your cot. The brand names start to get dropped into conversation. People feeling they have to justify themselves because they didn’t buy the most expensive one on the market.Continue reading