Do you talk to children like they're dogs?

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  1. Whisper

    Whisper Kaleidoscopic Eye

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    I've been noticing I do this a lot with toddlers. :eek:
    "Come here! Come on!" *whistle* *pats knee*
    "Ah ah, leave it."
    "Gooooood girl!"

    Please tell me I'm not the only one! :p
     
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    hahaha I've had to catch myself with my nephew a few times.
     
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    Nope, I do it all the time. Seems to make things easier when you treat them like dogs instead of human beings. Leash and collar included. :p And they just LOVE to sit for treats!
     
  4. Paige

    Paige Let it be

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    I'm guilty of it.
     
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    Snark Mutts to you

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    Yeah, guilty... I find myself saying 'ouch!' and turning my back on my nephew if he starts playing too rough.
     
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    Yes, except I don't like kids very much so mostly it's me snapping "NO!" and "LEAVE it!" :p
     
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    LOL, sometimes I do.

    When I was eating lunch with someone from my church, she told me very seriously that when I have kids I WILL treat/talk to them like I talk to Harleigh, lol. She knows this because she has a Yorkie who is her first baby and she is all the time talking to Parker (son) like she does to Holly (Yorkie) :D
     
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  9. JessLough

    JessLough Love My Mutt

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    I caught myself whistling and making kissing noises to get my friends baby to look at me xD
     
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    LOL, yes. The other day I found myself petting my 4 year old sisters head. OOPS!
     
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    Yep!

    My mom does daycare and I find it hilarious when she tells kids to "leave it" because that phrase never left her lips until we got Juno. She used to tell them "don't touch." The dog thing is totally rubbing off on her.
     
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    Haha sometimes I play fetch with my four year old brother. Does that make me a horrible person? :rofl1:
     

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