Learn About Those Abbreviations You'll See On Message Boards Or Email

You've seen them in email or on message boards... but what do those little acronyms actually mean? Here are some acronyms 'net-savvy parents are using. (Click here for the TTC ABC's!)
Nancy & Betsy

AFK: Away from keyboard
AP: Attachment parenting
BF: Breastfed or breastfeeding
BM: Breast milk or bowel movement (depends on context)
BTDT: Been there, done that
BTW: By the way...
DH, DS, DD, DW: Dear husband, dear son, dear daughter, dear wife
FSOT: For sale or trade
FWIW: For what it's worth
FYI: For your information
HTH: Hope that helps
IME: In my experience
IMHO: In my humble opinion
IMNSHO: In my not so humble opinion
IMO: In my opinion
IOW: In other words
J/K: Just kidding
KWIM: Know what I mean?
KWYM: I know what you mean
LMAO: Laughing my (rear) off
LMK: Let me know
LOL: Laughing out loud
MIL, FIL, DIL, SIL: mother/father/daughter/son or sister-in-law

OHT: One-handed typing
OT: Off topic
OTOH: On the other hand
PITA: Pain in the (rear)
ROFL: Rolling on the floor laughing
ROFLMAO: Rolling on the floor laughing my (rear) off
SAHM: Stay-at-home mom
SO: Significant other
TDM: Too darn many
TIA: Thanks in advance
TIC: Tongue in cheek
TTC: Trying to conceive
TTYL: Talk to you later
WAHM: Work-at-home mom
WOHM: Work-outside-home mom
WRT: With regards to
WTB: Want to buy
YMMV: Your mileage may vary (i.e. "This is my experience -- you may get different results")PregnancyAndBaby.com

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