A Baby Continuum For Facebook [and a quiz]

Facebook family and friends fall onto a baby continuum.

Take the quiz to see where you fall…

1. You see that someone announced a pregnancy. You:
a. Like the status and comment “OH MY GOSH!!!!!!! This is the best day ever. When are you due? Can I help with the shower? Do you need anything? #Babiesssss ”
b. Like the status and comment “Congratulations!”
c. Like the status and comment nothing
d. Ignore the status and post a photo of your lunch to Instagram

2. You see an ultrasound photo. You:
a. Like the photo and comment “Awww! So excited for you! #BabyLove #BabiesAreAwesome #CantWaitToHoldThatBaby ”
b. Like the photo and comment “Congrats!”
c. Like the photo and comment nothing
d. Ignore the photo and post a photo of your Starbucks to Instagram

3. You get invited to a Baby Shower. You:
a. RSVP right away, check the registry, and start shopping
b. Decline the invitation, but send an e-gift card
c. Decline the invitation
d. Delete the invitation, and post a photo of your shoes to Instagram

4. You see a gender reveal on Facebook. You:
a. Like the album and comment “YAY! So happy for you! Boys [or girls] are AMAZING! Can’t wait to hear his [or her] name!”
b. Like the album and comment “Congrats!”
c. Like the album and comment nothing
d. Ignore the album and post a photo of half your face looking off into the distance to Instagram

5. You see the “headed to the hospital” status. You:
a. Like the status and comment “Wooooohoooooo! Praying for a safe and awesome delivery! Can’t wait to see pics of the baby! #BabyDay #GetSomeIceChips ”
b. Like the status and comment “Congratulations!”
c. Like the status and comment nothing
d. Ignore the status and post a photo of yourself standing in front of a brick wall to Instagram

6. You are scrolling through your newsfeed when you see an album with 155 photos of a newborn. You:
a. Like the album, comment “Congratulations!!!!!! So gorgeous! You look amazing! So proud of you. How can we sign up to bring you a meal?” then like at least two dozen of the photos, comment on your favorite dozen, and post “So excited for our friends who just delivered their new blessing!” as your own status
b. Like the album and comment “Congratulations on the baby!”
c. Like the album and comment nothing
d. Ignore the album and post another photo of a sunset to Instagram

Tally up your score.
a=3 pts
b=2 pts
c=1 pt
d=0 pts

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PS: I’m a solid 18. Completely in love with all.things.baby on Facebook.

PPS: There isn’t room on the continuum for you if you are jealous/catty/rude about baby stuff on Facebook. Just post a photo of some Ikea furniture to Instagram and call it a day.

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2 thoughts on “A Baby Continuum For Facebook [and a quiz]

  1. literacygirl says:

    I’m somewhere between the 12 & 18 points, definitely a baby lover. Just don’t see any reason not to celebrate them! :-)

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  2. […] Facebook. I also love Facebook. I have so many beautiful souls on there. You won’t see me giving up my online therapy anytime soon. It’s a lifeline for an extroverted Mama raising three out-of-the-box kiddos. But I am protective of my time online. I only follow the people who feed my soul and care about my tribe. And I follow all.things.baby. […]

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