MUM-OF FOUR has shown her genius for parents who don’t want to leave their kids alone at family gatherings.
Mom Chrissy Horton explains that the trick is to carry them in a baby carrier so they can’t be easily pulled away from you.
That way, she says, you can politely decline family members who are trying to jump in for a space-invading act of cuddling.
Upload explanation TikTok, Chrissy captioned the video: “To please my moms, here’s how to stop people from trying to hold babies.”
In the short clip, she is shown holding her baby and appearing at a friend’s house with the tiny bull.
She said: “Worried about everyone getting it all in your kid’s face at every festive gathering this year?
“I have a solution for you.
“Instead of showing up holding a baby or baby in their car seat.
“At the car converts the baby from a car seat to a baby carrier.
This way, you can politely say, ‘Oh he’s so comfortable, I’ll keep him here. “
The TikToker went on to explain: “This is the suggestion I give to parents who are worried about saying no to family members. Not everyone can speak their boundaries.”
TikTokers members were quick to comment on the mom’s hack.
One said: “I think it’s rude to ask to hold someone else’s baby. If I wanted you to hold, I would.”
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While another said: “People acting like that have rights to babies. You don’t have to do this, people can’t need answers and respect boundaries.”
But not everyone is impressed with the suggestion.
One said: “I think it’s a good idea to integrate babies with family and close friends. You can tell when a mother has separation anxiety and pass that on.”
Another said: “I don’t understand why so many mothers are weird about people holding their babies. I let them carry them. I carry other people. There’s nothing wrong with that.”
And if you like honest moms, you’ll love this about a a woman who doesn’t know how tedious motherhood is in front of children.
https://www.the-sun.com/lifestyle/4348845/savvy-mum-simple-trick-stopping-hold-baby/ Savvy mom reveals simple tips to stop people demanding to hold their baby when you visit