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To think that photos of children with food all over their faces are NOT cute?

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NickiFury Sun 09-Aug-15 18:15:31

Yet another child on FB with dried food stuck all over it's face. It's actually only parents think their kids look cute like this and quite frankly the novelty wears off pretty quickly.

Please stop doing it makes me feel sick.

Bellemere Sun 09-Aug-15 18:16:43

Yup, it's grim.

TenForward82 Sun 09-Aug-15 18:17:29

Bleurgh, makes me ill.

Gileswithachainsaw Sun 09-Aug-15 18:23:04

presumably the photos you see are of kids of your friends? ergo you know that usually said child is happy healthy and clean?

Then I find it strange why it's something to feel so ill about tbh. I'm sure people out there think that pictures of your garden/pond/cats/dogs/nails/ hen night are just as dull or pointless? its a chikd who's enjoyed a lolly and who's mum took a picture. not to your taste then fine but hardly something to get upset about

Murfles Sun 09-Aug-15 18:23:43

I don't find it cute at all. Use a wipe FFS! Bleugh.

serenmoon Sun 09-Aug-15 18:24:09

Yanbu. It's not cute at all.

maybebabybee Sun 09-Aug-15 18:24:19

Agree. Boak.

NickiFury Sun 09-Aug-15 18:24:22

In your opinion smile

EponasWildDaughter Sun 09-Aug-15 18:28:52


A bit of choc round the mouth at Easter makes a cute pic, but i find it hard to see the cuteness about a baby's face plastered with food too OP. I just think 'ugh, clean their little face up'.

Kids being filmed sticking their hands and fists into birthday cakes makes me hmm too.

CrystalMcPistol Sun 09-Aug-15 18:37:01

I'm indifferent to those pictures. I'm neither repelled or delighted by them.

raviolidreams Sun 09-Aug-15 18:39:02

I'm indifferent to those pictures. I'm neither repelled or delighted by them.

Me too. Meh.

feezap Sun 09-Aug-15 19:43:06

YANBU. I don't get it and don't really like seeing them. sometimes I take a picture of DS like this but only to show the grandparents, why on earth would all and sundry I'm friends with on Facebook want to see that?!

It is just a bit gross.

Totality22 Sun 09-Aug-15 19:55:04

I had a picture of nephew on my desk - complete with spag bol mess around his face.

One of my colleagues came in one day and said "Totality, I really hate that picture. It makes me feel ill every time I see it"

Which one of you is my ex colleague?? grin

By the way picture stayed put!! No-one was forcing her to nosy at my desk..

Totality22 Sun 09-Aug-15 19:57:06

Sorry posted too soon.

I am not on FB so it's a moot point but we have the spag bol pictures of DS - purely for the photo album (I may have sent to my Mum as well)

DD has just started weaning and I took a picture of her with a houmus 'tach...

TheMustard Sun 09-Aug-15 19:58:02

Makes me feel ill, especially if it's goopy, mushy food.

Maybe because it's reminiscent of vomit? Idk.

DoreenLethal Sun 09-Aug-15 19:59:08

I agree, vile. Looks like they have barfed and mummy didn't bother cleaning them up.

Only1scoop Sun 09-Aug-15 19:59:08

Vile unless it's their first ever solids record.

Trumpity Sun 09-Aug-15 20:00:17

Before children - hated it.

Two children later - still hate it.

It's not cute. Clean them up.

EmpressKnowsWhereHerTowelIs Sun 09-Aug-15 20:04:37

I have a full-on phobia about people with food on their faces, ever since I was a kid. They make me start choking and sometimes throw up (and I know it's not rational but that's how it is). The MN content team's taste for them is one of the reasons I stick to the mobile site. I'm glad we're not in the same office, Totality, because I wouldn't be able to go near your desk.

CoffeeAndOranges Sun 09-Aug-15 20:06:53

I dunno, makes me chuckle. grin

StarlingMurmuration Sun 09-Aug-15 20:10:31

I'm kind of on the fence about this. Before I had DS (8.5 months old now, and learning to eat solids very messily), any picture like that would have made me boak. Even worse was watching a baby or child eat in real life! But I've found my tolerance for really vomit-making things has risen a huge amount since I had my son. I mean, I don't love looking at him plastered in food, especially if he's regurgitating bits when he's stuffed in too much at once, but I don't really care very much anymore, so it doesn't bother me when I see facebook pics of my friends' little ones. Maybe I'll feel differently when he's bigger and he's not stuck in the weaning phase any more, but now I just see it as a celebration of babies managing to eat!

Baffledmumtoday Sun 09-Aug-15 20:12:12

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

ComfySensibleShoes Sun 09-Aug-15 20:12:48

I think it's kind of mean to put photos of children covered in food on facebook. A friend recently posted a video of her child eating spag bol. Poor kid. I assume the video will still be on the internet when that poor child reaches teenage years.

CoffeeAndOranges Sun 09-Aug-15 20:14:24

Sorry Empress I posted my pic about the same time you posted your message. Didn't do it deliberately to make you feel ill. Was just a silly off the internet, I can take it down.

If it's any consolation, I can't bear to watch children eat, especially with mouths open. Babies = cute/funny. Older children = grim.

AuntyMag10 Sun 09-Aug-15 20:15:31

Yanbu this I can handle. The ones I can't stand are with the potty training. Keep your kids dirty little messes to yourself. No one except you thinks it's cute, others are disgusted by it.

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